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M.A., Teaching & Curriculum, Michigan State University, 2014
B.A., History & English as a Second Language, 2010
Professional Education Certificate: History, Social Studies Rx, and English as a Second Language (6-12)
Kaitlin Popielarz is a course instructor, clinical instructional coach, and PhD Candidate in Wayne State University's College of Education. Kaitlin is a former secondary and adult education social studies teacher, which is where she developed her passion for empowering learning communities.
PhD Candidate, K-12 Curriculum & Instruction
Clinical Instructional Coach, Office of Clinical Experiences
Course Instructor, Teacher Education Division
Social Studies Education
Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy
Curriculum Inquiry, Theory, and Design
Critical Qualitative Research
Kaitlin's research and teaching interests include connecting teacher preparation to the local community in order to provide future educators the opportunity to learn community-based and culturally sustaining pedagogy for education rooted in social justice.
TED 5650: Analysis of Secondary Teaching
ELE 6600: Elementary Social Studies
TED 2250: Becoming an Urban Educator
Community Engagement Activities
We The People of Detroit Community Research Collective
Wayne State University's Commission on the Status of Women
Graduate School Dissertation Research Support Award, 2019-2020, Wayne State University Graduate School and College of Education
Competitive Graduate Research Assistant Award, 2019-2020, Wayne State University Graduate School
Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship, 2017-2018, Wayne State University Graduate School and College of Education