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Ellen Friedland

Associate Professor Emeritus
(716) 878-5617
Campus Address: Bacon Hall 303A

EDUCATION         
  • Ph.D. Reading Education, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • M.Ed. Reading Specialist Program, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY
  • B.A. English, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Recognized at the Buffalo State College Honors Convocation
  • Recognized by Buffalo State College for Exemplary Service, Discretionary Award
  • Recognized at the Buffalo State College Athlete Scholar Awards
COURSES OFFERED
  • EDU 416:  Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School
  • EDU 609:  Literacy Instruction in the Upper Grades
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS & EXPERTISE
  • Adolescent literacy
  • Disciplinary literacy
CURRENT COLLABORATIVE SERVICE & INVOLVEMENT
  • Associate Chair (Previously titled Assistant Chair) for Graduate Programs. (2002-present). Elementary Education and Reading Department, SUNY Buffalo State
  • Open SUNY Workgroup (2015-present). SUNY Buffalo State
  • Recruitment Committee (2014-present). Elementary Education and Reading Department,  SUNY Buffalo State  
  • Chair, Graduate Admissions Committee (2002 - present). Elementary Education and Reading Department,  SUNY Buffalo State 
  • Curriculum Committee (2002 - present). Elementary Education and Reading Department,  SUNY Buffalo State                                     
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • McMillen, S, Friedland, E., and del Prado Hill, P. Integrating Math across the K-6 Curriculum (online book in press— National Council Teachers of Mathematics)  
  • del Prado Hill, P., Friedland, E., & Phelps, S. (2012). How preservice teachers’ perceptions of urban students are influenced by field experiences: A review of  the literature. Action in Teacher Education, 34, 77-96.
  • Friedland, E., del Prado Hill, P., & McMillen, S. (2011). Collaborating to cross the math-literacy divide: An annotated bibliography of literacy strategies for mathematics classrooms. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 55, 57-66.
  • Friedland, E., McMillen, S., & del Prado Hill, P. (2010-11).  Moving beyond the word wall: How middle school teachers use literacy strategies. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 13(1), 6-18.
  • McMillen, S. E., del Prado Hill, P. & Friedland, E. S. (2010).  Literacy strategies in mathematics instruction:  A look at New York State classrooms. New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal, 60(3), 101-103, 110.
  • del Prado Hill, P., Phelps, S., & Friedland, E. (2007).  Preservice teachers’ perceptions of teaching in an urban middle school setting: Lessons from the Amistad.  Multicultural Education, 15, 33-37.

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