Denise Fleming, PhD

Professor

Department of Teacher Education

E-mail:
denise.fleming@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-4471
Office Hours:
Contact via email
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Professional Organizations

International Reading Association (IRA)

American Educational Research Association (AERA) 

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

California Reading Association (CRA)  

California Council on the Education of Teachers (CCET)

Professional Focus

Effective PreK-12 literacy instruction

Social and cultural perspectives on language and literacy development

Adolescent Literacy and Academic Language and Literacy
 
Teacher education in the urban setting
 
Literacy and Technology

Teaching and Research Interests

Instructional Coaching

Curriculum Planning and Instruction

Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative

Cultural diversity and language use

School-University Partnerships

Classroom Management

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Education

  • BA 1976 California State University, Hayward
  • MA 1989 University of California, Berkeley
  • PhD 2000 University of California, Berkeley

Courses

Summer Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
TED 53200110Content LiteracyARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
TED 53200230Content LiteracyARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
TED 53200306Content LiteracyARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
TED 539002Instr Method Sing Subject IM1:00PM5:00PMAE-0137Hayward Campus View Books

Publications

Fleming, D., Unrau, N. Davis, J., Cooks, J., Farnan, N., and Grisham, D (2007). A California State Initiative to Improve Adolescent Reading in All Content Areas. Teacher Education Quarterly. Caddo Gap Press. 

Fleming, D., Farnan, N., Unrau, N. and Harris, C. (2006). Enhancing Secondary English Methods Courses. Principles and Resources for Literacy Infusion, CSU Office of the Chancellor, Center for the Advancement of Reading. Long Beach, CA. 

Fleming, D., Cooper, T., and Forrest, D. (2006). Enhancing Secondary Social Science Methods Courses. Principles and Resources for Literacy Infusion, CSU Office of the Chancellor, Center for the Advancement of Reading. (Long Beach, CA). 

Fleming, D. (2004). 'Teaching Wisely'. Alameda Reader, Alameda Country Reading Association Newsletter. 

Fleming, D. (2004). 'Of Policy and Practice'. Alameda Reader, Alameda Country Reading Association. 

Brynelson, N., Farnan, N., Fleming, D., Grady, K, Gunston-Parks, C., Hollingsworth, S., Muller, N, Unrau, N, and Vogt, M. (2004). Principles and Resources: Enhancing CSU Single Subject Reading Courses. Book. California State University, Office of the Chancellor. 

Fleming, D. (2000). The Second Migration. A Qualitative Study of Immigrant Students Negotiating an ESL Class at a Traditional Secondary School (doctoral dissertation).

Presentations

Enhancing Single Subject Reading Courses: Recommendations and Resources from the Single Subject Reading Task Force, May 3, 2005, San Antonio, International Reading Association

Transfer of Classroom Management Skills from University to Classroom, April 13, 2005, Montreal, Quebec, American Educational Research Association

What Counts as Significant? Meaningful Activities to Negotiate Race, Culture, and Language in the Preservice English Methods Classroom, November 14, 2004, Indianapolis, National Council of Teachers of English

Classroom Management in the Online Environment, American Educational Research Association, April 15, 2004, San Diego, American Educational Research Association

Whose Project is This Anyway: Balancing Disparate Goals in the Inquiry-Accountability Equation, April 14, 2002, New Orleans, American Educational Research Association

Service

09/07-Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor

07/07-Coordinator of Assessment and Accreditation, College of Education, California State University, East Bay.

06/01-9/07-Assistant Professor, California State University, East Bay, Department of Teacher Education

09/04-06/07-Fellow, California State University Chancellor's Office, Center for the Advancement of Reading

01/03-6/06-Member and Chair (two years), California State University Chancellor's Office's Single Subject Reading Task Force (SSRTF).

11/04-11/07-Director, CSUEB Reading Institute for Academic Preparation

06/00-9/04-Team Leader for California State University, Hayward/Oakland Unified

07/02-3/03-Coordinator, CSUH Pre-Collegiate Academic Development Program

09/89 6/01-Saint Mary's College of California, School of Education, Single Subject CLAD Emphasis Credential Program

01/98-09/01-Co-Director of SPIRAL (Schools' Partnership for Institutional

09/97-6/98-Interim Associate Dean, Saint Mary's College of California.

06/95 -07/97-Interim Program Director, Single Subject Program, Saint Mary's College of California

1991-current-Educational Consultant in private practice, specializing in literacy, classroom management, and effective interpersonal skills. Extensive experience in public and private schools, districts, colleges, and county offices of education.

09/89 -06/90-Co-chair, Language Arts Department, Tennyson High School, Hayward, California

09/85-06/90-Teacher, English/Language Arts and Foreign Languages (Spanish and French), grades 8-12, Tennyson High School, Hayward, California.

09/83-06/85-Teacher, fourth grade bilingual (Spanish-English), Muir Elementary School, Hayward, California.

09/76-06/79-Teacher, Foreign Languages (Spanish and French), grades K-8, Saint Andrew's School, Saratoga, California

Department of Teacher Education

2005-2006       Chair, Elementary Education Search Committee

2002-2004       Chair, Curriculum Committee

2002-2003       Member, Multiple Subject Reading Faculty Search Committee

2002-2003       Member, Single Subject Discrete Program Document Committee 

2001-2004       Member, CSUH-OUSD Partnership Committee

2001-2004       Member, Committee for Partnership Programs 

2001-2004       Team Leader, CSUH-OUSD Single Subject Partnership Program 

2001-2002       Group Leader, Single Subject Integrated Program Document Committee 

2001-2002       Member, Reading Certificate and Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential Program Document Committee  

College of Education and Allied Studies 

2008               Member, Promotion, Tenure, and Review Committee, Department of Educational Leadership 

2003-2007       Member, College Council, Academic Senate and Executive Committee Representative

                            Presenter, CSU Secondary Reading Initiative, CSUEB Councilon Teacher Education, February 2005      

Presenter, Day of the Teacher, April 2004

Presenter, Chinese Delegation Visit to CSUH, October 2002

Facilitator, CEAS Resource Faire, April 2003

Presenter, Day of the Teacher, April 2003

Presenter, Day of the Teacher, April 2002

Presenter, Project SABER Summer Institute, August 2002 

University 

2008-              Fairness Committee 

2005-2007       Secretary, Academic Senate 

2003-2007       Senator, Academic Senate 

2003-2007       Executive Committee of the Academic Senate 

2004-2007       Director, Reading Institute for Academic Preparation 

2002-2003       Coordinator, English Precollegiate Academic Development (PAD) Program

2002-2003       Writing Skills Prompt Committee 

2002-2003       Faculty Resource to the Assistant Vice President For Issues Dealing With

Non-Grade Related Student Complaints Committee

 Panelist, Online Teaching, CSUH Center for Faculty Excellence, October

2003

 Presenter, Cross-Content Area Text Strategies for Professors, CSUH Center for Faculty Excellence, October 2003

CSU/State/Community 

2005-2007       Director, Reading Institute for Academic Preparation (RIAP)

2004-2006       Chair, CSU Single Subject Reading Task Force

2003-2006       Member, CSU Single Subject Reading Task Force

2003-2006       Research Chair, Alameda County Reading Association

1996-              Member, Committee on Accreditation Board of Institutional Reviewers.

1996-1998       Member, California History-Social Science Project Advisory Board, University of California, Berkeley

Other Accomplishments

Professional Activities

Service on Boards of Professional Associations 

1995-               Member, Board of Institutional Reviewers, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

 2006-2007       Immediate Past President, California Professors of Reading/Language Arts, a Council of the California Reading Association

 2005-2006       President, California Professors of Reading/Language Arts, a

Council of the California Reading Association

 2004-2005       President-Elect, California Professors of Reading/Language Arts, a

Council of the California Reading Association

 2003-2006       Research Chair, Alameda County Reading Association, a Council of the California Reading Association.

Teaching Credentials and Certificates

 California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Certified Lead Assessor for California Teaching Performance Assessments: Subject-Specific Pedagogy, Designing Instruction, Assessment, and Culminating Teaching Experience, 2008. 

 Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate, 1996

 Certified Reading Specialist, University of California at Berkeley, 1989

 Single Subject, English, 1986

 Single Subject, French, 1983

 Multiple Subject (Life), with Supplemental Authorization in Math, California State University, Hayward, 1983.

 Book Reviews

Fleming, D. (2004). Review of Differentiated Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners, completed at the request of Merrill Prentice Hall Publishers.

Fleming, D. (2004). Review of Eckwall and Shanker's Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties, 8e, completed at the request of Merrill Prentice Hall Publishers. 

Fleming, D. (2004). Review of From Literacy Assessment to Literacy Teaching: A Case Approach.

Fleming, D. (2004) Review of Reutzel and Cooter's Strategies for Reading Assessment & Instruction, completed at the request of Merrill Prentice Hall Publishers.

Fleming, D. (2003). Review of Integrating Educational Technology into Science, Math, Social Studies, and English, completed at the request of Merrill Prentice Hall Publishers.

Fleming, D. (2003). Review of Flynt and Cooter'sEnglish-Español Reading Inventory for the Classroom, completed at the request of Merrill Prentice Hall Publishers.

Fleming, D. (2000). Review of Ryder and Graves'Reading and Learning in Content Areas, completed at the request of John Wiley & Sons Publishers.

Professional Training

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Annual Conference, New Orleans, 2008 

Teacher Performance Assessment Calibration Training, various, 2007-2008 

Accreditation Site Visit Technical Assistance Workshop, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento, 2007 

Program Assessment Technical Assistance Workshop, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento, 2007 

Biennial Report Technical Assistance Workshop, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento, 2007 

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Educators (NCATE) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2007 

Board of Institutional Reviews Training, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento, 2007 Reading Institute for Academic Preparation Leadership Conference, Sacramento, 2004-2006 

Trainer of Trainers, Early Assessment Program/Twelfth Grade Expository Reading and Writing Course, various 2004-2007

CEAS 7700: Online Teaching Course, CSUH, Summer 2003

Technology in Literacy Education (TILE) Training, Alameda County Office of Education, November 2002

Realizing an Action Plan for Successful Collaboration: A Professional Development Conference for Statewide Pre-Collegiate Academic Preparation Program Staff, December 2002

Participating Professor, PT3 Technology Grant, SUP between CSUH and New Haven Unified School District, 2001-2002

"Beyond Diversity: The Impact of Race on Achievement," Oakland, CA, January 2002. 

Community Service Presentations

"Limits and Loving: The Art of Parenting," St. Leo's Parent Club, Saint Leo's Elementary School, Oakland, January 13, 2004

"How to Grow Healthy Adolescents," St. Theresa's Parent Club, Saint Theresa's School, Oakland, March 17, 2003

"A School-Family Team Approach to Student Success," Invited speaker, Saint Theresa School, Oakland, March 2002 

"Helping Adolescents Transition into Middle and High School," Invited speaker, Castro Valley Unified School District, August 2000

"Let's Talk: Raising Great Teens in Castro Valley." Invited panelist, Castro Valley Unified School District, January 2000 

Conference Attendance

AACTE, New Orleans, February 2007 

NCATE, Washington D.C., September 2007 

AERA, various 

International Reading Association (IRA), various

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), various 

California Reading Association (CRA), Ontario, CA, various 

California Council on the Education of Teachers (CCET), various  National Reading Conference, Miami, November 2005 

Center for the Advancement of Reading, various 

Reading Initiative of the UC Literacy Consortium Conference, UCB, May 2003

Realizing an Action Plan for Successful Collaboration, Pre-Collegiate Conference, Sacramento, CA December 2002 

Collegiate Academic Preparation Institute (CAPI) Retreat, October 2002

CSU/CDE/CTC Reading Initiative Forum, Ontario, CA, January 2002

Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd, Oakland, CA, August 2000.

Bay Area School Reform Collaborative (BASRC) Summer Institute, August 2000

1st Annual New Teacher's Center Conference, New Teacher Center, University of California, Santa Cruz, January 1999

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Global Conference on Literacy, Bordeaux, France, August 1998

Charles Boyer-Public Broadcasting System Technology in Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA. April 1997

California Council on the Education of Teachers (CCET), various

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