PhD in Language, Literacy, and Culture from UMBC
Field Experience Assessment Coordinator
Office: 435A, Sherman Hall, A Wing
teacher preparation, literacy in the content areas, literacy policy, critical literacy, multiliteracies, humanizing pedagogies, diverse teacher recruitment
Kimberly Feldman taught high school English for 10 years in Maryland, Georgia, and even the Yupik Eskimo village of Tununak, Alaska. She was a National Board Certified Teacher, and in 2009 she was Howard County Teacher of the Year and a finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Since 2011, she has worked with pre-service teachers at UMBC teaching Literacy in the Content Area Courses, supporting interns in the field as a PDS liaison and supervisor, and serving as edTPA Coordinator. Dr. Feldman serves as a senator on the UMBC Professional Staff Senate and is on the leadership team for the Maryland Content Area Literacy Collaborative. Her work focuses on cultivating literacy as a means of socially just and social justice pedagogy and helping pre-service and in-service teachers flourish in their work through humanizing practice.