Department of Teacher Education

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Department:
Teacher Education

Building Location:
Demergasso-Bava Hall
See Building #21: Map

Office Location:
DBH 328H - See Map

Phone: (209) 667-6718

E-mail: mborba@csustan.edu


 

Mary F. Borba, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

 



Education:

Honors and Awards:

2012             The Best of 2011 - Educator of the Year

                    Portuguese Tribune

2011             CSU Stanislaus Outstanding Professor Award

2007             Celebrate Literacy Award

                    Stanislaus Reading Council - International Reading Association

2002             Student Achievement Award - Reading Specialist Program

                    California State University, Stanislaus

1994             Educator of the Year

                    Portuguese Education Foundation of Central California

              

Grants:

Service Learning Faculty Mini-Grant (January, 2013)

CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

Service Learning Faculty Mini-Grant (December, 2012)

CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

Grants:

Grants:

COE Dean's Mini-Grant (February, 2011)

CSU, Stanislaus $500.00

COE Dean's Mini-Grant (February, 2011)

CSU, Stanislaus $250.00

Service Learning Mini-Grant (March, 2011)

CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

President's Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grant (January, 2011)

CSU, Stanislaus $2,650.00

Service Learning Mini-Grant (March 2010)

CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Grant (November, 2009)
CSU, Stanislaus $400.00

Service Learning Mini-Grant (November, 2008)
CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

College of Education Dean's Mini Grant Award (March, 2008)
CSU, Stanislaus $500.00

Service Learning Mini-Grant (February, 2008)
CSU, Stanislaus, $1,000.00

Faculty Development Mini-Grant Award (November, 2007)
CSU, Stanislaus $750.00

RRCNA Scholarship Award (November, 2007)
Reading Recovery Council of North America $500.00

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grant Award (November, 2007)
CSU, Stanislaus $1,500.00

Celebrate Literacy Award (2007)
Stanislaus Reading Council

Service Learning Mini-Grant (December, 2006)
CSU, Stanislaus, $1,000.00

Professional Experience:

 

Date Position
2009-present Associate Professor of Literacy – Teacher Education
California State University, Stanislaus
2006-2009 Assistant Professor of Literacy - Teacher Education
California State University, Stanislaus
2006-2009 Coordinator of the Multiple Subjects Credential Program
California State University, Stanislaus
2004-2006 P-6 School Principal
Catherine Everett Elementary School
Modesto City Schools
1999-2004 Staff Development Specialist &
Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Turlock Joint Elementary School District
1994-2004 Adjunct Faculty
Literacy & Early Childhood Education
California State University, Fresno
1995-1999 Adjunct Faculty
Early Childhood Education
Fresno Pacific University
1993-1999 Staff Development Specialist and
Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Hilmar Unified School District
1985-1993 Teacher: Grades K-2
Hilmar Unified School District
1984-1985 K-6 ESL & Reading Teacher
Turlock Joint Elementary School District
1977-1984 Teacher: Grades K-2
Turlock Joint Elementary School District
1976-1977 Teacher: Grade 6
Gustine Unified School District

 

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Committee Membership:

Coordinator:  Multiple Subject Credential Program, 2006-2009

Member: College of Education Executive Committee, 2009-2011
Chair: Curriculum Committee, College of Education, 2009-2011

Chair:  Multiple Subject Credential Program Advisory Committee, 2006-2009

Member:  MSCP Selection and Review Committee, 2008-2011
Chair: MSCP Recruitment and Hiring Committee, 2007-2008
Member: Part-time Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2006-2008
Member: Liberal Studies Advisory Committee, 2006-2009
Member: Teacher Performance Assessment Committee, 2007-2010
Member: Teacher Ed Intern Committee, 2006-2010

Member:  Reading Specialist Certificate Advisory Committee, 2006-2011

Member:  ad hoc Strategic Plan Committee, 2010

Member:  ad hoc MAT Committee, 2010-2011

Professional Organizations:

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Publications:

Creating Multiple Pathways to Powerful Literacy in Challenging Times

Chapter:  Suporting Struggling Emergent Readers

Reading Association of Ireland

(September 2012)

Social Studies Review

"Linking Interactive Writing and Social Studies"

California Council for Social Studies

(Summer, 2011)

The Florida Reading Journal

"Getting It Together: Poetry & Shared Reading"

Florida Reading Association

(Summer, 2011)

Reading Today

"Rotary Club Connects with English Learners:

International Reading Association (IRA)

(February/March 2011)

Instructional Leader

"Reflections from a Principal on English Learners"

Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA)

(Winter, 2010-2011)

The Florida Reading Journal

"Rediscovering Interactive Writing"

Florida Reading Association

(Winter, 2010-2011)

Instructional Leader
"Transitioning into Kindergarten"

Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association Journal (TEPSA)
(January, 2010)

The California Reader
"Shared Reading: A Bridge to Literacy Through Informational Text"
(Fall, 2009)

7, 8, 9 Poetry, Song, & Rhyme: Listening, Language & Learning
"Getting It Together: Poetry & Shared Reading"
California Reading Association Publication (CRA)
(Fall, 2009)

Leadership
Association of California School Administrators
“What’s Teaching Got to Do With It?”
(May/June, 2009)

The Principal
"From Teacher to Administrator: What Does It Take?"
(May/June, 2009)


The Kappan

"Caring Closes the Language-Learning Gap"

Phi Delta Kappan
(May, 2009)

Turlock Living: Connecting the Community
"Preparing Future Teachers"
(September/October, 2008)

Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association Journal (TEPSA)
"The Five C's of Teaching: What I’ve Learned Along the Way"
(September, 2008)

The Best of the Journal of Reading Recovery – Volume I
"Reading Power in Half an Hour"
Reading Recovery Council of North America (RRCNA)
(Fall, 2008)

4-5-6, Teach it so it Sticks: Motivation, Engagement & Mastery
"The Teaching Triangle for Mastery Learning:
Scaffolding, ZPD, and Essential Literacy Practices"
California Reading Association Publication (CRA)
(Fall, 2008)

Faculty Voices: Sharing Our Philosophies of Teaching – Volume VI
"From Teacher to Administrator: What Does It Take?"
California State University, Stanislaus
(June, 2008)

EdCal
Research You Can Use
"New Principals as Instructional Leaders in Literacy"
(May 19, 2008)

The California Reader
"Magazine Mania in the Middle Grades"
(Spring, 2008)

The Kappan
"Literacy Lessons on Location"

Phi Delta Kappan
(February, 2008)

Social Studies Review
"Rediscovering Shared Reading for Social Studies Instruction"
California Council for the Social Studies
(Fall, 2007)

Faculty Voices: Sharing Our Philosophies of Teaching, Volume V
"Literacy Lessons"
California State University, Stanislaus
(June, 2007)

1-2-3, Parent, Child and Me: Multiple Perspectives on Working with Parents
"Entering the World of the Immigrant Family"
California Reading Association Publication
(Fall, 2007)

The Journal of Reading Recovery
"Building the Literacy Triangle for English Learners"
(Spring, 2004)
The Journal of Reading Recovery
"Reading Power in Half an Hour"
(Fall, 2002)

School of Education Journal
"Reading Recovery as a Model of Staff Development:
Best Practices for Teacher Development"
California State University, Stanislaus
(December, 1995)

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Professional Activities:

          "Learning Lessons on Location:

          (June 2013)

           "Lesson Planning for Teacher Candidates"

           (March, 2013)

           Medeiros School

           "Making It Easy to Learn in K-1"

           (March, 2013)

           Wakefield School

           "Guided Reading in Second Grade"

           (March, 2013)

           Wakefield School

           "Guided Writing in First Grade"

           (January, 2013)

           Wakefield School

           "Guided Reading in First Grade"

           (January, 2013)

           Wakefield School

           "Power Teaching"

           (October, 2012)

           Elim School

           "Creating Language Learning Opportunities in the Classroom"

           (April, 2012)


           Elim School

           "No Pain, High Gain"

           "Test Prep Tips"

           (February, 2012)

           (July, 2011)

           "Tools for Teaching Content Literacy"

           (June, 2011)

           "Classroom Interventions for Struggling Students"

           (January-February, 2011)

 

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