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Faculty Biography | George Salembier

George Salembier

George SalembierAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
446 Waterman
802-656-1350
George.Salembier@uvm.edu

Dr. George Salembier is an scholar in the areas of special education, adolescent literacy, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. His current research interests focus on special and general education leadership, policy, and practice in the context of supporting children with disabilities and their families. Dr. Salembier's teaching interests center on early and adolescent literacy and numeracy, the social construction of disability, and curriculum design, assessment, and differentiated instruction. He has published in such journals as Adolescent Literacy, Teaching Exceptional Children, Exceptional Children, and Journal of Learning Disabilities.

Areas of Expertise:

Assessment and Evaluation; Collaboration; Curriculum and Instruction; Disability and Inclusion; Diversity, Access, and Equity; Literacy and Numeracy; Response to Intervention (RTI); Special Education; Teacher Education

Current Projects:

Responsiveness to Instruction

Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Shepherd, K., & Salembier, G. (2007). Transition from school to adult life. In M. Giangreco and M.B. Doyle (Eds.), Quick guides to inclusion 3: Ideas for educating students with disabilities (2nd ed.). Baltimore: Paul Brookes.
  • Furney, K.S., & Salembier, G. (2006). "Scan and Run: Reading to learn." New England Reading Association Journal, 42 (1), 40 - 44.

Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years

Adolescent Literacy and Mathematics Curriculum; Differentiating Instruction and Assessment to Meet the Needs of All Student; Early Literacy and Mathematics Curriculum; Issues Affecting Persons with Disabilities; Reading in the Secondary Schools

Awards & Honors

  • John Dewey Award for Excellence in Teaching from College of Education and Social Services: An award given to a faculty member for teaching excellence. (2006)