Director of Community Collaboration - Department of Education

As Director of Community Collaboration for the Department of Education, Katie provides leadership in facilitating educator partnerships and practicum and internship site development. She also supports clinical supervisors and mentor teachers in their work with pre-service teachers. In her role, Katie aims to foster equitable and long-term partnerships that create enriching educational experiences for UVM students and communities throughout Vermont.

Prior to joining the University of Vermont, Katie engaged with university-community partnership work at the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania.  She was also an elementary classroom teacher at schools in North Carolina and Vermont.  Katie earned her Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of Michigan where she taught methods courses in elementary literacy and social studies and served as a field instructor for pre-service teachers. Katie attended high school in Springfield, Vermont and earned her undergraduate degree and teaching certification at Middlebury College.


Salehomoum, M., Revelle, K. Z., Duke, N. K., & Pearson, P. D. (in press) Gradual Release of Responsibility. Routledge Encyclopedia of Education.

Revelle, K. Z., Wise, C., Duke, N. K., Halvorsen, A. (2020). Realizing the promise of project-based learning. The Reading Teacher, 73(6), 697–710.

Revelle, K. Z. (2019). Teacher perceptions of a project-based approach to social studies and literacy instruction. Teaching and Teacher Education, 84, 95–105.

Revelle, K. Z., & Duke, N. K. (2015). Information in Action: The Research Base. New York: Scholastic.

Awards and Recognition

Margaret Dow Towsley Scholar, Center for the Education of Women (CEW+), University of Michigan (2019 – 2020)

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Literacy Research Association (LRA)
Katie Revelle

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • University-community partnerships
  • Teacher education
  • Curriculum development
  • Project-based learning
  • Literacy instruction
  • Social studies instruction


  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, University of Michigan
  • M.S.Ed., Reading, Writing, and Literacy, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Psychology, Middlebury College