Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Education Department
Chamberlain Center 208
- Early Childhood Education: Language & Literacy Development
- Educating Exceptional Learners
- Foundations of Language & Literacy for Diverse Learners I & II
- Issues in Inclusive Education I
- Language, Literacy, & Curriculum Integration for Diverse Learners
- Language & Literacy Development in Middle Grades
- Senior Capstone: Seminar on Reflective Teaching
- Ph.D. | University at Buffalo
- M.S. | Binghamton University
- B.A. | Mount Vernon Nazarene University
- American Council for Rural Special Education
- International Christian Community for Teacher Education
- Literacy Research Association
- National Council of Teachers of English
- English Language Arts Teacher Educators Council
- Faculty Development Coordinator for Houghton College faculty (2015- present)
- Facilitator of digital literacy PLC for local teachers (2015-present)
- Professional Development Provider around literacy and diverse learners (2012-present)
- Special Education Teacher and Consultant for grades 9-12 (1997-99) and grades K-5 (1999-2004)
- Professional Learning Communities around Digital Literacies
- Reflective Pedagogy and Teacher Development
- Narrative and Discourse Analysis
*Indicates Houghton College undergraduate student
- Bruce, D., Sullivan, S.R., Barrett, N., & Gonzalez, C. (2019). “Full of sound and fury: Rural students’ use of digital literacies in exploring space, place, and identity.” In D. Pyles, R.Rish, H. Pleasants, & J. Warner, (Eds.), Negotiating Place and Space Through Digital Literacies.
- Bruce, D., & Sullivan, S.R. (2018). “Writing with video: Learning and sharing in communities of practice.” English Record, 68(2), 1-21.
- Sullivan, S.R. (2018). Review of K.J. Burke and A. Segall, “Christian privilege in U.S. education: Legacies and current issues.” International Journal of Christianity and Education, 20(1), 49-50.
- Sullivan, S.R. & Clarke, T. (2017). “Teachers first: Hands-on PD with digital writing.” English Journal, 106(3), 69-74.
- Wallace, E.R. *& Sullivan, S.R. (2016). “Evolving reflections: A narrative inquiry of an emerging educator.” Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 10(1), 39-51.
- Bruce, D. & Sullivan, S.R. (Nov. 2018). “Full of sound and fury: Rural students’ use of digital literacies in exploring space, place, and identity.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. (Houston, TX).
- Bruce, D. & Sullivan, S.R. (Oct. 2018). “Tomorrow and tomorrow: Assessing students’ multimodal compositions.” New York State English Council. (Albany, NY).
- Johnson, F-L.M., Juillerat, S., Jacobs, D.E., & Sullivan, S.R. (Jan. 2018). “Faculty development: Challenges, successess, and opportunities for collaboration.” CCCU 2018 International Forum. (Dallas, TX).
- Sullivan, S.R. (Nov. 2017). “Isolation to community: Teachers’ experiences learning together.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. (St. Louis, MO).
- Bruce, D. & Sullivan, S.R. (Oct. 2017). “Writing with video: DV in academic settings.” New York State English Council. (Albany, NY)
- Sullivan, S.R. & Badley, K. (Oct. 2017). “Betwixt and between: Liminality in classrooms and tachers’ careers.” Kuyers Institute. (Grand Rapids, MI)
- Bruce, D., Sullivan, S.R., & Barrett, N. (June 2017). “Crafty participants: Mediation in CoP and digital literacies.” Conference for English Educators. (Columbus, OH)
- Bruce, D., Sullivan, S.R., Barrett, N., Gonzalez, C.H. (June 2017). “What’s one story?: Using DV to share stories of (Com)passion.” Conference for English Educators. (Columbus, OH)
- Sullivan, S.R. & Bruce, D. (Nov. 2016). “Writing with video: Advocacy in professional learning communities around digital literacies in rural schools.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. (Atlanta, GA)
- Sullivan, S.R. (Oct. 2016). “Empowering teaching repertoires.” NYSATE/ NYACTE Annual Conference. (Saratoga Springs, NY)
- Sullivan, S.R. (May 2016). “And…: Cultivating inclusive learning communities with careful and caring conjunctions (ICCTE Invited Lecture).” International Community of Christians in Teacher Education Biennual Meeting. (Chicago, IL)
- Bruce, D. & Sullivan, S.R. (2015). “Sharing our stories: Using multimodal and multigenre composing to bridge literacy practices from classroom to community.” The International Federation for the Teaching of English, Conference on English Education Summer Conference. (New York, NY)
- Sullivan, S.R. (2014). “Teacher agency: Understanding it through an emerging educator’s narrative research, reflections, and actions.” International Community of Christians in Teacher Education Biennual Meeting. (Ancaster, Ontario, Canada)