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|MEd, Education||Loyola University Chicago|
|BA, Elementary Education||Northeastern IL University|
Selected PublicationsYoung, V., Barrett, R., Young-Rivera, Y., Lovejoy, K. (January, 2014). Other People's English: Code-Meshing, Code-Switching, and African American Literacy. Teacher's College Press.
Selected PresentationsY'Shanda Rivera (April, 2017). "So It's Just Gon Be Us Leaders?" From "At-Risk" to Leadership Via School Community Partnerships. . San Antonio, TX.
Y'Shanda Rivera (April, 2015). Culturally (dis)Connected: African American Males, Sociocultural Interactions and School Success. A presentation of the findings of a research study that looked at how the educational experiences of African American males influenced their perception of school and success. Evanston, IL.
Research InterestsImproving educational experiences and outcomes for low SES, minority students via a cultural ecological framework; designing socio-academic programs for highly vulnerable adolescents that leverage school/community partnerships as intentional ecologies operating, cross-organizationally, as a collective network of support; critical literacy; adolescent achievement and identity; increasing cultural awareness and inclusivity across diverse learning contexts
Dean of Students, Chicago Public Schools
Educational Consultant, Reach One/Independent Consultant
Associate Principal, Chicago Public Schools
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