Maria has been an educator for over 20 years and has experience teaching at the middle school, high school and university levels. Currently professor in the Department of Secondary Educaton at California State University, Fullerson, Maria specializes in content literacy and formative assessment. Her experience includes several years working as a coach, professional developer, and consultant for schools throughout the country. Maria has authored numerous publications, including articles in Educational Leadership and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
View Maria Grant's Resume/Vita, Publications and Workshops.
- Content Literacy
- Literacy Coaching
In press: Grant, M., & Fisher, D. (in press). Reading, writing, and thinking like a scientist. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press
Maria's school expenciences in the last 5 years:
Conducted all school professional development workshops for administrators and faculty working to integrate literacy and common formative assessment into their curriculums-Health Sciences High School and Middle College, Hoover High School, Waianae High School, Kaliheo High School, and Waipahu High School (in both California and Hawaii).
Fall 2005 – Summer 2006
Was a BTSA Support Provider for two teachers at Hoover HS, worked in professional development in San Diego and Anaheim schools to support content area teachers as they learn to integration literacy strategies into the curriculum- ran several workshops and breakout sessions; taught courses with credential students and teachers earning Master’s degrees.
Fall 2002 - Spring 2005
Taught physics at Hoover HS, worked in professional development to support teacher integration of literacy strategies, supported student teachers as a Master/
Guide teacher, was a BTSA Support Provider for two teachers at Hoover HS
Fall 2001 – Spring 2002
Taught high school physics, oceanography, and coordinated science at Monte Vista HS; sponsored the Asian-Pacific Islanders club on campus