Paula Selvester, EdD
Dr. Selvester is a professor of teacher education in the School of Education. She teaches courses in early reading methods, access and equity in education and curriculum development. She is a university supervisor of student teachers and advisor to the Master of Arts in Teaching International Languages (TILL). Her teaching practice has focused upon literacy development in public and private schools, both in the United States and internationally in England and Cairo, Egypt. Her research interests include emergent and adolescent literacy development, technology in higher education, and second language teaching and learning. Her education policy interests include curriculum development and faculty rights. She is currently the CSU Education Policy and Procedures Committee Vice Chair and CSU, Senator-at-Large. She is currently writing a book under contract with Teachers College Press, Columbia University, on power and voice in the development of adolescent literacy.