University at Buffalo

Amanda Winkelsas

Amanda Winkelsas

Director, UB Teacher Residency Program

Clinical Assistant Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION


Specialty/Research Focus

Access and Equity; Diversity; English Education; Educator Preparation; Literacy; Race, Inequality, and Education; Urban Education

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2455
awinkels@buffalo.edu


Professional Summary:

My teaching and research efforts focus on both cultivating diversity in the teaching profession and preparing teachers to work with diverse students in historically under-served schools. I am interested in innovative, community-centered models of teacher education and understanding the impact of such models on teacher quality, diversity, and retention.

Education and Training:
  • Ph.D., City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, Urban Education (2014)
  • M.S.Ed., Fordham University, Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Specialization (2005)
  • B.A., Canisius College, Secondary English Education (2003)
Presentations:
Conferences:
  • Winkelsas, A. & Fisher, A.C. (2018). Growing What We’re Sowing: Studying Inclusive Pedagogies at Rural PWIs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Memphis, TN.;
  • Winkelsas, A. & Fisher, A.C. (2017). Moving Beyond Appreciation: Developing and Evaluating Diversity Field Experiences for Rural Pre-Service Teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Salt Lake City, UT.;
  • Winkelsas, A. (2017). Putting the Pieces Together: Using Assessment Data to Inform Aligned Programmatic Change. Paper presented at the annual meeting of NYSATE/NYACTE, Saratoga Springs, NY.;
  • Winkelsas, A. (2018). 'OK, but how do we do it?': Untangling Funds of Knowledge, Culturally Engaged, Culturally Relevant, and Reality Pedagogies. Paper presented at the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals Urban Education Conference, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Winkelsas, A. (2011). Who’s Teaching ? On Choosing to Teach (or not)-School Environments, Teachers, and Students’ Perceptions of the Education Profession. Paper presented at Free Minds, Free People, Education for Liberation Network Conference, Providence, RI.;
  • Winkelsas, A. (2011). On Choosing to Teach: Students' Perceptions and Demographic Trends. Paper presented at the Teachers College Diversity in Research and Practice Conference, New York, NY.;
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    Contact Information

    505 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-2455
    awinkels@buffalo.edu