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About Colette Rabin

Colette Rabin, Associate Professor - Elementary Education, directs the joint credential/masters program option, the Critical Research Academy at San José State University. She teaches educational foundations, research, and student teaching courses. Prior to teaching graduate school, she taught grades kindergarten through middle school for twelve years. Her research interests are in care ethics, aesthetics, and social justice. Colette has explored the nature of relationships in schools from multiple perspectives and how to create and sustain them from the perspective of an ethic of care as a conceptual schema. Her most recent publication in press is called, "Teaching Care Ethics: Conceptual Understandings and Stories for Learning," in The Journal of Moral Education.

Positions

2007 - Present Associate Professor, San Jose State University Teacher Education
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Curriculum Vitae



Grants

2019 - Present SJSU Research Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA)
San Jose State University
$5,919
2012 - Present Co-Teaching in the College of Education
San Jose State University
$100,000
2016 SJSU Research Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA)
San Jose State University
$5,919
2015 - 2016 Collaborative for Reaching and Teaching the Whole Child
Morgan Family Grant Project
$11,000
2015 SJSU Research Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA)
San Jose State University
$5,919
2013 Innovative Teaching Course Redesign Award
San Jose State University
$4,500
2013 SJSU Research Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA)
San Jose State University
$8,000
2008 - 2009 Learning to Care During Story Time: Moral Education from the Perspective of Care Ethics
San José State University Institute for Teaching and Learning
Junior Faculty Career Development Grant
$6,919
2006 - 2008 Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Research Grant
Bank Street College and San José State University
Role: Participant
2007 Research Grant
Teacher Scholars
$1,000
2007 Teacher as Researcher Special Interest Group Research Grant
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
2004 - 2007 Graduate Research Grant
Mills College
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Chair, College of Education Student Research and Scholarship Committee
2017 - Present Member, Teacher Education Department Professional Standards Committee
2016 - Present Member, University Planning Committee
2012 - Present Reviewer, Issues in Teacher Education
2012 - Present Reviewer, Jossey-Bass
2012 - Present Reviewer, Sage Open
2012 - Present Reviewer, Teaching and Teacher Education
2011 - Present Member, Academy for Educational Studies (AES)
2011 - Present Reviewer, Asia Pacific Journal of Education
2010 - Present Member, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
2008 - Present Member, SJSU College of Education Alumni Association Faculty Grant Committee
2007 - Present Reviewer, Teacher Education Quarterly
2006 - Present Member, California Philosophy of Education (CAPE)
2006 - Present Member, Teacher As Researcher Special Interest Group, AERA
2004 - Present Member, American Education Research Association (AERA)
2004 - Present Member, California Council of Teacher Education (CCTE)
2004 - Present Member, Moral Education Special Interest Group, AERA
2000 - Present Member, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
2017 - 2018 Editor, Newsletter for Special Interest Group Moral Education, AERA
2011 Member, College of Education Search Committee for Associate Dean
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Honors and Awards

  • 2015: Journal of Research in Childhood Education Distinguished Education Research Article Award, Honorable Mention
  • Fall 2015: Exceptional Levels of Service Assigned Time Award
  • Summer 2013: Salzburg Scholar
  • 2004-2007: Graduate Scholarship Award, Mills College
  • 2002: Outstanding Thesis Award Nomination, San José State University
  • 2000: Outstanding Teacher Award, Living Wisdom Schools

Education

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2007 Ed.D., Mills College ‐ Teacher Education, Educational Leadership, and Philosophy of Education
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2003 MA, San Jose State University ‐ Education
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1993 BA, Reed College ‐ Religion
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Contact Information

colette.rabin@sjsu.com

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Peer-reviewed Academic Journal Articles (15)

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters (2)

Presentations (43)