State University of New York at Albany
Union Graduate College
Karen Gregory is the Director of TESOL programs and Assistant Professor in the Education Department at Clarkson University, Capital Region Campus. Dr. Gregory has prior experience as an ELL Specialist in the Albany City School District, where she taught English as a New Language to newcomer refugee and immigrant high school students, and co-taught science and social studies. She also worked for many years as a high school Spanish teacher, and was a lead researcher in the Just for the Kids~NYKids research group in the School of Education at the University at Albany, SUNY.
Dr. Gregory’s research is focused on content-based/ integrated instruction for English learners, models of professional development, and whole school improvement. Dr. Gregory contributed to the TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Learning, and has published in several journals, including NYS TESOL Journal, The Journal of School Leadership, and the Journal for Leadership and Instruction, as well as several book chapters on TESOL pedagogy and school improvement.
NYS Professional Certifications: ESOL pK- 12, Spanish K- 12, English 7- 12
Oliver, G. P. & Gregory, K. M. (2020). Engaging ELLs in Mathematics Learning Through Meaning Making Activities. In L.C. de Oliveira & M. Civil (Eds),Teaching mathematics to English language learners: Preparing pre-service and in-service teachers. (pp. TBD) London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Oliviera, A., Meskill, C., Gregory, K., Rogers, P., Casler-Failing, S. (2019). The dynamic integration of content and language during bilingual discussion of mathematics word problems. Revista Multidisciplinar 1 (1) 33-48.
Gregory, K. (2018). Describing food chains: Using active and passive voice. In Rylance, C. and Kevech, A. (Eds) New Ways in Teaching Grammar, 2nd Edition. Alexandria, VA: TESOL Press
Wilcox, K.C., Oliver, G., Gregory, K. & Yu, F. ( 2018). Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Practices for K-12 ESOL Learners. In de Oliviera, L. (Ed) Handbook of TESOL in K-12. Alexandria, VA: TESOL Press.
Wilcox, K.C. & Gregory, K. (2017). Connecting the dots for English language learners: How odds-beating elementary school educators monitor and use student performance data. Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 16 (2) 37-43.
Wilcox, K. C., Gregory, K., Yu, F., & Leo, A. (July, 2017). Culturally and linguistically adapted school systems: Promising practices from odds-beating elementary schools. NYS TESOL Journal 4(2).
Gregory, K., & Oliver, G. (2017). Alternative Approaches to Professional Development. In The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Lawson, H., Durand, F., Wilcox, K. C., Gregory, K. M., Schiller, K. S., & Zuckerman, S. J. (2017). The role of district and school leaders’ trust and communications in the simultaneous implementation of innovative policies. Journal of School Leadership, 27 (31).
Gregory, K. & Wilcox, K.C. , Lawson, H.A. (2016). Whole Child Wellness and Positive Youth Development.In K.C. Wilcox, H. A. Lawson, & J. I. Angelis, Innovation in Odds-beating schools: Exemplars of getting better at getting better (pp. 115-136). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Wilcox, K.C., Lawson, H.A, &. Angelis, J.I. with Durand, F., Schiller, K, Gregory, K., & Zuckerman, S. (2016). Innovation in odds-beating schools: Exemplars of getting better at getting better. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Gregory, K., & Reichen, B. (2015, February). E-Readers in the ESL classroom. Adolescent Literacy In Perspective,
Gregory, K. M. (2014). When Every Teacher is a Language Teacher: A Case Study of High School Math and Science Instructors' Use of Multimodal Accommodations with ELs. State University of New York at Albany.
Oliveira, A.W., Meskill, C., Judson, D., Gregory, K., Rogers, P., Imperial, C.J., & Casler-Failing, S. (2014). Language Repair Strategies in Bilingual Tutoring of Mathematics Word Problems. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.
Meskill, C., Oliveira, A., Gregory, K., Oliver, G., Reichen, B., Witmer, P. (2014). Professional development in support of English learner achievement: Science and ESOL educator collaborations, a chapter in A Handbook to Implement Educational Programs, Practices, and Policies for English Language Learners, Information Age Press.
Oliveira, A.W., Meskill, C., Judson, D., Gregory, K., Rogers, P., Imperial, C.J., & Casler-Failing, S. (2014). Linguistic and Epistemic Strategies in Bilingual Discussion of Mathematics Word Problems. Educational Studies in Mathematics.
Gregory, P., Gregory, K., & Eddy, E. (2014). The instructional network: Using Facebook to enhance undergraduate mathematics instruction. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching. 33(1), 5-26.
Gregory, K. (2011). How undergraduates perceive their professors: A corpus analysis of Rate My Professor. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 40(2), 169- 193.