M. Ed Instructional Leadership, Sam Houston State University
Ph.D Curriculum and Instruction, University of Louisville
Reading and writing in elementary classrooms
Cultural and linguistic responsive teaching
Preservice teacher literacy education
Dr. Zuccaro’s work can be found in several journals including:
Zuccaro, E.L. & Mullins, R. (2022). Documenting Inequities: Social Action Research and Augmented Reality. In E. Langran (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 364-366). San Diego, CA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Zuccaro, E.L., Yow, S., & Mullins, R.D. (2020). The Quality Literature Quadrant (QLQ): A reflective tool for examining stereotypes in texts. Pedagogicon Conference Proceedings, 4.
Adams, K., Zuccaro, E.L., & McCardle, J. (Nov/Dec 2020). Fact or fiction: Developing graphic novels for science. Science Scope, 44(2), 40-46.
Whitmore, K.F., Angleton, C., & Zuccaro, E.L. (2016) Picturebooks and Gender: Making informed choices for equitable early childhood classrooms. Mid-South Literacy Journal, 2(1), 14-20.
She has also co-authored books and book chapters including:
Miller, C., McCardle, T., Zuccaro, E.L. & Worlds, M. (2021). “Beyond the managerial and bureaucratic: Developing teacher leaders for social justice.” In N. Bond (Ed.), The Power of Teacher Leaders: Their Roles, Influence, and Impact (2nd ed.). Kappa Delta Pi.
Zuccaro, E.L. (2020). Positioning students as writers: A discourse analysis in teacher education. In M. Overstreet & L. Norton-Meier (Eds.), Clinical partnerships in urban elementary settings: An honest celebration of the messy realities in the preparation of teachers (pp. 93-113). Netherlands: Brill Publisher.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
International Literacy Association (ILA)
Kentucky Reading Association (KRA)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Zuccaro, E.L. (2020). Critical Literacy and Social Action in Children’s Literature. Quality Enhancement Plan Leadership Grant. Funded.