Helen Maniates, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Dr. Maniates has been an educational consultant, content
expert and teacher trainer for over 20 years. Most recently, she
was with San Francisco Unified School District where she served as
a project consultant for the PK3 Project which seeks to align and
integrate instructional, support and family services between
preschools and elementary schools to facilitate leadership meetings
and to provide support to incubator sites.
Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Culture, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
M.A. in Education, Early Childhood Education emphasis, Sonoma State University
B.A. in Art Education, University of Wisconsin
California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (Clear)
California Standard Teaching Credential K-3 (Life)
Faculty Advisor, SOE Graduate Student Association
Member, USF Center for Teaching Excellence Committee
Language and literacy; reading instruction; equitable teaching strategies in urban elementary schools.
- Learning and Teaching
- Multiple Subject Curriculum and Instruction: Early Literacy
- Reading Practicum: Supervised Field Experiences
- Teaching Comprehension Strategies
Maniates, H. & Mahiri, J. (in press). Post-scripts:
Teaching reading in the aftermath of prescriptive curriculum
Uchikoshi, Y. & Maniates, H. (2010). How does bilingual
instruction enhance English achievement?: A mixed-methods study of
Cantonese-speaking and Spanish-speaking bilingual classrooms. Bilingual Research Journal,
Maniates, H. & Pearson, P. D. (2008). The curricularization of
comprehension strategies instruction: A conspiracy of good
intentions. In Y. Kim & V. J. Risko (Eds.). 57th Yearbook of the National Reading
Conference. Oak Creek, WI: National Reading Conference, pp.
Marks, S. U. & Maniates, H. (2003). Formative evaluation of
professional development: How will we know success? (ERIC Document
Reproduction Service No. ED 479642).
Maniates, H., Doerr, B. & Golden, M. (2001). Teach our children well: Essential
strategies for the urban classroom. Portsmouth, NH:
Mangione, P. & Maniates, H. (1993). Training teachers to
implement deevelopmentally appropriate practice. Advances in Early Education and Day