Beatrice Fennimore, Professional Studies in Education, has written an article
called “Social Justice and the Work of Celia Genishi: The Power of
One-on-One” for the journal Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood.
The article was
written for a special issue of the journal edited by Mariana
Souto-Manning of Teachers College, Columbia University, and is focused on the
work of Celia Genishi, who recently retired from
Teachers College after a distinguished career. Her
work in literacy and assessment has been widely influential.
born in an internment camp for Japanese-American citizens and was
deeply affected by the hardship experienced by her family during this
time. A powerful advocate for social justice, she was a winner of the
Advocates for Justice award of the American Association of Colleges for
Teacher Education and is honored as a Fellow of the American Educational
Professional Studies in Education