Wallace, Lorraine
Title:
Associate Professor - English Literature
Office:
LA-117
Phone:
863-6064
Mail Code:
153
Last Updated: 8/27/14 -

Associate Professor, English Education

Lorraine Wallace joined the English faculty in 2005.  She specializes in Secondary English Education, teaching English Methods and supervising English student teachers.  She also teaches English 2010.

 

EDUCATION

  • MEd – Brigham Young University (1997) -- Educational Leadership 
  • BA – Idaho State University (1986) – Secondary Education --English major, History and French minors
  • AA – College of Southern Idaho (1984)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE  

  • Utah Valley University, Orem, UT (2005-present)
  •          Methods of Teaching Literacy I, II, III; Student Teaching Supervisor;  First-Year Composition
  •  Juab High School , Nephi, UT (1989-2005)
  •          AP English, Advanced Composition, Honors English 11, Regular English 10, 11, 12,   
  •          Humanities,   Journalism,  Chorus
  • Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT (1998-2005) – English Adjunct
  •          English 1010, 2010, 2020
  • Snow College , Ephraim, UT (1991-2005) – English Adjunct (Concurrent Enrollment)
  •          Composition, Humanities, Critical Reading , Practical Research Writing
  • Juab Middle School , Nephi, UT (1987-89) – English 7, General Music, Computer Literacy, Chorus (7-12)
  • Raft River High School, , Malta, ID (1986-87) – English 9, 10, French, Band, Chorus

CURRENT UVU ASSIGNMENTS

  • Faculty Senate
  • College Curriculum Committee
  • Teaching Academy Facilitator
  • Department Advisory Committee
  • University Supervisor for Student Teachers
  • Secondary Education Committee (Chair)

 PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

  • Utah State Office of Education Secondary Language Arts Curriculum Committee (2010-present)
  • Multi-State Praxis Standard Setting (2013)
  • USOE Praxis Test Committee (2013)
  • USOE Reading Endorsement Committee (2012-13)
  • USOE Test-Development Committee (SAGE) (2013-present)
  • Reader for Advance Placement Literature exam (1999-present)Consultant, Juab School District:  Director of District Writing Assessment (1995-2010) ; District Curriculum Blocking committee (2005-07); Inservice Instructor, Analytical Writing Assessment Across the Curriculum (1995-2010)
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  • Certified Reviewer for the Advanced Placement Course Audit, English Literature and Composition (2007-08)
  • Reader for Utah State Direct Writing Assessment (2007-08)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:   ("Best Tools For Language Arts Instruction"; "Shot in the Dark? or Rubrics?"; "Using Organizers to Help Students Plan their Writing"; "6-Trait Writing in Elementary Schools"; "What Advanced Placement Literature Readers Long to See"; "Unpacking Good Non-Fiction"; "The Heart of Assessment:  Reaping the Benefits of Focused Writing Instruction"; "Let's RAPPEL:  Rhetorical Strategies for Writing, Reading, and Speaking"; "AP Literature and Composition:  The Teaching, the Test, the Audit";  "Walking with  Mentor:  Strategies for Reading and Writing"; "Applying Backward Design to the Elementary Classroom"; "Today's Kids Need the Classics Too"; "Let Kerry Lead the Way:  How to Deal with Confrontational Parents"; "Promoting Student Engagement Through Extended Discussion"; "Neat and Nifty Strategies:  Adapting the 6-Trait Model to the Common Core Standards"; "Teaching Language Conventions the Easy Way")

  • ASCD National Conference (2010, 2012)
  • SOTE Conference, UVU (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • UCTE Conference (2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013)
  • Utah Rural Schools Conference, Cedar City, UT (1993, 1998, 2007, 2010. 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • RMMLA Conference (2009)
  • Utah State School Boards Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (2007)
  • National School Boards Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (2006)
  • NCTE Regional Conference, Boulder, CO (1994)
  • Critical Thinking Consortium, Rohnert Park, CA (1994)
  • ODDM Conference, Owasso School District , Owasso, MI (1993)
  • Utah State Language Arts Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT (1995, 1998)
  • Utah Writing Project, Ephraim, UT (1995)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Teaching Language Conventions the Easy Way - A self-published handbook for teaching the Language Strand of the UCSS - available by contacting wallaclo@uvu.edu
  • "Today's Kids Need the Classics Too" - Utah English Journal
  • "Let's RAPPEL" - Utah English Journal
  • "POWER-UPP Through Process Writing" - Utah English Journal
  • "Rubrics or Riddles?" - Utah English Journal
  • "The Story of the Three Theres -- A Tale of Woe" - The English Envoy

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS, SERVICE

  • Sterling Scholar Judge (Wasatch Front, Central Utah, Eastern Utah)
  • RMMLA Conference Session Chair
  • Utah English Journal peer reviewer
  • Western Governor's University Item Writer and Subject Matter Expert for three disciplines:  Humanities, Literature, and Communication
  • Utah State Direct Writing Assessment Scorer
  • Praxis Study Groups

 

 AWARDS/HONORS

  • UCTE Language Arts Teacher of the Year (1998)
  • Distinguished Program Recognition, Rural Schools Conference (1993)
  • Who’s Who in American High School Teachers
  • Phi Kappa Phi