Ashley Dawson began her teaching career in Hong Kong as an ESL teacher. After moving to Shenzhen, China, in 2014, she taught multiple subjects in the international department attached to a local public high school. In 2016, she returned to the U.S., where she began her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. After completing her degree, she entered the doctoral program to pursue her research interests in education.
CI 467: Principles in Teaching Literature to Children and Youth (CI 467) Examines literature written for children and youth and the uses of literature in the school curriculum.