DR. LAURA HAUERWAS IS A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION AT PROVIDENCE COLLEGE, WITH AN UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO ADVANCING THE FIELD OF EDUCATION THROUGH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION. WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN BOTH TEACHING AND RESEARCH, SHE HAS DEDICATED HER CAREER TO EDUCATING FUTURE TEACHERS AND IMPROVING EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS.
Dr. Hauerwas earned her Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, specializing in language development and language-based disabilities, which laid the foundation for her passion for developing evidence-based practices to enhance the educational experience for students. Her exceptional academic background and dedication to her field have earned her recognition as a leading expert in education – and recognized for her commitment to preparing culturally responsive and globally conscious educators.
As the director of the Scaling Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) project, Dr. Hauerwas has secured an $11.3 million expansion grant from the U.S. Department of Education. This groundbreaking project focuses on the implementation and student outcomes of teachers using SRSD to teach the writing process, with an emphasis on developing Social Emotional Learning (SEL) capacities.
In collaboration with SRSD Online, Dr. Hauerwas is working to provide professional learning opportunities to cohorts of schools across the United States from 2023 to 2025. Her leadership in this project showcases her dedication to empowering educators and students through innovative, research-based approaches to teaching. In addition to her work on the SRSD project, Dr. Hauerwas is involved in various educational initiatives and serves as a mentor to her fellow educators.
Hauerwas, L. Kerkhoff, S. Schneider, S. (2021) Glocality, Reflexivity, Interculturality, and Worldmaking: A Framework for Critical Global Teaching. Journal of Research in Childhood Education.(35), 185-199.
Hauerwas, L. Creamer, M. (2018) Engaging with Host Schools to Establish the Reciprocity of an International Teacher Education Partnership. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement.(22), 157-188.
Zipke, M. Hauerwas, L. (2018) Factors that contribute to educational linguistics knowledge in our teacher education program. Teacher Education and Practice.
Hauerwas, L. Mahon, J. (2017) Secondary teachers’ experiences with students with disabilities: examining the global landscape.. International Journal of Inclusive Education.(22), 306-322.
Hauerwas, L. Skawinski, S. Ryan, L. (2017) The longitudinal impact of teaching abroad: an analysis of intercultural development.. Teaching and Teacher Education.(67), 202-213.
Scott, A. Hauerwas, L. Brown, R. (2014) State Policy and Guidance for Identifying Learning Disabilities in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. Learning Disabilities Quarterly.(37), 172-185.
Hauerwas, L. Brown, R. Scott, A. (2013) SLD and RTI: An Analysis of the Guidance Provided to Multidisciplinary Teams by State Department of Education Regulations and Guidance Documents. Exceptional Children.(80), 101-120.
Walker, J. & Boynton Hauerwas, L. (2006) Development of phonological, morphological, and orthographic knowledge in young spellers: The case of inflected verbs. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 19, 819-843.
Boynton Hauerwas, L. & Walker, J. (2003). Spelling of inflected verb morphology in children with spelling deficits. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 18(1), 25-35.
Hauerwas, L. Hos, R. Crawford, E. Comparative and International Education Society. Comparative and International Education Society, Washington DC – “Co-Constructing Spaces for Reimagining Learning in Glocal Partnerships for Teacher Development” February, 2023
Hauerwas, L. Kenyon, E. Okwako-Riekkola, B. Boix Mansilla, V. Association of Teacher Education Annual Conference. Association of Teacher Education, Chicago, IL – “Use of immigration as a lens to develop future teachers’ critical global competence.” March, 2021
Hauerwas, L. AACTE Conference. , Atlanta GA – “Our Case Stories around Globalizing Teacher Education: What? Why? How? ” February, 2020
Hauerwas, L. Creamer, M. American Education Research Association conference. , New York, NY – “Reciprocity of an International Teacher Education Partnership” , 2018
Hauerwas, L. Laud, L. Council of Exceptional Children. , Tampa, FL – “Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Writing Instruction” , 2018
Hauerwas, L. Laouni, N. IEARN International Conference. , Winchester, VA – “Initial Steps to Global Competency: Supporting New and Future Teachers to Implement IEARN Projects” July, 2018
Hauerwas, L. Maddux, J. Creamer, M. Council on International Education Exchange. , Los Angeles, CA – “Education Goes International: Partnering Abroad to Build Teacher Education Program” , 2016
Hauerwas, L. American Educational Research Association (AERA) . , Washington, DC – “Paper: Connecting Culture, Language, and Global Competence: Insight from Preservice Work Samples, both Local and Abroad” April, 2016
Hauerwas, L. American Educational Research Association. , Chicago, IL – “Paper: Applying Intercultural Teaching Experiences to the American Classroom: Impact of Teaching Abroad One Year Later” April, 2015
Hauerwas, L. Council for Exceptional Children. , San Diego, CA – “Presentation: Content Area Progress Monitoring: Vocabulary-Matching CBM’s in a Middle School RTI Process” April, 2015
Hauerwas, L. American Educational Research Association & Council of Exceptional Children. , Philadelphia, PA – “Papers: Impact of a Semester Teaching Practicum Abroad on the Preparation of Elementary/Special Education Teachers & Impact of Teaching in Europe on Pre-Service Special Educators’ Preparation for Diversity” April, 2014
Hauerwas, L. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Orlando, FL – “Paper: “Impact of Educational Field Experiences Abroad” (for Deans/Administrators)” February, 2013
Hauerwas, L. National Association of School Psychology. National Association of School Psychology, Seattle, WA – “States Requirements for Assessing ELL Students in an RTI System” February, 2013
Hauerwas, L. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education & Learning Disability Association. , Chicago, IL – “Paper: Envisioning Effective Language Instruction for all Students” February, 2012