Marcela Duran

Course Director

Location(s) / Contact Info:

Winters College - WC
Keele Campus

Email: mduran@edu.yorku.ca

Biography

Marcela Duran is the Community Field Experience Coordinator for the ED. 1 Concurrent Program and the Advance Credit Experience (ACE) coordinator for 2012-13. She is also a course director in the pre-service program. Her expertise lies in the area of Human Rights and Equity in Education, Immigration and Refuge, Community Engagement, Experiential Learning and teaching and learning in global, multicultural societies.

Marcela is an educator who has had extensive experience working in Teacher Education and Public Education in Ontario in the areas of Equity in the Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Administration of Programs and Professional Development design and delivery. She has worked as a Multicultural Consultant and also Equity in the Curriculum Consultant with the former North York Board of Education (NYBE), and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). As a seconded faculty member with the Faculty of Education in the 1990’s, she was instrumental in the development of the Westview Partnership a University/community partnership between York University, The Faculty of Education and the schools of the Jane-Finch community.

Courses Taught

  • Rethinking Schooling: A "Re-Introduction" to Education (ED/EDUC 1000)