Hudson Valley Writing Project teacher consultant and New Paltz alumna receives Fulbright Award

April 8, 2013
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Christine McCartney ’07g (English)

Christine McCartney ’07g (English), an English Language Arts teacher at Newburgh Free Academy and a teacher consultant for the Hudson Valley Writing Project, has been awarded a Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in Finland. McCartney is one of approximately 20 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad in 2012-13 through the Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program. During her six-month stay in Finland, McCartney will study at the University of Tampere, where she will conduct seminars for local teachers and students, observe classes, and complete a capstone project in which she will research how Finnish teachers utilize formative assessments in their classrooms. Read more here.

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