Faculty Profile for Dr. Kiyomi Sanchez-Suzuki Colegrove

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Dr. Kiyomi Sanchez-Suzuki Colegrove
Associate Professor — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 3032
phone: (512) 245-3839

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Kiyomi Sánchez-Suzuki Colegrove Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual/Bicultural Education at Texas State University. Her work seeks to understand the relationship between Latinx immigrant parents and schools in the early grades, and privileges parent voices to demonstrate ways in which stakeholders can have more reciprocal types of relationships. Using video-cued ethnography, she studies how school stakeholder’ ideas and experiences compare across communities. Dr. Colegrove has published in the journals of Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Research Journal, Harvard Educational Review, Teachers College Record, and Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education. She has conducted research projects in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia. Dr. Colegrove received her Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education at The University of Texas-Austin.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Colegrove, K. S.-S. (2019). Working with diverse families. In C. Brown, M. B. McMullen, & N. File (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Colegrove, K. S.-S., & Zuniga, C. E. (2018). Finding and enacting agency: An elementary ESL teacher’s perceptions of teaching and learning in the era of standardized testing. International Multilingual Research Journal, 12(3), 188–202. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/19313152.2018.1474061
  • Colegrove, K. S.-S., & Krause, G. (2017). “Lo hacen tan complicado”: Bridging the perspectives and expectations of mathematics instruction of Latino immigrant parents. Bilingual Research Journal, 40(2), 187–204. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/15235882.2017.1310679
  • Adair, J. K., Colegrove, K. S.-S., & McManus, M. (2017). How the word gap argument negatively impacts young children of Latinx immigrants’ conceptualization of learning. Harvard Educational Review, 83(3), 309–334. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.17763/1943-5045-87.3.309
  • Colegrove, K. S.-S., & Adair, J. K. (2014). Countering deficit thinking: Agency, capabilities and the early learning experiences of children of Latina/o immigrants. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 15(2), 122–135. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.2304/ciec.2014.15.2.122

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Education Achievement Award for Excellence in Academic/Creative Activities, Texas State University. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Council on Anthropology and Education's 2021 Outstanding Book Award, American Anthropological Association. November 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: American Educational Research Association’s Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education 2021 Emerging Scholar Award, American Educational Research Association. April 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Education Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. 2018

Selected Grants

  • Negrete Lagos, B C (Principal), Lara Morales, P R, Gainer, Jesse S (Co-Principal), Lopez, Minda Morren (Co-Principal), Colegrove, Kiyomi Sanchez-Suzuki, O'Malley, Michael P. Migration, Inclusion & Diversity in Texan and Chilean K-12 Schools and Local Communities: MID Texas-Chile Project, 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Grant, public-private sector collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassies, Partners of the Americas, NAFSA, corporations, and foundations working together to stimulate new higher education partnerships between the United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere., $24300. (Submitted: June 2018, Funded: November 2018 - October 2019). Grant.
  • Colegrove, Kiyomi Sanchez-Suzuki. Effectively preparing teachers to promote language acquisition and school success among linguistically diverse students, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 2021). Grant.
  • Colegrove, Kiyomi Sánchez-Suzuki (Principal), Huerta, Mary Esther (Principal). COE Scholar-Mentor Program, College of Education, Texas State University, $500. (Submitted: October 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
Reviewer / Referee
The Reading Teacher
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Cognition and Instruction
Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios en Educacion, Desarrollo Humano y Justicia Social
Reviewer / Referee
Bilingual Research Journal
August 2019-Present