Ginny E. Helwick - Jackson

University of Northern Colorado
2703 61st Avenue
Greeley, CO 80639
Cell: 970-302-4438
Home: 970-330-3593
ginny.helwickjackson@unco.edu


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Education:

  • Ed. D. Special Education, University of Northern Colorado 2007
  • MA University of Northern Colorado, Reading, 1992
  • BA University of Northern Colorado, Elementary Education, 1967

Professional Positions:

  • 2001-Present Adjunct Faculty College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, school of Teacher Education, University of Northern
    Colorado, Greeley, CO
  • 1999-2001 Teacher Mentoring, School District #6, Greeley, CO
    Part-time University Teaching, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
    Practicum/Student Teaching Supervision, University of Northern
    Colorado, Greeley, CO
  • 1998-1999 Special Education Teacher, LD: Meeker Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1997-1998 Special Education Teacher, LD: Billie Martinez Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1994-1997 Multi-age general education intermediate: Dos Rios Elem., Greeley, CO
  • 1987-1994 Self-contained fourth grade, some teaming: Cameron Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1984-1987 Job-shared and teamed third grade: Cameron Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1976-1984 Self-contained fifth grade, some teaming: Cameron Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1974-1976 Middle school, unit leader, grades 6 and 7: Brentwood Middle School, Greeley, CO
  • 1970-1974 Open-concept, grades 3, 4, and 5: Brentwood Elementary, Greeley, CO
  • 1967-1970 Departmentalized configuration, Grades 5 and 6: Clayton Elem., Thornton, CO

Selected Publications:

  • Helwick-Jackson, V. E. (2007). Co-teaching between special educators and general educators: an in-depth look at exemplary practice. Dissertation University of Northern Colorado, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, School of Special Education.
  • Jackson, L.B. & Helwick-Jackson, G. (Winter 2003/2004). Securing and maintaining an inclusive placement: Tips and strategies. The Voice, V.6(3), P. 1-3. (English and Spanish)
  • Jackson, L.B. & Helwick-Jackson, G. (2003). You can’t do that! School-wide barriers toappropriate educational services. The Voice, V. 6 (2), p. 1-3. (English and Spanish)
  • Jackson, L.B. & Helwick-Jackson, G. (2003). Can’t see the forest for the trees! Confusing concerns for behavior with issues of inclusion. The Voice, 6(1), 1-3.
    (English and Spanish)
  • Jackson, L.B. & Helwick-Jackson, G. (2003). You want to do what with my child? The myths of self-contained programs. The Voice, 5(3), 1-2.
    (English and Spanish)
  • Jackson, L. B., McCaleb, K., & Helwick, G. (2003). Facilitating skill acquisition during general education academic subjects, electives, and other activities. In D. Ryndak, & S. Alper (Ed.), Curriculum and instruction for students with significant disabilities in inclusive settings (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Jackson, L. B., & Helwick, G. (2002). What were we thinking! The dilemma of self-contained programs. The Voice, V. 5(2), p. 1-3.
  • Jackson, L., Panyan, M. V., Helwick, G. (2002). Filling the gap: a theoretical core for designing practices that can guide student learning and behavior (Chapter 3). In L. Jackson and M. V. Panyan, Positive Behavioral Support in the Classroom: Principles and Practices. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Jackson, L., Panyan, M. V., Helwick, G. (2002). Facilitating change to enhance behavioral support for students and the community (Chapter 6). In L. Jackson and M. V. Panyan, Positive Behavioral Support in the Classroom: Principles and Practices. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Jackson, L., Panyan, M. V., Helwick, G., Leon, M. Z., Schlagenhauf, S., Bak, S. (2002). Developing and implementing solution-focused behavioral support plans (Chapter 10).In L. Jackson and M. V. Panyan, Positive Behavioral Support in the Classroom: Principles and Practices. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Helwick, G. & Fahey, K (2000). Classroom-based interventions for written language (Chapter
    12). In K. R. Fahey and D. K. Reid (Eds.), Language Development, Differences, and Disorders. Austin: Pro-Ed.
  • Reid, D. K., Helwick, G., Fahey, K.R., McCarthy Learmon, M. (1999). La colaboracion en el aula como medio de ayuda a los alumnos con problemas del lenguaje (Classroom collaboration to aid students with language learning disabilities). In J. N. G. Sanchez (Ed.), Intervencion Psicopedagogica en los Trastornos del Desarrollo (pp. 208-240). Madrid, Spain: Ediciones Piramide.
  • Carter, K. and Helwick, G. (1998-1999). The constructivist paradigm. Seminar Session #5: The Ordinariness of Diversity: A Report of Ethnographic Fieldwork by Michael James Higgins, University of Northern Colorado. In K. Fahey, J. Richter, L. Lesser, D. Schnelker, & S. Omdal, Transitions in Qualitative Inquiry—Preparing for a New Century of Research: Proceedings of 1998-1999 Qualitative Research Seminar Series at the University of Northern Colorado.

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