Laurie Rabinowitz, EdD, MSEd, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Education Studies at Skidmore College. Prior to working at Skidmore, she was a faculty member in Literacy and Reading at Bank Street College of Education. She has also taught courses at Teachers College, Columbia University, Barnard College, New York University, Hunter College, and LIU Brooklyn and has supervised student teachers at Teachers College, Columbia University. Previously, she was a special education teacher at a public school in New York City. She has also worked as a Director of Instruction at a New York City charter school.
She holds a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research looks at inclusive practices and the intersections of literacy and inclusive pedagogy. Rabinowitz holds an MA in Education Leadership from New York University and an MS in Special Education from Hunter College. She earned her undergraduate degree in Art History from Barnard College.
Her work has been published in forums such as The Reading Teacher and Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education. She is currently co-authoring her first book, Cross-Pollinating Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and Disability Sustaining Pedagogy in the Elementary School Balanced Literacy Classroom, set to be published by Routledge in early 2024.