Curriculum Vitae Highlights

Education

PhD, Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

MA,  Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Diploma, Language & Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

PDP (Professional Development Program), Teacher Education, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Scholarly and Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Presentations

Davidson, S. F. (2021). Decolonizing, Indigenizing, and Localizing as Possibilities to Promote Healing in Our Schools. Keynote presentation for the BC School Superintendents Association Summer Leadership Academy.

Davidson, S. F. (2021). The Power of Stories to Educate and Heal. Presentation for School District 52 (Prince George) Professional Development.

Davidson, S. F. (2020). Bringing Indigenous Voices into Middle Years and Secondary Classrooms. Presentation for School District 52 (Prince Rupert) Professional Development.

Davidson, S. F. (2020). Pedagogies of Belonging. Keynote presentation for Children First, Windsor, ON.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Potlatch as pedagogy: Classroom connections. Keynote presentation for Yellowknife Education District Professional Development Day, Yellowknife, NT

Davidson, S. F. (2019). The Threads that We Hold. Keynote presentation for Aboriginal Youth Leadership Day, Chilliwack Secondary, Chilliwack, BC.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Holistic engagement with story [workshop]. Presentation for School District 52 (Prince Rupert). Prince Rupert, BC.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Reflections on Potlatch as Pedagogy: Learning through Ceremony. Presentation for Prince Rupert Library, Prince Rupert, BC.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Applications of Potlatch as Pedagogy. Presentation for educators of School District 33 (Chilliwack), Chilliwack, BC.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Applications of Potlatch as Pedagogy. Presentation for educators of School District 34 (Surrey), Surrey, BC.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Indigenous Storybooks: Exploring protocol in the Digital Territories. Presentation for Language Science Talks, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Awards

  • Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies Dissertation Award
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship
  • Faculty of Education Graduate Research Grant
  • Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship
  • Harry E. Taylor Canadian Indigenous Graduate Prize in Education
  • Aboriginal PhD Scholarship
  • Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship

Employment

Educator

  • Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Education
  • Assistant Professor, The University of the Fraser Valley, Teacher Education Department
  • Sessional Instructor, The University of British Columbia, Language & Literacy Education in Teacher Education
  • 12-month Lecturer, The University of British Columbia, Indigenous Education in Teacher Education

Teaching Assistant

  • The University of British Columbia, assisted with the delivery of the UBC MOOC Reconciliation through Indigenous Education, assisted with the instruction and assessment of the course EDUC 440 (Aboriginal Education in Canada)

Research

Certificates

British Columbia College of Teachers, Certified Teacher

Yukon Department of Education, Certified Teacher

Professional Service