Cindy Kratzer
Moore Hall 1029
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (310) 206-1673
E: ckratzer@ucla.edu

Cindy Kratzer

ELP Lecturer

Education

  • Ph.D., Education, UCLA, 1996
  • M.Ed., Educational Administration, UCLA
  • B.M., Music Education, University of the Pacific

Teaching & Research Interests

Current research interests include:

  • Reading comprehension instruction
  • Teacher change through professional learning communities
  • Lesson study
  • Student achievement

Current teaching interests include:

  • Teacher professional development in literacy instruction
  • Teaching reading in elementary and middle school
  • Facilitating professional learning communities
  • Using qualitative research methods in action research

Select Publications

Kratzer, C. C., & Teplin, A. S. (2005, April). Teaching reading/writing to struggling high school students: Applications from balanced literacy instruction and adolescent motivation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Kratzer, C. C., & Teplin, A. S. (2007, April). From lesson study to Lesson Link: Classroom-based professional development. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago.

Teplin, A. S., & Kratzer, C. C. (2005, December 6). Lesson Link: Classroom-based professional development. Paper presented at the National Staff Development Council (NSDC) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.