Dr. Lucinda Kramer


  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • National Association of the Education for Young Children


Type Date Title Audience Function Location
Conference 2018-02-01 Teachers-Dispositions and Professional Commitment to Working With Diverse Families California Head Start Association – 2018 Annual Conference Costa Mesa, CA
Conference 2017-10-01 The Power of the Other and the Power of Paradox: Mentoring on Steroids University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute ABQ, NM
Conference 2016-10-01 Paradox and 3rd Space: The Forgotten Elements in Successful Mentoring University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute ABQ, NM
Conference 2015-10-01 Using the Skilled Dialogue Dashboard to Support Mentoring of Teacher Mentors 8th Annual Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico ABQ, NM
Conference 2015-10-01 Compassionate Collaboration: Concretely Crafting Social Justice and Equity with Families and Children DEC International Conference Atlanta, GA
Paper 2012-05-01 Skilled Dialogue Institute- Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, TX
Paper 2012-03-01 Stuck in Dualistic Thinking? Leveraging the Strengths of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Perspectives. Las Vegas, NV
Paper 2012-02-01 Skilled Dialogue Miami, FL
Paper 2011-12-01 Who Is Really Teaching Your Child? 1:1 Paraprofessionals: Critical Link to IEP Atlanta, GA
Paper 2011-11-01 Collaboration & Behavioral Support: Supporting Interactions with Families Denton, TX
Paper 2011-11-01 Thinking in Threes: Honoring and Leveraging the Strengths of Culturally Linguistically Diverse Perspectives Austin, TX
Paper 2011-11-01 Data Mining: Disaggregating SLO Data La Jolla, CA
Conference 2011-10-01 Giving Voice to Families: Addressing Their Real Needs. Nashville, TN.
Conference 2011-10-01 Skilled Dialogue: Helping Educators Support Diverse Identities and Voices in the Classroom New Orleans, LA
Paper 2011-10-01 Nurturing the Development of Positive Teacher Dispositions through Structured Instructional Engagement. San Diego, CA
Paper 2011-09-01 Writing Federal Grant Proposal: Collaborative Approach La Jolla, CA
Conference 2011-08-01 Parent participation the elusive link: Critical dispositions for collaborative relationships with diverse families Glenside, PA
Paper 2011-01-01 Collaboration & Behavioral Support: Supporting Interactions with Families Denton, TX
Paper 2010-12-01 Embracing Differences: Leveraging Cultural Literacy for Successful Inclusion and Learning Denver, CO
Paper 2010-11-01 Transforming Interactions: Crafting Collaborative Relationships with All Families La Jolla, CA
Poster 2010-10-01 Critical Dispositions for Transforming Challenging Interactions with Families Kansas City, MO
Paper 2010-10-01 Student Learning Improvement La Jolla, CA
Paper 2010-09-01 SOE SAC Assessment Workshop Sessions I & II National University, Spectrum
Paper 2010-08-01 Relationships & Stage Setting: The Role of Skilled Dialogue in Becoming a Passionate and Effective Teacher Kansas City, MO
Paper 2010-05-01 High Quality Preschools-Workforce Development Indicators of Excellence. Costa Mesa, CA
Paper 2010-04-01 Signature Assignments. La Jolla, CA
Paper 2010-02-01 Skilled Dialogue: Helping Teachers Support Dispositions towards Diverse Identities and Voices. Chicago, IL
Paper 2009-12-01 Skilled Dialogue in Early Childhood Mental Health: Expanding Quality in Infant Toddler Care Initiative. Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO
Paper 2009-10-01 Crafting Collaborative Inclusive Practice in Diverse EC Settings Albuquerque, NM
Paper 2009-08-01 Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Young Children and Families Milwaukee, WI
Paper 2009-06-01 Responding to Family Diversity: ECI Providers and Program Administrators San Marcos, CA
Paper 2009-05-01 Diversity in Early Intervention: Home and Site-based Dialogue San Marcos, CA
Paper 2009-04-01 Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Young Children and Families Chicago, IL
Poster 2009-02-01 Ensuring Responsive Instruction for Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Students with LD. Salt Lake City, UT
Paper 2008-11-01 Inclusive Settings: Using Skilled Dialogues with Families and Providers- Serving Linguistically, Culturally and Developmentally Diverse Children Dallas , TX
Poster 2008-11-01 Setting the Stage for Miracles: Open a Window of Possibility (POSTER). Dallas, TX
Paper 2008-10-01 Setting the Stage for Miracles: Challenging Behaviors and Skilled Dialogue Minneapolis, CA
Paper 2008-04-01 Transforming Educator's Interactions with Families. Austin, TX
Paper 2008-04-01 Mentoring Strategies for Early Childhood Coaches Denver, CO
Paper 2008-04-01 More than Cookies and Hugs: Grandparents Raising Young Grandchildren Long Beach, CA
Paper 2008-03-01 Students with LD: Cultural Literacy and Academic Performance Chicago, IL
Paper 2008-02-01 Skilled Dialogue-Setting the Stage: Acknowledging and Accessing Family Strengths Denton, TX
Paper 2008-02-01 Think Inclusively! Tapping Students Cultural Literacy to Increase Academic Performance San Diego, CA
Paper 2008-01-01 Leveraging Students Cultural Literacy to Address Challenging Behaviors Colorado Springs, CO
Paper 2007-12-01 Tips for Parents: Paraprofessional- Bridge or Barrier to IEP Accountability Seattle, WA
Paper 2007-11-01 Helping Teachers Advocate for Diverse Identities and Voices Chicago, IL
Paper 2007-11-01 Reframing Differences: Strategies for Respectful, Reciprocal & Responsive Interactions with Diverse Children & Families Victoria, Australia
Paper 2007-09-01 Skilled Dialogue in Family Health: A Tool for Honoring Diverse Identities, Voices and Connections. Cheyenne, WY
Paper 2007-02-01 Building on Student Strengths: Leveraging Cultural Literacy to Increase Academic Performance Irvine, CA
Paper 2007-02-01 Challenging Behaviors: A Bridge for the RSP Teacher San Francisco, CA
Paper 2006-12-01 Thinking in Threes: Skilled Dialogue Applications to Clinical Reasoning and Practice Albuquerque, NM
Paper 2006-11-01 Conflict and Mediation: Using Skillled Dialogue to Facilitate Positive Outcomes Across Differences Minneapolis, MN
Paper 2006-10-01 Is a Nonpublic School Setting Right for Your Child? Northridge, CA
Paper 2006-07-01 Skilled Dialogue and Challenging Behavior Houston, TX
Paper 2005-11-01 Strategies for Respect, Responsive Assessment & Instructional Strategies for Students with Special Needs. Salt Lake City, UT
Paper 2005-10-01 Challenging Behaviors: From Judgment to Respect, Reciprocity, and Responsiveness. Portland, OR
Paper 2005-06-01 No Culture Left Behind: Preparing Teachers to Leverage Cultural Literacy to Increase Children's Learning Skills San Antonio, TX
Paper 2005-04-01 Multicultural Summit: Chairs of Division Diversity Committees (Panelist) Salt Lake City, UT


  • Kramer, L.K., Barrera, I.. (2012). Using Skilled Dialogue to Transform Challenging Interactions: Part II- Strategies and Implementation.
  • Kramer, L.K., Barrera, I.. (2012). Using Skilled Dialogue to Transform Challenging Interactions: Part I- Target Qualities and Critical Dispositions.
  • Kramer, L.K., (2012). Relationships and Paradigm Shifts: Exploring Dispositions to Engender Loving. Joyful, Compassionate Partnerships with Parents. Council of Exceptional Children- Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series,
  • Kramer, L.K., Barrera, I. And Kramer, L.. (2017). Skilled dialogue: Authentic communication and collaboration across diverse perspectives.
  • Kramer, L.K., Barrera, I., Macpherson, D.. (2012). Skilled Dialogue: Strategies for responding to cultural diversity in early childhood, Second Edition..
Dr. Lucinda Kramer


Dr. Lucinda Kramer

Sanford College of Education

Special Education


University of New Mexico - PHD - Special Education