Dawn Quigley

Assistant Professor



K-12 Literacy
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2006

Middle School Endorsement (Math)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001

Middle School Endorsement (English Language Arts)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001

Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1999

Other, K-6 Elementary Education
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996

Bachelor of Arts, English
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1993

St. Catherine University. (2015). Denny Prize for Distinction in Writing (Creative Award for my poetry collection "We are all Connected"). The Denny Prize is an annual St. Catherine's faculty/staff prize for distinction in writing with two awards: Creative and Nonfiction. Award winners are recognized in a public reception in spring and read selections from their prize-winning work.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. (2015). Finalist: Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship (The Graduate School of the University of Minnesota) The DOVE Fellowship seeks to promote a diversity of views, experiences, and ideas in the pursuit of research, scholarship, and creative excellence. This diversity is promoted through the recruitment and support of academically excellent students with diverse ethnic, racial, economic, and educational backgrounds and experiences.

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University, 2014–Present

Director, Indian Education ISD 831, 2011–2015

Teacher: 7-9th grade Reading; 9th grade English, Forest Lake Public Schools, 2007–2014

Teacher: 2nd and 8th grade, North Brach Public Schools, 2004–2007

Teacher: Kindergarten, 1st and 8th grade, Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), Minneapolis Public Schools, 1996–2004

Quigley, D. (2015). "Including Native American literature into the MN K-12 classroom: Evaluating texts; finding authentic voices in resources, balancing genres and interpreting Native Literature ELA content standards." Minnesota Council of Teachers of English (MCTE)

Quigley, D. (2015). "Using Authentic Voice in Using Native American Literature." TLN: Teaching Learning Network