Gary Cheeseman

Associate Professor

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Delzell Education Center 115

Phone: (605) 677-6307

Email: Gary.Cheeseman@usd.edu

Bio:

Abenaki, Ojibwe, MicMac, Irish; father of six (6); Doctor of Education.


Teaching Interests:

American Indian Education, Social justice, Education.


Research Interests:

American Indian Education; story telling pedagogy, critical pedagogy


Education:

  • EDD, Education Doctorate, St Mary's University, Minneapolis, MN., 2008
  • MA, Masters of Science-Social Responsibility., St. Cloud State University, 1998
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, , St. Cloud State University, 1996
  • Associate of Arts, Certificate, Associate of Arts, Advertising., St. Cloud Technical College, , 1986

Grants:

  • LLEAP grant, Department of Education. Grant Role: Principal. (2010 - 2013)

Publications:

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  • Cheeseman, Gary W.. Cross-Cultural Experiential Learning Excursion: The Story of Awakening and Awareness: A Case Study, 36 my pages/ 13 publisher's pages. Vol. 6, Iss. 2. 1840 Industrial Drive, Suite 160, Libertyville, IL 60048, USA: Journal of Psychology Research/David Publishing, 2016.
  • Cheeseman, Gary. What Pre-service Education Students say about Critical Pedagogy and content: American Indian Boarding schools through a critical lens. In Journal, edited by Dr. Jamal Cooks, 30. Vol. 3, Iss. 1. Granite Falls, Minnesota: Journal of Scholastic Inquiry, 2014.
  • Cheeseman, Gary, and Gapp, Susan. Fifth Grade Voices Integrating Storytelling into Classroom Instruction: A Phenomenological Study, 20-34. Vol. 1, Iss. 3. Education Practice and Innovation, 2014. (DOI: 10.15764?EPI.2014.03004)
  • Cheeseman, Gary, and Gapp, Susan. Integrating Storytelling into the Mindset of Prospective Teachers of American Indian Students. Edited by Alan H. Jones and Heather L. Hazuka, 24 -32. Vol. 19, Iss. 4. San Francisco, CA: Multicultural Education/Caddo Gap Press, 2012.

Awards and Honors:

  • Nominated for National Indian Education Teaching Award - Declined, colleagues, 2017
  • Nominated For School of Education Teaching Award, School of Education, 2017
  • Nominated for the Belbas Larson Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • Nominated USD American Indian Student Teaching Award - Declined, USD American Indian Students, 2017
  • (Recipient) Champions of Inclusive Excellence Award President's Council on Diversity and Inclusiveness, President's Council on Diversity and Inclusiveness, 2015
  • Champions of Inclusive Excellence Award (Nominated) President's Council on Diversity and Inclusiveness, President's Council on Inclusive Excellence, 2015
  • Champions of Inclusive Excellence Award (Nominated), President's Council on Diversity and Inclusiveness, 2014
  • Nominated for Belbas - Larson award for excellence in teaching, University of South Dakota, 2014
  • Nominated for Belbas - Larson award for excellence in teaching, University of South Dakota, 2014
  • Most Outstanding Dissertation, St Mary's University, Minneapolis, MN., 2008
  • Bush Leadership Fellowship, Bush Foundation., Bush Foundation, Minneapolis, MN., 2006
  • Best Master Thesis, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN., 1998
  • St Cloud State University Minority Student of the Year., St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN., 1998
  • Excellence in Leadership Award., St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN., 1997

Presentations:

  • Cheeseman, Gary. Presented at the Center for Scholastic Inquiry 2018 International Academic Research Conference, Savannah Georgia. (April 2018)
  • Cheeseman, Gary. Culture. Presented at the Building Bridges, University of South Dakota. (May 2016)
  • Cheeseman, Gary W.. Cross-Cultural Experiential Learning Excursion: The story of Awakening and Awareness: A Case Study. Presented at the 14th Anual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. (January 02, 2016)
  • Cheeseman, Gary. Panel Discussion: Tiospaye Functions within a Larger Community. Presented at the 40th Annual National Conference on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas: Bridling Rural and Frontier Areas, Vermillion. (July 15, 2015)
  • Cheeseman, Gary. A Journey of Social Consciousness: Native American Culture and Experiences. Presented at the NCORE Conference, Washington DC. (May 15, 2015)
  • Cheeseman, Gary. Need for critical pedagogy.. Presented at the Center for Scholastic Inquiry , Chaska, Minnesota. (October 2, 2014)
  • Gapp, Susan, Cheeseman, Gary. Integrating Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the K-12 Classrooms. Presented at the Exploring the World of Literacy 2013: Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers 57th Annual Conference, Dallas, TX. (November 1, 2013)
  • Cheeseman, Gary, Gapp, Susan. Utilizing Story Telling as Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educator's 2013 Summer Conference, Washington DC. (August 5, 2013)
  • Cheeseman, Gary, Gapp, Susan. The Story of Story Telling: Starting the Conversation about Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. Presented at the NIEA 42nd Annual Convention: Building Alliances to Strengthen Native Education Values, Albuquerque, NM. (October 28, 2011)
  • Cheeseman, Gary, Gapp, Susan. The Story of Story Telling: Starting the Conversation about Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. Presented at the 2011 ATE Summer Conference- Creating a Global Community of Leaners: Guiding the Future of Education, Philadelphia, PN. (August 8, 2011)
  • Zalud, Garreth, Gapp, Susan, Cheeseman, Gary, Collins, Mary. Examining Books and Developing Orientations from a Culturally Sensitive Perspective. Presented at the 7th International Reading Recovery Institute, London. (July 2010)