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Crystal Shelby-Caffey

Crystal Shelby-Caffey, Associate Professor

Elementary Education

Dr. Crystal Shelby-Caffey is an associate professor of Language, Literacies, and Culture. She teaches literacy courses within the Teacher Education Program as well as courses in the Language, Literacies, and Culture graduate programs. She has taught a range of elementary grade students within the Chicago Public School system and, most recently taught 4th grade in the Carbondale Elementary District No. 95.

With varied interests within the field, Crystal’s research centers on new literacies (the intersection between literacy and technology), two-way immersion programs/bilingual education, culturally responsive teaching, issues concerning access to education, and teachers’ use of technology. In addition, she has developed an interest in flipped learning/flipped classroom.

Crystal Shelby-Caffey

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