DENIA GUADALUPE BRADSHAW, ED.D., M.M.
I am an Educator, Researcher, and Musician.
As an educator and researcher, my praxis is human-centered. My guideposts include efforts to ongoingly examine and attempt to understand the vast multifaceted characteristics of various cultures and identities. Another guiding post, that being practicing from a lens of humility, is an acknowledgment of this life long continuation of lifelong learning. Lastly, I would like to integrate that knowledge as to how and why systems [and beliefs] dominate people's lives. As I continue to consult and research these areas in educational spaces, I aspire to be part of the movement of affecting change through purpose for equity.
NAVIGATING THESE WEBPAGES
The ABOUT part of this website includes a biography-style narrative describing how my approach and philosophy to education has been influenced and informed from my youth to present day.
In PUBLICATIONS, visitors can view a list of some of my public publications, among these include my capstone works when pursuing my advanced degrees.
Within MORE includes pages of my music professional journey, such as live and professional recorded audio recordings, YouTube videos of live performances, and a gallery of images of performances, etc. Here too, for those interested in lessons, can find my Studio Policy and forms to fill out indicating interest in private flute instruction.
Caring deeply about inclusion and accessibility, the ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT page exists to show my commitment to accessibility, along with, my own on-going professional learning as it relates to developing resources, materials, and websites that are accessible and inclusive of all and for all.
The UDL: RESOURCES AND INFORMATION portion of these pages serve as a resource to folks wanting to learn more about Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Whether folks have a firm understanding of UDL, or can serve as introductory material and resources around UDL - the purpose is for folks to further their knowledge, with hopes of getting involved with the flourishing UDL community.
Additionally, a BLOG I started can also be found in MORE. My intention is to bring that back to life and to continue to include my own key learnings and takeaways on a regular basis from my own development as a professional. #WorkInProgress
All that said, this website is very much a work in progress, and in the future, I would like to include more pages with content and resources on inclusive practices in higher education and impactful studies and research for professional learning, while not limited to including material and resources for music students, flutists, and music educators.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded