Research Interests



Selected Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Curtis, C. K. (1996).  Social studies for students with mild disabilities.  In C. Warger & M.
    Pugach (Eds.), Curriculum trends, special education and reform:  Refocusing the
    conversation.  New York:  Teachers College Press, pp. 123-133.
  • Curtis, C. K. & Shaver, J. P. (1996).  Social studies and students with disabilities.  In B. G.
    Massialas & R. F. Allen (Eds.), Crucial issues in teaching social studies, K—12.  Belmont,
    CA: Wadsworth Publishing.

Conference Papers (Invited)

  • Curtis, C. K.  Another look at the early research on the DARE Core Curriculum.  DARE Update
    and Evaluation Meeting. RCMP Headquarters, Ottawa, October 29, 2008.

  • Curtis, C. K. Teaching DARE:  Comments from Parents, Teachers, and Students.  RCMP Drug
    Awareness Workshop, Courtney, British Columbia, June 8, 2000.

  • Curtis, C. K. Report on the West Vancouver 1999 DARE Study.  BC Association of Chiefs of
    Police, Campbell River, June 7, 2000.

Community Work

  • Member, Resource Advisory Committee, Courtlink Auto Crime Prevention Program, Law Courts Education Society of British Columbia, 2001-2002.
  • Member, RCMP DARE Evaluation Committee, 2003-2004. Additional *For the first five years after I retired I edited manuscripts (English) for Japanese ornithologists and the Japanese Journal of Ornithology.
  • Participated in two television programs for the West Vancouver Police Department. *Wrote two columns on the DARE program for the North Shore News.