Dr. Hirano published “E-pal Exchanges: A Way to Connect Preservice Teachers and English Language Learners” in the Oregon Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ORTESOL) Journal with undergraduate co-authors Anne Patton and Anna Rose Garrett.
Dr. Kurz co-presented “Understanding Faculty Concerns and the Change Process Resulting from Adoption of a High-Stakes Performance Assessment” at the American Educational Research Association annual conference in San Antonio, Texas on April 27, 2017.
Dr. Kurz is also part of a research group that is examining the impact of edTPA as a requirement for teacher certification and educator preparation programs. edTPA is a performance-based, subject-specific assessment and support system used by teacher preparation programs throughout the United States to emphasize, measure and support the skills and knowledge that all teachers need from Day 1 in the classroom
Dr. Clement recently installed a new chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society for educators, at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala. She gave the keynote address at the ceremony, “What KDP Means for Teachers.”
She also published two articles with the National Education Association in March, “Tips to Get Your Education Résumé to Float to the Top” and “How to Prepare for Specialist Positions.”
From day one, Berry challenged Amanda Dean (16C) to become a better scholar, educator and innovator. A dual math and education major, she knows about hard work and solving tough problems.