Unit Accreditation

Unit Presentations

Jacki Anderson

Anderson, J. (December 2010) Getting Through a Doctoral Program: Establishing a Professional Identity.  35th Annual TASH Conference, Denver CO.

Anderson, J., Dymond, S. & Copeland, S. (December 2010) Doctorate to Professor: “Service” to Support Personnel Preparation. 35th Annual TASH Conference, Denver CO.

Anderson, J. (March 2010) Capacity Building: Strategies for Developing both the Values Base and the Skills Needed by Support Staff to Effectively Implement Positive Behavior Supports. TASH Webinar, Supporting Adults with Challenging Behavior in Community Settings.

Scheuermann, B., Anderson, J. & Brown, F. (March 2010) PBS Standards of Practice: Individual, Survey Results. 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, St. Louis, MO.

Anderson, J., Halvorsen, A., Sawchuck, C. & Rodriguez, J. (December 2009) Maintaining Excellence in Teacher Preparation to Promote Effective Inclusive Education: Dual Credentials. 34th Annual TASH Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brown, F., Anderson, J., Oliva, C., Bambera, L. & Amos, P. (December 2009) The State of Aversive Interventions: Organized and Organizational Responses. 34th Annual TASH Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Halvorsen, a., Anderson, J. & Kennedy, M. (March 2009) Maintaining  Excellence in Teacher Preparation of Education  Specialists  in a Climate of Diminished Expectations. 27th Annual CAL-TASH conference. Manhatten Beach, CA.

Engel, M., Lospennato, R., Anderson, J. & Eber, L (December 2008) The Impact of & Solutions to Schools’ Failure to Appropriately Address Disability-Related Behavior. National Conference Call Series: Dignity in Schools Campaign

Anderson, J. (March 2008) Best Practices in Positive Behavior Support.

26th Annual CAL-TASH conference. Burlingame, CA

Anderson, J., Smetana, L., & Hosmer, A. (December 2007).  A Dual Credential Program: Preparing general and special education teachers for inclusive education.  32nd Annual TASH Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brown, F., Anderson, J., & Agran, M. (December 2007).  Publishing in refereed journals.  32nd Annual TASH Conference, Seattle, WA.

Smith, A., Gruber, B., Jorgensen, C., Ryndak, D., Kozleski, E., & Anderson, J. (July 2007).  Standards for inclusive education: Access, participation and progress in the general education curriculum in the least restrictive environment for students with severe disabilities.  2007 OSEP Project Directors' Conference, Washington, D.C.

Anderson, J., Brown, F., Carr, E., & Scheuermann, B. (March 2007).  PBS standards of practice: Individual level.  4th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Boston, M.A.

Anderson, J. L., Shepard, S., & Perez, J. (March 2006).  Individual positive behavior support in inclusive setting across the lifespan.  3rd International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Reno, N.V. 

Moore, M. A., & Anderson, J. (March 2006). PRTC on positive behavior support state trainer networking. 3rd International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Reno, N.V. 

Zarconne, J., Anderson, J. L., Ben Chaabone, D., & Riffel, L.. (March 2006). Training and curriculum in positive behavior support. 3rd International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Reno, NV. 

Anderson, J. L., Smetana, L., Halvorsen, A., & Herrold, A. (February 2006). Preparing teachers to work in inclusive schools. 24th Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Burlingame, CA.

Brown, F., Anderson, J., Bambara, L., & Oppenden, D. (November 2005). Instructional strategies for students on the autism spectrum: Demystifying the mystery. 30th Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Anderson, J. L. (March 2005).  Inclusive education and school-wide positive behavior supports: Schools reform to support all students.  2nd International Positive Behavior Support Conference, Tampa, FL.

Anderson, J. L. (February 2004).  Developing function-based positive behavior supports.  22nd Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Oakland, CA.

Anderson, J. L. (October 2004).  Supporting individuals with problem behavior in inclusive settings.  18th Annual Supported Life Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Anderson, J., (December 2003) Invited keynote: School-wide supports for inclusive education: Restructuring for effectiveness.  Re-imagining practice: Researching change.  1st international conference on Cognition, Language and Special Education. (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Anderson, J., & Shepard, S. (March 2003). Positive behavior supports across the lifespan 1st International conference on Positive Behavior Support, Orlando, FL.

Halvorsen, A. T., & Anderson, J. L. (March 2001).  Inclusive schooling: School and district-level partnerships for systems change.  56th Annual ASCD Conference, Boston, MA.

Anderson, J. L., & Halvorsen, A. T. (December 2000).  Collaborative outreach and mentoring support to increase diversity of teacher candidates.  25th Annual TASH Conference, Miami, FL. 

Anderson, J., & Kincaid, D. (December 2000).  Team training for positive behavioral support:  Descriptions at state and local levels.  25th Annual TASH Conference, Miami, FL. 

Anderson, J. L., & Albin, R. W. (May 2000).  National network of state teams for positive behavioral support.  Partnerships in Positive Behavioral Support Conference, Tampa, FL.

Halvorsen, A. T., & Anderson, J. L. (December 1999).  Expanding inclusive schooling: Activities and partnerships for systemic change.  24th Annual TASH Conference, Chicago, IL.

Gee, K., Goetz, L., Anderson, J. L., & Thompson, B. (December 1998).  It is either/or?  No!  "Systematic" and "inclusive" go together.  23rd Annual TASH Conference, Seattle, WA.

Anderson, J. L. (September 1998).  Role of the IEP team in providing positive behavioral supports.  U. S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSERS) IDEA Institute, IEP: Tools for Success in Education and Beyond, Los Angeles, CA.

Halvorsen, A. T.  (Chair), Neary, T., Anderson, J., Gentzel, M., Mentink, D., Galloway, C., & Lipton, D. (October, 1997) - Californians for Inclusive Schools:  How you can make a difference.  Supported Life Statewide Annual Conference.  Sacramento, CA.

Schrup, M., Anderson, J., & Falvey, M. (April 1997).  New CTC special education standards.  15th Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Oakland, CA.


Jeanette Bicais

Let's Talk: Language brokering to learn classroom practices., March 26, 2008, New York, American Educational Research Association

Children Talking, Writing and Talking'It's Really About the Talk., April 6, 2007, Chicago, American Educational Research Association

Peer and home culture as a toolkit for English Learners' Language and Literacy Development., April 7, 2006, San Francisco, American Educational Research Association

What's culture got to do with it?: Language and literacy development in sociocultural contexts., May 15, 2005, San Francisco, Language Minority Research Institute

Peer Talk: Opportunities for English Learners to Participate in School Writing Practices, April 11, 2005, Montreal, American Educational Research Association

Examining the Development of Beginning Teachers' Micropolitical Literacy within Professional Inquiry Communities, April 6, 2005, Montreal, American Educational Research Association

Li-Ling Chen

Chen, L. & Pakter, A. (2012).  Texting for Increasing Parental Involvement and Student Performance.  Paper presented in the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education.  by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 9-12.

Chen, L. (2012). Integrating iPad in a Special Education Class: A Case Study. Paper presented in the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education.  by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 9-12.

Chen, L. (2011). Enhancing Special Needs Student’s Learning with iPad. Paper will be presented in the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education.  by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 18-21.

Chen, L. (2011).  Life Skill Development for Women with Domestic Violence. Paper will be presented in the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education.  by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 18-21.

Lin, M., Lu, M., Chen, L., Farris, D. Reiss, N. & Huang, P.  (2010).  Transition to Teaching Online While Facing Furlough and Limited Support. Paper presented at Merlot/Sloan annual conference, San Jose, CA, July 23-24.

Chen, L. (2010).  Teaching Language Arts in Second Life. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Toronto, Canada, June 25-28.

Chen, L. (2010).  Technology as a Follow-up Tool: An Effective Professional Development Model. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Toronto, Canada, June 25-28.

Chen, L., Goldstein, C. B. & Serna, C. (2009), Education panel presentation at Northern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education by California Institute of Integral Studies, Nov. 7, Santa Cruz, CA.

Chen, L. (2009). Technology as a Follow-up Tool: An Effective Professional Development Model Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Honolulu, HI, USA, June 22-26, 2009.

Chen, L. (2009). Handheld Learning: A Case Study. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Honolulu, HI, USA, June 22-26, 2009.

Chen, L. (2008). E-District: From Academic Crisis to Continuous Improvement. Paper presented in the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education.  by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 17-21.

Chen, L. & Epperson, C. (2008). Enhancing Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Students’ Learning with a Learning Management System (LMS).  Paper presented on World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthy Care, & Higher Education, by AACE. Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 17-21.

Chen, L. (2008). Podcast for Teaching.  Workshop presented at the annual conference of California State University at East Bay, “Back to the Bay,”  Hayward, CA.  September 18-19.

Chen, L. (2007). Portable Learning with Podcasting.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaham, CA, October 23-27. 

Shih, M. Lu, M., Leh, A., Chen, L. & Tu, C. (2007). Succeed in Higher Education: Opportunities, Challenges, and Leveraging for Alternative Scholarship for the International Faculty.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaham, CA, October 23-27.

Chen, L. (2007). Interactive White Board. Paper presented in the World Conference of Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications (Ed-Media) by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).  Vancouver, BC, June 27-30.

Chen, L. (2007). Podcast for Graduate Learning. Paper presented in the World Conference of Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications (Ed-Media) by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).  Vancouver, BC, June 27-30.

Chen. L. (2006). Hybrid or Pure: Students’ Learning Styles and Online Instructional Formats.  Paper presented at the Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) conference, Fresno, CA, Mar.24.

Chen. L. (2006). Student Learning styles and Online Instruction.  Paper presented at the 24th Annual International Conference on Teaching, Reading, and Learning Difficulties (TRLD), San Francisco, CA. Jan. 29-31.

Chen, L. (2005). Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Weblogs.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Orlando, FL, October 19-22.

Chen, L. (2005).  An Innovative Technology Project: the eBus Mobile Computing Program.   Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), Philadelphia, NJ, June 27-30.

Chen, L. (2005).  PowerPoint + Flash = Fascinating Presentation.  Workshop presented at Computer Using Educators (CUE) annual conference, Palm Spring, CA March 10-12.

Chen, L. (2004). Technology Education for All People: the eBus Mobile Computing Program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Chicago, IL, October 19-23.

Chen, L. & Iris, C. (2004). Interactive TV: An Effective Instructional Mode for Adult Learners.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT. Chicago, IL,  October 19-23.

Chen, L. (2004). Partnership with E-coaching to enhance students’ learning.  Paper presented at Syllabus 11th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 18-22.

Chen, L. (2004). Applying desktop recording software for meaningful staff development.  Workshop presented at Syllabus 11th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 18-22.

Chen, L. (2004). Creating meaningful Web-based Animated Materials via Flash MX. Workshop presented at Computer Using Educators (CUE) annual conference, Palm Spring, CA Mar. 18-20.

Chen. L. (2004). An Introduction to Flash MX.  Workshop presented at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Teaching, Reading, and Learning Difficulties (TRLD), Jan. 29-31.

Chen, L. & Aramaki, S. (2004). The Solution for Redundant Multimedia Information of ESL Program for Children.  Paper presented at 22nd Annual Conference of TRLD, San Francisco, CA. Jan. 29-31.

Chen, L. (2003).  Enhancing Teaching with Web-streamed Video.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaheim, CA.  October 22-25.

Chen, L. & Balaian, J. (2003).  Integrating State Standards with a Technology Problem-Based Approach.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaheim, CA.  October 22-25.

Miller, M., Lu, M., & Chen, L. (2003).  Applying Reflective Learning In a College Level Computer Survey Course to Reduce Computer Anxiety: Results and Effective Strategies.    Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaheim, CA.  October 22-25.

Shih, M., Chen, L., et al. (2003).  Opportunities and Challenges for International Faculty in American Higher Education: Effective Strategies for Tenure Promotion.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaheim, CA.  October 22-25.

Lu, M. & Chen, L. (2003).  Useful Resources in Teaching Computer Literacy and Software Evaluation to Teacher Education Students: Exemplary Students Projects and Practical Strategies.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Anaheim, CA.  October 22-25.

Chen, L. (2003).  An Introduction to Flash MX.  Workshop presented at the annual meeting of National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), Seattle, WA, June 30 - July 2.

Chen, L. (2003).    Enhancing Online Teaching with Web Stream Video.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of NECC, Seattle, WA, June 30 - July 2.

Chen, L. (2003).  Technology to Make Presentations More Interesting.  Workshop presented to local high school students at Day of the Teacher conference held by Urban Teacher Academy.  April 10, 2003.

Chen, L. (2002).  Students’ Learning Styles and Collaboration in Project-based learning of Web Page Development.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Dallas, TX.  November 11-14.

Lu, M. Y. & Chen, L. (2002).  Instructional Material/Idea Exchange: What Do You Use in Your Production Classes?  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Dallas, TX.  November 11-14.

Chen, L. (2001).  Culture and Internet Technology in Education.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Atlanta, GE.  November 7-10.

Chen, L. (2001).  Learning With LEGO Robotics.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Atlanta, GE.  November 7-10.

Tu, C., Chen, L., Lee, D., Leh, A., Lu, M. (2001).  Developing a Competitive Edge in an Academic Job Search.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Atlanta, GE.  November 7-10.

Chen, L., Boys, D., & Worch, E. (2001).  Learning with LEGO Robotics.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of NECC, Chicago, IL, June 25-27.

Chen, L. (2001).  Learning through LEGO Robotics.  Projected presented at the annual meeting of Michigan Association for Computer-related Technology Users in Learning (MACUL).  Detroit, MI.  March 15-16.

Rubio, R., Hoffman, E., Simon, G., Chen, L. & Copeland, N. (2001).  The Michigan Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching with Technology.  Project presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Detroit, MI.  March 15-16.

Hoffman, E., Chen, L., Simon, G., Chen, L. & Rubio, R., (2001).  Creating Professional Portfolios: Practical Tips from COATT.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL. Detroit, MI. Mar. 15-16.

Rosario, J., Popkewitz, T., Chen, L., Gover, M. & Franklin, B. (2000).  Curriculum Policy and the Live Culture of the Classrooms: The Case of Educational Technology.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA).  New Orleans, LA.  April 24-28.

Chen, L. (2000).  Enhancing Your Web Pages with PowerPoint Presentation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Grand Rapid, MI.  March 9-10.

Chen, L. (2000).  The Web, Urban Teachers, and Rich Curricular Environment.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Long Beach, CA.  February 16-20.

Chen, L. (1999).  Teleteaching: Strategies & Application.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Detroit, MI.  March 11-12.

Chen, L. (1999).  How Can the World Wide Web Assist urban Teachers in Building a Rich Curricular and Pedagogical Environment.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Detroit, MI.  Mar.11-12.

Chen, L., Fulcher, K. Berman, M., & Tubbs, P (1999).  Teaching Preservice Teachers with the Web: Skills and Strategies.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Detroit, MI.  March 11-12.

Chen, L. (1999).  Authoring Considerations in Designing a Hypermedia Language Program.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Houston, TX.  February 10-14.

Chen, L. (1998).  Web-based Exam: Development & Implementation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  Houston, TX.  February 10-14.

Chen, L. (1998).  Web-based Testing: Design and Development.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Grand Rapids, MI.  March 12-13.

Chen, L. & Miller, M. (1998).  Empowering Preservice Teachers as Multimedia Developers.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of MACUL.  Grand Rapids, MI.  March 12-13, 1998.

Chen, L. (1998).  Web-based Distance Instruction: Designs and Implications of a Cybercourse model.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of AECT.  St. Lious, MS.  February 18-22. 

Chen, L. (1997).  Weaving Usenet into Curriculum.  Paper presented at the 1997 annual meeting of  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters.  Grand Rapids, MI.  March 21-22.

Chen, L. (1997).  Comparison of Distant Delivery Systems with Pedagogical Considerations.  Paper presented at the 1997 annual meeting of Texas Computing Education Association (TCEA).  Austin, TX.  February 4-7.

Chen, L. (1996).  Effects of Learners' Language Backgrounds and Computer Graphics Display Strategies in a Hypermedia Learning Environment.  Paper presented at the 3rd annual meeting of Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC).  Birmingham, AL.  October 5-7.

Chen, L. (1996). Digital Multimedia Instruction: A HyperCard Example. Paper presented at the 10th Annual International Conference of the USA-SINO Teacher Education Consortium. Washington, D. C. April 27-30.


Wendy Cheng

Bridging the Divide between Primary Care and Specialty Mental Health for Chinese American Patients., August 14, 2008, Boston, MA., Asian American Psychological Association

Michelle Collay

Collay, M., Lee, G., & Winkelman, P. (2011) Building a social justice pedagogy

Collay, M., Winkelman, P., & Lee, G. (2011) Women leaders of color describe the power of collaborative teams

Lee, G., Collay, M., & Winkelman, P. (2011) Interpretations of leadership: Situating agency within organizational perspectives

Lee, G., Winkelman, P., & Collay, M. (2011) How leaders conceptualize and use data in collaborative inquiry: What counts?

Winkelman, P., Collay, M., & Lee, G. (2011) Collaborative inquiry for equity: What is the leader's role?

Papers accepted for presentation at the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, April.

Collay, M. (2010) Leading from the classroom to the boardroom. Paper presented at the New Zealand Association for Research in Education, Auckland, NZ, December.

Collay, M. & Lopez, J. (2009) Leading For learning: Scholar-practitioners use social justice principles to guide research.

Lopez, J. & Collay, M. (2009) Using social justice principles as a foundation for educational leadership doctoral education. Presented in the Symposium: The New California State University Ed.D. Programs in Educational Leadership: Continuity or Change?

Papers presented at the University Professors of Educational Administration Conference, November, San Diego.

Collay, M., Winkelman, P., & Garcia, R. (2009) Transformational leadership pedagogy: Implementing equity plans in urban schools.

Winkelman, P., Collay, M., & Storms, B. (2009) Inquiry as pedagogy: Preparing aspiring administrators to lead for equity.

Collay, M. (2009) Leadership identity development of women of color.

Papers presented at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meetings, San Diego, April.

Collay, M. (2008) Transformational learning curriculum for the development of teacher leaders. Paper presented at the AERA SIG: Research on Women and Education, Washington, D.C., November.

Cooper, J. & Collay, M. (2007) Self-Authorship and women’s perspectives on leadership.

Collay, M & Cooper, J. (2007) Developing teacher leaders by fostering self-authorship.

Collay, M. (2007) Retracing the roots of educating for equity: Teachers restory their life histories as leadership.

Papers presented at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meetings, Chicago, IL, April.

Harris, C., McCormick, T., & Collay, M. (2006) Standards for gender equity and education: Fostering caring, inclusive, and empowering learning communities.  Chapter outline presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meetings, San Francisco, April.

Collay, M. (2005) Every teacher a leader: Teachers’ perspectives on leadership. Presented at the Special Interest Group: Research on Women and Education, Dayton, OH, October. 

Collay, M. Teacher leadership teams: Choice, challenge and change. (2004)   Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual meetings, San Diego, CA, April.

Collay, M. Birth, Gestation & Rebirth: Intellectual Development of Academic Women.  (2001) Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meetings.  Seattle, WA.  April.

Collay, M. Composing a life and achieving tenure: Women and minorities advise their peers. (2000) Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meetings. New Orleans, LA, April.

Collay, M. Balancing work and family. (1999) Presented at the Special Interest Group: Research on Women and Education.  Long Island, NY, October.

Collay, M., Gehrig, S., Lesniak, V., & Mayer, C. (1999) Academic stories lives tell: Four women on academic pilgrimage.  Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meetings. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA, April.

Gehrig, S.  & Collay, M.  Breaking silence: Claiming a language to transform self and classroom. (1997) Presented at the Special Interest Group: Research on Women and Education.  Ames, IA, November.

Collay, M. & Swanson, B. (1997) New faculty roles and responsibilities: Rethinking our work as leaders.  Presented at the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education annual meetings, Phoenix, AZ, February.

Collay, M. & Dunlap, D. (1996) Organizational development of an institution in transition: Two ducks fly east; and Collay, M. & Gagnon, G. (1996) Being fascia:  A metaphor for facilitating learning communities.  Presented at the Organizational Development Conference and Celebration Honoring Dick Schmuck, Eugene, OR September.

Gagnon, G. & Collay, M. (1996) The constructivist learning design. Presented at the Second Annual Qualitative Research Conference, St. Paul, MN, June.

Collay, M. (1996) NBPTS and the portfolio: Teachers assess their practice.

Collay, M. & Dunlap, D. (1996) The art of diplomacy: University perspectives on partnership.

Collay, M., Gagnon, G. & Enloe, W. (1996) Facilitating diverse communities of adult learners: The making of three facilitators.  Presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's annual meetings, Chicago, February.

Cooper, J.E., Collay, M. & Day, R.R. (1995) Constructing the professional self through metaphor:  Perspectives across three education contexts.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Orlando, November.   

Collay, M. & Gagnon, G. (1995) Personal is professional: Reflections on the profession of teaching.  Presented at the Seventh Bi-annual conference of the International Study Association of Teacher Thinking, St. Catherine's, Ontario, CANADA. August.

Collay, M. (1995) The constructivist leader: The teacher’s perspective.  Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual meetings, New Orleans, April.

Collay, M. (1993) Women find intellectual fulfillment in teaching.  Presented at the AERA SIG Research on Women in Education.  Toledo, OH, October.

Collay, M. (1993) Recherche: Teacher life histories.  Presented at the Spencer Hall Invitational Conference, University of Western Ontario, November.

Collay, M. (1993) Feminist perspectives on teaching: Mid-career teachers redefine the profession.  Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual meetings, April.

Collay, M. (1992) The new teacher as a catalyst for restructuring schools.  Presented at the American Educational Research Association's annual meetings, San Francisco, April.

Ford-Slack, PJ., Rains, F. & Collay, M. (1992)  Reader's Theatre: The Vampire Chronicles.  Presented at American Educational Research Association SIG Research on Women in Education, State College, PA  October.

Collay, M. (1991) New teachers reflect on their socialization in rural schools.  Presented at the National Rural Education Association, Jackson, MS, October.

Collay, M. (1990)  Microteaching revisited: Through the lookingglass and what Alice found there.  Symposium presented at the American Educational Research Association's annual meetings, Chicago, April.

Collay, M. (1990) Feminist perspectives on leadership: Facilitating the learning of others.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association's SIG Research on Women in Education, Milwaukee, November.

Collay, M. (1990)  Am I a student or a teacher? Early field experiences in secondary education.  Symposium presented at the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association's annual meetings, Greeley, CO October.

Collay, M. (1990) Power and involvement in the supervisory triad.  In a symposium entitled: Cross-Disciplinary Exchange: Power and Involvement in the Learning Alliance.  Presented at the American Educational Research Association's annual meetings, Boston, April.

Collay, M. (1990) Colleagues, cohorts, and curriculum: The role of evaluation in the process of teacher education reform and Holistic innovations: Planning and implementing a pilot curriculum.  Papers presented at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education's annual meetings, Chicago, February.

Ford-Slack, PJ., Rains, F. & Collay, M. (1989) Readers' Theatre: Self, voice, and mind  Bergamo Conference sponsored by the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Dayton, Ohio, October.

Collay, M. (1989) Diverse contexts in teaching and learning: Implications for student teaching programs and How does researcher questioning technique influence participant response in qualitative research?  Papers presented at the American Educational Research Association's annual meetings, San Francisco, March.

Dunlap, D., Carroll, B., & Collay, M. (1988) Symposium on Supervision.  International Council of Education for Teaching.  Sydney, Australia, July.

Collay, M, & Slack, PJ.  (1987) The other side of silence: Making our voices heard.  American Educational Research Association SIG: Research on Women in Education. Portland, November.

Collay, M. (1987) The Resident Teacher Program: An induction year model. Mid-west Educational Research Association annual meetings, Chicago, October.

“Teacher leadership from the classroom to the boardroom.” Roundtable presented at the New Zealand Association of Research in Education. Auckland, New Zealand, December, 2010.

“Using diversity to improve instruction in the college classroom.” With Peg Winkelman. Workshop presented at the 13th Annual 13th CSU Symposium for University Teaching, CSU San Bernardino, April, 2010, San Bernardino, CA.

“Principal’s Institute.” Led week-long residential institute for principals from Catholic Schools, May 11-16, 2009, Alphonso, Cavite, Philippines.

“Using applied research to support scholar-practitioners in school leadership.” with Peg Winkelman. Workshop presented at the 12th CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, San Luis Obispo, May, 2009.

“Developing leadership identity through critical reflection: A case study” with Sandra Gonzalez.: Strengthening our schools from the inside: A research and justice symposium. Research conference at CSU East Bay, February, 2009.

“Steppingstones to becoming a researcher of women AND education.” Panel of Past SIG: RWE Chairs, Annual Research on Women and Education Conference, Washington, D.C., November, 2008.

“Professional balance for today’s recreation professional.” With Chris Chamberlain. CPRS Region III, Fall Institute, Pleasant Hill, CA, October, 2008.
“Reflecting department vision in assessments: Collaboration to design and align signature assignments. With Peg Winkelman, The National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. San Diego, CA, August, 2008.

“Principal’s Circle of the Philippines.” Co-led 3 day Institute with George Gagnon & Willie Santamaria, July 2, 3, & 4, 2008, Malate, Manila, Philippines.

“Responding to accreditation demands with integrity: How one department is developing formative assessments.” with Peg Winkelman. California Association of Professors of Educational Administration, Millbrae, CA, March, 2008

“Using critical reflections to support new teacher development.” With Alice Wagner and Betsy Saldinger. Workshop presented at the 10th Annual New Teacher Center Symposium, San Jose, February, 2008.

“The courage of our convictions: Managing competing demands on faculty” with Joanne Cooper.

“Designing for learning: The art of teaching” with George W. Gagnon, Jr.

Peer reviewed workshops presented at the Hawaii international conference on arts and humanities, Honolulu, HI, January, 2007.

“Creating Equity-centered Professional Learning Communities” with Mark Salinas.  Presented at LEAD Preliminary Administrative Services credential cohort, April, 2005, 2006.

 “Expanding Notions of Teacher Leadership.”  California Association of Professors of Educational Administration, Sacramento, March, 2006.

“Constructivist Learning Design” with George Gagnon.  New Teacher Center conference, San Jose, February, 2005.

“Creating Equity-centered Professional Learning Communities” with Mark Salinas.  Presented at the Coalition for Essential Schools Fall Forum, San Francisco, CA November, 2004

“Creating Equity-centered Professional Learning Communities” with Mark Salinas.  Presented at the Small Schools Symposium, Oakland, CA March, 2004

“Learning Circles for Professional Development,” with George Gagnon, ASCD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2003.

“Group mentoring in learning circles,” with George Gagnon.  The 5th and 6th Annual Symposium on Teacher Induction, San Jose, February 2003 & February 2004.

“Leading for Equity”, with team from BayCES.  Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum, Washington DC, Fall 2002

“Tenure in the sacred grove: A handbook for women and minorities.”  Presentation at the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, April, 2002.

“Learning Circles and Designing for Learning, with George Gagnon.   National Council for Staff Development Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, December, 2001

“Gestation, Birth, and Rebirth: Intellectual Development of Academic Women.” American Educational Research Association SIG: Research on Women in Education, San Antonio, November, 2000.

“Tenure in the Sacred Grove: Issues and Strategies for Women and Minority Faculty.”  Mini-course co-presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.  April, 2000.

“Composing a life: Balancing work and family.” Presented for the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Women’s Center, Pacific Lutheran University.  February, 2000.

“Submitting a Proposal for Conference Presentation” for doctoral students at the University of Washington, April, 1999.

“Academic stories lives tell: Four women on academic pilgrimage.”  Collay, M. & Mayer, C., presenters.  Gehrig, S., & Lesniak, V., co-authors.  Interactive presentation at the AERA Special Interest Group: Research on Women and Education, E. Lansing, MI  October, 1998.

"Developing Teacher Portfolios for Goals 2000” with George W. Gagnon.  Three half-day workshops at the Bug o nay ge shig School, Cass Lake, MN. Spring, 1998.

“Portfolio Assessment” Course for Minneapolis Public School primary teachers.  10 hours each year, Spring 1997 & Spring 1998.

"Teachers and Technology" with George W. Gagnon.  Full-day workshop for Neveln Elementary staff planning a technology adoption, December, 1996.

"Teachers leading: New metaphors for the profession."  American Educational Research Association SIG: Research on Women in Education, November, 1995.

"Reconceptualizing teaching as leadership: Metaphors we teach by."  Women Learning, Women Leading, Women in Action:  A conference on Women and Leadership, Minneapolis, MN, October, 1995.

"Women’s leadership in education: Third annual grand conversation."  Interactive session at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meetings, San Francisco, CA, April, 1995.

Panel Presenter for “Schools and Human Services: Joining Forces for Children & Families.” April, 1994.

"Both sides now: Mentorship from both perspectives." Course in St. Paul Schools, Spring, 1994.

"The Grand Conversation II." Women Leading in Education.  Vampire Chronicles.  Presentations at the American Educational Research Association, April, 1994, SIG, November, 1993.

"Mentorship in the context of staff development."  Regional conference for staff development, St. Cloud, MN, March, 1993.

"The Grand Conversation." Women Leading in Education.  Presentation at the American Educational Research Association SIG, Research on Women in Education, November, 1992.

"Rethinking Leadership."  International Women's Conference, St. Paul, MN, March, 1992.

"Developing Music Curriculum for Children."   School of Art and Music, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt, Summer, 1991.

"New Teachers in Rural Schools."  NDEA Teacher's Convention, Minot, ND, October, 1990.

"Separating the Chaff from the Grain."  Follow up workshop for Dr. Madeline Hunter's "Taking Research on Teaching into the 1990's."  Grand Forks, ND, May, 1990.

"The First Women in Higher Education."  Address for the Department of Home Economics, University of North Dakota, Commencement Ceremony, April, 1990.

"Entering the Profession of Teaching."  University of Oregon's Resident Teacher Program summer orientation, Eugene, August, 1989.

"Microteaching Revisited." Action in Teacher Education Regional Conference, Tacoma, Washington, August, 1989.

"The Language of Teaching.” University of North Dakota Professional Development Project, Walsh-Pembina Counties, January, 1989.


Randi S Cowdery

National Bereavement Teleconference., March 1, 2007, Vitas Hospice, Fremont, CA, Invited Onsite Panelist.

National Counsel on Family Relations, Paper Presentation. Family Therapy section: �Promoting the Successful Emancipation of Adolescents in Foster Care.�, November 1, 2006, Unknown, Unknown

National Counsel on Family Relations, Paper Presentation. Family Therapy section: �The Meanings of Grief Narratives Among Elders.�, November 1, 2005, Unknown, Unknown

Family Relations, July 1, 2005, Unknown, Invited Ad Hoc Reviewer

National Counsel on Family Relations, Paper Presentation. Making Sense of Inequalities: �Gender Equality and the Construction of Motherhood.�, November 1, 2004, Unknown, Unknown

Families, illness and disability: John Rolland�s model. John Rolland�s model., January 10, 2003, Loma Linda University, Unknown

Children and grief, January 10, 2003, Loma Linda University, Unknown

Doctoral Form: A narrative approach to grief., January 10, 2003, Loma Linda University, Unknown

The perception to vulnerability to HIV and its effects on condom use., January 10, 1996, Hofstra University, Student-based Conference Poster Presentation


Joan Davenport

Constructivism and the Arts, October 26, 2007, University of CA, Berkeley, Assn. for Constructivist Teaching

Equity and Diversity in Teaching, April 10, 2007, CSU East Bay Concord Campus, Day of the Teacher

Music integration in Elementary School, February 24, 2007, New York City, AACTE

Arts Integration, February 19, 2007, San Diego, CA, ATE


Jack Davis

Using diagnostic reading assessments within an RTI model., March 7, 2008, Burlingame, Ca, California Association of School Psychologists

Empirical basis for nonverbal learning disorder., February 8, 2008, Hawaii, International Neuropsychology Society Annual Convention

Nonverbal learning disabilities: Diagnosis and history., February 8, 2008, Hawaii, International Neuropsychology Society Annual Convention

Finding our voice: Advocation for our kids, accommodations, modifications, and remediation., April 30, 2005, Lafayette, CA, Parents Education Network Conference

Finding our voice: Advocation for our kids, April 30, 2005, Lafayette, CA, Parents Educational Network

A cognitive, perceptually-based treatment model for improving the developmental status of learning disabled students, aged 8-13., March 11, 2005, San Jose, Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association National Convention

A cognitive, perceptually based treatment model for improving learning disorder: A preliminary investigation, March 11, 2005, South San Francisco, CA, Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association National Convention

Brain, education, and neuropsychology: panel discussent, August 28, 2004, Seattle, University of Washington

The factor structure of the WISC-IV, August 23, 2004, Pleasanton, CA, Pleasonton Unified School District

Grade retention and enrollment in post-secondary educaliton., August 17, 2004, Hawaii, American Psychological Association

The assessment of basic reading skills: a workshop., April 21, 2004, Burlingame, Californial Association of School Psychologists

A factorial study of the comprehensive test of phonological processing, February 21, 2004, California State University of the East Bay, IRD Committee Presentation

Breaking the Code, February 10, 2004, Berkeley, CA, Parents Education Network


Phillip Duren

Speaker at thirty-one national and eleven state professional meetings, January 1, 2009, Various states, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Eric Engdahl

Keynote Address "Play Under Siege? Play and Creativity in Young Children":  East Bay Association for the Education of Young Children, Week of the Young Child, April 20, 2013.

Conference Presentation:  "Communities of Practice in Arts Integration,"  Arts Education Partnership National Forum, Washington, D.C. April 4, 2013

“Theater and Storytelling @ the Heart of 21st Century Communication,” Art from the Start -Arts Integrated Preparation for Teachers and School Leaders Conference, CSUEB Concord Campus, October 2010.

“Theater and Storytelling @ the Heart of 21st Century Communication,” Arts @ the Core of 21st Century Learning Forum, Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, May, 2010.

“Using Theater to Teach Character Education,” Critical Teaching in Action, The Arts and Social Justice Conference, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA, March, 2010.

“A Cross College Collaboration: Teacher Credential Students Teach Education Administration Students about Arts Integration ,” with Dr. Peg Winkelman, Educational Leadership Department, Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Poster Exhibit, March, 2010.

“The Power of the Arts in the Professional Learning of Educators,” (co-presenter) Arts Education Partnership, Cambridge, MA, October, 2009.

“Who’s Got Game? Alternate Reality Gaming as a Motivator in Professional Development,” and “What is the Role of Preservice Teacher Programs in Arts Education?” Arts & Education Forum, The Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, Chattanooga, TN, May, 2009.

“The Use Of Alternate Reality Games (ARG) In Introducing Visual Arts Concepts To Multiple Subject Candidates,” Poster Session, California Council on Teacher Education Conference, San Jose, March 2009.

 “The ABCs of Drama:  Using Theater in the Elementary Classroom,” Co-presented with Michelle Roderick, California Educational Theatre Association, South San Francisco, CA, 2008.

“Using Theatrical Tableaux for Reading Comprehension,” An Arts Integration Conference, California State University East Bay, Concord Campus, 2008.

“The Role of Professional Development in Facilitating the Practice of Arts Integration: Sustainability – Panel Discussion,” Arts & Education Forum, The Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, Chattanooga, TN, 2008.

“Arts Integration and the Learning Without Borders Professional Development Program.”  The National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA. 2007.

“Constructivist Teaching in the Arts.”  Co-presented with Dr. Joan Davenport, Association for Constructivist Teaching, Berkeley, CA.  2007.

“Arts Integration.”  International Network of Schools for the Advancement of Arts Education, Oakland, CA.  2007.

“Using the Arts Effectively in Your Classroom!”  Teachers for Social Justice, San Francisco, CA.  2007.

“The Importance of Arts Education.”  Keynote Speaker, Mediterranean Association of Independent Schools (MAIS), Madrid, Spain.  2002.

“Artist – Educator Connections, How Artists-in-the-Schools and Educators Can Get the Most Out of Collaboration.”  Golden Gate University Arts Education Summit, San Francisco, CA 1998.

"Using Theatre, Dance & Music for Text Re-Presentation as a Language Acquisition Strategy."   Visual & Performing Arts Framework Conference, Asilomar, CA 1996.

"Professional Development for Postsecondary Arts and Education Faculty and The California Arts Project."  Joint TCAP Policy Board, Site Directors & Principal Investigators' Symposium, CSU San Bernardino, 1996.

"Using the Arts as Language Acquisition Strategies for Second Language Learners."  Bay Region IV Diversity Coalition Conference, Burlingame, CA 1995.

"The California Arts Project & Goals 2000"  Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, San Francisco, 1995.

"A LIVE ACT - Using Boal’s  Methods to Teach Problem Solving Skills in Secondary Schools."  California Educational Theatre Association Conference, San Francisco, 1995.

"The California Arts Project" with Gabe Bernstein & Jim Pritchard.  California Educational Theatre Association Conference, San Francisco, 1995.

"The Method Doesn't Help If You Have to Play God - An Approach to Directing and Acting Medieval Theatre."  Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Philadelphia, 1993.

"The Spiritual Gesture - An Embodiment Approach to Spirituality" with Tess Giannotti, National Association for Drama Therapy, San Francisco, 1992.


Michael Fanning

Workshop Facilitator: Formation Meeting for a New Professional Society: The International Association for the Study of the Global Achievement Gap, January 7, 2008, Hawaii, .

International and Interdisciplinary Forum on Collaboration, Equity, and Innovation: Strategies to Improve Schools and Develop Teacher/Community Leadership., January 10, 2007, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Equity and Collaboration and High Stakes Accountability: Leadership Strategies which Support Grass Root Initiatives to Close the Achievement Gap, January 10, 2007, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Getting Hired: Do School Employers Believe Portfolios Are Worthwhile When Selecting New Teachers and Administrators?, January 15, 2006, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Developing and Receiving Accreditation from the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing, October 15, 2005, San Diego, CA, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration state conference

The Relationship Between Teacher Stress and Four Conditions in the Classroom., February 15, 2005, Mary's College, CA, Mary's College of California�s Faculty Forum

Training International Educational Leaders: A Workshop to Examine the Challenges and Opportunities for Universities in the Pacific Rim Which May Consider Offering Joint or Cooperative Graduation Degree Programs., January 10, 2005, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii International Conference on Education

From the Heart to the Mind: Effective Practices Used By Educational Leaders Elementary and Secondary Schools to Communicate Their Core Values, January 10, 2005, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Now Hear This: How to Communicate Your Core Values., November 5, 2004, San Diego, CA, Association of California School Administrators, 34th Annual Conference

Common Goals and Uncommon Methods: How School Leaders in Barbados and the United States Communicate to Build Successful Learning Communities., October 21, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phi Delta Kappa International Conference

Strategies Effective Charter Schools Use to Reduce Teacher and Staff Stress., March 24, 2004, Sacramento, CA, California Charter School Annual Conference

The Relationship Between Stress in Public School Teachers in the USA and Two Conditions in Their Classrooms: Class Size and The Number of Students Who Have Been Identified As Disruptive., January 3, 2004, Honolulu, HI, 2004 Hawaii International Conference on Education


Denise Fleming

Enhancing Single Subject Reading Courses: Recommendations and Resources from the Single Subject Reading Task Force, May 3, 2005, San Antonio, International Reading Association

Transfer of Classroom Management Skills from University to Classroom, April 13, 2005, Montreal, Qu�bec, American Educational Research Association

What Counts as Significant? Meaningful Activities to Negotiate Race, Culture, and Language in the Preservice English Methods Classroom, November 14, 2004, Indianapolis, National Council of Teachers of English

Classroom Management in the Online Environment,� American Educational Research Association, April 15, 2004, San Diego, American Educational Research Association

Whose Project is This Anyway: Balancing Disparate Goals in the Inquiry-Accountability Equation, April 14, 2002, New Orleans, American Educational Research Association


Ray Garcia

A new Way of Leading, June 23, 2008, National/State Conference, Vermont Mathematics Initiative

Building Leadership Capacity for English Learner Success, January 4, 2008, CA, San Ysidro Elementary School Distrcit

Role of Educational Consulting, July 23, 2007, Glen Cove, New York, Teachscape Services Retreat

Building Leadership Capacity in Schools, June 25, 2007, National/State Conference, Vermont Leadership Institute

Using Classroom Walkthroughs to Change the Instructional Conversations in Schools, February 1, 2007, San Francisco, CA, Urban Education-Innovation & Challenges: What's Next?

The Sustainability Index: A tool for Accelerating School Improvement, November 4, 2006, Austin, TX, National Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents

Taming the Recalcitrant Phenomenon of Educational Reform: A Sustainability Model, October 21, 2006, Washington DC, Phi Delta Kappa International Summit on Public Education

Summit on Educational Excellence and Equity II, March 24, 2006, Fresno, CA, Fresno Pacific University

Open Forum on the School Superintendency: Sharing Diverse View of the Position-Past, Present, and Future, February 26, 2006, San Diego, CA, American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Conference on Education

Building Leadership Capacity for English Learner Success, December 2, 2005, San Diego, CA, California School Board Association

A New Way of Leading: Building Leadership Capacity in Schools, June 27, 2005, Vermont, Vermont Leadership Institute

Principal Leadership: Building Leadership Capacity for School Improvement, March 31, 2005, Colorado, Association of School Executives and the Colorado Department of Education


Bijan Gillani

Using the Web to Create Student-Centered Learning Environments, September 21, 2008, California State University, East Bay, Back to Bay Conference, Faculty and Staff

Activity theory and the design of collaborative e-learning, September 10, 2007, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications

Pedagogy for collaborative elearning, October 12, 2006, Jamaca, The Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning

Social cognitive theories and the design of elearning environments, May 12, 2006, California, California Science Teacher Association

Integrated assessment as the basis of learner-centered design, September 10, 2004, Keynote Speaker, University of Central Queensland, Australia, Auistralian and other international researchers.


Ann T Halvorsen

Lee, L. & Halvorsen, A.T. (December, 2013). Common Core Standards with UDL: Ensuring Access and Learning for All Students. Chicago, IL: International TASH Conference.

Nelson, C. & Halvorsen, A.T. (June, 2013). General Education-Special Education Concurrent Dual -Credential Teacher Preparation.at CSU East Bay. Invited presentation. Sacramento, CA: Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Consultant, LRE Resources Project, Center for Prevention and Early Intervention, WestEd Sacramento, 2012-13.

Invited Participant, San Francisco Unified School District Advisory Committee on Significant Disproportionality and Special Education Intervention Services Plan, September, 2012-present.

Consultant, Expert Panel member for review of Pennsylvania Department of Education, Meaningful Participation and Learning Inclusive Project, PA Training and  Technical Assistance Network, February-March, 2012.

Halvorsen,A.T. ( March,2012). Developing needs-based inclusive support teacher ratios. Oakland,CA: Cal-TASH annual statewide conference.

Consultant for inclusive schooling to Dobbs Ferry School District, Dobbs Ferry, New York (2006-2011).

Consultant to California LRE Resources Project, WestEd, and CA Department of Education (2005-present).

Halvorsen,A.T. (March,2011).San Francisco restarts inclusive systems change. Irvine, CA: CAL-TASH Statewide conference.

Dodge,C.,Franklin,K., Halvorsen,A.T. & Villafuerte,A.T. (December,2010). San Francisco's inclusive education history and new directions.  Panel Presentation, San Francisco: Inclusive Schools Week. SFUSD and Support for Families of Children with Disabilities.

Halvorsen,A.T. (December,2010). Inclusive schooling contrasts and commonalities: Insights from a sample of states. Denver, CO: International TASH Conference.

Halvorsen,A.T. (March, 2010). Inclusive services: Five states' LRE Data and practices in comparison to California. Burlingame, CA: Statewide CALTASH Conference.

Franklin,K. & Halvorsen,A.T. (December,2009). Inclusive Education and your child: Best practices and how to get there.. San Francisco, CA: Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, Parent Training and Information Center.

Halvorsen,A.T.,Sawchuck,C., Rodriguez,J,  & Toobin,L. (November, 2009). Supporting and sustaining inclusive schooling in the absence of district level support. Pittsburgh, PA: International TASH Conference.

Anderson,J.L. Halvorsen,A.T., Sawchuck,C.  & Rodriguez,J.(November,2009).A model for inclusive general and special educator dual credential teacher preparation. Pittsburgh,PA: International TASH Conference.

Inclusive Schooling in Hard Times:LRE and Program Improvement Efforts in California, December 5, 2008, Nashville,TN, Annual International TASH Conference

Inclusive service delivery in elementary and secondary schools. Proessional development and technical assistance, April 2, 2008, Dobbs Ferry,NY, DFUSD

Secondary differentiation, adaptation and instructional supports for inclusive middle and high schools, with C.Sawchuck and S. Otto, February 3, 2008, San Francisco, CAL-TASH Annual Statewide Conference

Hunt,P. Ryndak,D, Quirk,C.,Halvorsen,A.T. & & Schwartz,I.(December,2007).Meaningful student outcomes in an era of standards-based reform, December 5, 2007, Seattle,WA, International TASH Annual Conference

Halvorsen,A.T.,Lee,L.,& Wrenn,M.(December,2007). LRE , Response to Intervention and restructuring to include all students within whole school reform., December 5, 2007, Seattle,WA, International TASH Annual Conference

Halvorsen,A.T., Meinders,D., & Sawchuck,C.(February,2007). LRE, and inclusion:The site and district change process., February 3, 2007, Manhattan Beach,CA:, Annual statewide CAL TASH Conference


Margaret Harris

2013 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education – Teacher Efficacy Beliefs: Understanding the Relationship Between Efficacy and Achievement in Urban Elementary Schools

Fall Conference – 2013 California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA) – Practice Proposal Presentation (The Evolution of a Revolution: The Multiple Context of Our Own History that Influence Leadership Practices)

2014 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education – The Evolution of a Revolution: The Multiple Context of Our Own History that Influence Leadership Practices


Valerie Helgren-Lempesis

Presenter and planner of the annual research conference, September 1, 2002, CA, CAR, Center for the Advancement of Reading

Greg Jennings

The Impact of Asset Gaps: Implications for Service and Training (Jennings and Tran), February 24, 2009, Boston, MA, National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Presented paper on the Implications of �Asset Gaps� (the differences in school-based supports) among ethnic groups.

� Using Caring Relationship Data in Social/Emotional Intervention Planning, March 13, 2008, San Francisco, CA, Paper presented at the 2008 Convention of the California Association of School Psychologists

� Case-Focused �Strength-Based� Intervention Training- Project SOAR, November 29, 2007, CA, Oakland Unified School District Partnership


Shubha Kashinath

Refereed Presentations

Kashinath, S.,& Yu, B. (2011).  Enhancing Graduate Students’ Use of Collaborative Practices with Caregivers of Children with Disabilities.  Poster presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, California.

 Kashinath, S., Sierra, M., Woods, J. (2010).  Linking communication and play in young children with ASD.  Poster presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 Friedman, M., Kashinath, S., & Woods, J. (2010). How does your language grow? Monitoring Progress in Early Intervention.  American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 Marturana, E., Brown, J., Kashinath, S., Friedman, M., & Woods, J.(2010).  Meaningful measures of fidelity to support research to practice.  Poster presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 Woods, J., Brown, J., & Kashinath, S. (2010). Early Childhood Transition Partnerships to Improve Communication Intervention Quality. American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 Kashinath, S., Woods, J., & Saffo, R. (2009).  Project ASSET:  Autism Spectrum Specialized Education and Training.  American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA.

 Kashinath, S., Woods, J., & Goldstein, H. (2004).  More than Modeling:  Consulting with Families in Natural Environments.  American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

Kashinath, S., Woods, J., & Goldstein, H. (2003). Enhancing Caregiver Use of Embedded Intervention in Routines. Poster presentation at 13th Annual NIDCD-Sponsored Research Symposium on “Outcomes Research and Evidence-Based Practice”.  Chicago, IL.

Kashinath, S., & Woods, J. (2002).  Enhancing caregiver-child interaction in natural environments.  Poster presentation at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Woods, J., Kashinath, S., Cripe, K., & Jeong, K. (2002).  Using a consultative approach with caregivers in the natural environment.  Poster presentation at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Darden, F., Kashinath, S., Woods, J., & Goldstein, H. (2002).  Facilitating joint engagement in parent-child interaction in daily routines. Poster presentation at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Woods, J., & Kashinath, S. (2001).  Enhancing Caregiver Interaction in Natural Environments through a Triadic Approach.  American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans. 

Woods, J., Kashinath, S., & Templeton, K. (2001).  Clinicians as Collaborative Team Members for Infant/Toddler Community Services.  Poster presentation at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans.

Kashinath, S., Cleary, J., Allen, L., Wetherby, A., & Goldstein, H. (1999). Caregiver perceptions of young children’s communicative abilities. American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, San Francisco.

Invited Presentations

Coston, J., & Kasinath, S. (2008, September). The Building Blocks of Florida’s Team-Based Primary Service Provider Approach. Presented to the Early Step program in Tallahassee, FL.

Morgan, L., & Kashinath, S. (2005).  Infant-Toddler Communication Assessment. Florida State University Infant/Toddler Summer Institute, Tallahassee, Florida.

Galant, K., & Kashinath, S. (2003).  Assessment and intervention in natural environments for young children with ASD.   Fall Statewide Meeting, Infants and Toddlers Early Intervention Program. Tampa, Florida.

Kashinath, S., & Galant, K. (2003). More than modeling: Enhancing caregiver-child interactions in natural environments.  Fall Statewide Meeting, Infants and Toddlers Early Intervention Program. Tampa, Florida.

Kashinath, S., & Galant, K. (2003).  Enhancing Caregivers' Use of Intervention Strategies within Daily Routines.  Statewide Service Coordinators’ Conference, Orlando, Florida.


Christopher Knaus

Knaus, C. B. (2013). Leadership Development in Urban Schools: An Applied Critical Race Study. Presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Knaus, C. B., Ard. R. R. A., & St. Roseman, P. (2012). Preparing and Retaining Teachers of Color: Follow-Up to the NAME Summer Institute. Intensive Institute presented to the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Knaus, C. B., & Marsh, T. (2012). Fostering Movements or Silencing Voices: Questioning the Role of Education in Egypt and South Africa. Presented to the National Association of Multicultural Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Knaus, C. B. (2012). Stagnant Transformation: Integrating Community Leadership into Educational Reform Efforts. Keynote Address to South African Basic Education Conference, Durban, Sout Africa.

Rogers-Ard, R., Epstein, K. K., Mayfield, K., Knaus, C. B., & St. Roseman, P. (2012). Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Teachers of Color in an Urban District. Presented to the National Association for Multicultural Education's Summer Institute: Addressing the Demographic Imperative: Recruiting and Preparing a Diverse and Highly Effective Teaching Force. Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL. 

Knaus, C. B. (2011). “I might have stayed in school if my teachers were from the ‘hood”: Developing Urban Educators of Color in Racist Educational Systems. Presented to Breaking Barriers 2: Teacher Preparation and the Future of School-Age Black Males, at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Marsh, T., Amah, I., Jain, D., & Knaus, C. B. (2011). Toward a Critical Race Leadership Across the P-20 Pipeline. Presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Rogers-Ard, R., Mayfield, K., Epstein, K. K., & Knaus, C. (2011). Creating a Local, Diverse, Permanent Teaching Force. Presented to the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Alternative Certification, Chicago.

Knaus, C. B., & Reed, K. (2010). Racism and the Achievement Gap. Presented to the 2nd Annual Leadership and Social Justice Conference, UC Berkeley, CA.

Knaus, C. B., Rogers-Ard, R., & Mayfield, K. (2010). Critical Race Theory in Education: Creating a Local, Diverse, Permanent Teaching Workforce. Presented to the Effective Pathways to Teaching Conference, Washington, DC.

Knaus, C. B. (2009). Aint Always About the Teacher: Centering Student Voice in Educational Reform. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Denver, CO.

Knaus, C. B., Rogers-Ard, R., Scott, A., Mayfield, K., & Marsh, T. (2009). Critical Race Theory in Education: Community Resistance through Sustained Collaboration. Presented to the 6th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice in Chicago.

Rogers-Ard, R. & Knaus, C. B. (2009). Living Critical Race Theory: Creating Collaborative Educator Training Programs. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Denver, CO.

Knaus, C. B., Gonzales, J., Woodard, R., Swearington, T., & Sessoms-Howell, T. (2008). Resisting Racism through Developing Voice. Presented to the Annual Meeting of Teachers 4 Social Justice, San Francisco, CA.

Knaus, C. B., & Martinez, C. (2007). Student Voice in the Classroom: Developing Meaningful Academic Resistance to Silencing. Presented to the Annual Meeting of Teachers 4 Social Justice, San Francisco, CA.


Michele Korb

Michele A. Korb, Poster presentation (February, 2010) at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) convention, "Bugscope in K-5 Science Classrooms: Building Inquiring Minds"

Michele A. Korb, Paper presentation (accepted for April, 2009) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) convention, "Investigating Changes in Knowledge Frameworks among High School Learners Regarding the Central Dogma of Biology.

Symposium presentation: American Educational Research Association (AERA); April 2007. “Teaching and Learning Physical Science in Urban Secondary Schools: Assessing the Assessments.”  Joan Whipp, Michael Politano, Michele Korb, Marquette University; Mel Sabella, Chicago State University; David Hammer, University of Maryland; Kristi Gettelman, Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning; Kelly Kushner, Shorewood Intermediate School; Megan Ferger, Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts

Michele A. Korb, Presentation (2007) April meeting of the American Physics Association in Syracuse, NY. “Teaching and Learning Physical Science in Urban Secondary Schools: Assessing the Assessments.”

Michele Korb, Poster Presentation (2002) Hawai’i International Conference on Technology, Honolulu, Hawai’i “Impact of Online Video Analysis on Teacher Preparation”


Ginny Lee

School Leaders' Use of Data in Collaborative Inquiry

Roundtable presentation by Ginny Lee, Ph.D., CSU East Bay, at the annual conference of the Action Research Network of the Americas.

San Francisco. May 2, 2013


Rolla Lewis

Action Research of the Americas Conference (ARNA), San Francisco, CA: Professional ePortfolio Google Site Development Using a Participatory Inquiry Process (PIP), Diana Wakimoto and Rolla Lewis, 5/2/13.

Action Research of the Americas Conference (ARNA), San Francisco, CA: Using the Participatory Inquiry Process (PIP) to Promote Wellness and Learning Power in Schools, Tiffany Chen, Erica Nunez, and Rolla Lewis, 5/2/13.

Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Portland, OR: Fostering Resilience by Infusing the Wisdom of Play into School Counselor Education, 11/16/12.

Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Portland, OR: Google Sites ePortfolios in School Counselor Education: Fostering Excellence and Accountability, Diana Wakimoto and Rolla Lewis, 11/17/12.

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, San Diego, CA: Cultivating Strengths-Based School Counselor Identities. Rolla E. Lewis and Trish Hatch, 10/17/09.

Cultivating Strengths-Based School Counselor Identities, October 17, 2009, San Diego, CA, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference
 

A Write Way to Helping Students Construct Positive Futures, March 28, 2008, San Ramon, California, California Association of School Counselors

Appreciative Inquiry: A Strength-Based Survey of Program Graduates, November 6, 2006, Las Vegas, NV, Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference

Worlds Apart: Supervisor and Intern Perceptions Regarding Internship Roles, November 6, 2006, Las Vegas, NV, Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference

A Dialogue: Spiritual and Religious Values in Counseling, November 4, 2006, Corvallis, OR, Oregon Counseling Association

Social Justice in a Graduate School of Education, November 4, 2006, Albuquerque, NM, Society of Intercultural Education, Training and Research

Guiding Knowledge and Action, March 7, 2006, Portland, OR, Northwest Regional National Association of English

Life Talk: Life as the Sacred Object, November 12, 2004, Corvallis, OR, Oregon Counseling Association

Moment-to-Moment Authorship, October 2, 2004, Wilsonville, OR, Oregon Council of Teachers of English

The Ecology of Thinking, July 24, 2004, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, Sea of Faith Network, UK

A Respectful Professional Development Process, March 12, 2004, Portland, OR, Oregon School Counseling Association

Toward Participatory Leadership in School Counseling, March 12, 2004, Portland, OR, Oregon School Counseling Association


Janet Logan

Logan, J.P., Mims, G.A., & Schieffer, D. Promoting mental toughness and character in at-risk youth: Technology in counseling (refereed presentation)., March 1, 2000, Washington, D.C., American Counseling Association 2000 World Convention

Main, F.O., Mims, G.A., Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.PRolling the Dice: An experiential exercise for enhancing therapeutic questioning skill(refereed presentation)., October 1, 1999, New Orleans, LA, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Logan, J.P., Mims, G., Schieffer, D. Guided imagery combined with music: Counseling at-risk community college students (refereed presentation), April 1, 1999, San Diego, CA, American Counseling Association 1999 World Convention

Coll, K., & Logan, J.P. Community college students: A population in distress (refereed presentation)., March 1, 1996, Pittsburgh, PA, American Counseling Association 1996 World Convention


Jose Lopez

Lopez, J.A. & Garcia, R.C., "Taming the recalcitrant phenomenon of educational reform:, October 26, 2006, Washington, D.C., Phi Delta Kappa International Summit on Public Education,

Lopez, J.A., Magdaleno, K., Arriaza, G. & Cuellar, A. "From faces to names�, August 3, 2006, La Jolla, California, California Latino Superintendents Association Summer Institute.

Lopez, J.A., Magdaleno, K., Arriaza, G. & Cuellar, A., "Leadership for Equity", March 16, 2006, Sacramento, Presentation at the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration spring conference

Lopez, J.A. & Love, R. B, Joint Doctoral Program: Leadership for Equity, October 20, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, Council of Great City Schools

Lopez, J.A. & Lambert, L. �Building Leadership Capacity,�, July 13, 2003, Pinnellas, Florida., Smaller Learning Communities conference, Pinnellas County Schools


Shira Lubliner

October 16, 2010 Featured Speaker Annual Conference California Reading Association – Coalinga: English Learners – A Comprehensive Approach to Vocabulary Development that Strengthens Comprehension

June 5, 2010   California Reading Association – Harris Ranch: Children in Charge: A Multifaceted, Metacognitive Approach to Vocabulary Development

April 16, 2009 American Educational Research Association: The Effects of Cognate Strategy Instruction on Spanish-speaking Students’ Cognate Identification, Vocabulary Acquisition, and Reading Comprehension

Dec. 3, 2008 National Reading Conference: CSI: The Effects of Cognate Strategy Instruction on Spanish-Speaking Students' Cognate Identification, Vocabulary Acquisition, and Reading Comprehension

Nov. 7, 2008 Center for the Advancement of Reading Conference: Top Ten Ways to Teach Vocabulary

Oct. 17, 2008 Featured Speaker Annual Conference California Reading Association: Nourishing Vocabulary: Providing Students with a Well-Balanced Vocabulary Diet

May 7, 2008 International Reading Association (Research Poster) Cognates and Academic Language: The Keys to Comprehension for Spanish-Speaking Students

April 10, 2008 Presentation to Contra Costa Reading Association (East County)

March, 26 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association: An Analysis of Spanish-English Cognates

Feb. 7, 2008 Keynote Speaker: Oregon Reading Association: Getting Students Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension and Achievement

Nov. 9, 2007 Featured Speaker Annual Conference California Reading Association: Knowing What They Know: Vocabulary Assessment that Strengthens Learning Outcomes

Nov. 10, 2007 Annual Conference California Reading Association, Research Strand: Effects of Systematic Cognate Instruction of Latino Students Vocabulary and Comprehension

Nov. 29, 2007 Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference: Session Chair and presenter: Assessing Spanish/English Bilingual Students' Knowledge of Cognates of Varying Levels of Transparency

Oct. 26, 2007 CSU Center for the Advancement of Reading: Preparing Teachers to Accelerate Students' Vocabulary Acquisition

Oct. 12, 2007  Belle Air Elementary School: Nourishing Vocabulary

August 14-15  DPI Wisconsin Professional Development (Wausau)

August 9, 2007 San Francisco Unified School District Professional Development

August 6-7 DPI Wisconsin Professional Development (Milwaukee #2)

June 28-29, 2007 DPI Wisconsin Professional Development (Milwaukee #1)

April 28, 2007 Lake Mendocino Reading Council: Vocabulary Instruction Across the Curriculum and Throughout the School

March 3, 2007 Modesto: Helping English Learners Succeed

Feb. 16, 2007  San Jose Middle School: Getting Into Words

Feb. 7, 2007 DPI Wisconsin Professional Development: Reading First Coaches

Dec. 5, 2006 San Francisco Unified School District Principals

Sept. 30, Oct.21, 2006 San Francisco Unified School District Professional Development

August 15, 16, 2006 San Francisco Unified School District Professional Development

August 14, 2006 San Francisco Unified School District Principals

August 10, 2006 Chicago Schools: Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension

May 14, 2006  International Reading Association: Symposium: Components of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

May 12, 2006  International Reading Association: Pre-conference Institute: Linking Word Knowledge to the World

April 8, 2006  American Educational Research Association: Session Chair: Choosing Words to Teach

Dec. 1, 2006 Presenter at Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference Vocabulary Instruction: Moving Between Theory & Practice

Nov. 5, 2006   Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival: Are Our Schools Working for Our Children?

Nov. 4, 2006 Featured Speaker, California Reading Association: Children in Charge: A Multifaceted, Metacognitive Approach to Vocabulary Development

Oct. 21, 2006 Vocabulary Institute, Session 1, San Francisco Unified School District

Oct. 7, 2006 Reading Instruction for Academic Achievement: Vocabulary and Academic Language, CSU Bakersfield

Sept. 30, 2006 Vocabulary Institute, Session 2, San Francisco Unified School District

Sept. 26, 2006 Contra Costa Reading Association: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension

Aug. 14, 15, 16 Summer Vocabulary Institute, Reading First Teachers, San Francisco Unified School District

Aug. 11, 2006 Reading Instruction for Academic Achievement: Vocabulary and Academic Language, CSU East Bay

August 10, 2006  Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, Chicago

April 29, 2006 Reading Instruction for Academic Achievement: Vocabulary and Academic Language, CSU Stanislaus

March 4, 2006 Reading Instruction for Academic Achievement: Vocabulary and Academic Language, CSU Channel Islands

April 8, 2006  Choosing Words to Teach (Session Chair) Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

Dec. 9, 2005 The Power of Vocabulary for Reading Achievement Regional Technical Assistance Center, California Reading First

Nov. 5, 2005 Accelerating Vocabulary Development and Improving Comprehension Annual Conference of the California Reading Association

Oct. 28, 2005 Rethinking Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies that Help Struggling Readers Catch Up Annual CAR Reading Conference

Oct. 14, 2005 Academic Vocabulary, Reading Institutes for  Academic Preparation Leadership Institute

Sept. 15, 2005 Wine and Wisdom: A Sampling of Wine and Teaching Vocabulary Strategies, Placer County Office of Education and Placer Area Reading Council

June 24, 2005 Instruction that Accelerates Vocabulary Acquisition and Improves the Reading Comprehension of English Learners, 26th Annual Reading/Language Arts Conference, San Diego State University

May 5, 2005 Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension,  Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association

April 30, 2005 Promote Student Learning through Vocabulary Development: How Vocabulary Affects All Forms of Literacy and Academic Achievement, Day of the Teacher, CSUEB Concord 

March 5, 2005 Vocabulary and Comprehension Gateway Reading Council

Feb. 26, 2005 Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, Florida Department of Education Weekend with the Experts for Speech and Language Pathologists

Feb. 12, 2005 Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, Featured Speaker, Annual State Conference, Oregon Reading Association

Feb. 4, 2005 Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, CAR Regional Conference at SFSU

Nov. 20, 2004 Generating Document-Based Questions, Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies

Nov. 5, 2004 Wrestling with Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, Annual Conference of California Reading Association

May 3, 2004 Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension, Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association 

April 14, 2004 The Effects of Comprehensive Vocabulary Instruction on the Metacognitive Word Learning Skills and Reading Comprehension of Disadvantaged Students, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

Feb. 2, 2004 CSUH Scholar-Olli featured speaker

Nov. 15, 2003 News and Views: Using Reciprocal Teaching Strategies with Challenging Texts, Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies

Nov. 7, 2003 News and Views: Using Reciprocal Teaching Strategies with Challenging Texts, Annual Meeting of the California Reading Association

Nov. 1, 2003 Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens  Comprehension, Keynote address, Saturday Seminar' West Virginia Reading Association, Wheeling

Oct. 18, 2003 Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens  Comprehension, Keynote address, Saturday Seminar' West Virginia Reading Association, Huntington

Oct. 10, 2003 Breaking Down the Gates: Instructional Practices that Support the Success of All Students, Featured speaker, Washington Word Conference

Aug. 20, 27, 29, 2003 Teacher training for the H3 Character Education Grant, Alameda County Office of Education

May 5, 2003 Vocabulary Strategies that Strengthen Comprehension,  Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association

April 22, 2003 Recognition or Recall: What Reading Comprehension Tests Really Measure, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

Jan. 7, 2003 Recognition or Recall: What Reading Comprehension Tests Really Measure, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Nov. 23, 2002 Teaching Teachers, Reaching Students:  Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies

Nov. 7, 2002 The Power of Clarifying, Annual Conference of the California Reading Association

April 4, 2002 The Effects of Cognitive Strategy Instruction on Students’ Reading Comprehension Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

April 5, 2002 Studies in Reading Comprehension Discussant at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

April 18, 2002 Reciprocal Teaching Presentation to Contra Costa Chapter of the California Reading Association

Feb. 20, 2002 Tackle the Textbook – Reading Strategies that Work Hayward International Studies Project

Jan. 15-17, 2002 Reciprocal Teaching Trainer of Trainers Houston Integrated School District

Nov. 9, 2001 Reciprocal Teaching: Content Literacy in the Diverse Classroom Annual Meeting of the California Reading Association

August 17-18, 2001 Trainer of Trainers: Reciprocal Teaching Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

February 2, 2001 Meaningful Literacy Experiences in the Diverse Classroom Annual Meeting of the Colorado International Reading Association

November, 1999 Format Differences in the Assessment of Students’ Mathematical Problem-solving Skills Annual Meeting of the California Educational Research Association


Nidhi Mahendra

Select Presentations (2011-2013)                                            

Invited Presentations

Mahendra, N. (April 2013). Brain Fitness 101: Protecting your Noggin, LEEP Lunch-n-Learn Series, California State University East Bay.

Mahendra, N. (May 2012). Adult neurogenic language disorders: Preparing speech language pathologists to work with South Asian clients. 60-minute webinar, San Jose State University (part of OSEP Grant Curriculum).

Mahendra, N. (September 2010). Evidence-based intervention for dementia management. Live Web Seminar, American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Select Peer-reviewed Presentations                    * denotes student author

Jones, B., Bernstein-Ellis, E., Mahendra, N., Rose, M. (November 2013). Aphasia Choirs Go Global: An international survey comparing structure, goals, and outcome measures. Poster, 2013 ASHA Convention, Chicago.

Spicer, J.*, Mahendra, N. (November 2013). Barriers Influencing Access to Speech-Language Pathology Services for Minority Clients With Aphasia. Poster. (Julie Spicer: CSR Fellow- 2012-13), 2013 ASHA Convention, Chicago.
Sanford, N.*, Mahendra, N. (November 2013). Auditory vs. Visual Presentation Modality: Effects on Recall Performance by Persons With Dementia. Technical Research Session. (Natalie Sanford: CSR Fellow- 2012-13), 2013 ASHA Convention, Chicago.

Mahendra, N. (March 2013). Preparing providers to serve diverse seniors: Combining multiculturalism, evidence-based practice and service learning. Platform presentation, 8th Diversity Rx Conference, Oakland, California.

Mahendra, N. (February 2013). Recall of short stories versus routes by persons with dementia. Poster presentation, International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Mahendra, N., Fremont, K.*, Dionne, E.* (February 2013). Making music: Quantifying communicative and affective outcomes of a music-based intervention for residents with dementia. Poster presentation, International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Bayles, K.A., Mahendra, N., McCullough, K., & Tomoeda, C. (November 2012). Mild cognitive impairment: Definition, diagnosis, and treatment. 2-hour seminar, 2012 ASHA Convention, Atlanta.

Mahendra, N., Solomon, T.*, & Ludlow, L.* (November 2012). Story reading speed, recognition, and comprehension in aging and dementia. Technical research session, 2012 ASHA Convention, Atlanta.

Mahendra, N. (October 2012). The logopenic variant of primary progressive aphasia: Effects on language and cognition over four years. Poster presentation, Academy of Aphasia 50th Meeting, San Francisco.

Mahendra, N., Bernstein-Ellis, E. (April 2012). Promoting cognitive and communicative wellness among persons with dementia and aphasia. 1st Conference on Healthy Aging in Multicultural Populations (CHAMP), San Jose.

Mahendra, N., Fremont, K.*, Dionne, E.*, & Heckenberg, J.* (April 2012). Teaching future providers about aging and dementia: Combining reflective practice, multiculturalism, and service learning. 1st Conference on Healthy Aging in Multicultural Populations (CHAMP), San Jose.

Mahendra, N., & Hamerschlag, C.* (March 2012). Three types of dementia: Case studies for clinicians. Mini-seminar, Annual Convention of the California Speech Language Hearing Association (CSHA), San Jose.

Mahendra, N. (November 2011). Computer-assisted video-enhanced spaced retrieval training (CAVE-SRT) for persons with dementia. Technical Paper, Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), San Diego.

Scullion, A.*, Mahendra, N., Ituarte, S. (November 2011). Training future first responders about aphasia: Knowledge is power. Poster presentation, Annual ASHA Convention, San Diego.

Mahendra, N., Hamerschlag, C.*, Scullion, A.*, Cooper, S.*, & La, J.* (March 2011). Barriers influencing minority clients’ access to speech language pathology services. Platform presentation, Annual CSHA Convention, Los Angeles.


James Mitchell

Build a Future without AIDS, March 26, 2008, New York 2008, AERA

Building Trust in the HIV/AIDS education classroom, April 3, 2007, Chicago, AERA



Barbara L. (Bobbie) Plough

  • Ethical and Reflective Leadership, Association of California School Administration, (ACSA) Superintendents Academy, Burlingame, CA, March 21, 2014

  • What Does it Take? Presentation to GAINS (Girls Achieving in Non-Traditional Subjects), Santa Clara Unified School District, Santa Clara, CA, February 12, 2014

  • School Board Governance and Student Achievement: School Board Members’ Perceptions of Their Behaviors and Beliefs, November 8, 2013, UCEA (University Council of Educational Administration) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • School Board Members: Can They Provide 21st Century Leadership? October 11, 2013, CAPEA (CA Association of Professors of Education Administration) Annual Conference, Oakland, CA

Lettie Ramirez

Ramirez, L. (April 2013) Grant Development Institute, California Council on Teacher Education

Ramirez, L. (2013) Empowering our students, Following Cesar Chavez Example, Hayward City Hall.

Ramirez, L. 2012) Leadership in action: From cradle to career transforming one community at a time, Early Childhood Conference, University of the Philippines

"The Urban Teacher Academy Recruitment Link to the Teacher", January 1, 2009, CA, General public

"Future of Bilingual Education", November 1, 2003, San Jose, CA, 13th Annual California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

Teacher Development Strategies: Reflection on 3 Successful Models,�, January 1, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii International Conference on Education

"Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural Settings", November 24, 2002, Beijing, China, 2002 China-US Conference on Middle School Education

"Crossing Borders with Adult Literature: Fostering Perspective Talking Among Preservice and Inservice Educators, April 3, 2002, San Diego, CA, Association for Childhood Education International

"Winning the Struggle for Social Justice", March 19, 2002, Philadelphia, PA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

"Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural Settings: A Critical Literacy Approach, March 19, 2002, Philadelphia, PA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

Creating a Culture of Opportunity: Providing Funds of Knowledge to Latinos and English Language Learners, January 1, 2002, Rosemead Unified School District, General public

Dia de los Muertos en Oaxaca, M�xico, January 31, 2001, Los Angeles, California, California Association for Bilingual Education

"Una jornada transformativa en Oaxaca, Mexico", January 31, 2001, Los Angeles, CA, California Association for Bilingual Education

Co-Director: Seminar on Transformative Literacy: Teotitlan del Valle, January 1, 2001, Oaxaca, Mexico, General public

"Effective Literacy Strategies, Methodologies, and Optimal Learning Conditions."Celebrating Success and Confronting Leadership, Literacy, Language and Culture: Challenges in California Schools, April 1, 1999, CA, General public

"Promoting Literacy: Into Through and Beyond Multicultural Education.", January 1, 1999, CA, Compton School District

Education Program, February 24, 1998, Dallas, TX, National Association for Bilingual Education

"From �Cholo� to President: Letting go of Victimization.�, February 4, 1998, San Jos�, California, California Association for Bilingual Education

Integrating a Focus on Social and Moral Development in Teacher Education: What Might a Constructivist Approach Look Like?, November 14, 1997, New York, NY, Annual Conference of the Association for Constructivist Teaching

" The Theory of "O", My We Have Bilingual and Multicultural Adults in Our Schools!�, September 1, 1997, San Diego, CA, National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs

"Environmental Education: A Different Approach", July 1, 1997, Maui, Hawaii, The Annual International Congress on Challenges to Education: Balancing Unity and Diversity in a Changing World

"Monolingual Student Teachers in Bilingual Settings: From Theory to Practice�, March 1, 1997, San Diego, CA, California Association for Bilingual Education

"The Center for Educational Leadership: School-University Collaborative for P-12 Reform, February 1, 1997, Phoenix, AZ, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

"Modify: Help All Students Succeed", January 1, 1997, New Orleans, Coucil for Exceptional Children Symposium on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners

"A Leadership Development Experience: Teachers and Parents as Decision Makers", November 1, 1996, Marina del Rey, CA, California educational Research Association

"Recruitment and Retention of Bilingual Education Master Scholars", January 1, 1995, Phoenix, Arizona, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

"Whole Language A La Frontera", January 1, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

"Innovative Strategies for ESL Teachers", January 1, 1993, Houston, Texas, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

"Creating the Quality School", January 1, 1992, Norman, Oklahoma, National Conference." University of Oklahoma Center for the Study of Rural Small Schools National Conference

"The Site Based Decision Making Change Process", January 1, 1992, Albuquerque, New Mexico, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference


Felipe Razo

�Playing With Virtual Fractions�, September 18, 2007, San Ramon, CA, 2007 MESA MASME Conference

Kate Reed

California Mathematics Council-North. Presenter at the December, 2008 annual conference; Asilomar, CA; with a    repeat of Improve Your Students’ Test Scores!

California Mathematics Council-North. Presenter at the December, 2008 annual conference; Asilomar, CA; CAMTE session BPEP Program – Inception and Results to Data.

California Mathematics Council-South. Presenter at theNovember, 2008 annual conference; Palm Springs, CA; CAMTE session BPEP Program – Inception and Results to Data.

California P-16 Collaboration and Student Success Conference: Student Achievement and Educational Equity Through Regional Collaboration.  Panel Member for MSTI Initiatives.  June, 2008.

Grayslake Differentiation Conference.  Presented 6 workshops in mathematics differentiation for Middle School and High School teachers, Junes, 2008.

California Mathematics Council-North. Presenter at the December, 2007 annual conference; Asilomar, CA; Improve Your Students’ Test Scores!

MESA Academy for Science and Mathematics Educators. Co-presenter at the August, 2007 conference; San Ramon, CA; Playing with Virtual Fractions.

California Association for Gifted Children. Presenter at the March, 2007 annual conference; Santa Clara, CA;  Presenter of 2 talks: Curriculum for a Crowded World and A Differentiated Algebra I Lesson and Discussion.

California Mathematics Council-North. Presenter at the December, 2006 annual conference; Asilomar, CA; December, 2006. Games Galore! 

California Mathematics Council-North. Presenter at the December, 2005 annual conference; Asilomar, CA; December, 2005. A Differentiated Algebra I Graphing Lesson and Discussion.

California Association for Gifted Children. Presenter at the February, 2005 annual conference; Sacramento. Presenter of 2 talks: Making Sense of Fractions, Decimals, and Percents and We Can Identify and Serve ESOL Gifted Students: A Case Study.

Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Presenter at Middle School Conference, Sept. 2004. Making Sense of Number Sense.

Grounding Student Retention and Recruitment in Computer Science Programs in Sound Research Methodology and Data: CSU System-Wide Computer Science Workshop. Presenter at the first workshop; April, 2004.  Recruitment and Retention in Computer Science: Designing Research.

National Science Foundation.  Member of the Mathematics Science Partnership Review Panel #11 for the NSF, February, 2004; Arlington, VA.

National Association for Gifted Children. Presenter at the November, 2003 national conference; Indianapolis, IN Writing Differentiated Mathematics Lessons for Heterogeneously Grouped Classrooms.

National Association for Gifted Children. Presenter at the October, 2002 national conference; Denver, CO  Predicting the Calculus Level of High Performing High School Females: A Discriminant Analysis.

Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Presenter at the March, 2002 annual conference; Manassas, VA  Making Sense of Fractions, Decimals and Percents: A Model Lesson.

Alpha Delta Kappa. Speaker for October, 2001 chapter-wide meeting; Fairfax, VA; Gifted: Educational Questions and Classroom Strategies.

Northern Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Invited Presenter for December, 2000 conference; Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA; Early Indicators of the Ability to Multiply: Even Kindergartners May Have It!

Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Invited Presenter for March, 2000 annual conference; Norfolk, VA; The Heterogeneously Grouped Classroom:  What’s a Teacher to Do?

Northern Virginia Council for Gifted/Talented Education. Annual conference; March 6, 1999; Alexandria, VA: The Why’s and How’s of Differentiating a Mathematics Lesson.

National Association for Gifted Children. Joint presentation at annual conference; November, 1998; Louisville, KY: Performance Assessment and Gifted Students.

James County City Schools.  Professional development day for James Blair Middle School teachers and administration; Williamsburg, VA; February, 1998: Creating Alternative Assessments.

Northern Virginia Council for Gifted/Talented Education.  Annual conference; March, 1996; Warrenton, VA: A First Experience in Differentiating A High School Geometry Unit.


Dan Romero

Integrating School to Work concepts and practice in Counselor Training Curriculum, June 27, 2002, Palm Springs, Ca, California School-to-Career Academy

Best Practices in Diversity Infusion in Counselor Education Curriculum, March 18, 2002, New Orleans, La, American Counseling Association

Linda Smetana

2013      American Educational Research Association, April 27-May 1, 2013, San Francisco, CA.  45.086-5. A Longitudinal Investigation of Teacher Educations Programs Across the United States. (TERSG, with T.D. Wolsey, Linda Smetana, Kathy Ganske, David Scales, Susan Lenski).   

 

2013       International Reading Association, April 19-22, San Antonio, TX. Generative Technology for Literacy Learning (TILE). 

 

2013       9th International Literary Conference, February 20-22, 2013, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Scaffolding Literacy Learning through Graphic Novels and Other Multimodal Representations.

 

2012       Literacy Research Association, 62nd Annual Conference, November 28-December 1, 2012, San Diego, CA. Teacher Education Programs Effects on the Pedagogical Practices of Teacher Candidates. TERSG Report on Phase I of Longitudinal Study of Teacher Preparation, State Standards (2) Promising Practices in Literacy Teacher Education: Researchers of Literacy. 

 

2012       International Reading Association, April 29-May 3, 2012, Chicago, IL.  TERSG Longitudinal Investigation Report (OTER).

 

2011       Literacy Research Association, 61st Annual Conference, November 30-December 3, 2011, Jacksonville, FL.  (1) Expanding the Investigation:  Exploring the Impact of Teacher Preparation Programs on the Instructional Practices of Teacher Candidates. TERSG Longitudinal Investigation, Phases I and II. 

 

2010       California Educational Research Association. San Diego CA. December 3-5, 2010.

Needle in a haystack: Looking for Response to Intervention (RTI) teacher skills in the California Teacher Preparation Standards.

 

2010       Literacy Research Association (formerly National Reading Conference) December 1- 4, 2010, Fort Worth, Texas. Graphic Novel Symposium Learning from Graphic Novels: Word and Images Meet (with T.D. Wolsey, D.L. Grisham, D. Lapp, N. Frey)

 

2010       Literacy Research Association (formerly National Reading Conference) December 1- 4, 2010, Fort Worth, Texas.Teacher Education Research Study Group (TERSG) Alternative Session

               Teacher Preparation and Literacy Development (with TERSG research group members)

 

2010       International Reading Association 55th Annual Convention, April 25-28, Chicago, Illinois.

               Generative Technology for Teachers and Teacher Educators TILE SIG (Technology in Literacy Education Special Interest Group)  with Dana Grisham

 

2009      American Reading Forum, National Reading Conference, 30th Annual Meeting, December 9-11, 2009, Sanibel Island, Florida. Engaging Deaf Students with Graphic Novels (with Dana Grisham)

 

2009       California Association of Resource Specialists Plus (CARS+), February 1, 2009, Reno, NV, Special Education Reform

 

2008       Developing teacher preparation standards for special education teachers of the next decade, November 1, 2008, Dallas, TX, Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children

 

2007       Statewide process to revise special education standards, November 1, 2007, Milwaukee, WI, Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children

 

2006       Preparing Teachers to Teach in Inclusive Settings: What Teachers Need and How to Help Them, April 1, 2006, San Francisco, CA, AERA Conference

 

2006       Preparing Teachers to Teach in Inclusive Settings: Strategies for Success, February 1, 2006, New York, NY, AACTE Conference

 

2004       Castles in the Air: Using Visual Imagery to Enhance Comprehension, November 1, 2004, San Jose, California, California Reading Association

 

2003       Storybook Reading: Engaging at Risk Readers With Text, November 1, 2003, San Diego, California, California Reading Association

 

2003       News and Views Using Reciprocal Teaching Strategies with Texts (2.5 hour workshop), November 1, 2003, San Diego, California, California Reading Association

 

2003       News and Views: Using Reciprocal Teaching Strategies with Texts, November 1, 2003, Chicago, Illinois, National Council for Social Studies

 

2003      Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension (2.5 hour workshop), May 1, 2003, Orlando Florida, International Reading Association

 

2003       Recognition or Recall: What Reading Comprehension Tests Really Measure, April 1, 2003, Chicago, Illinois, American Educational Research Association

 

2003       Concept Development in Lesson Planning, March 1, 2003, San Jose, California, California Council for Teacher Education

 

2003       Test Format Differences in the Measurement of Reading Comprehension, January 1, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii International Conference on Education

 

2002       Questioning Strategies to Improve Comprehension of Content Area Text, November 1, 2002, Sacramento California, California Reading Association

 

2002       Beyond Survival: Case Studies of Struggling Readers, October 1, 2002, San Diego California, California Council for Teacher Education

 

2000       Sustaining Ourselves: Meeting the Challenge of Urban Schools, July 1, 2000, Holy Names College, A symposium for teachers

 

1999       Multicultural Literature for Children's Enjoyment, October 1, 1999, CA, Presentation for Parent University sponsored by the Oakland Unified School District

 

1999      Building Literacy in Multicultural Settings, July 1, 1999, Holly Names College, A symposium for teachers sponsored by the Irvine Multicultural Project and Holy Names College

 

1998       Learning About Learning Disabilities Over 50 hours of student and staff development regarding reading disabilities, ADD/ADHD, writing difficulties and other learning differences, November 1, 1998, Orinda Intermediate School, Student and staff

 

1997       Learning Differences: What to Do Next. Families, January 25, 1997, Holy Names College, Bridges to the Next Millennium Conference

 

1993       Making Connections: Developing Children's Enjoyment of Literature., February 12, 1993, Fresno, Lecture and demonstration presented at Unity, a conference sponsored by Fresno Pacific College and the San Joaquin County Office of Education

1993       Special Education, Is It Really Special? An overview and analysis of the laws and regulations that impact    the             education       of student with suspected as well as identified special needs, January 14, 1993, El Sobrante, West Contra Costa Unified School District

1998         Introducing the California English/Language Arts Framework, May 1, 1988, El Sobrante, Videotaped presentation for             the West Contra Costa Unified School District


Terry Soo-Hoo

Use of Innovative Eastern/Western Healing Practices to Treat Traumatized Children, September 18, 2005, San Diego, CA, Tenth International Conference on Family Violence

Barbara Storms

One University's Efforts To Reach a Common Understanding of What Constitutes Doctoral Level Work, January 7, 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii International Conference on Education

Assessing Voice in Student Writing, November 23, 2008, San Antonio, TX, National Conference of Teachers of English

Developing School Leaders: Lessons Learned from University-School Partnerships, January 13, 2006, Honolulu, International Conference on Education and Art

Writing for Professional Journals, March 10, 2005, San Diego, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration

A Model for Successful District-Based Leadership Development Partnerships, March 11, 2004, Burlingame, CA, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration

Site-Based Inquiry and Capacity Building: Developing Leaders' Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions, March 12, 2003, Oakland, CA, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration

Writing Assignments that Work: Implications for Large Scale Assessment, June 21, 2001, Houston, TX., Council of Chief State School Officers. National Conference

Writing Assignments � What Works and What Doesn�t Work, November 20, 2000, Milwaukee, WI, National Council of Teachers of English, National Conference

Assigning Writing�What Works?, February 11, 2000, Sacramento, California Association of Teachers of English, State Conference

Putting It All Together: Aligning Reform Initiatives to Improve Teaching and Learning, November 22, 1997, Detroit, National Council of Teachers of English, National Conference

Pacesetter English: Using Portfolios to Align Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, February 14, 1997, Fresno, CA, California Association of Teachers of English, State Conference

Effective School Reform: Assessing the Quality of the Planning and Evaluation Process, October 22, 1996, Los Angeles, Annenberg School Improvement Effort

Standards-Based Portfolio Assessment, March 20, 1995, Asilomar, California Association of Teachers of English, State Conference

Lessons from California's CLAS Portfolio Assessment Project, July 15, 1994, Cambridge: MA, Harvard Performance Assessment Collaborative Institute


David R. Stronck

Noyce Scholarship Program at CSU, East Bay, May 30, 2013, Washington, DC, Poster Session at the 2013 National Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Field Researdch by High-School Students, May 10, 2013, Fresno, CA, STEM Learning in Action Conference of the California Science Project

Understanding and Planting Trees, April 27, 2013, Fremont, CA, workshop funded by the Phi Delta Kappa International

Evaluating Workshops of the Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium, April 22, 2013, Hayward, CA, Poster Session, Week of Scholarship at CSU, East Bay

Learn by Hands-0n Activities of Project WET, February 2, 2013, Redwood City, CA, San Mateo County STEM Education conference

Fire Ecology Activities, January 26, 2013, San Jose, CA, California Environmental Education Foundation conference

Activities of Project WET Demonstrating Water Issues, January 19, 2013, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Envirornmental Education Resource Fair


Health Problems from the Human Population Explosion, October 20, 2012, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association conference

Risk and Biotechnology Acivities, October 20, 2012, San Jose, CA, Caliornia Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Service Learning in the Oak Forest Restoration Project, October 13, 2012, Oakland, CA, NAAEE International Conference

Risk Assessments, October 12, 2012, Oakland, CA, North American Association for Environmental Education International Conference

Alternative Textbooks, September 20, 2012, Hayward, CA, Back to the Bay conference at CSU, East Bay

Biotechnology Activities of Project Learning Tree, June 26, 2012, Placerville, CA, Project Learning Tree workshop for teachers

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay in 2012, May 24, 2012, Washington, DC, National Noyce Scholarship Conference

Endangered Species of the Tahoe Region, May 22, 2012, Incline Village, NV, Science Conference sponsored by U.C., Davis

Hands-on Activities Related to Water, March 3, 2012, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math & Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Human Population Explosion, December 8, 2011, Seattle, WA, National Science Teachers Association conference

Risks in Biotechnology Activities, October 22, 2011, Pasadena, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

The Human Population at 7 Billion, October 22, 2011, Pasadena, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, July 7, 2011, Washington, DC, National Noyce Scholarship Conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, March 26, 2011, Costa Mesa, CA, Western Regional Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Service Learning Links to the Classroom, March 19, 2011, Fremont, CA, CSU, East Bay Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa meeting

Comparative Risk Assessment for Wildfires, Earthquakes, Tornados, and Hurricanes, March 10, 2011, San Francisco, CA, National Science Teachers Association, national conference

Interpret Human Population Data, March 5, 2011, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Project WET Activities, March 5, 2011, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Saving Endangered Native Plants, January 22, 2011, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

Fire Activities of Project Learning Tree, January 15, 2011, Woodland, CA, California Environmental Education Foundation conference

Biotechnology Activities of Project Learning Tree, October 23, 2010, Sacramento, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Environmental Science in a World of Seven Billion, October 23, 2010, Sacramento, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, July 8, 2010, Washington, DC, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference

Biotechnology Module of Project Learning Tree, July 2, 2010, Santa Clara, CA, National Biotechnology Education Conference

Where does Environmental Education fit into Pre-Service Education?, June 23, 2010, Alpine Chalet, Alpine Meadows, CA, Professors of Teacher Education in 3 day training from Project Learning Tree and Project WET

Differentiating Instruction, April 10, 2010, Fresno, CA, Western Regional Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, March 10, 2010, Poster Session at CSU, East Bay, Hayward Campus, Faculty and students of CSU, East Bay

Identifying Native Plants and Saving Endangered Species, March 7, 2010, Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA, Spring Math and Science Conference of San Mateo County

Changing assignments in methods courses for teaching science, January 16, 2010, Sacramento, CA, International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education

Noyce Program at CSU, East Bay, July 2, 2009, Washington, DC, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference

Environmental Education and Pre-Service Education, May 27, 2009, Pomona, CA, Conference on Integrating EE into Pre-Service Education

Quantitative Reasoning in Biology, March 20, 2009, New Orleans, LA, National Conference of the National Science Teachers Association

6.5 Billion Reasons to Build Population Literacy, March 19, 2009, New Orleans, LA, National Conference of the National Science Teacher Association

Fun Activities for Preserving Habitats of Endangered Species, March 7, 2009, Ca�ada College, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County

Hands-on Activities for Endangered Species of Northern California, January 24, 2009, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

The Population Connection: Impacts of Human Population Explosion, November 1, 2008, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Analyzing Sand and Its Origins, November 1, 2008, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Exploring Environmental Risk: Wildfires!, October 31, 2008, San Jose, Ca, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Jigsaw and Other Innovative Teaching Strategies, September 18, 2008, Back to the Bay Conference, Faculty of the California State University, East Bay

Hands-on Activities of Project Learning Tree, February 2, 2008, Hayward Campus of CSU, East Bay, teachers at the Latino Education Summit

Integrating Environmental Education into Teacher Preparation Programs, August 1, 2007, Sausalito, CA, Professors of Science Methods Courses in California invited to conference

Activities Demonstrating the Water Cycle and Water's Surface Tension, March 3, 2007, Ca�ada College, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County

Fun Activities of Project WET, January 27, 2007, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

Analyzing Sand and Its Origins, October 21, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

The Population Connection's Activities Related to the Human Population Explosion, October 21, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

Focus on Risk: A Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Program, October 20, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

Service Learning As Part of Science Methods, May 6, 2006, Pomona, CA, Science Education Colloquium of the CSU System

Shape, Sizes, and Colors of Sand Grains, April 7, 2006, Anaheim, CA, National Conference of the National Science Teachers Association

Activities of Project Learning Tree, March 4, 2006, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math and Science Educators of San Mateo County

Science Activities for Elementary-School Children, February 2, 2006, Urban Teacher's CSU East Bay, Granada High, Livermore High, various

Activities of Project Learning Tree for Elementary-School Teachers, January 28, 2006, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Fair

Sharing pointers about what needs to happen to receive funding, April 20, 2005, CSU EB, CEAS Institute for Research and Development

No Child Left Behind Legislation panelist, March 7, 2005, San Ramon, CA, Mt Diablo Chapter and CSUEB2005-3-7 Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa

Activities of Project Learning Tree, March 5, 2005, Redwood City, CA, Spring Conference of the Council of Math/Science Eductors of San Maeo County

1) demonstrating plant transpiration and (2) biology activities using probabilty, November 18, 2004, Seattle, WA, convention of the National Science Teachers Association


Oanh Tran

Tran, O. K. (February, 2013). Promoting social and emotional learning in special day classrooms. Poster presentation presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Tran, O. K., & Malliarys, N. (May, 2012). Knowledge of RTI in schools: Implications for training education professionals. Poster presentation presented at the CSUEB Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Exhibit, Hayward, CA.

Tran, O. K., Kim, R., & Kim, B. (2012, May). Social Justice League empowers positive change and social awareness. Poster Presentation presented at CSUEB Diversity Day. California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA.

Tran, O. K. (April, 2012). Promoting Civility and Resiliency through Social-Emotional Learning- Strong Kids Curricula. Symposium presentation to be presented at the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Gueldner, B. A,. & Tran, O. K. (February, 2012). From Theory and Research to Practice: SEL in Action. Mini-skills to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

Tran, O. K., & Mallaryis, N. (February, 2012). Knowledge of RTI in Schools: Implications for Training Education Professionals. Poster presentation to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

Smith, D., Tran, O. K., Chang, V., & Vogel, M. (October, 2011). Fostering Civility in Youth. Invited Symposium at Southern Oregon University. Ashland, Oregon.

Tran, O. K., Ablang, C., Pham, M., & Medcalf, E. (February, 2011). Increasing Resiliency and School Success Strong Kids Learning Curriculum. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Albeg, L., Castro-Olivo, S., Appelbaum, A., Tran, O., & Santiago, E. (February, 2011).

Assessing Acculturative Stress: Development and Structure of the CASAS Scale. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychology.

Poster Presentation: Using Strong Kids Curriculum to Promote Social and Emotional Resiliency., March 25, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, National Association of School Psychologists

Poster Presentation: Promoting Competence and Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities through External Assets., March 25, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, National Association of School Psychologists

Using evidence-based strategies to promote social and emotional learning., February 28, 2009, Boston, MA, National Association of School Psychologists

The impact of asset gaps: Implications for service and training., February 26, 2009, Boston, MA, National Association of School Psychologists

Implementation of Strong Kids Learning Curriculum with At-Risk Middle School Boys, March 14, 2008, Burlingame, CA, California Association of School Psychologists

Promoting social and emotional learning in schools: An investigation of massed versus distributed trials and social validity of the strong kids curriculum in late elementary-aged students., March 15, 2007, New York., National Association of School Psychologists


Craig Wilson

Using Quantitative Data to Improve Writing Instruction: The Case of the Passive Voice, May 2, 2009, CSU San Luis Obispo, CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning

Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in Teaching Credential Programs., April 6, 2007, Hanoi National University of Education; Hanoi National University of Commerce: Hanoi, Vietnam, Teaching Faculty

Closing the Feedback Gap in Writing Assessment: A Role for Quantitative Analysis, April 8, 2006, San Francisco, California, American Educational Research Association

Why College Writers Should Use the Passive Voice: A Lesson from the Graduate Writing Assessment., April 1, 2006, CSU Dominguez Hills, Regional Symposium on University Teaching

Teacher Induction for Junior Professors?, April 1, 2005, Regional Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, CSU Fresno, Presented with Carl Stempel, Department of Sociology, CSU East Bay


Peg Winkelman

  • Winkelman, P., Garcia, R., & Brizendine, E., Co-constructing Leadership Preparation: District Leaders and University Faculty Collaborate on Curriculum, Instruction and Praxis National Council of Professors of Educational Administration 67th Annual Summer Conference: Innovation, Inventiveness, and the Imagination: Leading into the Future, August, 2013, New York, New York

  • Collay, C & Winkelman, P., Using on- the- ground and online approaches to address diversity to Improve Instruction in Leadership National Council of Professors of Educational Administration 67th Annual Summer Conference: Innovation, Inventiveness, and the Imagination: Leading into the Future, August, 2013, New York, New York

  • Davis, L. & Winkelman, P. Algebra is a Civil Right: Increasing Achievement for African American Males in Algebra Through Collaborative Inquiry American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2013, San Francisco, CA

  • “Teacher Leadership Policy” Panel discussant offering perspectives on national state and local policies related to teacher leadership at the California Council on Teacher Education Spring Conference 2013 San Jose, CA

  • “Partnerships Beyond School Walls” with Donald Evans and Lettie Ramirez Presented at the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, CALSA 5th Annual Conclave In Education, “21st Century Leadership” Collaborative, Communicative, Connected. Santa Clara, CA

  • Winkelman, P., “Equity Plans Revisited” Presented at the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration Spring Conference 2012: Leading Equity-Principled Communities of Practice, Sacramento, CA

  • Winkelman, P., Emerging Leaders Create Case Studies to Investigate Leadership Dilemmas American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2012, Vancouver

  • Greenwood, S. & Winkelman, P., Participatory Action Research Facilitates the Implementation of Culturally Responsive Practices American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2012, Vancouver

  • Collay, M. & Winkelman, P., Scholar-practitioners Transform Urban Education Through Participatory Action Research American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2012, Vancouver

  • Collay, M. & Winkelman, P., Evaluating the Influence of Critical Social Theory in a Scholar-Practitioner Doctoral Program The University Council for Educational Administration Convention 2012: The Future is Ours: Leadership Matters, Denver, Colorado

  • Winkelman, P. & Collay, M. Educational Leadership Students Examine After-School Activities: Surprising Findings, National Council of Professors of Educational Administration 65th Annual Summer Conference: Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access & Equity in Today’s Schools, Portland, Oregon

  • Winkelman, P., Teachers Leading Leaders in Advocacy for Arts Education Presented at the California Council on Teacher Education Spring Conference 2012: Race, Student Engagement, and Schooling Practices, San Jose, CA

  • Davenport, J., Engdahl, E., Winkelman, P., Donahue, D., Kroll, L., Michaels, M., Music, L., & Wettrich, A. The Power of Partners: Strategic Arts Learning Collaborations-Arts Education Initiative Arts Education Partnership Fall 2011 National Forum: Transforming Urban School Systems Through The Arts, San Francisco, CA

  • Winkelman, P., Lee, G., & Collay, M. Collaborative Inquiry for Equity: What is the leader’s role? American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2011, New Orleans

  • Lee, G, Winkelman, P., & Collay, M. How Leaders Conceptualize and Use Data in Collaborative Inquiry:  What Counts? American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2011, New Orleans

  • Lee, G, Collay, M., & Winkelman, P. Interpretations of Leadership:  Situating Agency within Organizational Perspectives American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2011, New Orleans

  • Collay, M., Lee, G, & Winkelman, P. Building a Social Justice Pedagogy American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2011, New Orleans

  • Collay, M. & Winkelman, P. Conducting Applied Research at School Site for the Public Good: A Cross-Case Analysis of Three Scholar-Practitioners The University Council for Educational Administration Convention 2011: Forecasting the Future of Leadership Preparation and Practice: Reclaiming Ground Through Research, Policy and Politics, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Winkelman, P. & Collay, M. Using Diversity to Improve Instruction in the College Classroom” with Michelle Collay.  Presented at the 13th CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, CSU San Bernardino, CA

  • Winkelman, P., After school programs, more than an afterthought:  Preparing administrators to lead an extended day Presented at the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration Fall Conference 2010 Preparing Educational Leaders: Relevance for our Profession Cal Poly Pomona, CA

  • Winkelman, P., Instruction and Program Interventions/Strategies workshop panel discussant Annual Research to Practice Conclave Connecting Educational Leaders and Researchers on Promising Practices for Improving Latino Student Achievement Sponsored by California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators and UC Davis School of Education, Sacramento, CA

  • Using applied research to support scholar practitioners in school leadership.” with Michelle Collay.  Presented at the 12th CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Winkelman, P., & Storms, B. Vision Walking. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Summit 2010:  Promoting “Capitol” Ideas of Leadership, Culture, and Diversity Research on Educational Leadership, Washington D.C.

  • Winkelman, P., & Storms, B. Connecting Theory and Practice:  Case Studies by Educational Leadership Students. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Summit 2010:  Promoting “Capitol” Ideas of Leadership, Culture, and Diversity Research on Educational Leadership, Washington D.C.

  • Winkelman, P. A Case Study of Case Studies Developed by Educational Leadership Students Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu

  • Winkelman, P., Collay, M. & Storms, B. Inquiry as Pedagogy: Preparing Aspiring Administrators to Lead for Equity.  American Educational Research Association, April 2009, San Diego, CA

  • Collay, M., Winkelman, P., Garcia,R. & Guilkey-Amado, J. Transformational leadership pedagogy: Implementing  equity plans in urban schools. American Educational Research Association, April 2009, San Diego, CA

  • Reflecting Department Vision in Assessments:  Collaborating to Design and Align Signature Assignments (with M.Collay) National Council of Professors of Educational Administration 2008, San Diego, CA


James Zarrillo

Oral History in a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom. Presented at the 1997 Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies. Cincinnati, November 21, 1997.

Literacy and the Limited-English Proficient Student: An Overview and Review of the Literature. Presented at the 1995 Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Anaheim, May 1, 1995.

Reading for Informative Purposes in the Multilingual and Multicultural Classroom. Presented at the 1993 Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. San Antonio, April 27, 1993.

Teaching with Literature in the Elementary School: Applying Rosenblatt’s Transactional Theory. Presented at the 1991 Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Las Vegas, May 9, 1991.

Aesthetic Teaching with Literature in the Elementary School. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, April 3, 1991.

Teaching with Literature in the Elementary School: A Qualitative Study. Presented at the 1990 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Boston, April 20, 1990.

Literature-based Reading: Three Program Models. Presented at the 1989 Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English. Baltimore, November 20, 1989.

Literature-Based Reading for Language Minority Students. Presented at the 1988 Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English. St. Louis, November 20, 1988.

Making the Connection: Reading and Elementary Social Studies. Presented at the 1988 Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Toronto, May 6, 1988.


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