Joan Davenport, PhD

Professor

Department of Teacher Education

E-mail:
joan.davenport@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-3081
Office:
AE 317
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Professor – tenured in 1994 – Teaching and various administrative positions 1987 – present
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY EAST BAY, CALIFORNIA
Associate Chair, Department of Teacher Education 1999 – 2004
-Assist Department Chair/share in administrative duties and scheduling with Chair
-Represent Department on Dean's Curriculum Council
-Represent Department at Conferences and Meetings 
-Interview new instructors/ hire supervisors / handle contracts 
-Develop new Credential and Graduate programs
-Design alternative Credential programs
Coordinator of Teacher Credential Teams 1999 – 2004
-Oversee operations for 15 Teacher Credential teams: 5 Multiple Subject, 2 Blended, 1 TED/SPED,
3 Single Subject, 3 Partnership (combined), and 1 International; (approximately 500 students)
-Hire and assign supervisors
-Coordinate Community Advisories
-Implement New Programs and Partnerships
-Trouble Shoot / handle special situations
-Assess and evaluate Credential Programs
-Coordinate Research on Credential Programs
Multiple Subject Program Team Leader
Concord Campus Teams 92 and 93, plus placements for Team 97 2008 –present
Contra Costa Teams (including PATCH, a program to recruit under-represented people into teaching) 1988 – 2002
-Interview prospective students for Credential Team
-Advise students and design Team schedule
-Conduct and organize workshops for students
-Arrange for student teaching placements and assign supervisors to schools/ students
-Initiate and maintain community contacts
Single Subject Art Credential Coordinator 1988 – 2002
-Interview Single Subject Art candidates
-Advise Art supervisor
Instructional Responsibilities 1987 – present
Teach: Mathematics in the Elementary School, Classroom Management, Art Skills, Language Arts, ESL/Bilingual Methods, SDAIE (sheltered)Methods, Multicultural Education, Second Language Acquisition/ Teaching English Learners/ Equity and Diversity/ Educational Psychology
Graduate: Advanced Educational Psychology/ Curriculum Development /
Grants
-Arts Education Initiative Grant (Principal Investigator for CSUEB) 2006 - present
-East Bay California Arts Project (Co-Principal Investigator) 1992 - 2004
-Hayward Arts in Education Eisenhower Grant with Hayward Unified School District (Director) 1997 – 1999
-Multicultural Inclusion Grant with San Diego State University 1989 – 1991
-Sunbird Grant on Arts Education from Getty Foundation (CSUH Director) 1988 – 1989

Professional Focus

(A Time for the Arts (2009) in progress)
Excellence in Teaching (2004) co-author
CalStateTEACH (1999) co-author
Helping English Language Learners Achieve Success (1999)
The Arts: A Means for Developing Literacy (1999)
Providing All Primary Students with Access to a Balanced Reading Program (1999) co-author

Awards
Women of Achievement Award Nominee (2001 and 2002)
CSU Chancellor's Teacher Preparation Scholar (1999)
CSUEB - Contra Costa Award for Service (1996)
Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Professor (1993)

Consultant – Arts, Math, ESL, CLAD certificate 1989 – 2006
PITTSBURG UNIFIED SCHOOLS
Consultant – ESL, CLAD certificate 1999 – 2007
MOUNT DIABLO UNIFIED SCHOOLS
Consultant – ESL, Bilingual Education, CLAD certificate 1994 – 2000
OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOLS
Consultant - Mathematics Education, ESL 1994 – 1997
ADDISON-WESLEY PUBLISHING CO.

Instructor (part time) – Grade 3 Gifted 1986 - 1987
Substitute Teacher (K - 12) Elementary Education, Art 1986 - 1987
MT. DIABLO UNIFIED SCHOOLS, CONCORD, CALIFORNIA

Instructor (part time) – HR: 345 Business, Society and the Individual 1986
GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY , GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

University Supervisor/Instructor 1983 – 1984
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
-Placed and supervised student teachers
-Conducted in-service for master teachers
-Taught courses Reading, Mathematics, Issues in Education, Foundations

Classroom Teacher 1970 – 1985 (except 1983 –1984)
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS; PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA; GLEN RIDGE, NEW JERSEY
-Taught grades K – 8, Elementary, Art, Science, Math
-Middle School Art, Reading, Language, Social Studies
-Experience with diverse student populations from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, including 7 years in an inner city school

Courses

Not teaching this quarter.

Publications

Davenport , J. and Engdahl, E. (2007-10-26). Constructivism and the Arts. Assn. of Constructivist Teaching.

Davenport, J. (2007-2-24). Integrating Music into Elementary School Curriculum. AACTE conference publication.

Presentations

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

Grant Awards

CSUEB Visual and Performing Arts Methods for Credential Candidates, Ford Foundation, Arts Education Initiative (AEI), University of California, Berkeley, Received June 13, 2006, $7,143.00, For January 1, 2006 to December 1, 2006,

East Bay California Arts Project, State of California, California Subject Matter Projects, Adminstered by University of California, Office of the President, Received July 1, 2002, $65,000, For July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003, Teaching and Learning

East Bay California Arts Project, State of California, California Subject Matter Projects, Adminstered by University of California, Office of the President, Received October 10, 2000, $197,000*, For July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2003, Teaching and Learning

Service

-University Government Faculty/Student Affairs Committee-TED(member)

-Peer Review/PTR - TED(member)

-Promotion, Tenure, and Retention (PT&R) TED(member)

-Search Committee TED(member),

-Strategic Planning TED(member)

-Consultant � Arts, Math, ESL, CLAD certificate 1989 - 2006

-CSUEB Academic Senator 1998 – 2002

-Academic Senate Executive Committee Member 1998 – 2000

-CSUEB Faculty Advisory Committee Member 1995 - 1997

-Contra Costa (Concord Campus) Advisory Council 1992 – 1998 2007 - present

-Also served on and chaired a variety of Department and College Committees 1987 - present

Other Accomplishments

Arts Education Initiative, CSUEB representative, 2004 - present 
- Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Nu. President 1994 – 96, Past President 1997 – 98
- The California Arts Project, leadership roles and co-Principal Investigator since 1989, Fellow in 1991
- The Walnut Creek Concert Band, formerly on Board of Directors (2000 – 2004)
- Moving Arts Collective, formerly on Board of Directors (2000 – 2002)
- East Bay Foundation, formerly on Board of Directors (1999 – 2003)
- Diablo Regional Arts Association member formerly served on Board of Directors (1998 – 2000)
- Actively involved in local government, including the City of Walnut Creek Arts Commission. Arts Commissioner for nine years, 1990 – 1999, and Mayor's Advisory Board, 1997 - 1999.

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