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Concurrent Presentations

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - Morning Breakout Sessions

 

Educating African American Males in the Era of Opportunity Gaps

Presentation by: Peter Murrell, Jr., Founding Dean, School of Education, Loyola University Maryland and Robert Simmons, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Loyola University Maryland

 

Innovation Configurations: Helping Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers Implement Effective Classroom Practices in Urban Schools

Presentation by: Daniel J. Reschly, Professor of Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

 

Miami University's Urban Teacher Cohort - Connecting Teacher Preparation to Urban Communities

Presentation by: Tammy A. Schwartz, Director, Urban Teacher Cohort, Miami University, Ohio; Thomas Dunton, Director, Center for Community Engagement, Over the Rhine; Bonnie Neumeier, Community Educator and Activist, Over the Rhine; Brittany Webb, Urban Teacher Cohort Student

 

Interpreting English Language Learner (ELL) Instructional Models: Using Data to Move Towards a Common Language

Presentation by: Sheila Arens, Senior Director, Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL); Jane Barker, Research Associate, McREL; Susan Shebby, Researcher, McREL

 

Integrating Technology for Professional Learning in Urban Schools

Presentation by: Gwendolyn Benson, Associate Dean of Partnerships, Georgia State University and Susan Ogletree, Director, Educational Bureau, Georgia State University

Presentation by: Belinda Gimbert, Associate Professor, Educational Administration, The Ohio State University; Rebecca Parker, Project Manager and Team Lead for e-Coaching in Project KNOTtT and Judith Hayes, Consultant, Project KNOTtT

  

Models of Urban Teacher Residency Programs

Presentation by: Wendy Gardiner, Assistant Professor, Elementary Middle Level Teacher Education, National-Louis University, Chicago

Presentation by: Karen Lowenstein, Director, Boettcher Teachers Program, Denver; Rebecca Marques-Guerro, Clinical Professor, Boettcher Teachers Program, Denver; Allyson Sudborough, Clinical Professor, Boettcher Teachers Program, Denver

Presentation by: Thalia Nawi, Director, Denver Teacher Residency; Jill Harvieux Pitner, Manager of Program and Curriculum, Denver Teacher Residency

Presentation by: Imelda Nava, Interim Director, Teacher Education Program, Center X, University of California, Los Angeles; Jaime Park, Faculty Advisor, Center X, University of California, Los Angeles

 


Thursday, April 28, 2011 - Afternoon Breakout Sessions

 

Engaging Student Learning Through Technology: Urban Computing Collaborative

Presentation by: Haiyun Bian, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Metropolitan State College of Denver;Gerald Shultz, Professor, Computer Science, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Don Gilmore, Professor, Mathematics, Metropolitan State College of Denver and Jennifer Moriarty, Teacher, Mathematics and Computer Science, CEC Middle College of Denver

 

Strategies for Evaluating Urban Teacher Effectiveness

Presentation by: Helen Davis, Faculty Advisor, Center X, University of California, Los Angeles; Jaime Park, Faculty Advisor, Center X, University of California, Los Angeles; Imelda Nava, Interim Director, Teacher Education Program, Center X, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Learning Together: What Urban High Schools Can Do to Help Students Navigate the Path to College

Presentation by: Shannon Madsen, Research Associate, American Institutes for Research

 

Integrating the Involvement of Urban Communities, Families and Parents into Teacher Education Programs

Presentation by: Jennifer O’Malley, Project Manager, Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline, Illinois State University and Dakota Pawlicki, Program Coordinator, Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline, Illinois State University

Presentation by: Elizabeth Grassi, Associate Professor, Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Education, Regis University, Denver; Obdulia Castro, Associate Professor, Spanish, Regis University, Denver and Paul Burson, Co-Director, Regis College Center for Service Learning, Regis University, Denver

 

Increasing the Achievement of English Language Learners through Teacher and Student Voices

Presentation by: Amy Strage, Professor, Child and Adolescent Development, San Jose State University

Presentation by: Dana Walker, Professor, Linguistically Diverse Education, University of Northern Colorado; Vic Jimenez, ESL Teacher, Boulder High School and Jennifer Douglas-Larsson, Academic Support Specialist, Boulder High School

 

Student Teaching: Guiding the Development of Effective Urban Teachers

Presentation by: Beth Giles, Director, University of Wisconsin System Institute for Urban Education

Presentation by: Myron Anderson, Assistant Professor, Educational Technology, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Miri Chung, Professor, Educational Technology, Metropolitan State College of Denver and Peter M. Vigil, Professor, Elementary and Linguistically Diverse Education, Metropolitan State College of Denver

 


Friday, April 29, 2011 - Morning Breakout Sessions

 

Improving Teacher Quality through Comprehensive Policy and Collaboration with Stakeholders

Presentation by: Ellen Behrstock Sherratt, Researcher, American Institutes for Research

 

Using Data to Inform and Differentiate Instruction in Urban Classrooms

Presentation by: Jason Martinez, Director of Strategy, Denver Public Schools


Presentation by: Sandra Just, Principal, Thomas Jefferson High School, Denver; Liz Buffington, School Wide Intervention Teacher, Thomas Jefferson High School, Denver and Wauneta Vann, School Wide Intervention Teacher, Thomas Jefferson High School, Denver

 

Meeting the Challenges of Preparing First Generation College Attenders

Presentation by: Adrienne van der Valk, Lead Program Administrator, Educational Policy Improvement Center


Models of Collaborative Urban Teacher Preparation

Presentation by: Jolanda M. Westerhof, Director of Teacher Education, American Association of State Colleges & Universities

Presentation by: Vicki Olson, Professor, Department of Education, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN

 

Increasing Student Achievement in Urban Schools: Listening to the Voices of Students and Community Partners

Presentation by: Shelby Gonzalez-Parker and Samantha Lobato, Youth Trainers, Project VOYCE, Denver, CO

Presentation by: Bonny Gildin, Vice President, Education Initiatives, All Stars Project Inc., New York City