CSU Community Members

Find faculty, community partners, and students in educational leadership and related disciplines within the CSU system here. Also find P-12 and community college leaders who are partners in CSU Ed.D. programs in educational leadership.

Directors of CSU Ed. Programs

A distinguished group of faculty leaders have been selected as program directors of the seven new Ed.D. programs:

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO

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Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty
Director, P-12 and Community College specialization
Fresno State

Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty is also director of the Center for Research, Evaluation, Assessment and Dissemination at Fresno State. She is also a member of the education administration faculty within the Department of Educational Research and Administration. She teaches courses in both the masters and doctoral programs. Brown-Welt'ís research interests include leadership and the utilization of evaluation results. She teaches classes in the areas of education leadership, conflict resolution, strategic planning, policy development and change theory.

California State University, Fresno, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Staff Directory

Central Valley Educational Research Consortium (CVERC)
CVERC is comprised of doctoral faculty and students who undertake research in the Central San Joaquin Valley and publish and disseminate the results of that research. Four monographs have been published.

Selected Publications and Monographs:

  • CVERC (2004). API: Strategies for Successful Schools in the Central Valley in Closing the Achievement Gap. Monograph published by the Joint Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.
  • CVERC (2002). API: What Works: Characteristics of High-Performing Schools in the Central Valley. Monograph published by the Joint Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.
  • CVERC (2001). API: What’s Working. Monograph published by the Joint Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.
  • CVERC (2001, September). California Testing: How Principals Choose Priorities. Educational Leadership 59 (1), 33-36. (Editorial Board)

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH

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Dr. Marilyn Korostoff
Director, P-12 specialization
California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Korostoff is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling at Cal State Long Beach. Her education leadership experience includes curriculum and instruction and gifted student education. From there she advanced into the administrative role of director of special programs in an urban school district, before becoming an elementary school principal. Korostoff earned her undergraduate degree at UCLA, and holds two masters degrees in education and in school management and administration. She also earned a doctorate in educational administration from UCLA.

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Dr. Anna Ortiz
Director, community college specialization
California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Ortiz is a professor in the Department of Student Development in Higher Education at Cal State Long Beach. She has been a student development leader in higher education for more than 20 years, beginning as an administrator in student services and then as a professor. Since completing her Ph.D. at UCLA in higher education and organizational change, her research interests have centered on college student development, primarily in the areas of ethnic identity development, multicultural education and professional issues in student affairs.

Here are some select CSU Long Beach faculty and their publications:

Marilyn Korostoff, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Educational law and its relationship to educational leadership
Qualitative research methodologies
Analysis of school reform policies and implementation issues

Selected Publications:

  • Korostoff, M. & Paull, B. (2001). Identifying the Moving Target: The Principal Shortage, California’s Administrative Services Credential Program and the Steinberg Bill. Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 13, 23-37.
  • Korostoff, M. (1998). Tackling California’s class size reduction policy initiative: An up close and personal account of how teachers and learners responded. International Journal of Educational Research, 29(8), 797-807.

John P. Murray, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Crisis management in the community college
Faculty development for community college

Selected Publications:

  • Murray, J. P., & Kishur, J. (in press). Crisis Management in the Community College. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.
  • Murray, J. P., & Cunningham, S. (2004). New community college faculty members and job satisfaction Community College Review, 32(2), 19-39.

Anna M. Ortiz, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
College student development
Multicultural education and ethnic diversity
Professional issues in student services administration

Selected Publications:

  • Masse, J.M., Miller, E., Kerr, K., & Ortiz, A.M. (2007). Negotiating middle ground: The experiences of mid-managers of color in student affairs In R.L. Ackerman & E.A. Langdon (Eds.), The experiences of mid-managers in student affairs. Washington, D.C.: NASPA Publications.
  • Santos, S.J., Ortiz, A.M., Morales, A., & Rosales, M. (2007). The relationship between campus diversity, students’ ethnic identity and college adjustment: A qualitative study Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13(2) 104-114.
  • Ortiz, A.M. (Ed.). (2004). Addressing the unique needs of Latino/a students New Directions for Student Services, 105 San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dawn R. Person, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Campus cultures
College student retention and success
Program evaluation to improve student services

Selected Publications:

  • Person, D. R., Ellis, P., Plum, C., & Boudreau, D. (2005). Using theory and research to improve student affairs practice: Some current examples In S.R. Helfgot & M.M. Culp (Eds.), Community college student affairs: What really matters San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Person, D. R. (2002). Student culture in higher education In Forest and Kinser (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Publishers.

SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Edmund Lee
Director, P-12 and community college specialization
Sacramento State

Dr. Lee is a professor and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Sacramento State. He has been a faculty member at Sacramento State since 1999 and currently serves as chair of the educational leadership and policy Studies Department. Prior to joining CSUS, he worked for 20 years as a school teacher and public school administrator in California. His research areas center on English learners and the administration of state and federal programs.

Here are some select Scramento State faculty and their publications:

Miguel Ceja, Ph. D
Areas of expertise/interest:
College choice; higher education access and opportunity; community college policy regarding assessment, student retention, and success; campus racial climate.

Selected Publications:

  • Ceja, M(2006)Understanding the role of parents and siblings as information sources in the college choice process of Chicana studentsThe Journal of College Student Development, 47(1), 87-104.
  • Ceja, M(2004). Chicana college aspirations and the role of parents: Developing educational resiliency The Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 3(4), 1-25.
  • Solorzano, D., Ceja, M., & Yosso, T. (2001)Critical race theory, racial microaggressions and campus racial climate and the experience of African American college students. Journal of Negro Education, 69(1/2), 60-73.

Virginia Dixon, Ed. D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Special education; Curriculum and instruction; Organizational management; public school administration.

Selected Publications:

  • Rodriguez, M.A., Merrill, M.E. & Dixon, V. L. (2004) Connecting through technology across the educational landscape The International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, l8, 42-44.
  • Fulton, L. and Dixon, V. L. (l992) Views of Japanese parents of their adult handicapped children International Journal of Special Education, 3, 8-12.
  • Greenburg, D. and Dixon, V. L. (l985) Leadership by design: Students with special needs and program development. Exceptional Children, 29, 23-29.

Lila Jacobs, Ph. D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Organizational leadership and cross-cultural education; Urban education and leadership.

Selected Publications:

  • Jacobs, L., Cintron, J., & Canton, C., (Eds.) (2002), The politics of survival in academia: Narratives of inequity, resilience, and success. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Jacobs, L. (2002). Redefining the self: AFDC to Ph.D. In L. Jacobs, C. Cintron & C. Canton (Eds.), The politics of survival in academia: Narratives of inequity, resilience, and success. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Jacobs, L. (1991). A study of cultural differences, teacher concepts and inappropriate labeling Teacher Education & Special Education,14(l), 43-48.
  • Trueba, H. T., Jacobs, L., & Kirton, E. (1990). Cultural conflict and adaptation: The case of Hmong children in American society. London: Falmer Press.

Robert H. Pritchard, Ph. D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Literacy; Curriculum and instruction; Second language learning.

Selected Publications:

  • Pritchard, R.H., & O’Hara, S (2007) Reading assessment in the content areas In J. Flood, D. Lapp and N. Farnan (eds.), Content area reading and learning: Instructional strategies (3rd Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc.
  • Pritchard, R.H., & Breneman, B (2000). Strategic teaching and learning: Standards-based instruction to promote content literacy in grades 4-12 Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education
  • Pritchard, R.H., & O’Hara, S (2007) Using think alouds to identify and teach reading comprehension strategies The CATESOL Journal, 18(1), 151-159.

Nancy B. Shulock, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Higher education policy, community college policy and finance, accountability in higher education, public management

Selected Publications:

  • Shulock, N. & Moore, C. (2007). Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California Community Colleges. Sacramento, CA: Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy.
  • Shulock, N. & Boilard, S. (2007). Buying the Right Thing: Using a Policy Audit to Align Community College Policy with State Policy Goals. Planning for Higher Education, 35(3): 12-25
  • Shulock, N. & Moore, C. (2007). Rules of the game: How state policy creates barriers to degree completion and impedes student success in the California Community Colleges. Sacramento, CA: Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy.
  • Shulock, N. (2006). Practitioners on making accountability work for the public. New Directions in Higher Education, (135). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Robert W. Wassmer, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Public Education Policy Regarding K-12 and Community College Schools, State and Local Finance of K-12 Public Schools, Economic Effects of Public Education, Voucher/Schools of Choice

Selected Publications:

  • Wassmer, R., Moore, C., & Shulock, N. (2004, September) Effect of racial/ethnic composition on transfer rates in community colleges: Implications for policy and practice. Research in Higher Education, 45, 539-60.
  • Wassmer, R. (2004, June). Lessons from California's public elementary schools where performance exceeds expectations California Politics and Policy, 8, 44-68.
  • Hungerford, T.L. & Wassmer, R. (2004, April). K-12 Education in the U.S. Economy: Its Impact on Economic Development, Earnings, and Housing Values. Washington, D.C.: Commissioned Report for National Education Association.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO

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Dr. Debbie Stine
Director, P-12 specialization
California State University, San Bernardino

Dr. Stine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Curriculum in the College of Education at Cal State San Bernardino, where she has been teaching for 14 years. She has served in a number of national roles in the field of educational administration. Currently, she serves on the executive board of the National Association of Professors of Educational Administration, and is the past-president of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration. Stine has authored numerous publications, most of them addressing compelling issues facing education today.

Here are some select CSU San Bernardino faculty and their publications:

Thelma Moore-Steward, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Closing the Achievement Gap Between Urban and Suburban Learners and Black and White Learners.
Urban School Governance
Teacher Empowerment/Promoting Teacher Leadership

Selected Publications:

  • Moore-Steward, T. (2003). Creating an intergenerational bridge for beginning school leaders: How boomers and veterans can partner with Xers to create success for nexers Journal of Educational Leadership and Administration.

Bonnie Piller, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Comparative International Education
Teaching English Language Learners

Selected Publications:

  • Giacchino-Baker, R. & Piller, B. (2006). Parental motivation, attitudes, support and commitment in a two-way immersion program Journal of Latinos and Education. California State University, San Bernardino, 5(1), 5-28.
  • Piller, B. & Skillings, M.J. (2006) A close look at the English learner teaching Strategies used by primary teachers in one New Delhi India school. TESL-EJ 9.3, 1-23.

Deborah Stine, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
School Law
Policy and Politics
Women in Leadership

Selected Publications:

  • Stine, D.E. (in press). Creationism, evolution and intelligent design In C. J. Russo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Educational Law. Sage Publications.
  • Stine, D.E. (April, 2004).Successful women in leadership: Portrait of a gentle warrior Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2(2).
  • Stine, D.E. (2001). Fundamentals of successful transitions in the principalship: The Value of collaboration and case study in administrator training. In P. Bryan, K. Cushing and K. Ladd (Eds.) Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development (pp 89-98). San Francisco: Caddo Gap Press.
  • Stine, D.E. & Ogawa, R. (1999). California’s class size reduction initiative differences in teacher experience and qualifications across schools Educational Policy and Practice 13(5).

Jodie Ullman, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Structural Equation Modeling
Social Psychology

Selected Publications:

  • Ullman, J. B. (2006). Structural equation modeling: Demystified and applied. Journal of Personality Assessment.
  • Flook, L. Repetti, R. & Ullman, J. B. (2005). Classroom social experiences as predictors of academic performance. Developmental Psychology, 41, 319-327.

John Winslade, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Social constructionist social theory
Mediation and conflict resolution
Discourse Analysis
Narrative approaches to counseling

Selected Publications:

  • Winslade, J. & Monk, G. (in press). Narrative counseling in schools: Powerful and brief (2nd Ed.) Thousand Oaks.
  • Winslade, J. (2006). Mediation with a focus on discursive positioning. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 23(4), 501-516.

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Kathy Cohn
Director P-12 specialization
San Diego State University

Dr. Cohn is professor and chair at the Department of Educational Leadership at San Diego State. She began her professional life as a social worker, then teacher and principal. She then earned her Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Administration at the University of Southern California. Cohn has served at four CSU campuses as a professor and director of educational leadership programs, associate dean of education, and in academic affairs leadership. She has focused her service and scholarship on PK-18 Education Partnerships and the effects of mentoring aspiring and new school leaders.

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Dr. Fred McFarlane
Co-director, community college specialization
San Diego State University

Dr. McFarlane is a professor and chair of the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education at San Diego State. His research and teaching has focused on issues related to non-traditional adult learners. For more than 20 years, he has worked with education faculty and staff, reflecting his interest in international education. McFarlane has chaired the Academic Department at San Diego State for two decades.

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Dr. Bill Piland
Co-director, community college specialization
San Diego State University

Dr. Piland is a professor of education in the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education at San Diego State. He is a former community college faculty member and administrator. His experience includes serving as a division director, dean of career education, and dean of instruction. During the 1990s, Piland published more research in community college publications than any other researcher in the country. As a faculty member at San Diego State, he has been involved in the preparation of community college leaders since 1979.

Here are some select San Diego State faculty and their publications:

Margaret R. Basom, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Educational Leadership, Organizational change, Democratic classrooms; Learning communities; Behavioral integrity

Selected Publications:

  • Basom, M.R. & Yerkes, D.M. (2004). A School-University Partnership in Administrator Preparation: Learnings and Subsequent Questions. Educational Leadership and Administration, 16, 47-60.
  • Basom M.R. & Frase, L. (2004). Creating Optimal Work Environments: Exploring Teacher Flow Experiences. Mentoring & Tutoring.12, 2, 241-258.
  • Norris, C., Barnett, B., Basom, M.R.,& Yerkes, D. (2002). Developing Educational Leaders: A working model: The learning community in action. Teachers College Press, New York, NY.

Joel H. Brown, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Program/Policy Evaluation, Youth at Risk and Resilience in Education and Related Systems

Selected Publications:

  • Brown, J. H., D'Emidio-Caston, M., & Pollard, J. (1997). Students and substances: Social power in drug education. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis(EEPA), 19(1), 65-82. http://cerd.org/press/
  • Brown, J. H., & Brown, D. (November, 2005). Why "at-risk" is at risk. American School Board Journal (ASBJ), 192(11), 44-46.

Kathleen C. Cohn, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
School Community Partnerships, Leadership and Collaboration

Selected Publications:

  • Cohn, K.C., Houck, J.W., & Cohn, C.A. (2004). The future: as Long Beach goes, so goes the nation. In Houck, J.W., Cohn, K.C., & Cohn, C.A.(Eds.), Partnering to lead educational renewal: high-quality teachers, high-quality schools (165-179). New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Houck, J.W., Cohn, K.C., & Cohn, C.A.(Eds.). (2004). Partnering to lead educational renewal: high-quality teachers, high-quality schools. New York: Teachers College Press.

Cynthia L. Uline, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Educational Leadership, Educational Facilities Planning and Design, and School Change and Improvement.

Selected Publications:

  • Uline, C. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (in press). The Walls Speak: The Interplay of Quality Facilities, School Climate, and Student Achievement. Journal of Educational Administration.
  • Creasap, S., Peters, A., & Uline, C. (2005). The effects of guided reflection on educational leadership practice: mentoring and portfolio writing as a means to transformative learning for early career principals, The Journal of School Leadership, 15,4, 352-386.
  • Uline, C., Tschannen-Moran, M., & Perez, L. (2003) Constructive conflict: How controversy contributes to school improvement. Teacher College Record, 105, 5, 782-816.

William Piland, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Community college leadership

Selected Publications:

  • Piland, William E. and Wolf, David (Eds). (2004). Help Wanted: Preparing Community College Leaders in a New Century, New Directions for Community Colleges. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Piland, William E. and Wolf, David. (2004). "Leadership Development: Placing the College Squarely in the Middle" in Piland, William E. and Wolf, David (Eds.).Help Wanted:Preparing Community College Leaders in a New Century. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Dr. David Hemphill
Director, P-12 and community college specialization
San Francisco State University

Dr. Hemphill is associate dean of the College of Education, Teaching and Research at San Francisco State. His interests include multicultural and international education, cultural studies in education, critical, postmodern and postcolonial theories of education, popular culture, adult education, literacy, second language acquisition, and educational research methods. Prior to coming to San Francisco State, he worked for 10 years as a language teacher and program director in community-based organizations serving Asian immigrants in Oakland and San Francisco.

Here are some select San Francisco State faculty and their publications:

Jeffrey Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Urban teacher development Transforming youth, community and urban schools

Selected Publication:

  • Duncan-Andrade, J. (2005). Understanding and supporting effective teaching in urban schools. Educational Leadership, 62, 6, 70-73.

Shawn A. Ginwright, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Youth and social Justice
African American sociology and social movements
Education of African American youth

Selected Publication:

  • Ginwright, S. (2004). Black in school: Afrocentric reform, urban youth and the promise of hip-hop culture. New York: Teachers College Press.

Terry B. Gutkin, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
School psychology
Developmental psychology

Selected Publication:

  • Gonzalez, J. E., Nelson, J. R., Gutkin, T. B., & Shwery, C. (2004). Teacher resistance to school-based consultation with school psychologists: A survey of teacher perceptions. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 12, 30-37.

Pamela LePage, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Teacher education
Mild and moderate disabilities in culturally diverse settings

Selected Publication:

  • LePage, P., Darling-Hammond, L., & Akar, H. (2005). Classroom management. In L. Darling-Hammond, J Bransford, P. LePage, K. Hammerness, & H. Duffy, (Eds.), Preparing teachers for a changing world: What teachers should learn and be able to do. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Mitchell Lee Marks, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Organizational change and transition
Employee motivation
Productivity

Selected Publication:

  • Marks, Mitchell L. (2006) Best practices in leading organizational change: Workplace recovery following major organizational transitions. In J. Conger & R. Riggio (Eds.), Best practices in leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Stanley Pogrow, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Curricular strategies for promoting equity
School reform and the learning gap
Politics of education

Selected Publication:

  • Pogrow, S. (2004) The missing element in reducing the gap: Eliminating the ‘blank stare’. Teachers College Record, 106, 10.

Ronald E. Purser, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise/interest:
Organizational behavior
High performance work systems,
Design of new product development organizations
Participative strategic planning

Selected Publication:

  • Purser, R. & Petranker, J. (2005). Unfreezing the future: Exploring the dynamic of time in organizational change. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, June.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN MARCOS

Lorri J. Santamaria, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, CSUSM-UCSD Educational Leadership Joint Doctorate Program
College of Education
California State University, San Marcos

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON

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Dr. Louise Adler
Director, P-12 specialization
California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Adler is chair of the Educational Leadership Department. She began her career in education as a high school teacher. She resigned her teaching position after a successful campaign for a school board as part of a new reform-oriented majority. While serving for six years on the board, she completed her Ph.D. in Education at Claremont Graduate University. Adler's research has addressed issues including the politics of education, which helped build on her experience as an elected board member. She is also accomplished in the study of religion and schools, and school-linked social services.

Here are some select California State University, Fullerton faculty and their publications:

Louise Adler, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Educational Policy, Organizational Theory, Education Law

Selected Publications:

  • Adler, L. (in press). Curriculum challenges in schools Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education Sage.
  • Lee, J. and Adler, L (2006) Qualitative research redux: Researching contemporary legal issues concerning education,” in Research Methods for Studying Legal Issues in Education.
  • Adler, L. & Gardner, S. (Eds.). (1994). The Politics of Linking Schools and Social Services, Falmer Press.

Victoria Costa, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Teacher preparation in a Web 2.0 environment, use of technology to improve teaching and learning, assessment and accountability of teacher preparation programs, online professional development, school culture and school knowledge, school science.

Selected Publications:

  • Costa, V., Bonsangue, M., and Shultz, H (Eds.) (2006). Professional Development Resources Online for Mathematics (3rd ed). [Online Textbook] http://www.pdrom.coursepath.org/
  • Costa, V. (1997) Honors Chemistry: High-Status Knowledge or Knowledge about High Status. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(3): 289-313
  • Costa, V. (1995). When Science is “Another World”: Relationships Between Worlds of Family, Friends, School, and Science. Science Education, 79(3): 313-

Joyce Lee, Ed.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Instructional leadership, Qualitative Research, Distance Learning, Adult Learning/Professional Development

Selected Publications

  • Lee, J. & Adler, L. (2006) Qualitative research redux: Researching contemporary legal issues concerning education in Research Methods for Studying Legal Issues in Education (S. Permuth & R. Mawdsley, Eds),Education Law Association, (72), 25-56).
  • Lee, J. (2006) Under construction: Scaffolding the expansion of online learning communities through computer-mediated-communication AECT: 2006 Educational Technology and Media Yearbook.
  • Bray, J., Lee, J., Smith, L. & Yorks, L. (2000) Collaborative inquiry in practice: Action, reflection, and making meaning Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Ron Oliver, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Restructuring responsibilities of co-administrators, policy, governance, and community relations

Selected Publications:

  • Oliver, R. (2006) The relationship between assistant principals and the communities they serve Educational Leadership and Administration, 7(1), p. 11-18.
  • Oliver, R. (2005) Assistant principal professional growth and development: A matter that cannot be left to chance, Educational Leadership and Administration, 17, p. 89-100.
  • Oliver, R. (2003) Assistant principal job satisfaction and desire to become principals, Educational Leadership Review, 4(2), p. 38-46.

Hallie Yopp Slowik, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Reading Acquisition and Development

Selected Publications:

  • Yopp, H. K., & Stapleton, L. (in press) Conciencia fonémica en Español (Phonemic Awareness in Spanish) The Reading Teacher.
  • Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2006) Informational texts as read-alouds at
    home and school Journal of Literacy Research, 38(1), 37-51.

Evelyn Marino Weisman, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise/interest:
Teacher education for diversity, bilingual education, bicultural development

Selected Publications:

  • Weisman, E. M., Flores, S., & Valenciana, C. (2007) Building bilingual-bicultural learning communities: Experiences of Latino teacher candidates. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education,6(3), 191-208.
  • Valenciana, C., Weisman, E. M., & Flores, S. (2006). Voices and perspectives of Latina paraeducators: The journey toward teacher certification The Urban Review, 38 (2) 81-99.
  • Dunlap,C. Z. & Weisman, E. M. (2006). Helping English language learners succeed.
    Huntington Beach: Shell Educational Publishing.
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