Accomplishments: College of Education

August 12, 2019
Sam Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology & Human Services) was honored with the American Psychological Association's (APA) Division of School Psychology (Division 16) Mid-Career Service or Practice Award. The award is presented at the APA Convention to school psychologists from seven to 20 years post-graduation who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to the field of school psychology through programs of service or innovations in practice. Additionally, Song was named...
August 9, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected as associate editor for the Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling & Development journal, an official journal of the Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling, a member association and division of the American Counseling Association. Articles address both theoretical and other problems of the measurement specialist to those directed to the administrator, the counselor, or the personnel worker — in schools and colleges, public and...
August 8, 2019
Claire Tredwell (Preschool) has been honored with the Rose C. Engel Award for Excellence in Professional Practice by the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children, recognizing her leadership, ethical standards and excellence of work. This national award is presented to professionals who have made significant contributions to the field at the local level that have improved, or will improve, the lives of young children with special needs and their families. She...
July 26, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) recently was appointed to serve on the American Educational Research Association Division  D Editorial Committee for a two-term position. Division D focuses on educational measurement, psychometrics, and assessment; quantitative methods and statistical theory as applied to educational research; and qualitative and evaluation methods as applied to educational research.
July 19, 2019
Celeste Calkins (Decision Support), Michelle Chavez (Academic Assessment), and Vicki Rosser (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a paper, “Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale” in the International Journal of Educational Research. The paper examined the differences among morale, job satisfaction, worklife, and intent to leave one’s position, institution, or academe of full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members. Utilizing the...
July 15, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has received the 2019 Legacy Award from the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The ACES Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting impression on ACES or on the counselor education and supervision profession. ACES is a division of the American Counseling Association, and organization representing more than 60,000 counseling practitioners, educators, and scholars. She will receive the award at the ACES Awards...
July 12, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) co-authored with selected mentees from West Virginia University, University of Central Missouri, and Murray State University "A Pilot Survey of a Self-Efficacy Tool for Career and Technical Education Administrators," which appeared in the Journal of Leadership Education on July 9. The findings suggest that the CTE administrator self-efficacy instrument will affect change within the field of CTE, as it will set the stage for training and professional...
July 10, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) has been appointed to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Caribbean Curriculum journal. The journal is an online academic publication of the School of Education, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
July 3, 2019
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education), along with colleagues from five different universities, recently published an article in Topics in Early Childhood Special Education on the perceptions of early intervention providers on father involvement in services for their infants and toddlers with disabilities. This qualitative study, "Understanding Providers Attitudes Regarding Father Involvement in Early Intervention," explored the potential barriers and supports...
July 1, 2019
Bradley D. Marianno (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) has two recent publications. He published Compared to What? Changes in Interest Group Resources and the Proposal and Adoption of State Teacher Policy in Policy Studies Journal. In this study, he asks: what is the relationship between changes in interest group resources and the proposal and adoption of state teacher policy? Using a dataset of proposed and enacted teacher policies across five legislative cycles in all 50 states and...
June 28, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) has been appointed to serve on the Roseman University of Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB). He will serve as a full voting member of the committee for a period of three years beginning July 1.
June 26, 2019
Jennifer R. Pharr (Environmental and Occupational Health), Nancy L. Lough (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Mary Angela Terencio (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published an article titled "Health and Sociodemographic Differences between Individual and Team Sport Participants" in the journal Sports. The purpose of the study was to identify differences in chronic diseases, conditions, or risk factors between individual and team sport participants. Terencio is a student.