Accomplishments: College of Education

April 21, 2021
Juanita Hinojosa and Federick Ngo (both Educational Psychology & Higher Education) presented a forthcoming paper, "Supporting Undocumented Community College Students" at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. In this paper, they discuss policies and practices in higher education that can support undocumented students, including state financial aid, free college and promise programs, and dual enrollment programs. They also examine features of supportive...
April 16, 2021
Ching-Chen Chen, Jared Lau, and Chris Wood (all Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) presented a virtual educational session, "Promoting International Scholarly Collaborations and Counseling Internship Abroad," with two international scholars, Wei-Wen Chen (Macau) and Shu-Chung-Chen (Taiwan), at the 2021 American Counseling Association Virtual Conference. This presentation is about the strategies for building and sustaining collaborative international partnerships across...
April 15, 2021
Patrice Leverett and Samuel Song (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published their article, "The Effect of Program Mission on Students: Developing a Program Assessment System for Social Justice Training," in School Psychology Training and Pedagogy. This article is about program evaluation for equity and is part of a special issue that focused on Training School Psychologists as Social Justice Change Agents. 
April 13, 2021
Jacob D. Skousen (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) with a colleague, Spencer C. Weiler, and graduate students Brianna Pesci and Adam Johnson at Brigham Young University, presented at the annual National Education Finance Academy Conference. Their presentation, "Reflections from the Principal's Office: Leadership Lessons Learned from Retired Career Administrators," included research that captured the perspective of retired principals related to the essential elements of effective...
April 12, 2021
Michelle A. Arroyo (Teaching & Learning) published a chapter, "The Social and Emotional Issues of Teacher's Professional Identity Development," in the textbook Leading Schools With Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD)
April 9, 2021
Jacob Skousen and Ellianna Rodriguez (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education) presented at the 11th annual National Education Finance Academy Conference. Their presentation, "The Subtle Structure of Inequity: School Fees," included an analysis of publicly accessible data from 10 school districts in Nevada. Through the use of descriptive statistics, the findings included a description of more than a thousand school fees, many of which may be unconstitutional. These findings provide...
April 7, 2021
Kristine Jan C. Espinoza (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) co-authored a recent publication, "AANAPISIs in Context and Practice: Strategies for Serving Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Students," in the About Campus special issue on Asian American and Native American Pacific-Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI)  The full list of the March/ About Campus AANAPISI special issue articles is available online. Espinosa is a Ph.D. student.
March 31, 2021
Bradley Marianno (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) published "A Negotiated Disadvantage? California Collective Bargaining Agreements and Achievement Gaps" in the journal Educational Researcher. 
March 26, 2021
Bradley Marianno (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) published an editorial, "Teachers’ Unions: Scapegoats or Bad-faith Actors in COVID-19 School Reopening Decisions?" for the Brookings Institute Brown Center on Education Education Policy "Chalkbeat" blog. The editorial overviews his recent research on teachers' unions and school reopening decisions. 
March 23, 2021
Xue "Cher" Xing (Teaching and Learning) recently was selected as a Fellow in the 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) – sponsored by ECMC Foundation. The goal of the program is to support current and aspiring leaders in career and technical education (CTE) and provide professional and career growth opportunities to the next generation of CTE postsecondary leaders. This is ACTE’s third cohort of 20 CTE postsecondary professionals...
March 23, 2021
Alfred Acquah (Teaching and Learning) published a peer-reviewed article on "Higher Education Finance Between Ghana and the United States" in the journal Current Issues of Comparative Education. The paper comparatively analyzes higher education funding sources in Ghana and the U.S., considering both countries' goals for higher education, enrollment, and expenditure.
March 12, 2021
Danica G. Hays (Education) contributed the article, "Promoting Rigorous Research: Generalizability and Qualitative Research" to the April special issue of the Journal of Counseling & Development (JCD), "Advancing the Counseling Profession Through Research and Publication." In this invited work, Hays and her co-author present types of generalizability as well as strategies for maximizing generalizability within and across qualitative studies (i.e., grounded theory, autoethnography, content...