Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty Sara Sterner, Amy Conley Education Dr. Sara Sterner and Amy Conley received a grant from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to support a dyslexia awareness program. The program will provide professional development for literacy educators, program leads, and supervisors, and will shape curriculum/assignment redesign of literacy coursework in the School of Education to include: 1) Dyslexia awareness, 2) Research-based screening procedures, and 3) multisensory phonics instruction. The program will be implemented with the help of various School of Education faculty, program leads, and supervisors.

Submitted: September 1, 2022

Faculty Rouhollah Aghasaleh Education

Assistant Professor Rouhollah Aghasaleh's chapter "Culturally Relevant Mentorship in Motion" has been published in Routledge's volume "Philosophical Mentoring in Qualitative Research
Collaborating and Inquiring Together".

Edited By Kelly W. Guyotte, Jennifer R. Wolgemuth
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Submitted: March 2, 2022

Faculty AmyK Conley Education

Dr. AmyK Conley published "Imagining the Future of California Literacy Instruction " in the September issue of California English.

Submitted: November 29, 2021

Faculty Sara K Sterner Education

Sara K. Sterner (Education) was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the Children's Literature Assembly Board. The Children's Literature Assembly (CLA) of the National Council of Teachers of English is a professional community of children’s literature enthusiasts who advocate the centrality of literature in children’s academic and personal lives.

Submitted: November 24, 2021

Faculty Mindy Fattig Education

https://hcoe.org/2021/11/selpa-administrator-accepts-statewide-position/

Current HSU Faculty Mindy Fattig and HSU Alumni ( previous name- Melinda DeSchryver Class of ‘95).

Submitted: November 16, 2021

Faculty Amy K Conley Education

AmyK Conley published an article "Imagining the Future of Literacy Instruction in California" in the September 2021 issue of the journal California English.

Submitted: September 24, 2021

Faculty Sara K. Sterner Education

Sara K. Sterner, Education, was recently selected as a Timothy & Cynthia Shanahan Outstanding Dissertation Award Finalist for her dissertation entitled: A Post-intentional Phenomenological Exploration of Reading Whitely. This award, from the International Literacy Association (ILA), is given annually for a dissertation completed in reading or literacy.

Submitted: August 31, 2021

Faculty Sarah Green, Libbi Miller, Heather Ballinger, James Woglom Education

Sarah Green, Libbi Miller, Heather Ballinger (School of Education), and James Woglom (Department of Art) presented "Expanding Equity Through Reducing Barriers: Applying Improvement Science to Justice in Teacher Preparation Application Processes"at the 2021 Carnegie Summit on Improvement in Education.

Submitted: April 26, 2021

Faculty AmyK Conley Education

Education lecturer presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Conference her research "Creating the future of California’s teacher preparation of literacy instruction together after RICA" in a paper session “Exploring Models of Literacy Instruction” on April 12.

Submitted: April 12, 2021

Faculty Rouhollah Aghasaleh Education

Aghasaleh's book, Children and Mother Nature, Storytelling for a Globalized Environmental Pedagogy, has been awarded an Honorable Mention for the 2021 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award.

This volume is a multilingual collection that represents indigenous environmental knowledges from various ethnic, linguistic, geographical, and national groups of educators and students through storytelling. Each chapter includes indigenous folk tales with a theme of human-nature interaction and facilitated storytelling sessions with groups of students in K–8 grade in Turkey, Greece, US, Jamaica, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Chinese and Korean language speaking communities in the US.

Submitted: March 25, 2021

Faculty Libbi Miller Education

Libbi Miller, Education, published the article "Exploring critical reflection in a virtual learning community in teacher education" in the journal Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives.

Submitted: March 3, 2021

Faculty Sara K. Sterner Education

Dr. Sara K. Sterner, School of Education, published Expanding Academic Writing: A Multilayered Exploration of What It Means To Belong as part of a special issue of Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education entitled The Messy Affect(s) of Writing in the Academy with her long time writing partner Dr. Lee C. Fisher (Minnesota Writing Project). The article is available at the following link: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/taboo/vol19/iss5/5/

Submitted: December 28, 2020

Faculty Rouhollah Aghasaleh Education

Published an opinion piece about the Secretary of Education in Biden's cabinet.

https://www.ajc.com/education/get-schooled-blog/opinion-replace-betsy-d…

Submitted: December 7, 2020

Faculty Libbi Miller Education

Libbi Miller, chair of the School of Education, presented at the webinar "CO Learning Lab to Close the Teacher Diversity Gap: Five Campus Teams Share Their Progress" as part of the CSU Educator Preparation and Public School Programs webinar series (November 20, 2020). The work presented presented at the webinar was compiled in collaboration with James Woglom (Art), Heather Ballinger (Education) and Sarah Green (Education).

Submitted: November 30, 2020

Faculty Shannon Morago Education

Shannon Morago, lecturer in the School of Education, has published a chapter entitled "Learner-Centered Facilitation in Lesson Study Groups" in the book Stepping up Lesson Study: An Educator’s Guide to Deeper Learning.

Submitted: November 19, 2020

Faculty David Ellerd and Bernie Levy Education

The Special Education Teacher Residency Program, which provides funding for teacher residency completing their Education Specialist credential, has been featured in the webinar and report form the Learning Policy Institute "Closing California’s Opportunity Gap: Ensuring All Students Have Access to Fully Prepared Teachers." The program is a collaboration between the HSU School of Education and the Humboldt County Office of Education. The program at HSU led by professor David Ellerd and program coordinator Bernie Levy.

Submitted: November 13, 2020

Faculty Sara K. Sterner Education

Sara K. Sterner (Education) was invited to facilitate a professional development session for Secondary English Language Arts Educators in Minneapolis Public Schools in conjunction with the Minnesota Writing Project on November 10. The workshop, entitled Dismantling White Supremacy in Reading Practices: From Self-reflection to Action, kicked off the PD series as the teachers work toward curriculum transformation based in antiracist texts and practices.

Submitted: November 11, 2020

Faculty Nora Wynne Education

Nora Wynne, School of Education lecturer and local K-12 Spanish Teacher, has been named 2021 California Teacher of the Year. This is a great honor that is only awarded to 5 teachers across the state each year. The School of Education would like to extend our congratulations to Nora for this accomplishment!

Submitted: October 28, 2020

Faculty Libbi Miller, James Woglom, Heather Ballinger, Sarah Green Education

Libbi Miller, Heather Ballinger, Sarah Green of School of Education, and James Woglom of the Department of Art presented their paper "Plan-Do-Study-Act: Utilizing Improvement Science Methods to Identify and Dismantle Systemic Inequities in Teacher Education Admissions and Recruitment" at the virtual California Council of Teacher Education.

Submitted: October 19, 2020

Faculty Sara K. Sterner Education

Sara K. Sterner created and facilitated a Workshop on October 6 for the Minnesota Writing Project Teacher Workshop series. The workshop entitled, White Supremacy in Reading Practices: Exploring Reading Whitely through a Reading Inventory, explored dominant reading experiences through a guided process of self-reflection and discussion. Participants engaged in conversations about texts and white supremacy as a means to promote equity-based literature selection practices that disrupt white supremacy.

Submitted: October 7, 2020