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

Faculty Marisol Ruiz Education

Education Faculty Member Marisol Ruiz will present at the American Education Research Association conference for educational research. She will present, "Bilingual school children can think deeper than developmental theorist predict! Readers theater for critical pedagogical literacy." Her article was also recently published in the edited book "Interrogating critical pedagogy: The voices of educators of color in the movement. New York, NY: Routledge.

Submitted: February 12, 2015

Faculty David Ellerd and Peggy Kirkpatrick Education

David Ellerd and Peggy Kirkpatrick delivered a presentation on “Rural Partnerships: Special Education Teacher Preparation in Humboldt County.” This invited presentation was delivered to a special delegation of physicians and teachers from Siberia, Russia. The focus was to provide information about state and local requirements for Special Education teacher credentialing to educate children and young adults with disabilities. The event was sponsored by Humboldt County of Education (HCOE) on April 1, 2014.

Submitted: April 2, 2014

Faculty David A. Ellerd Education

David Ellerd delivered a presentation on “Rural Partnerships in Teacher Preparation: The Development of a Reading Clinic to add Consistency in Fieldwork Instructional Experiences.” This peer-reviewed presentation was delivered at the 33rd annual conference of the American Council on Rural Special Education, held in Tucson, Arizona, March 19-22, 2014. The focus of this national conference was on developing partnerships to meet individual needs across rural and urban cultural contexts.

Submitted: March 24, 2014

Faculty David Ellerd Education

David Ellerd, Associate Professor in the School of Education, has a new chapter titled, "Employment Assessment" published in the "The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons with Disabilities" (with Robert Morgan), pages 59-84. For a link to the book, visit

Submitted: January 16, 2014

Faculty Prof. Jayne McGuire and her EDUC 377 Class Education Prof. Jayne McGuire and her EDUC 377 class were advanced to the state level for judging for the CSU Moodle users competition.

Submitted: March 23, 2012

Faculty Patty Yancey Education

My chapter on "Learning and Teaching Dance in the Elementary Classroom" was published in the new edited volume: Artful Teaching: Integrating the Arts for Understanding Across the Curriculum, K-8 (Editors: David Donahue and Jennifer Stuart; Publisher: Teachers College Press; 2010.) Eight of us authors in the new book were partners in the Arts Education Initiative (AEI), a multi-year, regional initiative funded by the Ford Foundation.

Submitted: August 29, 2010