Schedule 04/19/06

 

Time

SESSIONS

                            Friday May 5, 2006

6:00pm

Reception

7:00pm

Dinner

8:00pm

Keynote

Ken Zeichner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

(Scribe: Frank McNerney)

Title:

                          Saturday May 6, 2006

7:30 - 8:30

Breakfast

 

8:30-10:00

 

Policy Plenary

Respondent: Michael Padilla, National Science Teachers Association

Scribe: Yijie Zhao, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Emily Feistritzer, National Center for Alternative Certification

Title:

Antoinette Mitchell, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Title: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and Alternative Programs: An Unexpected Convergence

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:30

 

Parallel Sessions I - POLICY (Scribe: Jack Czajkowski)

Cassandra Guarino, RAND

 (Respondent: Joseph Berger)

Title: Teacher Recruitment and Retention: A Review of the Recent Empirical Literature

Frances Lawrenz, James J. Appleton, Marjorie Bullitt Bequette, Ann Ooms and Deena Wassenberg

University of Minnesota

 (Respondent: Joseph Berger)

Title: Tripartite Synthesis of Research and Data on Recruitment and Retention of STEM Teachers

Hamilton Lankford, University at Albany - SUNY

 (Respondent: Joseph Berger)

Title: How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement

 

Elaine Chin, California Polytechnic State University

 (Respondent: Joseph Berger)

Title: Characteristics of Science and Math Teachers Prepared through Alternative Certification Programs in California

10:30-12:30

 

Parallel Sessions I - PRACTICE (Scribe: Frank McNerney)

Timothy Daly, The New Teacher Project

 (Respondent: Bobby Jeanpierre)

Title: Science Immersion

Christopher Jon Schultz, Tuloso-Midway ISD, Texas

(Respondent: Marjorie Magouirk-Colbert, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Title: ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION AND THE SECOND CAREER PROFESSIONAL:  HOW TO GET MORE OF A GOOD THING     

Beatriz Ceja,  Gillian Cohen-Boyer & Thelma Leenhouts, US Department of Education

(Respondent: Richard Iuli)

Title: Transition to Teaching: Recruiting, preparing, and retaining science teachers through ttt

Meredith Ludwig, American Institute for Research

(Respondent: Richard Iuli)

Title: evaluation of the Transition to Teaching program

10:30-12:30

 

Parallel Sessions I - RESEARCH (Scribe: Kathy Shea)

Anita Greenwood, Kathy SheaCharmaine Hickey

University of Massachusetts Lowell

(Respondent: Judith McDonald)

Title: the role of mentors and college supervisors in providing INSTRUCTIONAL           support to alternative route novice stem teachers: Two Studies

Carole Mitchener, University of Illinois at Chicago

 (Respondent: Kent Divoll, University of Massachusetts - Amherst)

Title: The Importance of Action Research in the Second Year: Learning to Teach Science through an Alternative Route

Jodie A. Galosy, Michigan State University

(Respondent: Anne Kern)

Title: A case study of an urban district: resources and intern science teacher’s          Curriculum goals

12:30-1:30

Lunch

 1:30-3:00

Research Plenary

Respondent:  Allan Feldman, University of Massachusetts - Amherst                 

Scribe: Abdulkadir Demir, University of Missouri, Columbia

Edward Britton, WestEd

Title: SUBJECT-SPECIFIC INDUCTION FOR BEGINNING SCIENCE TEACHERS

 

Daniel C. Humphrey, Marjorie E. Wechsler and Heather J. Hough

SRI International

Title: CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Joan Prival, National Science Foundation

Title: Alternative Certification Models: NSF Funding Opportunities for Research and Development

3:00-3:45

Break and Posters

3:45-5:30

 

Parallel Sessions II - POLICY (Scribe: Jack Czajkowski)

Allan G. Harrison, Central Queensland University, Australia

(Respondent: Anita Greenwood)

Title: RECRUITING AND EDUCATING SCIENCE TEACHERS IN AUSTRALIA

Jesus Vázquez-Abad and Jean-Pierre Charland

Université de Montréal, Canada

(Respondent: Barbara Austin)

Title: Preparing Science Teachers for Québec’s High-School at Université de Montréal

Pamela Esprivalo Harrell, University of North Texas

Jennifer K. Jackson, Western Governors University

 (Respondent: William Veal)

Title: Teacher Knowledge Myths: An Examination of the Relationship between the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards and Formal Content Area Coursework, Grade Point Average and Age of Coursework

3:45-5:30

 

Parallel Sessions II - PRACTICE (Scribe: Charmaine Hickey)

Michael Marder, University of Texas at Austin

(Respondent: Craig Berg)

Title: UTeach

Dan MacIsaac, (SUNY) Buffalo State College

 (Respondent: Grant Holley)

Title: The SUNY-Buffalo State College Alternative Certification Program For HS Physics Teachers

Bruce E. Herbert, Texas A&M University
Bonnie Longnion, North Harris Montgomery Community College District

Guy Sconzo, Humble Independent School District

(Respondent: Vicki Metzgar)

Title: Bridging Communities: The Roles and Impact of STEM Faculty in Building a Professional Learning Community Supporting Intern Teachers seeking Alternative Certification

3:45-5:30

 

 

Parallel Sessions II - RESEARCH (Scribe: Kent Divoll, University of Massachusetts - Amherst)

HsingChi A. Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

(Respondent: Abdulkadir Demir)

Title: Unfolding Issues of Secondary Science Teacher’s Knowledge for an Alternative Certification Program

Thomas R. Koballa Jr., University of Georgia

Leslie Upson Bradbury, Appalachian State University

Cynthia Minchew Deaton, University of Georgia

Shawn M. Glynn, University of Georgia

(Respondent: Judith Hayes)

Title: Conceptions of Mentoring and Mentoring Practice in Alternative Secondary Science Teacher Education

Sandra Abell, Fran Arbaugh, Kathryn Chval, Patricia Friedricshen, John Lannin and Mark Volkmann

University of Missouri-Columbia

 (Respondent: Donna Sterling)

Title: RESEARCH ON ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION:  WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Michele H. Lee, Travis A. Olson and Jay P. Scribner

University of Missouri – Columbia

 (Respondent: Kathleen Gagne)

Title: Exploring Alternative Teacher Certification Policy and Practice through an Examination of Novice Science Teachers

6:30

Dinner

                          Sunday May 7, 2006

8:00 - 9:00

Breakfast

9:00-12:00

Working Sessions (all participants)

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-4:00

Writing Committees (only committee members and scribes)

 

 

Posters - PRACTICE

Barbara Austin, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Title: ALTERNATIVE LICENSURE AT NEW MEXICO TECH

Craig A. Berg, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Michael P. Clough, Iowa State University

Title: “ALTERNATIVE” STILL REQUIRES REACHING YOUR DESTINATION: A VISUAL FRAMEWORK  FOR TEACHER DECISION-MAKING

Kathleen D. Gagne, University of Massachusetts

Title: 180 Days IN SPRINGFIELD: CULTIVATING SCHOOL-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS TO ENHANCE URBAN TEACHING

John R. Gantz, Troops to Teachers

Title: TROOPS TO TEACHERS – A SOURCE OF QUALITY MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS

Judith L. Hayes, Wichita State University

Title: AN INQUIRY INTO BEST PRACTICES FOR PREPARING AND RETAINING ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION CANDIDATES IN THE SCIENCES

Grant L. Holley and John Penick

NC State University

Title: DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? BUILDING A MODEL BASED ON RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCE-NC STATE UNIVERSITY

Richard Iuli, Robin Voetterl and Tina Wagle

SUNY Empire State College

Title: SUNY Empire State College's MAT Program: An Alternative Alternative STEM Teacher Preparation Pathway

Bobby Jeanpierre, University of Central Florida

Title: What Does It Take To become a Successful Urban Middle-level Science Teacher

Vicki H. Metzgar and Alene H. Harris

Vanderbilt University

Title: Helping Alternatively Certified Science Teachers Maximize Their Teaching Potential Through Research-Based Classroom Management Strategies in Science Labs

Chris Olszewski

SUNY-Buffalo State College

Title: The Road Less Travelled: A Ph.D. Physicist becomes a HS Physics Teacher

William Veal, College of Charleston

Dorothy Mebane, University of North Carolina

Keri Randoph, Northwood High School,Chatham County, NC.

Title: Online Science Methods for Lateral Entry Science Teachers

Posters - RESEARCH

Abdulkadir Demir, University of Missouri, Columbia

Title: Alternatively Certified Beginning Science Teachers’ Practice of Inquiry-Based Instruction

Anne L. Kern and Gillian H. Roehrig, University of Minnesota

Julie A. Luft, Arizona State University

Title: EXAMINATION OF A SCIENCE TEACHER INTERN PROGRAM

Judith R. McDonald, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, NC

Title: A STUDY OF SECOND CAREER LATERAL ENTRY SCIENCE TEACHERS: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NATURE OF SCIENCE AND THEIR CLASSROOM PRACTICES

Donna R. Sterling, Wendy M. Frazier, Mollianne G. Logerwell and Anastasia Kitsantas

George Mason University

Title: NEW SCIENCE TEACHERS’ SUPPORT NETWORK: HOW CAN WE HELP PROVISIONALLY LICENSED TEACHERS SUCCEED?