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Accomplishments by Kaia Tollefson

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • Safe ≠ Comfortable: Exploring the Trump Effect in the Classroom. with L. Hernandez. Ventura County CABE Conference. Ventura, CA.

Publications:

  • "Pipelining: Battling the Latino Education Crisis from P12 Through Graduate School." with M. Pereira. Radical Pedagogy. Vol. 13 No. 2 Summer July 2016. NA. (http://www.radicalpedagogy.org/radicalpedagogy.org/Volume_13__Issue_2.html)
  • "Educational Leaders and the Acknowledgement Gap." with K. Magdaleno. Journal of School Leadership. Vol. 26 No. 2 March 2016. 37-63.

Other Activities:

  • Reframing Accountability: Where the Boys & Girls (& Women & Men) Aren't: Gender Inequalities in Learning. with M. Correia, M. Gutierrez, E. Jiménez, M. Peake, T. Rummel, C. Shamowski, C. Weis, and D. Wilson-Graham. 8th Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 16, 2016.

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Building Professional Learning Communities with Critical Friends Gruops." with C. Esquivel. Panel discussion at Dual Language Institute. Ventura, CA, Feb 6, 2015.

Other Activities:

  • Reframing Accountability: Brave Questions on Health and Academic Achievement. with M. Correia, L. Davis Smith, T. Itkonen, M. Medina, W. Olson, T. Rummel, C. Salas, and D. Wilson-Graham. 7th Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 18, 2015.

2015

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "High Impact Practices for Graduate Education: A Panel Discussion Among Project Directors of PPOHA Federal Grants." with J. Chong and D. Ortiz. Panel discussion at HACU 3rd Annual Dean's Forum on Hispanic Higher Education. Denver, CO, Oct 7, 2014.

Publications:

  • "Latina/o Perceptions of Post-baccalaureate Education: Identifying Challenges to Increased Participation." with G. Berg. Journal of Latinos and Education. Vol. 13 No. 4 Sep 12, 2014. 296-308.

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Battling "The Latino Education Crisis": Promoting Latino School Leaders." with M. Pereira. Panel discussion at Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE) 6th Annual HSI/Title V Best Practices Confrence. LaVerne, CA, Mar 17, 2014. (http://www.ahsie.org/conference/)
  • "CI's First Generation Faculty, Staff and Administrators: Why 1st Gen Matters." with F. Barajas, G. Hutchinson, and M. Rivas. Panel discussion at CI's Symposium with Dr. Daryl Smith. CSU Channel Islands, Sep 17, 2013.
  • "Lacayo Vista Leadership Academy: Connecting New and Experienced Latina/o Leaders." Paper delivered at Alliance of HSI Educators (AHSIE) 5th Annual Best Practices Conference. New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey, Mar 12, 2013.

Other Activities:

  • Reframing Accountability: Cultivating Mentorship in Schools and Society. with C. Coler, M. Correia, D. Downey, T. Itkonen, and W. Olson. 6th Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 19, 2014. (http://education.csuci.edu/justice-conference/)
  • "Are We Crazy About Our Kids?: The Cost/Benefit Equation". with J. Karp. CSU Channel Islands Library Lecture Series. E.P. Foster Library, Ventura, CA. Feb 19, 2014.
  • Reframing Accountability: Organizing for Sustainable Change. with T. Itkonen, C. Matera, W. Olson, and T. Torres. 5th Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 20, 2013.
  • Promoting Post Baccalaureate Opportuntiies for Under-Represented Populations: Relevance, Challenges and Strategies. with M. Buchanan. Presentation for California Senate Staff. Los Angeles, CA. Apr 9, 2013.
  • Promoting Post Baccalaureate Opportunities for Under-Represented Populations: Relevance, Challenges, and Strategies.. with M. Buchanan. Presentation for California Senate Staff. Los Angeles, CA. Apr 9, 2013.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "People Count: Authoring the Terms of Human & Professional Development as P-12 & HSI Faculty." Paper delivered at Alliance of HSI Educators (AHSIE) 4th Annual Best Practices Conference. University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, Mar 13, 2012.

Other Activities:

  • Reframing Accountability: Forging Alliances. with J. Alamillo, M. Correia, T. Itkonen, and T. Torres. 4th Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 28, 2012.

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Mentoring Sexual Minority Youth in College." with K. Moss. Paper delivered at 2011 Mentoring Conference. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Oct 26, 2011. Learning Across Disciplines

Other Activities:

  • Reframing Accountability: Making Choices—Crushed, Compliant or Creative?. with T. Itkonen, E. Quintero, and D. Stephens. 3rd Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 30, 2011.
  • Reframing Accountability: Brave Questions. with E. Toshalis, E. Quintero, and T. Itkonen. 2nd Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 24, 2010.

2010

Publications:

  • "Straight Privilege: Unpacking the (Still) Invisible Knapsack." ERIC. May 2010. (http://www.eric.ed.gov.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/ERICWebPortal/search/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED509465&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=ED509465)

Other Activities:

  • "Project VISTA." with G. Berg, A. McNeill, K. Contreras, C. Asari, and M. Thompson. Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans, U.S. Department of Education. $2,824,495. 2010.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Learning to See the Master's Tools: Using Mainstream Media to Provoke Critical Literacy Development in Teacher Education." Paper delivered at 6th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. University of Illinois-Chicago, Dec 6, 2009.
  • "Into the Wind: Teacher Education in the Slipstream." with E. Toshalis. Paper delivered at 5th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. Chicago, IL, Jun 7, 2008.

Other Activities:

  • Common Standards Report. with J. Karp, L. Vega-Castañeda, and M. Thompson. Accreditation report submitted to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. May 11, 2009. (http://education.csuci.edu/Accreditation/AccredHome.htm)
  • Education for Liberation: Reframing Accountability. with E. Toshalis, E. Quintero, and T. Itkonen. First Annual CSUCI Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 25, 2009. (www.education4liberation.com)
  • Reframing Accountability: Education for Liberation. with T. Itkonen, E. Quintero, and E. Toshalis. 1st Annual Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 25, 2008.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Understanding Motivation: Unlocking the Learner-Centered Classroom." with M. Osborn. Presented to Delta Kappa Gamma Annual Meeting. Camarillo, CA. Feb 2, 2008.
  • "Testy Times: Community Conversations on No Child Left Behind." with E. Toshalis, E. Quintero, and T. Itkonen. Presented to K-12 Parents and Teachers, University Faculty, and Other Members of Communities Served by CSUCI. Camarillo, CA. Nov 15, 2007.
  • "On the Meaning and Consequence of Student Voice: Fostering Empathy, Equity, and Hope in School." Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL, Apr 10, 2007.

Publications:

  • Volatile Knowing: Parents, Teachers, and the Censored Story of Accountability in America's Public Schools. Lexington, MA: Lexington Press, 2008.
  • Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice. with M. Osborn. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2008.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: The Effective Literacy Coach: Using Inquiry to Support Teaching and Learning. Teachers College Record. (Jan 2, 2008), N/A.