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Accomplishments by Merilyn Buchanan

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • Using The PDSEA Protocol And The NAPDS Nine Essentials to Plan, Implement and Assess Professional Development Schools: A Model For Building Reciprocal PDS Partnerships. with M. Correia, E. Shoemaker, M. Cosenza, and C. Evans. National Professional Development Schools Conference. Washington, D.C..

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Student Learning: The Core Of The Profession." with C. Coler and M. Cosenza. Paper delivered at National Association for Professional Development Schools Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV., Mar 29, 2014. The Common Core of Professional Development Schools: Employing the Nine Essentials to Enhance Educational Growth University of South Carolina.
  • "Co-Teaching: Getting To The Core Of Professional Preparation." with C. Evans and C. Coler. Paper delivered at Professional Development School National Conference. Las Vegas, NV., Mar 29, 2014. The Common Core of Professional Development Schools: Employing the Nine Essentials to Enhance Educational Growth University of South Carolina.
  • "Critical Friends Group: Different Paths To Common Outcomes." with C. Coler and M. Correia. Paper delivered at Professional Development School National Conference. Las Vegas, NV., Mar 28, 2014. The Common Core of Professional Development Schools: Employing the Nine Essentials to Enhance Educational Growth University of South Carolina.
  • "Self-efficacy in Service-learning Students." with M. Correia and R. Bleicher. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA, April 2013.

Other Activities:

  • Promoting Post Baccalaureate Opportunties for Under-Represented Populations: Relevance, Challenges, and Strategies.. with K. Tollefson. Presentation for California Senate Staff.. Los Angeles, CA.. Apr 9, 2013.
  • Reviewer. School University Partnerships. 2013.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Critical Friends Group: A Professional Learning Community that Sustains PDS Partners Through Inquiry About Practice.." with C. Coler and M. Correia. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA., Feb 15, 2013. Back to the Basics: Examining the Unique Contributions of Professional Development Schools Columbia, SC.. University of South Carolina.
  • "CSUCI: Co-Teaching Model." with G. Kinsey, C. Coler, and C. Evans. Panel discussion at Clinical Demonstration Schools and Co-Teaching Residencies. Webinar: West ED & CSU, Feb 7, 2013.
  • "The One-Year Residency in a Professional Development School." with M. Cosenza. Paper delivered at Second Annual Professional Development Schools Conference. California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA, Jan 12, 2013.
  • "The Nine Essentials: Principles of the National Association of Professional Development Schools.." with M. Correia and M. Cosenza. Paper delivered at California Council on Teacher Education Southern Conference. San Diego, CA, October 2012. Peering into the Looking Glass—Clinical Practice and the 21st Century Educator
  • "Welcome to SCITT: England’s School-Centered Initial Teacher Training model." Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. Las Vegas, NV, Mar 10, 2012. Blue Ribbons, Blue Chips: Proven Strategies for Placing Clinical Practice at the Heart of Teacher Education
  • "Increasing the Odds of Selecting Successful Teacher Candidates: Diversifying Candidate Selection Procedures." with M. Corriea and C. Evans. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. Las Vegas, NV, Mar 10, 2012. Blue Ribbons, Blue Chips: Proven Strategies for Placing Clinical Practice at the Heart of Teacher Education
  • "Preparing to be Turned Upside Down: One Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program’s attempt to shift the norm." with M. Osborn. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. Las Vegas, NV, Mar 9, 2012. Blue Ribbons, Blue Chips: Proven Strategies for Placing Clinical Practice at the Heart of Teacher Education
  • "Transforming Teacher Education Through Clinical Practice." Paper delivered at Southern California Professional Development Schools Conference. La Verne, CA, Feb 18, 2012.
  • "Increasing Pre-Service Teachers’ Intercultural Awareness Through Service-Learning." with R. Bleicher, and M. Correia. Paper delivered at Annual Meeting of the American. New Orleans, LA, Apr 13, 2011.
  • "Universities Joining Forces to Provide Quality Teachers for the 21st Century." with M. Correia, M. Cosenza, and C. Coler. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. New Orleans, LA, Apr 11, 2011.
  • "Universities Joining Forces to Provide Quality Teachers for the 21st Century." with M. Correia, M. Cozenza, C. Coler, and E. Shoemaker. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.

Publications:

  • "Establishing a Portfolio Assessment Framework for Pre-Service Teachers: a Multiple Perspectives Approach." with M. Denney and J. Grier. Teaching in Higher Education. Dec 12, 2011. 13. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2011.640997)

Other Activities:

  • Reviewer. School University Partnerships. 2012.
  • Sub-Editor. School-University Partnerships. 2011.

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Theory and Components of A Full Model Service-Learning Course." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. Poster delivered at 14th Annual CSU University Teaching Conference. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 15, 2011.
  • "Developing Self-Efficacy and the Belief that All Children Can Learn in Service-Learning Students." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA, Apr 11, 2011.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Eye of the Storm." with M. Correia. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. New Orleans, LA, Mar 12, 2011. Weathering the Storm: Meeting the Challenges of Professional Development Schools
  • "Envisioning a Career Through Service-Learning." with M. Correia. Presented to 13th Annual Continuums of Service Conference. Portland, OR. Apr 1, 2010.
  • "Redefining Continuous Professional Development: A model for job embedded multilayered professional development." with M. Correia. Presented to National Association of Professional Development Schools Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. Mar 11, 2010.
  • "The Role of Faculty Development in Designing a Mission-based Student Ratings Instrument." with E. Nuhfer, V. Adams, H. Baker, R. Bleicher, R. Christopher, J. Elliot, M. Furmanski, P. Smith, and G. Wood. Poster delivered at Annual International Conference - North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education. Reno, NV. Oct 23, 2008.

Publications:

  • "Increasing preservice teachers' intercultural awareness through service-learning." with M. Correia and R. Bleicher. Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Teacher Education. Vol. 1, No. 1. September 2010. 1-19. (http://www.jrslte.com)
  • "A service-learning model." with R. Bleicher, and M. Correia. Quick hits for service-learning: Successful strategies by. M. Cooksey . Edited by K. Olivares. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010. 15-17.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Service-learning courses: Developing professional dispositions.." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. Paper delivered at AERA. San Diego, CA, April 2009.
  • "Multilayered Job-Embedded Professional Development: Teachers as leaders." with S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Presented to 16th Annual California Charter Schools Conference. Long Beach, California. Mar 12, 2009.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Establishing a culture of respect in a professional development school.." with R. Bleicher, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Paper delivered at The American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. New York, NY, March 2008.
  • "Implementing school-university partnerships: A case study of a service learning project aimed at making a difference for English Learners in elementary schools.." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. Paper delivered at 3rd Annual CSU Conference on Community Based Teaching and Research: From Local to Global Perspectives. Los Angeles, CA, March 2008.
  • "Professional Development in Action: The reality of developing professionally in a PDS.." with R. Bleicher, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Presented to Delta Kappa Gamma. Camarillo. February 2008.
  • "Creating Culture and Collegiality in a PDS through Curriculum Councils.." Presented to National Professional Development School Conference. Orlando, FL. March 2006.

Publications:

  • "Professional Development in Action: Getting People to Get Along." with R. Bleicher, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. University and School Connections: Research Studies in Professional Development Schools. Edited by I. Guadarrama, J. Ramsey, and J. Nath. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2008. 221-250.

Other Activities:

  • Reviewer. School-University Partnership: Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools. 2008.
  • Claudia A. Balach Teacher Researcher Award. American Educational Research Association, Professional Development Schools Special Interest Group. Bursary for University Preparation School Teachers. 2008. (http://aerapdssig.wetpaint.com/page/Teacher+Researcher+Awards)

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Professional Development Courses for Mathematics Teachers." Presented to African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. June 2007.
  • "Bet They Stay: Ensuring teacher retention in a PDS.." with R. Bleicher, S. Beshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Paper delivered at National Association of Professional Development Schools. Las Vegas, NV, March 2007.

Publications:

  • "Ensuring Teacher Retention in a PDS.." with R. Bleicher, S. Beshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. ERIC Document Reproduction Service. 2007. ED497416.

Other Activities:

  • "Professional Development in Action: The reality of developing professionally in a PDS." Faculty Development Mini Grant, Dean’s Office, CSUCI. $6750. 2007.
  • School-University Partnerships' Innovations in Charter Schools: Curriculum Development for Service Learning. University of Southern California Rossier School of Education Center for Educational Governance. 2007.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Service Learning: Building Commitment to Becoming Teachers.." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. Paper delivered at Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA, April 2006.
  • "Assisting with Elementary School Mathematics.." Presented to Elementary School Paraprofessionals.. UES, UCLA.. April 2006.

Publications:

  • "Service Learning: Building Commitment to Becoming Teachers.." with R. Bleicher and M. Correia. ERIC Document Reproduction Service. 2006. ED494939.

Other Activities:

  • "Beginning Teachers Perceptions of Their Preparation for the Job of Teaching.." Faculty Development Mini Grant, Dean's Office, CSUCI. $5000. 2006.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Intensive Professional Development Summer Courses for Mathematics Teachers from Urban Townships and Rural Schools." Presented to African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Project. Stellenbosch, South Africa.. June 2005.

Other Activities:

  • "A Site Based Management Model for Professional Development Schools." Faculty Development Mini Grant, Dean's Office, California State University Channel Islands. $3000. 2005.

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Pre-Service Teachers Learning to Serve and Serving to Learn." with R. Bleicher . Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. CA, April 2004.
  • "The Impact of the Internet in Teaching and Learning Mathematics." with J. Way . Paper delivered at the National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics. San Antonio, TX, April 2004.

Publications:

  • "Classroom Technologies as Tools Not Toys: A Teacher's Perspective on Making It Work in the Classroom." ICT and Primary Mathematics. Edited by J. Way and T. Beardon. Berkshire, England: Open University Press, McGraw-Hill, 2003. Chapter 7.

Other Activities:

  • Faculty Development Grant, CSUCI. 2003.
  • Implementation Grant for the University Preparation School at CSUCI, California Department of Education, Charter Schools Division. $400,000. 2003.