Final Defense – Bonnie Martinez

R.E.D. Alert: Relationships, Equity, and De-escalation: How Teachers Describe and Demonstrate a Culturally Appropriate Pedagogy of Relationships April 18th 9:30 LSC 603 This Dissertation Research Project (DRP) explored teacher beliefs and practices regarding Relationships, Equity and De-escalation in a public school that is experiencing rapid growth in their Latino student population. Informed by critical race […]

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Final Defense – Tania Hogan

¡Voces de Resistencia! Using LatCrit to Explore the Resilient and Transformational Resistance in Latin@ Pre-Service Teachers Apr 11 @ 9:00 AM LSC 710 Latin@ students remain underrepresented in higher education and in teacher education programs. They often face challenges that stem from economic factors, language barriers, citizenship status, acculturation issues and an isolating campus climate. […]

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Final Defense – Courtney Prusmack

Exploring Interconnections: Examining Social and Emotional Learning through a Lens of Culturally Responsive Teaching Friday, April 12th at 1:00 in LW 710 The purpose of this exploratory qualitative case study was to research whether or not evidence of culturally responsive teaching mindsets and practices of instructional staff could be identified within the social and emotional […]

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Final Defense – Angelina Duran

Identifying Best Practices in Implementation of Restorative Practices in Elementary Schools April 16 @ 3 pm LSC 710 The purpose of this qualitative research study was to explore the perceptions of educators involved with the initial implementation of Restorative Justice in four urban elementary schools. This quality improvement study included 26 participants who were involved […]

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