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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Nativity Miller – Final Defense

Apr 11 @ 9:30 LSC 1148 Investigating the CDE ELD Implementation Rubric and Needs Assessment of ELL Professional Development Standards for Principals and Teachers in the Weld RE8 School District This quality improvement study sought to identify the perceived implementation status on the Colorado Department of Education’s ELD program rubric. Additionally, identifying how the Weld […]

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Thesis Final Defense – Theresa Rosasco

Implementation of Literacy Programming in Two Small Rural Elementary Schools Apr 12 @ 8:45 LSC 700 In a small rural Colorado school district, two elementary schools implement different literacy programs and are given the autonomy to continue their literacy programming. This study will use the Concerns Based Adoption Model (CBAM) to help school leaders in […]

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