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Indiana University Northwest

Dr. Ken Schoon

Vita

VITA

 

October 2, 2006

 

Kenneth J. Schoon, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Indiana University Northwest

3400 Broadway

Gary, Indiana  46408

Phone 980-7766    FAX 981-4208

email:  kschoon@iun.edu

 

PERSONAL DATA

Name:                                   Dr. Kenneth J. Schoon

Address:                               8010 Forest Avenue

                                             Munster, Indiana 46321

Phone                                   219) 836-8593

 

EDUCATION

Loyola University of Chicago   1989   Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction

Indiana University   1972   M.S., Secondary Education

Indiana University   1968   A.B., Geology, minor in Chemistry and Physics

 

IUN ASSIGNMENT

Associate Dean  (since 1999)

Associate Member of the Indiana University Graduate Faculty (since 1997)

Science Education (since 1992)

 

FORMER IUN ASSIGNMENTS

Director of Education Student Services, Graduate Advisor, Licensure Officer, 2001-2002

UTEP Option II Certification Advisor, 1990-1996

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Association for the Education of Teachers in Science

Association for the Education of Teachers in Science: North Central Region

Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc.

Indiana Collegiate Science Educators

Indiana Science Olympiad

Indiana Historical Society

Munster Historical Society

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Indiana University Northwest, full-time 1992 to the present

                                                     part-time 1969-1982, 1988, 1991 - 1992

• Elementary and secondary science methods

• Graduate study in the teaching of science

• Field experience seminars for UTEP Option II

• Secondary school curriculum

• Undergraduate and graduate computer education courses

• Introductory geology, lecture and laboratory  (1969-1982, 1988)

Purdue University Calumet, part-time: 1981-1987, 1989-1991, 1993

• Undergraduate and graduate courses in curriculum and instruction

• Elementary science methods

• Undergraduate and graduate computer courses

• Introductory geology and geography

Expanded Studies Program, Hammond, Indiana, Summer 1997

• Science Olympiad Student Workshops

Central High School, East Chicago, Indiana, 1987-1990

• Earth science

• Physical science

Indiana Governor's Scholar’s Academy, Muncie, Indiana, July, 1989

Block Junior High School, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968-1987

• 8th grade general science

• 8th grade honors science

INDIANA TEACHING LICENSES EARNED

Professional license:  Earth science, general science, computer endorsement

Administrators license:  General supervisor and curriculum specialist

UNIVERSITY COURSES TAUGHT

Indiana University Northwest, 1969 - 1982, 1988, 1991 to the present

EDUC E328  Science in the Elementary Schools

EDUC M437  Methods of Teaching Science 5-12

EDUC M446  Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Science

EDUC M301  Elementary Science Field Experience (companion course to E328)

EDUC M401  Secondary Science Field Experience  (companion course to M446)

EDUC M480  Student teaching SH/JH/MS  (Senior High/Junior High/Middle School)

EDUC F200  Examining Self as Teacher

EDUC W200  Microcomputers for Education:  An Introduction

EDUC S508  Methods of Teaching Secondary Science in Urban Schools

EDUC S512  Workshop in Secondary Education:  Methods of Teaching in Urban Schools

EDUC E548  Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science in the Elementary Schools

EDUC S518  Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Science

EDUC K501  Adapting Computers to Special Education

EDUC M501 Field Experience in the Urban School   (companion course to S508)

EDUC S512/E518  Workshop in Education:  Environmental Education in Northwest Indiana

EDUC S510   The Development of Secondary School Programs  (individual study course)

EDUC M550  Practicum in Science  (individual study course)

EDUC Q490  Research in Science Education

EDUC S591  Research Project in Secondary Education   (Master’s degree capstone course)

EDUC S503   High School Curriculum

GEOL G101  Introductory Geology:  Lecture   (adjunct lecturer, 1969 - 1988)

FEOL  G102  Introductory Geology:  Laboratory  (adjunct lecturer, 1969 - 1988)

Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana:  1981 - 1987, 1989 - 1991, 1993

EDCI 330  Methods of Teaching Science in the Elementary School

EDCI 490   Seminar and Field Experiences in Secondary Education

EDCI 491B  Computers in the Classroom

EDCI 561  Computer Aided Instruction

EDCI 682  Individualizing Instruction in the Elementary and Secondary School   

GEOS 110  Principles of Geology

GEOS 220  Introduction to Physical Geography

CNT  499A  Construction Geology

COMPUTER PROGRAM WRITTEN FOR STUDENTS / TEACHERS

Tree Identification in the Urban Midwest, a program to help students identify urban trees, funded by a grant from the Indiana Department of Education.  1991.

PRESENTATIONS (to science teacher educators / related to teaching)

Geological Change Through Time Illustrated Through Electronic Video Media, presented at the annual meeting of North-Central Association for the Education of Teachers of Science (NC-AETS), Dubuque, Iowa, October 7-9, 2004.

Using the Social Sciences to Teach Earth Science, presented at the annual meeting of North-Central Association for the Education of Teachers of Science (NC-AETS), Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October 12-14, 2000.

Facing the Challenges:  Further Discussion of the Factors Influencing Successful Implementa-tion of an Effective Science Program in Professional Development Schools, a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 11, 1997.

Advanced Science Teaching Methods:  A continuation of the discussion from 1995, presented with others at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Seattle, Washington, January 12, 1996.

Advanced Science Teaching Methods:  A roundtable discussion, presented with others at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Charleston, West Virginia, January 7, 1995.

Alternative Assessment in Elementary Science Methods Courses, presented with others at the National Science Teachers Association National Convention, Anaheim, Calif., April, 1994.

Professional Development Schools:  The UTEP Model, at the PIMCES (Project to Improve Methods Courses in Elementary Science) Institute funded by the National Science Foundation, Hampton, Virginia, July, 1992.

PRESENTATIONS (to science teachers / related to teaching)

Fossils, Other than Dinosaurs, presented at the tenth annual (national) Science Olympiad Coaches Clinic, Hammond, Indiana,  October 5, 2002.

The Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center, at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meetings, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 7, 2002.

Earth Dynamics, presented at the tenth annual (national) Science Olympiad Coaches Clinic, Hammond, Indiana,  October 5, 2001.

Those Pesky Earth Science Misconceptions, at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meetings, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996,1997, 1998, 2000, AND 2001.

Earth Science and History - Natural Partners, at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meetings, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2000 and 2001

Using the Social Sciences to Teach Earth Science, presented at the annual meeting of North-Central Association for the Education of Teachers of Science (NC-AETS), Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October 12-14, 2000.

Metric Mastery, presented at the tenth annual (national) Science Olympiad Coaches Clinic, Hammond, Indiana,  October 6, 2000.

Pentathlon, presented at the tenth annual (national) Science Olympiad Coaches Clinic, Hammond, Indiana,  October 8, 1999.

From Med-Prep to Tech-Prep, presented with C. Wiles at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, February, 1996.

Rubrics for Assessing Projects, Performances and Portfolios, at the National Science Teachers Association National Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March, 1995.

Preparing for Tech-Prep in Northwest Indiana, presented with Clyde Wiles, Robert Votaw, and Ada Crosby at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 10, 1995.

Preparing for the May 10th Annular Solar Eclipse, a workshop for teachers and students presented at various Lake and Porter County schools in the Spring of 1994.

What is Multi-Cultural Science?, at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 11, 1994.

Computer Literacy for Teachers, for teacher/instructors at Lincoln Elementary School, Eggers Middle School, and Horace Mann High School, Spring, 1991.

Videodiscs for Science, at the Indiana Computer Educators Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana,  February, 1990.

Overcoming Earth Science Misconceptions, at the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana,  February, 1990.

 

PRESENTATIONS   (to various groups)

Multiple Intelligences Across the High School Curriculum at and for the teachers at Union Township High School, February 12, 2004.

Multiple Intelligences and their Implications for Teaching at the IUN Seminar Days, March, 2004, March, 2003, April, 2001, and April 2000.

The Geology of the Kankakee Valley Area, a PowerPoint -presentation given as a prelude to a locally written play about the history of the Kankakee V alley area, April 3, 2004 at Wheatfield, Indiana, and April 4, 2004, at Valparaiso, Indiana.

The Geology of the Calumet Area, a slide-presentation given to Indiana History classes.

Evolution, Science, and Faith: a discussion about the conflicts surrounding the teaching of evolution in public and church-related schools, February 2000.

PRESENTATION   (to music teachers)

Music and the Brain, a lecture/discussion about brain development and the place of music in early childhood development and the schools.

PRESENTATIONS   (to K-12 students and to the public)

Calumet Beginnings, a power-point presentation given upon request to schools, service, social, educational and historical organizations.

The Geology of the Calumet Area, a slide-presentation given upon request to schools, service, social, educational and historical organizations.

A History of Munster, Indiana, a slide-presentation given upon request to schools, service, social, educational and historical organizations.

[I am listed in the IUN Speakers Bureau for these two topics.]

UTEP TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Conducted (as science methods professor) Science Instructional Team meetings at Lincoln Elementary School, Franklin Elementary School, Eggers Middle School, Horace Mann High School, and East Chicago Central High School.  Developed and each year refined a complete list of field experiences for M301 and M401 to complement E328 and M446.  [The secondary Instructional Teams’ work became the basis for the article published in 1997 by the Journal of Science Teacher Education.]  1992 to 1996.

 

TEACHING HONORS

Recipient of the IUN Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 2000.

Served on the FACET selection committee, 2000-2001.

Accepted into FACET (Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching), 1999.

Received tenure and promotion based on excellence in teaching, 1998.

Recipient of the IUN Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 1998.

Recipient of the IUN Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 1997.

Nominated for the Indiana University Northwest Founders Day Teaching Excellence Award, 1997

Finalist for the Indiana University Northwest Founders Day Teaching Excellence Award, 1996

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Local studies in geology and consequent history

Science misconceptions

Urban education

Preparation of science teachers

Urban forestry

PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENCE AND EDUCATION    (* peer-reviewed journal)

Schoon, K. J.  (2003).  Calumet Beginnings: Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the South End of Lake Michigan.  Bloomington, Indiana:  Indiana University Press. 

___________  (1999).  "Roadside Geology of Indiana."  A book review in the Newsletter of the Historical Community of Northwest Indiana.  Indiana University Northwest: Gary, Indiana.

* Schoon, K. J., & Boone, W. J.  (1998).  Self-efficacy, alternative conceptions of science, and preservice elementary teachers. Science Education, 82 (5),  553-568.  

* Schoon, K. J., & Sandoval, P. A.  (1997).  The seamless field experience model for secondary science teacher preparation.  Journal of Science Teacher Education, 8 (2), 127-140.

* Schoon, K. J.   (1995).  The origin and extent of alternative conceptions in the earth and space sciences:  A survey of preservice elementary teachers.  Journal of Elementary Science  Education, 7 (2), 27-46.

____________  (1994).  The majestic maple:  Mid-America’s choice,” Landscape Management, 33 (3), 48, 58.

*____________  (1993).  The Midwest urban tree index.  Journal of Arboriculture, 19 (4), 230-237.

*____________  (1992).  Students’ alternate conceptions of earth and space. Journal of Geological Education, 40 (3), 209-221.

PUBLICATIONS IN URBAN EDUCATION     (* peer-reviewed journal)

* Schoon, K. J. & Sandoval, P. A. (2000).  Attracting, preparing, and keeping great urban teachers:  The Urban Teacher Education Program, Option II.  Urban Education, 35 (4), 418-441.

Sandoval, P. A. & Schoon, K. J.  (1997).  Option II:  A Graduate, Preservice/Inservice Certification Program:  An Evaluation Report to the Indiana Professional Standards Board.  Gary, Indiana:  The Urban Teacher Education Program.

 _____________________   (1995).  Option II:  A Graduate, Preservice/Inservice Certification Program:  An Evaluation Report to the Indiana Professional Standards Board.  Gary, Indiana:  The Urban Teacher Education Program.

Sandoval, P. A. & Schoon, K. J.  (1994).  Option II:  A Graduate, Preservice/Inservice Certification Program:  An Evaluation Report to the Indiana Professional Standards Board.  Gary, Indiana:  The Urban Teacher Education Program.

Attinasi, J. J. & Schoon, K. J.  (1992).  Danger: Explosive!  Defusing the alternative certification controversy. Policy Briefs, No. 17.  Chicago:  North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENCE WRITTEN FOR TRADE BOOKS

Schoon, K. J.(1998).“Charles Francis Richter.”  In Olson, R. and Smith, R. (Eds.). Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 5 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish.

____________(1998).“Andrija Mohorovicic.”  In Olson, R. and Smith, R. (Eds.). Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 5 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish.

____________ (1998).“Allan Cox.”  In Olson, R. and Smith, R. (Eds.). Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 5 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish.

____________ (1998). “Carl-Gustaf Arvid Rossby”  In Olson, R. and Smith, R. (Eds.). Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 5 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish.

____________ (1998).“Leon Max Lederman.”  In Olson, R. and Smith, R. (Eds.). Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 5 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish.

____________ (1998).“Discontinuities.”  In Magill’s Survey of Science:  Earth Science.  Pasadena, California:  Salem Press.

____________ (1998).“Seasons.”  In Magill’s Survey of Science:  Earth Science.  Pasadena, California:  Salem Press.

GRANT PUBLICATIONS EDITED

The following documents were produced for PACE (Promoting Academic Excellence in Mathematics, Science and Technology for Workers of the 21st Century), a collaborative of IUN and the Gary and Merrillville Public Schools.  The program was funded by the Commission for Higher Education.  Its purpose was to establish a cadre of teachers in Gary and Merrillville prepared for, and a new specific curriculum for, Indiana’s new Tech Prep program. 

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).  (1997).PACE Biology:  An Applied Approach

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.). (1997).PACE Chemistry:  An Applied Approach

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).   (1997).PACE  Units for Applied Physics and Applied Physical Science

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1997).PACE Algebra:  An Applied Approach

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1997).PACE Pre-Algebra:  An Applied Approach

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).  (1995).PACE ’95:    Biology for Tech Prep

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).  (1995).PACE ’95:   Unit Plans for Chemistry,  Physical Science, and Applied Physics

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).  (1995).PACE ’95:  Curriculum Designs for Tech/Prep Clusters

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1995).PACE ’95:    Algebra One for Tech Prep

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1995).PACE ’95:    Geometry for Tech Prep

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.). (1995).PACE ’95:    Pre-Algebra for Tech Prep

 

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).  (1994).PACE ’94:  Curriculum Designs for Tech/Prep Clusters

Schoon, K. J., & Wiles, C.(Eds.).   (1994).PACE ’94:  Science Unit Plans

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1994).PACE ’94:  Mathematics Unit Plans

Wiles, C., & Schoon, K. J.(Eds.).  (1994).PACE ’94:  Program Evaluation

PAPER PRESENTATIONS related to research  (*Published in conference proceedings)

 

* Self-Efficacy of Preservice Elementary Teachers and Alternative Conceptions of Science  presented at From Misconceptions to Constructed Understanding, the fourth international misconceptions symposium held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, June, 1997.

Facing the Challenges:  Further Discussion of the Factors Influencing Successful Implementation of an Effective Science Program in Professional Development Schools, a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 11, 1997.

Attitudes and Alternative Conceptions of Science Held by Preservice Elementary Teachers, presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Saint Louis, Missouri,  April 2, 1996.

Option II of the Urban Teacher Education Program:  An Inservice Route to Teacher Certification, a paper presented with Pamela A. Sandoval at the annual meeting of the National Science Teachers Association, St. Louis, Missouri, March 28, 1996.

*Restructuring Science Teacher Education through Professional Development Schools, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Seattle, Washington, January 9, 1996.

Alternative Pathways to Revitalizing Science Teacher Education through Collaboration, presented with Janet Woerner, Cheryl Mason and Charles Granger, at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, El Paso, Texas, January 8, 1994.

*The Origin of Earth and Space Science Misconceptions:  A Survey of Preservice Elementary Teachers, presented at the Third International Seminar on Misconceptions and Educational Strategies in Science and Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, August, 1993.

Misconceptions in the Earth and Space Sciences:  A Cross-Age Study, a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, California, March, 1989.

GRANTS:  AWARDED

The Eisenhower grants below were awarded by the Commission for Higher Education to fund the PACE program described earlier.

Comprehensive Partnerships for Minority Student Achievement: National Science Foundation,1997-2002 $3,400,000, with C. Wiles and staff from Gary Community Schools.

Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education: Indiana Commission for Higher Education 1995-96  $109,452

Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education: Indiana Commission for Higher Education $8,000

Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education: Indiana Commission for Higher Education 1994-95  $109,452

Teacher Technology Fellowship: Indiana Department of Education, 1991, $2,000

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES FOR THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Associate Dean, since January, 1999.

Chair, Science Cognate Commitee, since 1999

Chair, Category V (NCATE) Committee, 2003 to the present

Chair, Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, 2004.

Member, Search Committee: Ass’t Professor of Education--Special Education, 2002-2003

Member, Search Committee: Ass’t Professor of Education—Student Teaching, 2002-2003

Director of Education Student Services, Licensure Officer, and Graduate Advisor, 2001-2002

Chair, Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Studies Education, 1999.

Chair, Search Committee for Director of Education Student Services / Director of Student Teaching and Placement, 1999.

Chair, Instructional Design and Delivery Committee, 1999

Chair, Undergraduate Committee,1998-1999

Compiler, Division of Education, Organization Structure Manual, 1998

Chair, Undergraduate Elementary Education Certification and Program Committee, 1996-97

Member, Marketing Committee, 1996-97

Member and chair, Methods Committee, 1996-97

Presenter / Event coordinator, Calculator Tournament, 1995, 1997

Member, Ad-Hoc Committee on Faculty Reward, 1995-96

Coordinator for Secondary Education, 1994-95

Member, Search Committee: Ass’t-Assoc Professor of Education--Special Education, 1994-95

Member, elementary and secondary Science Instructional Teams,  UTEP, 1992-96.

Advisor, SURE (Students of UTEP for Relevant Education), the UTEP student organization, 1991-94

Member and Chair, Education Admission and Reinstatement Committee, 1990-91, 1991-92

SERVICE ACTIVITIES FOR THE CAMPUS / UNIVERSITY

Parliamentarian, Indiana University Northwest Faculty Organization, 1992-2002

Chair, Calendar Committee, IUN Faculty Organization, 2001-2003, member since 1999.

Member, FACET  (Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching) Selection Committee, since 1999.

Member, Constitution Revision Committee, IUN Faculty Organization, 1998-99

Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, for the Geology Department, 1997 and 1998

Member, University Faculty Council, Committee on Faculty Governance, 1997-98

Chair, Constitution Revision Committee, IUN Faculty Organization, 1996-98

Member, Academic Ceremonies Committee, Indiana University Northwest, 1993-95

Member, Search Committee: Assistant-Associate Professor of Geosciences, 1993-94

Consultant, EPY 2000 (Educational Partnership for the Year, 2000), 1992-94

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES FOR THE PROFESSION

Membership Director, Indiana Science Olympiad, 1994 to the present

Coordinating Committee member, IUN Science Olympiad Regional Tournament, since 2001.

Judge, school science fairs, 1991 to the present.

Associate Director and Ceremonies Coordinator, Northwest Indiana Science Olympiad Regional Tournament at Purdue University Calumet, 1992-2003

Content Advisor, Gary Initiative, a National Science Foundation funded program of the Gary Community Schools Corporation, 1996-2002

Supervisor, testing for the Pre-Professional Skills Test, National Teachers Exams,1993-1999.

Candidate, Elections Committee, Association for the Education of Teachers of Science, 1997

Reviewer for proposals for the 1997 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in College Teaching

SERVICE ACTIVITIES FOR THE COMMUNITY

Vice President, Indiana Dunes Environmental Education Consortium, 2004-2006; Member, Board of Directors since 1997,

Chair, Program Committee for the Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center at Camp Goodfellow, since 2000, member since 1997.

President, Munster Board of Parks and Recreation, 1997 and 2001, member since 1994.

Member, The Times Millennium Advisory Committee, 1998-1999.

Member, Munster Historical Society since 1982, director 1987-1996.

Member, Munster Plan Commission, 1988-94; president 1988, 1989, 1993.

Volunteer for the Gary Special Olympics, 1993-1996.

Volunteer, Hammond Community Concerts Association,1976-98, Director 1977-1989.

Member, Munster Lions Club since 1978.

PUBLICATIONS (related to service)

Schoon, K. J.  (1995).  The Coming Full Circle of Heritage Park.  Printed by the Munster (Indiana) Historical Society. 

__________  (1992).  The Old Munster General Store, Munster, Indiana.  Printed by the Munster (Indiana) Historical Society.

__________    (1991).  History of Bieker Woods.  Printed by the Munster Historical Society.

 

 

Service to the Urban Teacher Education Program, 1990-2000

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

1996-2000 Option II Certification Advisor   (for students admitted prior to 1996)

1994-1996 Student Specialist/Advisor  ( 1/5 FTE )

1992-1994 Option II Coordinator ( 1/5 FTE )

1990-1992 Option II Coordinator / Core Staff Member, Full time

ACTIVITIES AS OPTION II COORDINATOR / STUDENT ADVISOR, 1990-1996

Recurring/regular activities

Advised prospective Option II students (about 60 persons per year), 1990-1992, 1994-1996.

Coordinated mentors’ activities, including an annual orientation, 1990-1996

Regularly observed and assessed interns’ teaching, 1990-1992, 1994-1996

Conducted Option II weekly seminars, 1991-1996  (As part of course load, 1994-1996.)

Recommended Option II graduates to the Certification Officer of IUN, 1991 to the present

Advised potential Option I students, 1994-1996

Other activities

Evaluated and refined entrance/exit requirements and devised course requirement worksheets

Devised and updated Option II Program Description and brochures

Established mentorship guidelines

Assisted in the taping of a UTEP video production, 1993

Reevaluated and revised Option II curriculum, conducted brown-bag seminars with faculty, and consulted with UTEP school districts to create an expanded Option II, 1992

PUBLICATIONS (Newsletters) written and published for UTEP

The Utepian Times, Volume 3, Number 2:  Spring, 1993

The Utepian Times, Volume 3, Number 1:  Fall, 1992

The Utepian Times, Volume 2, Number 2:  Spring, 1992

The Utepian Times, Volume 2, Number 1:  Fall, 1991

The Utepian Times, Volume 1, Number 2:  Spring, 1991

The Utepian Times, Volume 1, Number 1:  Fall, 1990