April 19–23, 2021

Schedule of Events


Graduate School of Education Session


Student Abstracts

Student(s):
Estanilao Arevalo

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Teacher perceptions of low socioeconomic student performances


Student(s):
Lauren Balian

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Math Anxiety in First Grade Students

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Student(s):
Nicole Cameron

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

The Impact of Digital Success Folders on Students’ Attitudes Towards their Least Favorite Subject


Student(s):
Aldo Campos-Garcia

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

English Language Learner students and college-going culture: Examining the strategies, practices, and policies.

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Student(s):
Mindi Carpenter

Faculty Mentor:
Mindi Carpenter

Teacher Candidate Preparedness to Support and Advocate for LGBT+ Students


Student(s):
Mindi Carpenter

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Kimmie Tang

Teacher Candidate Predparedness to Support and Advocate for LGBT+ Students 


Student(s):
Sarah Chinberg

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Special Education Teacher Perspectives on Job Related Stress and Job Satisfaction

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Student(s):
Danielle Clark

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Danielle Marie Clark

Communication Approaches to Educating Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

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Student(s):
Marlene Didierjean

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

A Better World: Infusing Social Justice Pedagogy in World Language Classrooms

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Student(s):
Katie Donahoe

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Teacher Perpectives on Social-Emotional Learning

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Student(s):
Nicole Dudley

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Kathleen Merrigan

Girls and Single Sex Education: Perceived Advantages and/or Disadvantages According to their Teachers.

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Student(s):
Tiffany Eckmann

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Distance learning: Educators’ perceptions of the flipped classroom in an elementary school


Student(s):
Justine Eller

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Determining Factors that Lead to Long Term Teacher Retention

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Student(s):
Andres Garfio

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Perceived Barriers Affecting Parental Involvement in K-5 Education Among Latinx Fathers


Student(s):
Brianna Gomez

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Students' Perceptions of College Affordability and Impact on Enrollment

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Student(s):
Adriana Gonzalez

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Undergraduate Student Voices on Restorative Justice in Student Conduct in Higher Education  

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Student(s):
Vanessa Gonzalez

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

High School Counselors’ Perceptions and Knowledge on Trauma Informed Practices as they Advocate for Students

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Student(s):
Shauna Hadaller

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Administrator Perspectives on Co-Teaching: Helping to Facilitate the Creation of Successful Programs

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Student(s):
Summer Hall

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

How High School Students are Affected by Anxiety and How They Cope Amidst the Pandemic


Student(s):
Sara Harney

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Social Emotional Learning for High School Students Attending a Community School

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Student(s):
Rachel Howe

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Teachers’ Knowledge of Math Strategies May Impact Their Confidence Level in Teaching Math

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Student(s):
Jennifer Javadi

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

 Sight Word Acquisition with English Learners

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Student(s):
Haida Jimenez

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Voices from the field: Women of color’s experiences coming from a community college’s STEM program


Student(s):
Nicole Jovel

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lorimer, Maureen

Special Education Teacher Shortage and Burnout


Student(s):
Rebecca Kenyon

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Teacher Perspectives On Culturally Responsive Teaching Online

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Student(s):
Terah Landy

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Keeping the Beat: Analyzing the Test Scores of One Music Assessment for Second-Grade Elementary Students


Student(s):
Cameron Lang

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Kathleen Merrigan

Teacher Collaboration: Perceptions and Suggestions

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Student(s):
Emily Manwell

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

The Effects of Food Insecurity on Primary Education

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Student(s):
Courtney Marriott

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Teacher Stress, Burnout, and Coping During COVID-19


Student(s):
Eliana Marron

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Strategies to Meet the Challenges of Inquiry-Based Teaching from a Science Teacher’s Perspective


Student(s):
Patricia Matsumoto

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Kathleen Merrigan

The Use of Telepractice As a Method of Service Delivery For Children With Hearing Loss

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Student(s):
Laura Meier

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Distance Learning and Its Effects on Teacher Burnout

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Student(s):
Rosalinda Melchor

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Bilingual Professional Development: Could it Be Beneficial in the Target Language?


Student(s):
Kateri Milanesa

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Teacher’s Perception of Technology Use in the Classroom

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Student(s):
Sean Miller

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

High School Teacher Perspectives on Synchronous Online Learning


Student(s):
Hilary Morefield

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Integrating Outcomes for Middle Level Learners with Media Arts and SEL During COVID 19

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Student(s):
Jaine Park

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Finding the Critical Influences that Foster Resilience for Southeast Asian American Students in Higher Education

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Student(s):
Sophia Pertusati

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Critical Thinking, Cooperative Learning, and the Virtual Learning Environment at the Elementary Level

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Student(s):
Heather Pezel

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Parents’ Perceptions of Homework During Remote Learning


Student(s):
Nelson Pyle

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

The Impact of Social and Emotional Exercises to Reduce Test Anxiety among 7th-Grade Mathematics Students

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Student(s):
Janett Quintanilla-Cosio

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

High School Students’ Perceptions about Distance Learning

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Student(s):
Vanessa Renteria-Bautista

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Educators’ Training and Experience Working with Twice Exceptional Student Populations  


Student(s):
Melissa Rimpa

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Students’ Attitudes Toward Biology After Implementation of Inquiry-Based Learning


Student(s):
Haley Rollins

Faculty Mentor:
Kathleen Merrigan

Hamilton and Historical Empathy: Teacher’s Perceptions on Their Place in the History Classroom

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Student(s):
Kelsey Rouse

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

The Effect of Mindfulness Coloring on the Level of Test Anxiety Experienced by Fourth Grade Students 

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Student(s):
Courtney Sabile Craig

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

How Cultural Influence Impacts Career Exploration of Asian American College Students.

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Student(s):
Ellie Sanders

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Merrigan

Using Music Interventions to Enhance Language and Literacy Development Skills in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

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Student(s):
Joshua Schleien

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

Using Popular Culture As A Pedagogical Tool

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Student(s):
Jenna Sergott

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Lory Selby

A Student’s Perception of Their Mindset and Motivation

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Student(s):
Alicia Spadaro

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Lorimer

Tools and Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Education in Elementary Schools

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Student(s):
Leonard Vasquez

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. Kathleen Merrigan

Feedback and Distance Learning During the Time of COVID-19

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Student(s):
Julia Weinrott

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kathleen Merrigan

Music and Lyrics: Does Music Inclusion Enhance Mastery of Mathematics Standards?  

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Student(s):
Kelsey Wiksell

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Maureen Reilly Lorimer

Supports for Success: Moderate to Severe Autism and Distance Learning

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Student(s):
Galia Yonay

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kimmie Tang

Vocabulary words: The impact of semantic mapping strategy in a first and second grade special day class. 


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