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My primary areas of research interest and expertise are:

 

  • Classroom- and School-based Action Research

  • Action Research Communities (ARCs)

  • Data-Driven Educational Decision Making

  • Teachers' Classroom Assessment Practices

  • Teachers' Assessment Literacy

  • Teacher Motivation and Job Satisfaction

 

Below are links to select research publications:

Our students, our solutions: Educators can customize their learning through action research (The Learning Professional, 2019)

 

Classroom-based, teacher-led action research as a process for enhancing teaching and learning (Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, 2017)

Leading and facilitating educational change through action research learning communities  (Journal of Ethical Educational Leadership, 2016)

Should I stay or should I go? Understanding teacher motivation, job satisfaction, and perceptions of retention among Arizona teachers (International Research in Higher Education, 2016)

Classroom-based action research: Revisiting the process as customizable and meaningful professional development for educators  (Journal of Pedagogic Development, 2013)

Teachers' perceptions of the influence of No Child Left Behind on classroom practices  (Current Issues in Education, 2010)

Teachers' assessment knowledge and their perceptions of the impact of classroom assessment professional development  (Improving Schools, 2009)

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