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Bower-Phipps, L (2017, April). “Be who you are, love who you love:” Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and asexual preservice teachers’ responses to heteronormativity. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Bower-Phipps, L. (2017, February). “Educate, acknowledge, and support:” Supporting gay, lesbian, and bisexual teacher candidates. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.

Bower-Phipps, L., Smyth, A., Fasoli, M., Harmon, R., Hesse, M. Marx, H., Powell, J., & Sinclair, M. (2017, February). Inspiring activism in teacher candidates committed to urban settings through the urban education fellows program. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.

Bower-Phipps, L., Powell, J., Austin, S., Bresh, D., & Kurker-Stewart, D. (2017, April). “Why can’t we all wear tiaras?”: Envisioning queer pedagogy in early childhood classrooms. Presented at the annual meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization.

Bower-Phipps, L., Smyth, A., Fasoli, M. Harmon, R., Hesse, M., Marx, H., Powell, J. Sinclair, M. (2017). Inspiring Activism in Teacher Candidates Committed to Urban Settings through the Urban Education Fellows Program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), Tampa, FL. February 2017.

Bray, L., Wei, Y., Sinclair, A., & Clancy, E., C (April, 2017). Lessons from Middle School Teachers on Providing Literacy Instruction within Co-Taught Classrooms. Presentation at the annual meeting of Council for Exceptional Children. Boston, MA.

Castano, E., Foss-Kelly, L., Protivnak, J., & Kish, M. (2017, March). Leaders listen: Understanding and advocating for the complex needs of master’s students. CSI Days 2017 American Counseling Association/Chi Sigma Iota Poster Sessions. San Francisco, CA.

Dahir, C., Yavuz, O., Owen, L., Parzych, J. L., Oliver, B., Generali, M. (2017, April). Rising to the challenge: College and career readiness for all. Presentation given at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Ginicola, M. M. (2017). The church, the closet, and the couch: The intersection of religion and the LGBTQ Population. American Counseling Association Annual Conference at San Francisco, CA. 3/19/17.

Ginicola, M. M., & Smith, C. (2017). Best practices and resources for counseling transgender youth. Connecticut Counseling Association at Mystic, CT. 5/5/17.

Ginicola, M. M. (2017). Building multicultural competence with LGBTQI+ clients. Professional Development for NAFI CT at Farmington, CT. 5/11/17.

Ginicola, M. M., & Filmore, J. (2017). Affirmative Counseling with LGBTQI+ clients. Illuminate Conference sponsored by American Counseling Association at Washington DC. 6/10/17.

Ginicola, M. M. (2017). Cultivating leadership skills with the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. Invited speaker at Fenton School at Sun Valley, CA. 8/10/17.

Gregory, J. L. (2017, April). New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) Annual Conference, "Viewing Connecticut’s SEED teacher evaluation model through the lenses of self-determination, and school characteristics," Paper presented at NEERO, Portsmouth, NH.

Kim, H. J. (2017). Internship in the Master of Library and Information Science. Paper presented at the Council of Connecticut Academic Library Directors (CCALD) meeting, Quinnipiac University Law School, North Haven, CT.

Kim, H. J., Bogel, G, & Bielefield, A. (2017). Testing the Waters: SCSU Student Internships. Paper presented at the 126th Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference, Groton, CT.

Kim, H. J., Geary, C. A., & Bielefield, A. (2017). Bullying in the Library Workplace. Paper presented at the CSCU Faculty Research Conference, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.

Lopez-Velasquez, A., Marx, H. (2017). Context for Bilingual Educators. Paper presented at the UPR Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2017.

López-Velásquez, A.M., & García, G.E. (2017). The bilingual reading practices of two Hispanic first-graders. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX, April 27th- May 1st, San Antonio, TX.

López-Velásquez, A.M., González, Y., Rodríguez, J., Raynolds, L. B., Marx, H., & Schmitt, E. (2017). The School Success of Spanish-Speaking English Learners in K-12: Perspectives from Puerto Rico and the State of Connecticut. Presentation at the Puerto Rican Conference on Research and Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, March 8th-10th, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Mercurio, M. & Randall, R. & Mercurio Morse, M. (2017). Valuing artifactual literacies: The purposeful stuff of all content area subjects. Paper presented at the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) Annual Convention. Atlanta, GA. November 17-20, 2016.

Mercurio, M. & Mercurio Morse, M. (2017). How they became US: Teaching immigration through individual inquiry-based learning. Paper presented at the NCSS (National Council for the Social Studies) 96th Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. December 2-4, 2016.

Moss. D. M. & Marx, H. (2017). Preparing Teachers with Global Competencies: Internationalizing Curriculum and Pedagogy for Educational Change. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX. April 2017.

Parzych, J. L. (2017, January). Advocating for your school counseling program. Presentation given at the Connecticut School Counselor Association (CSCA) New Counselor Symposium, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Parzych, J. L., & Generali, M. (2017, March). Issues affecting the counseling profession. Presentation Given at the Connecticut School Counselor Association (CSCA) Annual Conference, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

Parzych, Jennifer, Yavuz, Olcay (April, 2017). Parent, Student, and Faculty Perceptions of College and Career Readiness: Exploring School Counseling Program Needs. American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Pereira, C., Sanchez-Llaury, T., Kinsella-Shaw, M. & Marx, H. (2017). No walls here: Assisting our undocumented students. Presentation at the Shared Governance and Student Success Conference. New Britain, CT. April 2017.

Powell, J., Bower-Phipps, L., Bivona, M., Harmon, R., & Olcot, A. (2017, November). [Re]membering gender in early childhood education. To be presented at the American Educational Studies Association annual conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

Sassu. K. A. (2017, February). Executive function and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Schools. Invited presentation delivered at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Westchester Autism Conference, Tarrytown, NY.

Spear-Swerling, L. Two “big ideas” for helping at-risk and struggling readers. Keynote address, North Carolina State Improvement Project Spring Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 2017.

Spear-Swerling, L., Bean, K., & Eren, R. Using reading profiles to understand the literacy needs of students with ASD. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Boston, MA, April 2017.

Wei, Y. & Bean, K., (Scheduled in October, 2017). What to Teach and How to Teach in Tier Three Classrooms. Council for Learning Disabilities, Baltimore.

Yavuz, Olcay (March 2017). A School Counseling Framework for Advancing Social Justice in K-12 Schools, Annual Conference of Connecticut School Counselor Association (CSCA), West Haven, CT

Yavuz, O., Parzych, J. L., & Generali, M. (2017, April). Designing and delivering equity-based college and career readiness programs for urban schools. Presentation given at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Yavuz, Olcay (April, 2017). Evidence-based Practice: A Comprehensive Counseling Program for Leading to Every Urban Student’s College Readiness and Access. American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Yavuz, Olcay, Madonia, Peter (April, 2017). Preparing High Performing School Leaders: Implication for Law, Policy and Practice. New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) 2016 Annual Conference. Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Day, D. V. & Gregory, J. L. (October, 2016). Making an Impact – Effectively Communicating the Results of Educational Research, "Mindfulness as a Prerequisite to Effective Leadership; Exploring the Constructs that Foster Effective Communication," Paper presented at the Northeastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Trumbull, CT.

Gregory, J.L., Lamonica, A. & Warner, H. (2016, May). Technology Tools to Activate Student Learning in The Classroom and Facilitate Writing Research. 2017 Teaching Academy, New Haven, CT.

Kim, H. J. (2016). Getting Ahead of the Game: SCSU’s New Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program. Paper presented at the 2016 CLA Support Staff Professional Development Conference, West Hartford, CT.

Kim, H. J., Bogel, G, & Bielefield, A. (2016). Reaching for the Future: Reflections on SCSU’s Newly Developed Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program. Paper presented at the 125th Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference, Hartford, CT.

Marx, H. & Moss, D. (2016). Critical and narrative perspectives on intercultural teaching: The design of an internship-based teacher education study abroad program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC. April, 2016.

O’Brien, R., Gelbar, N., Bray, M.A., Sassu, K., & O’Rourke, P. (2016, November). A Comparison of the Errors 
Made by Identified Gifted Students to Similar, but Non-identified Students on the KTEA-3. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), Orlando, FL.

Parzych, J. L. (2016, December). Solution focused counseling in schools: Evidence-based techniques when time is limited. Keynote Speaker for Westchester-Putnam-Rockland Counselor Association (WPRCA) Conference, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Raynolds, L. B., Gregory, J. L., & Stutzman, W. J. (2016, July). Developing a tablet-based music perception test to predict reading disabilities in young ELL children. Interactive paper presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Porto, Portugal.

Raynolds, L.B., López-Velásquez, A.M., & Olivio-Valentin, L. (2016). English rhyme and beginning sound awareness skills in Spanish-English bilingual prekindergarten children. Paper presented at the meeting of the Literacy Research Association, November 30th – December 3rd, Nashville, TN.

Sassu, K. A. (2016, March). Executive function in autism spectrum disorder. Speech presented at the 26th Annual Bridging Communities Conference on Autism. New Haven, CT.

Sassu, K. A. (2016, October). Practical approaches to improving executive function in individuals with autism. Invited presentation delivered at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities’ 16th Annual Autism Conference, Albany, NY.

Spear-Swerling, L. A math field work experience for preservice teachers. Invited presentation for the OSEP Project Directors’ Conference, Washington, DC, August 2016.

Spear-Swerling, L. Using diagnostic assessment to identify and plan interventions for students with different types of reading problems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Dyslexia Association, Orlando, FL, October 2016.

Wei, Y., Lombardi, A., Simonsen, B., et al., (2016, April). Investigation of an Embedded Planning Tool for Tier Three Literacy Instruction. Poster Presentation at the 2016 AERA Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

Wei, Y., & Faggella-Luby, M (2016, October). Reading Motivation for Students with Learning Disabilities. Poster Presentation at the 38th International Conference on Learning Disabilities, San Antonio, TX.

Yavuz, Olcay, (October, 2016). Preparing and Developing Connecticut Pre‐Service Principals as Instructional Leaders, Annual Conference of Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA), Trumbull, CT.

Yavuz, O., Labas, G., Arafeh, S., Verdi, T. (April, 2016). Building a College Going Culture through High-Quality PD Model. College Board, Prepárate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America Annual Conference. New York, NY.

Yavuz, O., Labas, G., Arafeh, S., Verdi, T. (April, 2016). Improving Student Success through Building a Community-Wide Leadership Team. New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) 2016 Annual Conference. Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Foss-Kelly, L. L. (2015, March). Beyond risk containment: The suicidal crisis as a springboard for growth. Content session presented at the American Counseling Association. Orlando, FL.

Generali, M., & Foss-Kelly, L. L. (2015, October). Empathy, pity, or judgment: Exploring attitudes about poverty. Content session presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Generali, M., & Foss-Kelly, L. L. (2015, April). Supporting the new counselor: Strategies for clinical supervision. Content session presented at the Connecticut Counseling Association Annual Conference. Waterbury, CT. Major, P. & Mercurio, M. (2015). Making meaningful and individualized choices. Program assessments and SPA reports. Paper presented at AACTE (American Association for Colleges of Teachers of Education) 68th Annual Conference Las Vegas, NV, February 23-25, 2016.

López-Velásquez, A.M., Raynolds, L.B., & Randall, R., Emerling C., & Oost-Lievense, R. (2015). Monolingual reading teachers gain a bilingual perspective to better support the literacy development of culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Paper presented at the meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Carlsbad, CA.

Mercurio, M. & Mercurio Morse, M. (2015). Becoming Ida Lewis: Young children as history detectives- Biographies come alive! Presentation at NCSS (National Council of Social Studies) 95th Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA, November 13-14, 2015.

Protivnak, J., & Foss-Kelly, L. L. (2015, October). Voices from the desks: Results of a national study on the experiences of master’s level counseling students. Poster session presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Sassu, K. A., Bray, M. A., LaSalle, T., Sanetti, L. H., & Proctor, S. (2015, August). Evaluating professional dispositions within graduate training programs. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Spear-Swerling, L. Helping students with dyslexia and other reading problems: Combining RTI with knowledge about reading profiles. Keynote address, Iowa Education Summit, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, May 2015.

López-Velásquez, A.M., & Martínez-Alvarez, P. (2014). Boundary crossing in higher education: Exploring possibilities for bilingual special education preparation programs. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Labas, G. (2010, July). International presentation at the 3rd Paris International Conference on Education - Rappel Conférence Internationale Education. Re-thinking University - District Partnerships. 

Labas, G. (2010, February). Arizona State University National Alliance for Equity: Developing a Collaborative Action Research Plan. 

Labas, G. (2010, May). American Education Research Association. Challenging the Poverty of Learning with School Districts-University Partnerships: A College-Readiness Program