Teaching Interests
Research Interests
Educational Background
Awards
Professional Service & Consultancies




Charter College of Education

Ann L. Wood
Asst. Professor


Office: King Hall C2057
Phone: (323) 343-6156
FAX: (323) 343-5336
Email: awood@calstatela.edu





TEACHING INTERESTS

My teaching interests include knowledge, culture, and learning; urban education; action research; qualitative research methods; psychological and sociological foundations of education; assessment and evaluation; writing/language arts; educational policy; diversity and multicultural education; and effective classrooms and schools.




RESEARCH INTERESTS

Research interests of mine include induction; teacher development; teacher assessment; urban education; educational reform; program assessment; and the lives of teachers. As a member of the Program Evaluation Research Collaborative (PERC), I enjoy conducting both quantitative and qualitative research studies, as well as program evaluations.


Date

Publications

2008 Wood, A. & Stanulis, R. (In press). Quality induction: Fourth-wave (1996-2006) teacher induction programs. The New Educator.
2007 Louque, A. & Wood, A. (Eds). Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research. Volume 3.A publication of the American Educational Research Association SIG, Urban Learning, Teaching and Research.
2006 Wood, A. Demystifying accreditation: Action plans for a national or regional accreditation. Innovations in Higher Education, 31(1),43-62
2006 Wood, A. & Waarich Fischman, N. Two induction models in one urban district: Transitioning to teaching credentialing. In Dangel, J. (Ed.). (pp.67-87). Research on teacher induction: Teacher Education Yearbook XIV.Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield Education.
2006 Wood, A. (Assoc. Ed.) Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research. Volume 2. A publication of the American Educational Research Association SIG, Urban Learning, Teaching and Research.
2005 Wood, A. The Importance of principals: Site administrators' roles in teacher induction. American Secondary Education, 33(2), 39-62.
2005 Wood, A. (Assoc. Ed). Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research (ULTR) Yearbook. A publication of the American Educational Research Association SIG, Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research
2004 Isbell, L. & Wood, A., et.al. Standards for Professional Development in the Long Beach Unified School District: Completing the Continuum. In Houck, J., Cohn, K., and Cohn, C. (Eds.). (pp. 98-113). Partnering to Lead Educational Renewal: High-Quality Teachers, High-Quality Schools. New York: Teachers College Press.
2001 Wood, A. What Does Research Say about Teacher Induction and Collaborative Partnerships? in Issues in Teacher Education, 10 (2), 69-81.
2001 Wood, A. A book review of Parker Palmer's The courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teacher's life in Issues in Teacher Education. 10(1), 77-80.
2000 Wood, A. Teaching portfolios: Tools for reflective teaching in inner city teacher induction. In D. J. McIntyre & D. Byrd, (Eds.). (pp. 111-126). Research on effective models for teacher education, teacher education yearbook VIII, Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
1999 Wood, A. How can new teachers become the B.E.S.T.? In M. Scherer, (Ed.). (pp. 116-123). A better beginning: Supporting and mentoring new teachers. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.
1981 Suransky, V., Wood, A. & Day, M. Paulo Freire in Ann Arbor: Volume II. Ann Arbor, MI: School of Education, The University of Michigan.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. Educational Psychology
University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

M.A. Special Education
Michigan State University

E. Lansing, MI

B.A. Education, Psychology & Sociology
Michigan State University

E. Lansing, MI



GRANTS and AWARDS

Presidential Service Award Association of Teacher Educators 2007
Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Grant California State University, Los Angeles 2007
Comprehensive Teacher Education Institute $104,000 Grant California Department of Education 2005-2006
Literacy Collaborative Grant CCOE, California State University, Los Angeles 2004
Literacy Collaborative Grant CCOE, California State University, Los Angeles 2003
Small Assessment Grant California State University, Los Angeles 2003



PROFESSIONAL SERVICE & CONSULTANCIES

ATE Board of Directors (2006-2010); National Commission on Induction & Mentoring member (2004-2010); Leadership Academy member (2004-2010); California Delegate (2000-2008); Research on Teacher Induction SIG (2003-2008); Multi-Cultural SIG (2002-2008) Association of Teacher Educators.
Vice President for ATE (2005-2008); Board of Directors (2003-2008). California Council of Teacher Educators.
Urban Learning, Teaching & Research SIG: Co-Editor, Journal of Urban Learning Teaching & Research (JULTR), 2007; Associate Editor, JULTR (2006); Associate Editor, ULTR Yearbook (2005) Research on Teacher Induction SIG: Membership Chair (2006-2007); Awards Chair, (2005-2006); Treasurer (2002-2004); . Lives of Teachers SIG Awards Chair (2005-2007) American Educational Research Association
Consultant/Grant Reviewer Transition to Teaching U.S. Grants United States Department of Education
Consultant/Textbook Reviewer(2005-2007) Allyn & Bacon
Consultant/Textbook Reviewer(2006-2007) McGraw-Hill
Consultant/Textbook Reviewer(2007) Harcourt Brace
Consultant/Textbook Reviewer(2007) Sage
Consultant/Program Evaluator Program Evaluation and Research Collaborative (PERC), CSULA
Consultant/Trainer Induction, Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA), California Formative Assessment and Support System for Teachers (CFAAST)


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