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Barbara Sanders

Barbara Sanders

Dean, School of Education
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-4303
Fax: (509) 777-3785
Office Location: Dixon Hall 304
E-mail: bsanders@whitworth.edu

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Education:
Ed.D. Washington State University
M.I.T. Whitworth College
B.S. Montana State University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty:  1995

Areas of Specialization / Expertise:
Educational research; secondary methods; performance assessment; science methods

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors:

Presentations include: co-presented "Is it Fixable? A Decision-Making Matrix for Candidate Dispositional Issues," at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education annual meeting, San Diego (2011); co-presented "Preparing and Transforming Diverse Student Leaders to Serve their Communities," at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) annual conference, Boston (2010); co-presented "Process for Facilitating In-Service Teacher Reflection" at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE) Annual Meeting (2007); co-presented "Accountability and Responsibility through Character Education," at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting (2006); co-presented “Eastern Washington Connections and Inquiry:  Building Capacity for Change in Science and Math Instructional Practices," at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Annual Conference (2006); co-presented a paper, "Collaborative Leadership: A Model for Change in a Complex Educational Environment," at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting (2005); co-presented "Eastern Washington Connections and Inquiry: Building Capacity for Change in Science and Math Instructional Practices" at the Washington Educational Research Association Annual Assessment Conference (2005).

Co-authored a chapter with Dennis Sterner, Sharon Mowry, and Linda Buff, "Documenting Positive Impact on Student Learning: A Pre-Service through Professional Continuum," published in Teacher Education Yearbook (2004); appointed to the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education's (NCATE) Board of Examiners; Internal evaluator for a 3-year federal math-science partnership grant with 10 school districts helping teachers incorporate inquiry methods (2004-07).

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) peer evaluator. AILACTE Western Regional Representative (2003-08).

Served as conference planning committee member for the Office of Superintendant of Public Instruction (OSPI) Assessment Conference (2010).

Member of State Task Force to design pedagogy performance assessment instrument for pre-service teacher candidates; western representative for Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE) Models of Excellence Committee; presentations given at American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and AILACTE conferences regarding action research in teacher education and pre-service teacher performance assessment.

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