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David CherryDavid Cherry

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4408
Fax: 509.777.3785
Office Location: Dixon Hall 313


Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School
M.A., B.A. San Diego State University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Education; educational psychology; multicultural education; bilingual education

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Member of the executive committee and treasurer of the Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Presentations include:

"The Preparation of Culturally Responsive Teachers in the MIT Program at Whitworth College" at the Northwest Association of Teacher Educators conference (2007).

"Preparing New Teachers: Collaboration Efforts Between Higher Education and P-12 Professionals" (2002), presented at the Washington State ASCD Conference, Seattle, Wash.

"Preparing School Leaders: Integrating Personal Leadership, Action Research, and Mentoring" (2000) paper presented at the National Conference of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago, Ill.

"Pre- and In-Service Practitioner Collaborative Action Research: New Relationships between Graduate Teacher Education Programs and K-12 Schools" (1999), paper presentation at the National Conference of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, D.C.

"Performance-Based Assessment in a Master in Teaching Program" (1999), co-presented at the National Symposium for the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, Seattle, Wash.

Publications include:

Sanders, B. & Cherry, D. (1999). "Collaborative Action Research:  Pre- and In-service Teachers" in News & Views.  Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education. Vol 11. No. 3.

Cherry, D. & Kline, F. (1998). "Washington State Essential Learning Requirements and Student Achievement: Building Bridges Between Higher Education and K-12 School Districts" in VISIONS. Washington State Staff Development Council.  Vol.15, No. 6.