Division VI: Graduate Student Seminars for Work in Progress sessions will be offered using Zoom. Prior to the conference, registered participants will receive, via email, links to access the synchronous sessions.

SERA extends a special Thank You to all faculty who so graciously agreed to serve as Division VI Discussants. Your time and expertise are greatly appreciated!

SERA 2021 Division VI Discussants
Emma Bullock ~ Sam Houston State University
Faye Bruun ~ Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Lynne Burlbaw ~ Texas A&M University
Julie Combs ~ Sam Houston State University
Chrissy Cross ~ Stephen F. Austin State University
Matthew Fuller ~ Sam Houston State University
Laura Isbell ~ Texas A&M University Commerce
Bill Jasper ~ Sam Houston State University
Tonya Jeffery ~ Stephen F. Austin State University
Kary Johnson ~ Texas Wesleyan University
Forrest Lane ~ Sam Houston State University
Audrey Meador ~ West Texas A&M University
Grant Morgan ~ Baylor University
George Moore ~ Sam Houston State University
Juanita Reyes ~ Tarleton State University
Celia Scott ~ Texas Wesleyan University
Susan Troncoso Skidmore ~ Sam Houston State University
Julie Smit ~ Texas Tech University
Schedule

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2021
Wednesday, February 3rd
1:00 PM

A Piece of Their World: Developing Cultural Competence in New Educators

Maiya Turner, Texas A&M University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

“But Have We Had Enough?”: An Exploratory Examination of Teachers’ Exposure to Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Professional Development

Salandra Grice, Texas A&M University
Alexes Terry, Texas A&M University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Differentiated Instruction and Student Achievement

Courtney Johnson, Sam Houston State University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Examining Classroom Management Knowledge Development among Pre-Service Teachers: A Content Analysis

Karen McIntush, Texas A&M University
Syahrul Amin, Texas A&M University
Kacee Lambright, Texas A&M University
Miriam Sanders, Texas A&M University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Middle School Teachers and the Experience of Learning to Teach: A Phenomenological Inquiry

Chau Nguyen, Texas Tech University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Teacher Noticing Practices of Experienced Mathematics Teacher Educators in Content Courses for Preservice Teachers

Michael Warren, Baylor University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

What is the Effect of Instructional Coaching on Teachers?

Joshua Hatfield, Sam Houston State University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:35 PM

Culturally Responsive Practices in Garden-based Education at Secondary School Campuses

Kimberly Jones, Texas Tech University

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

Differences Between Novice Teacher Self-Efficacy by Educator Preparation Programs

Geronima Nale, Sam Houston State University

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

Examining Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies in Online Science Courses and the Success of Non-Traditional Students

Natandra Gradney, University of Houston, Clear Lake

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

Pre-Service Teachers Sense of Self-Efficacy in the Integration of Technology in their Prospective Classrooms: An Explanatory Sequential Mixed Methods Inquiry

Yazmin Muniz, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

Secondary Pre-Service Teachers Knowledge and Self-Efficacy in Relation to Teaching Students with Disabilities

Donna Baumgardner, Tarleton State University

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

Secondary Science Teacher Use and Perceptions of Inquiry-Based Instruction

Stephen Gruber, University of Houston, Clear Lake

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

The Impact of Inquiry in the Social Studies Classroom on Short-term and Long-term Retention of Information

Brian Davis, Union University

2:35 PM - 4:05 PM

4:10 PM

Assessments of Statistical Literacy: A Literature Review

Hiroki Matsuo, Baylor University

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Comparison of Three Different Methods for Missing Data Estimation in Growth Curve Model: FIML, Multiple Imputation, MIPCA

Youngmin Kim, Texas State University

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Culturally Responsive Leadership Practices in Principal Preparation Programs at Texas Public Universities

Jessica Williams, Sam Houston State University

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Explainable Artificial Intelligence: A Theory-Guided Genetic Programming Model for At-Risk Student Prediction

Ngocvan Bui, Sam Houston State University

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Factors Impacting African-American Females to the Superintendency

Krystal Hawks, University of Houston, Clear Lake

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

International Schooling in the United States: A Descriptive Study of a Burgeoning Industry

Amy Carter, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Strategic Planning and Organizational Performance: A Mixed Methods Study of Strategic Planning Practices in Texas Public School Systems

Chris McDavid, University of Houston, Clear Lake

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Teacher DDDM Self-Efficacy in DDDM Anxiety, DDDM Teacher Practices, and the Role of Data Specialists: A Moderated Mediation Analysis of Teacher DDDM Practices

Kendra Nwosu, Texas Tech Universitty

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Turnaround Principals, Turnaround Schools

Deirdre Holloway, Sam Houston State University

4:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Thursday, February 4th
8:30 AM

An Analysis of Rural Community College Leadership During a Crisis

Anna Ingram, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contextualizing Latinx College Students’ Transition to Adulthood

Ali Luempert, Texas Tech University

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Examining the Impact of Veteran-Centric Support on Retention and Completion Rates of Students Using Post-9/11 GI Bill

Dipal Parekh, University of Houston, Clear Lake

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Mitigating Food Insecurities at Community Colleges

Deborah Strong, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The Perception of Support Services for African American Male Student-Athletes at Division I University

Jimmie Smith Jr., University of Houston, Clear Lake

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Understanding How Community Colleges Support the College Success of Foster Care Youth

Erika Herrera, Sam Houston State University

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Veteran Transition Counseling and Academic Success

Christina McDonald, Tarleton State University

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:05 AM

A Meta-synthesis Study on the Effect of STEM Education on the Academic Success and Social-emotional Development of Gifted Students

Faith Ozkan, Baylor University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Academic Resilience in High Achieving, African American Students of Poverty: Factors Contributing to Academic Success

Beverly Jack-Webb, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

An Exploration of the Role of Drones to Engage High School Students to Pursue STEM in Higher Education

Ida Joiner, Texas Wesleyan University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

At-Risk High School Graduates and Their Experiences Post-Graduation: A Qualitative Case Study

Candace Pohl, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Community Engagement and Social Activism Among College Preparatory Programs: Upward Bound Program

Jamila Clayton, Sam Houston State University
Christopher Dudley, Sam Houston State
Cierra Sterling, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Creating Changemakers in Higher Education: A Study of Entrepreneurial Education, Intent, and Personal Attitudes

Ravi Brahmbhatt, University of Houston - Clear Lake

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Excellent and Equitable Outcomes for Grade 3 Students in High Poverty Urban Schools: Research in Progress

Allie Martin, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Lessons Learned from the College Admissions Scandal

Jennifer Willis, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Long Term Outcomes of a STEM Summer Program: A Phenomenology of Hispanics in their Career Pathways

Mayra Alvarado Ramirez, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Primary Care Physician Needs in the Southwest U.S.: Relationships Between Geographic Locations of Study and Practice

Clair Collins, University of Houston

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Title IX Policy, Sexual Misconduct, and Due Process in Higher Education

Lisa Shen, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Understanding the Trauma of African American Youth in Poor Urban Areas

Nathaniel Riley Jr., Texas A&M University-Texarkana

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

3:15 PM

Emotional Intelligence Development and College Students

Venus Lillis, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Implicit Bias in Public School Education

Shawn Verow, University of Houston-Clear Lake

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Policy and Bias: Why Adult Education Leaders Must Pay Attention to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Jenny Walker, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Reimagining Equity for Suburban, Economically Disadvantaged Students

Melanie Bujnoch, Sam Houston State University

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Stress Factors in Freshman Colllege Students During a Pandemic

Susanne Gaal, Sam Houston State University
Stacie Szaal, Sam Houston State University

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

The Influence of HBCU Summer Bridge Programs on Ethnic-Racial Identity Development of First-Year Students of Color

Jamila Clayton, Sam Houston State University

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

The Lived Experiences of Students on Academic Probation

Erin Gordon, Sam Houston State University

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Friday, February 5th
8:30 AM

An Examination of the Dynamics Among Home-School Communication, Parental Involvement, and Parent Empowerment for Special Populations

Dawn Wiedeman, University of Houston-Clear Lake

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Analyzing Representations of Intellectual Disability in Children's Chapter Books

Evalynn Sherrod, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Military-Connected Adolescents Reading as Third Culture Kids in a Third Space

Karyn Suggs, Texas Tech University

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Manga & Misogyny: A Multimodal Analysis of Gender Roles

Alexandria Perez, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Race and Gender Classifications in American Literature Textbooks: The Shift in Social Representation 2009-2019

Jeanette Figueroa, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Teacher Attitudes on Content Area Reading in the Elementary Grades

Angela Prestero, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The Influence of Reading Motivation on African American and Hispanic High School Students’ Reading

Emeralle Kirksey, University of Houston-Clear Lake

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:05 AM

Alternative Teacher Certification and the Hiring Process: Finding Quality Candidates During a Teacher Shortage

Bethany Ivie, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Analyzing the Correlation between Academic Coursework and Disciplinary Outcomes

Kristian Edosomwan, Texas A&M University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Differences in Industry Certification by Economic and At-Risk Status Between School Years

Natalie Priwer, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Examining the Relationship Between Different Factors and Campus Leaders’ Perceptions During Online Delivery of Instruction

Norma Veguilla-Martinez, University of Houston-Clear Lake

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Exploring Advanced Academic Student Educational Experiences Resulting from Interrupted Instruction due to COVID-19

Charlotte Leon, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Mapping the Relationship Between Reading Skills and Mathematics Skills: An Analysis of State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Algebra I and English I Test Data

Seoyeon Park, Texas A&M University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Texas Alternative Education Campuses of Choice and Student Dropout Rates

Daniele Jordan, Sam Houston State University

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

The Impact of Co-requisite Algebra Models on Student's Psychological Well-being and Student Engagement

Tammi Rice, University of Houston-Clear Lake

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

11:40 AM

Educación Sin Fronteras: A Qualitative Study Examining Factors Affecting K-12 Immigrant Students in Public Schools

Yeri Villalobos, Sam Houston State University

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Exploring the Experiences of High Functioning ASD Students in Innovative Learning Environments

Angela Lappin, Texas Wesleyan University

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Immigrant Graduate Student’s Persistence Toward Graduation: Factors Affecting Their Ability to Complete a Program of Study

Chenda Moore, University of Houston-Clear Lake

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Improving Transition Outcomes for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Doni Barrett, Texas A&M University-Texarkana

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Perceptions of Teachers Who Are Also Parents of a Child with Autism and Their Role in Supporting Literacy Development

Elizabeth Woodall, Texas Tech University

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Program Evaluation of Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia

Jamie Davidson, Tarleton State University

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Relationship of the College Assistance Migrant Program Housing Accommodations on Migrant Students GPA and Degree Attainment

Nancy Dominguez, Tarleton State University

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM