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Josh Smith, Education Specialist II

(401) 874-7404 (voice mail)
(401) 874-5471 (FAX)
josh@uri.edu
 

 

 

 

Education

M.B.A

University of Rhode Island                                                  

Business Administration                                                 

2012
M.A.

University of Rhode Island

Secondary Education

2005
MA/TCP University of Rhode Island
Teacher Certification in secondary History/ Political Science education w/ middle level endorsement (Grades 5-12)
2004
B.A. University of Rhode Island
Double Major:  Political Science & History
2002

Recent Research Presentations

Byrd, D., Adamy, P. H., Hammadou, J., and Smith, J. (February, 2007). Developing an assessment system to collect data on candidate performance and program effectiveness. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), New York, NY.

Byrd, D., Adamy, P. H., Hammadou, J., and Smith, J. (February, 2008). Assessment of Candidate Performance During Student Teaching. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Teacher Educators (ATE), New Orleans, LA.

Byrd, D., Adamy, P. H., Hammadou, J., and Smith, J. (February, 2009). Using Assessment Data to Drive Program Improvement.  Presentation at the annual meeting of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Chicago, IL.

Byrd, D., Brand, S., Adamy, P. H., Hammadou, J., and Smith, J. (February, 2010). Assessing Candidate Practicum Performance and Prediction of Teacher Proficiency, Presentation at the annual meeting of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Chicago, IL

 

Smith, J and Milburn, T. (November 2013). Transforming Data into Action: Using Multiple Measures to Make Improvements (NEAIR), Newport, RI.

 

Research Interests

  • Outcomes Performance Assessment
  • State and National Accreditation Systems
  • Data Analysis for Program Improvement
  • Database Management

Recent Coordinated Accreditation Site Visits

  • 2005 NCATE/STATE Focused visit (chosen as an exemplary model by NCATE) 
  • 2008 NCATE Reaccreditation visit (full 7 year approval with no probationary standards)
  • 2008 RIDE Reaccreditation visit (4 year approval)
  • 2010 RIDE Follow-up visit (approval status continued until 2012)
  • 2010 Initial RIDE visit for Special Education

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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION EVENTS IN THE NEWS

 

Dr. Pasi Sahlberg, Distinguished Visiting International Scholar from Finland visits the School of Education

 


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