Papers & Presentations

* Indicates a Graduate Student

Davis, K., Butler, M.B. (2018, April). An analysis of the professional development used by leaders of effective elementary schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, New York.

Butler, M.B, Freeman, T.B., *Hall, J.L., & Davis, K. (2018, March). Planting seeds of social justice leadership in science. Paper presented at the annual conference of NARST, Atlanta, GA.

Settlage, J. (2017, April). Principal equity advocacy: Urban elementary school evidence related to academic attainment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, San Antonio, TX.

Wenner, J. A. & Campbell, D.T. (2015, April). Examining teacher leadership: A decade of research after York-Barr and Duke. Paper presented at the AERA annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Settlage, J. & Wenner, J. A. (2015, April). Social network typologies: Insights from STEM-themed urban schools. Paper presented at the AERA annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Smetana, L., Wenner, J. A., & Settlage, J. (2015, March). Exploring professional relationships about science within K-8 schools. Paper presented at the NARST annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Wenner, J. A. & Settlage, J. (2015, March). Policy implications from social network typologies of STEM- themed urban schools. Paper presented at the NARST annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Settlage, J. & Wenner, J. A. (2015, January). School organization and science achievement (Project SOSA): Schoolwide influences on equitable student performance. Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Settlage, J., Butler, M.B., Wenner, J., Smetana, L., & McCoach, B. (2015). Examining elementary school science achievement using organizational and leadership perspectives: A fresh tactic for attacking achievement gap disparities. School Science and Mathematics, 115(8), 381-391.

Settlage, J. (2014, November). Researching school-level factors associated with reduced disparities in pupil science performance. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Scottish Educational Research Association, Edinburgh.

Wenner, J. & Freeman, T.B. (2015, January). Using Teachers' Voices to Inform Professional Development on Science Teacher Leadership. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education, Portland, OR.

Settlage, J., Butler, M. B., McCoach, D., Madura, J., Wenner, J., & Andrada, G. (2014, April). Organizational and Leadership Factors Associated with Elementary School Science Test Performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, Philadelphia, PA.

Donaldson, M., Settlage, J. & Mayer, A. (2013, April). School leadership practices and science achievement disparities: Evidence from a pilot study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, San Francisco, CA.

Madura, J., McCoach D., Settlage, J. & Andrada, G. (2013, April). Status, growth, and school effectiveness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, San Francisco, CA.

Suriel, R. L. & Settlage, J. (2013, April). Leadership for achievement in science: Practices of effective school leaders defying achievement gaps. Paper presented at the annual meeting of AERA, San Francisco, CA.

Settlage, J. & Suriel, R. (2013, April). Science instruction and educational equity: Teacher perceptions about school leadership. Paper presented at the annual meeting of NARST, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Butler, M. B. & Settlage, J. (2013, January). Teacher perceptions about school, family and community relationships in relation to primary school science achievement. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Cape Town.

Butler, M.B., Settlage, J. & Smetana. (2013, September). Schools, families, communities and equitable science achievement. Paper presented at the biannual conference of the European Science Education Research Association. Nicosia, Cyprus.

Smetana, L., Settlage, J. & Butler, M.B. (2013, September). Exploring school trust in support of equitable science achievement. Paper presented at the biannual conference of the European Science Education Research Association. Nicosia, Cyprus.

Butler, M.B. (2013, April). Teachers’ knowledge and perceptions about community, families & the workplace. Paper presented at the annual international conference of NARST, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Settlage, J., & Butler, M.B. (2012, April). School level factors contributing to reductions in science achievement gaps. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.

Butler, M.B. (2012, October). Elementary teachers' perspectives on school organization and science achievement - One district's view. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Florida Association of Science Teachers, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Settlage, J. (2012, September). The challenge of identifying representatives from the wider community. Presentation at the annual meeting of Science Education at the Crossroads, Providence, RI.

Smetana, L.K., Settlage, J. & Butler, M.B. (2012, January). Explaining and resolving science achievement gaps: Could leadership structures, school climate and social capital offer solutions? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Science Teacher Educators, Clearwater Beach, FL.