IMPAQ Principal Research Associate Dr. Andrea Beesley was recently published in two prominent education publications.
Beesley, A.D. & Clark, T.F. (2015). How rural and non-rural principals differ in High Plains U.S. states. Peabody Journal of Education, 90(2), 242-249.
Dempsey, K., Beesley, A.D., Tweed, A., and Clark, T.F. (2015). Authentic student work samples support formative assessment in middle school. In Suurtamm, C. & McDuffie, A. R. (Eds.), Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education 2015: Assessment to Enhance Learning and Teaching. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Dr. Beesley co-authored a chapter titled “Authentic Student Work Samples Support Formative Assessment in Middle School” published in Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education 2015: Assessment to Enhance Learning and Teaching. This issue of the Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education includes 21 chapters exploring assessment from a variety of perspectives, including those of mathematics educators and researchers.
In addition, Dr. Beesley co-authored an article, “How rural and non-rural principals differ in High Plains U.S. states,” published in the Peabody Journal of Education. The article examines differences in preparation and experience and the extent to which characteristics of rural principals and their work environments predicted job retention.