Dr. Kelly Vaughn
Assistant Professor in School of Education and Leadership
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Dr. Vaughn is currently the principal investigator for research on community-based work at Belle Air School. She and Dr. Demaree have been invited to present a paper on teacher reflectivity at the Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference in Atlanta in February 2013. They are co-authoring a book chapter in Reflectivity & Cultivating Student Learning: Critical Elements for Enhancing a Global Community of Learners and Educators, ed. Edward Pultrak (NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014). Dr. Vaughn is also collaborating with Dr. Nancy Markowitz, Professor of Elementary Education at San Jose State University, on the implementation and research of Social Emotional Learning in teacher education seminar courses.
- 2002-2009: School of Education, Stanford University.
Ph.D. in Social Sciences, Policy, and Educational Practice (SSPEP).
Program: Social Sciences in Education.
Advisor: Dr. Raymond McDermott. Dissertation: “Mapping Labeling Acts among Immigrant Youth in an American High School.” Three-year ethnographic study on the relationships and interactions of Asian, European, and Latin American immigrant youth in a U.S. high school English Language Development (ELD) program.
- 2000-2002: School of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University.
M.A. in Asian American Studies. Advisor: Dr. Lorraine Dong.
Thesis: “Redefining Parachute Kids: Challenging Misperceptions of Transnational Youth.” Exploration on representation of Asian unaccompanied immigrant youth, using content data analysis on media, government, and scholarly representation and case study interviews.
- 1993-1994: School of Education, University of California, Los Angeles.
M.Ed. in Education with multiple clear teaching credential, emphases in Cross-Cultural Language & Academic Development (CLAD) and mathematics.
- 1986-1991: College of Letters and Science, University of California, Los Angeles.
B.A., cum laude, in East Asian Languages and Cultures (Chinese).
- Immigrant youth in the United States
- Ethnic/culture identity and its connection with academic identity
- Social networks in educational settings
- Best practices of small school reform
- Teaching practices in math education
- 2003-2006: California State University Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program Recipient. Competitive financial assistance program awarded to doctorate students whose career aim is to teach and research as academic faculty within the California State University.
- 2002-2005: Getsinger Fellowship and Research Award Recipient. Three year fellowship co-sponsored by Stanford University School of Education.
- 2001-2002: California State University Sally Casanova Pre-Doctorate Scholar. Fellowship chosen among California State University students for Ph.D. scholarship potential.
- 2000: Chao Suet Foundation Scholarship Recipient. Scholarship for recognition of outstanding Asian American graduate students.
- 1999: “SmartSchools PC Day” Grant Recipient. Award of 8 personal computers (value $10,000.00) to be used for grant proposal of middle school e-mail math mentoring program.
- 1997-1998: Industry Initiatives Science Math Education (IISME) Fellow. Selected as an educational consultant of the Intel Museum for curriculum design in math and technology for two years.
- 1988-1999: University of California Educational Abroad Program Pacific Rim Scholarship Recipient. One year scholarship for study at Beijing University, China.
- Member of Association of Asian American Studies (AAAS)
- American Anthropological Association (AAA)
- American Educational Research Association (AERA)
- American Sociological Association (ASA)
- "Planning Across the Curriculum." Accepted for paper and workshop presentation with Dr. Stephanie Demaree. Paper presented on November 1, 2012 at the 2012 PACT and edTPA Implementation Conference, San Diego, CA.
- "Mutual Benefits between Preservice Teachers and Students of a Program Improvement School through Service Learning." Poster Session on October 12, 2012 at the California Council on Teacher Education Fall 2012 Conference, San Diego, CA.
- Vaughn, T.K. (2012, Summer). From NBC to TPA: A researcher's reflection on "How does performance assessment improve teacher practice?" CCNews, 23(2), 25-27.
- "From NBR to TPA: A Researcher's Reflection on 'How does Performance Assessment Improve Teacher Practice?'" Poster Session on March 30, 2012 at the California Council on Teacher Education Spring 2012 Conference, San Jose, CA.
- "Augmenting a Global Community of Learners through the Incorporation of Teacher Reflectivity." Panelist to present research about the correlation between formative assessment and teachers' reflections on February 14, 2012 at the Association of Teacher Educators 2012 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
- “Chunking It: Scaffolding the PACT for Our Student Teachers.” Paper projected to be co-presented (with Julie Williams) on November 4, 2010 at PACT 2010 Implementation Conference, University of San Diego, CA.
- Sato,M., Chung R.W., Greenwald, E., Dean, S., Vaughn, K. (2010). The role of professional teaching standards in teacher reflection. In E.G. Pultorak (Ed.), The purposes, practices, and professionalism of teacher reflectivity: Insights for twenty-first-century teachers and students (pp. 325-349). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
- “Got Accreditation?: Poster Sessions in the CTC Accreditation Visit.” Poster Session with NDNU School of Education faculty on March 27, 2009 at California Council on Teacher Education Spring 2009 Conference, San Jose, CA.
- “The Impact of National Board Certification on Teachers? Classroom Assessment Practices: Analysis of Change in Classroom Practice.” Paper presented on April 10, 2007 at American Education Research Association 2007 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
- “Hip Hop and „Fangpi?: Situated Identity Markers and Cultural Bridges among
Asian Immigrant Students in American High Schools.” Paper presented on February 12, 2005 at Popularizing Asia Pacific Americas Conference, University of California, Santa Cruz.
- “When the Minority Becomes the Sole Majority: Social World of Youth in a Non-White High School.” Paper presented on August 6, 2004 at an annual conference of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, San Jose, CA.
- “Parachute Kids.” Documentary film (directed and produced with Asako Ushio) screened from January to May 2002 at the following events: National Asian American Telecommunications Association 19th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival; 8th Annual Chicago Asian American Film Festival; 2nd Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival; National Japanese American Historical Society Special Exhibit, San Francisco, CA.
- “Redefining Parachute Kids: Content Analysis on Media, Government, and Academic Sources," San Francisco State, College of Ethnic Studies, Ethnic Studies Journal 1(Spring 2001): 41-50.
- “Redefining Parachute Kids: Content Analysis on Media, Government, and Academic Sources." Paper presented on March, 30 2001 at the annual conference of the Association of Asian American Studies, Toronto, Canada.
- “Extending Beyond the Math Community Via E-Mail.” Paper presented on March 12, 1999 at an annual conference of the California League of Middle Schools, San Diego, CA.