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Beverly Irby
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
Secondary Dept Office of the Dean
Office#: 802D Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4222
Office Phone: (979) 845-5311
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Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. *Abdelrahman, N., A., Dirani, K., *Etchells, M., & Irby, B., (2018, in press). Conflict management in higher education: A case study from Egypt and Lebanon higher education. In N. Watson, K. Watson, and C. Stanley (Ed.) Cultural impact on conflict management in higher education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (In Press)

2. Irby, B., Torres, M., & *Abdelrahman, N. (2018, in press). Dominant trends in the evolution of K-12 education policy in the United States. In R. Papa (Eds.) Wiley-Blackwell Handbook on Education Foundations. NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (In Press)

3. Irby, B., Abdelrahman, N., Lara-Alecio, R. (2018, in press). Historical context of the term, mentoring, in print. In B. Irby, J. Boswell, L.Searby, F. Kochan, & R., Garza (Eds). International handbook of mentoring: Paradigms, practices, programs, and possibilities. Wiley-Blackwell, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell (In Press)

4. Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., *Sutton-Jones, K. L., & *Abdelrahman, N. (in press). Implementation of research-based ESL strategies with lower grade middle school ELLs in the science classroom: Findings from an experimental study. TESL-EJ (In Press)

5. Irby,B., Boswell, J., Searby, L., Kochan, F. & Garza, R. (2018, in press). (Eds). International handbook of mentoring: Paradigms, practices, programs, and possibilities. Wiley-Blackwell, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell (In Press)

6. Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2018, in press. The principal and decision making: Individual and group practices. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from (In Press)

7. Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2018, in press). The principal: Leading with vision. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from (In Press)

8. Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Guerrero, C., & Koch, J. (2018). Assessing conceptual understanding via a literacy-infused, inquiry-based science among middle school English learners and economically-challenged students. Education Sciences, 8(27), 1-20. doi:10.3390/educsci8010027

9. Dirani, K., Nafukho, F.M., Irby, B. (eds.). (2018). Global issues and talent development: Perspectives from countries around the world. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

10. *Barton, J., Irby, B.J., Tong, F., Torres, M., & Sandlin, J. (2018). Secondary student achievement, particularly in science, related to school size, student socio- economic status, per pupil expenditures, student mobility rate, and percentage of non-white students: a modified best-evidence synthesis. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 7(3), 1-17. doi: 10.5861/ijrse. 2017.1775

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Preparing Academic Leaders: Teachers of English Learners Building Instructional Capacity-- Project PAL. (PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/09/01 - 2022/08/31
Total Funding: 2,567,823.

Accelerated Preparation of Leaders for Underserved Schools (A-PLUS): Building Instructional Capacity to Impact Diverse Learners. (PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/09/01 - 2020/08/31
Total Funding: 13,692,601.

EXP: To Enact, To Tell, To Write: A Bridge to Expressive Writing through Digital Enactment. (Co-PI)
National Science Foundation (Federal)
2017/09/01 - 2020/08/31
Total Funding: 26,010.

Massive Open Online Professional Informal Individual Learning (MOOPIL) for Bilingual and ESL Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrators, and Families. (PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/01/01 - 2022/08/31
Total Funding: 2,687,275.

Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunity (LISTO), a 5-Year Longitudinal Validation Project. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/01/01 - 2021/12/31
Total Funding: 12,000,001.

Eco-Resilience NPD program: Synergistically Connecting Multiple Environments for the Success of English Learners. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2016/09/01 - 2021/08/31
Total Funding: 2,750,000.

Empowering Teachers of English Language Learners (ETELL). (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2016/09/01 - 2021/08/31
Total Funding: 2,750,000.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Margie Martinez (Spring, 2014), Ed.D.
Augustina Lozano (Spring, 2015), Ph.D.
Jerrod Barton (Summer, 2015), Ed.D.
Jimmy Scott Gouard (Fall, 2015), Ed.D.
Detra De Verne Johnson (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Sonya Diana Hayes (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Laurelyn Hunter Arterbury (Summer, 2016), Ed.D.
Erich Morris (Summer, 2016), Ed.D.
Nancy Aguilar Guerrero (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Lolita Antoinette Tabron (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Tiffany TaNeal Spicer (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Ali M A M A A Alansari (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Ilene Brown Harper (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Nahed Aaed Mubarak Abdelrahman (Spring, 2018), Ph.D.
Elyse Lenore Morgan (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editor (2017 - ). Law and Policy Briefs Journal

Editorial Board Member (2016 - ). Reading and Writing

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Education Policy Analysis Archives

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Journal of Research on Leadership Education

Editor (2015 - ). Mentoring and Tutoring

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). School Leadership Review

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Bilingual Research Journal

Editor (1996 - ). Advancing Women in Leadership


(2018). Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award.  American Education Research Association, Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership, 2018

(2015). Texas Council of Professors of EDAD.  Researcher of the Year Award

(2015). Living Legend Award.  National Council of Professors of EDAD

(2014). Diversity and Climate Award.  November

(2013). Higher Education Honoree.  Texas Association of Bilingual Education

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