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Other Title: CEHD, Director of Faculty Development
Primary Emphasis Area: Bilingual Education
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
Bilingual Education
Reading Strategies
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. *Jabbari, N., Boriack, A. W., Barohona, E., Padron, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (In press). Social networking. In J. I. Liontas (Ed.), The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching. Alexandria, VA & Hoboken, NJ: TESOL International Association and Wiley. * (In Press)

2. Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Padron, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (2017). Examining teachers knowledge as it relates to professional development activities in dual language and ESL programs in Texas School Districts. Journal of Bilingual Education and Instruction, 19(1), 69-73

3. Waxman, H. C., Rivera, H. H., Linn, B., Padron, Y. N., Rollins, A. W., & Alford, B.A. (2016). Development of an observation instrument to measure flourishing learning environments. Journal of Chinese Studies, 2(1), 1-7. DOI 10.1186/s40853-016-0005-9.

4. Padron, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (2016). Investigating principals knowledge and perceptions of second language programs for English language learners. International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 4(2), 127-146.

5. Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Padron, Y. N. & Waxman, H. C. (2015). Investigating Bilingual/ESL Teachers' Knowledge and Professional Development Opportunities in a Large Suburban School District in Texas. Bilingual Research Journal: The Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 38 (3), 336-352

6. Padron, Y. P., & Waxman, H. C., Rollins, K. B., Alford, B. A., & Franco-Fuenmayor, S. (2015). Using classroom observations to examine classroom instruction for ELLs in elementary school classrooms. Journal of Bilingual Education Research and Instruction, 17(1), 77-93.

7. Alford, B. L., Rollins, K. B., Padron, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (2015). Using Systematic Classroom Observation to Explore Student Engagement as a Function of Teachers[48]19 Developmentally Appropriate Instructional Practices (DAIP) in Ethnically Diverse Pre-kindergarten Through Second-Grade Classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal, 1-13

8. Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Lee, Y-H. (2014). Classroom Learning Environment Differences Between Resilient, Average, and Non-Resilient Middle School Students' in Reading. Education and Urban Society, 46(2), 264-283.(Impact Factor 0.365)

9. Kandel-Cisco, B., Brown, D. B., Padron, Y. N., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2014). Effective instructional practices and professional development opportunities for teaching science to English language learners. In S. Kim, (Ed.), ESL Education: Current Issues and Evidence-Based Teaching Practice. Niagara Falls, NY: Untested Research Idea Center

10. Comfort, L. E., Padron, Y. N., & Franco-Fuenmayor, D. E. (2014, December). Factors contributing to community college English as a second language students' academic success. International Journal of Education and Culture, 3(4), 135-152 *

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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
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Brooke Elizabeth Kandel (Spring, 2009), Ph.D.
Judy Hostrup (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Susana Franco-Fuenmayor (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Leslie Comfort (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Elba E. Barahona (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Elizabeth Wood Stackhouse (Spring, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). Journal of Literacy Research

Editorial Board Member (2012 - ). International Journal of Education and culture

Editorial Board Member (2003 - 2005). American Educational Research Journal

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2000-2005). Co-Director CREDE, OERI.  National Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, US Dept of Education


(2014). CEHD Climate Award.  Receipient

(2014). Texas A&M University Diversity Student Team Award.  Community on Diversity Initiatives CEHD

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