Directory » YOLANDA PADRON
107E EDCT
845-5625
Department
Afilliations
Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education
Education
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction/Bilingual Education, University of Houston (1985)
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction/Bilingual Education, University of Houston (1981)
B.S., Elementary Education, University of Houston (1978)
YOLANDA PADRON
Professor
Research Interests
Bilingual Education
Reading Strategies
Resiliency
COURSES TAUGHT
BIED611. DUAL LANGUAGE PROG METHD
2019C,2018C,2017C,2016C,2015C
BIED612. CONT AREA INST HISP/BIL
2020A,2017B,2017A,2016A,2015A
BIED620. CURRENT ISSUES IN BESL
2012C
BIED683. FIELD PRACTICUM IN
2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B,2019A
BIED684. PROFESS INTERNSHIP
2015A
BIED685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B,2019A
EPSY611. Dual Language Prog Methd
2008C,2007C
EPSY612. Cont Area Inst Hispanic/bilingual
2009A,2007A
EPSY683. Fld Pract College Teaching
2009A
EPSY683. FIELD PRACTICUM IN
2020A
EPSY683. Field Practicum In
2009B,2008C,2008B,2007C,2007B
EPSY684. Profess Internship
2009B,2009A,2008C,2008B,2007C
EPSY685. Directed Studies
2009B,2008C,2008A,2007C,2007B
EPSY685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020B
EPSY689. Special Topics In :rsch Scnd Lang Educ
2009A
EPSY689. Special Topics In Current Iss Bilingual Education
2008A

FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Elizabeth Wood Stackhouse (Spring 2018)
Elba E. Barahona (Summer 2016)
Leslie Comfort (Fall 2013)
Susana Franco-Fuenmayor (Spring 2013)
Judy Hostrup (Spring 2011)
Brooke Elizabeth Kandel (Spring 2009)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Ada, A. F., Campoy, F. I., Padron, Y. N., & Roser, N. (2005). Moving Into English (Grades K-5). Orlando: Harcourt. Reading textbooks for K-5 English language learners.
Waxman, H. C., Padron, Y. N., & Gray, J. P. (Eds.). (2004). Educational resiliency: Student, teacher, and school perspectives. Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
Journal Articles
Acosta, S., Garza, T., Hsu, H.-Y., Goodson, P., Padron, Y., Goltz, H. H, & Johnston, A. (2019). The accountability culture: A systematic review of high-stakes testing and English learners in the United States during no child left behind. Educational Psychology Review. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-019-09511-2.
Acosta, S., Chen, X., Goltz, H., Goodson, P. & Padron, Y. (2018) A Case Study of Novice Bilingual Education Teachers Conducting Action Research and Diffusing Teaching Innovations. Urban Education, 1-32. doi:10.1177/0042085918805148 (Impact Factor: 2.1)
Acosta, S., Chen, X., Goltz, H., Goodson, P. & Padron, Y. (2018) A Case Study of Novice Bilingual Education Teachers Conducting Action Research and Diffusing Teaching Innovations. Urban Education, 1-32. doi:10.1177/0042085918805148 (Impact Factor: 2.1)
Lucido, F., Hobson, L., & Padron, Y. (2018) A Call for renewed and expanded action: Effective leadership for English Language Learners. Texas Study of Secondary Education Journal, Vol. XXVII, 1, 4-7. (Spotlight Article).
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
*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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Hobson, L., Lucido, F., Padron, Y. N. (2014). Role of reflection in exceptional instructional leadership needed for secondary schools with high English learner populations. Texas Study of Secondary Education Journal.
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)
Kandel-Cisco, B., Brown, D. B., Padron, Y. N., Stillisano, J. R., Waxman, H. C. (2013). Professional development in science for teachers of English language learners. International Journal of TESOL and Learning, 2(2), 107-121
Valle, M. C., Waxman, H. C., Diaz, Z., & Padron, Y. N. (2013). Classroom instruction and the mathematics achievement of non-English learners and English learners. Journal of Educational Research, 106, 173-182
Valle, M. S. Waxman, H. C. Diaz, Z., Padron, Y. N.(2013). The Influence of Classroom Instruction on the Mathematics Achievement of Fifth-grade White and Hispanic Non-English Language Learners and Hispanic English Language Learners. The Journal of Educational Research
Cisco Kandel, B. & Padron, Y. N. (2012). Investigating Vocabulary and Reading Strategies with Middle Grades English Language Learners: A Research Synthesis. Online Research in Middle Level Education, 36, 4, 1-23
Kandel-Cisco, B. E., & Padr[243]n, Y. N. (2012). Investigating Vocabulary and Reading Strategies with Middle Grade English Language Learners: A Research Synthesis. Research in Middle School Education, 36, 4, 1-23.
Padron, Y. N. & Waxman, H. C, (In press). Classroom observations of teaching and learning with technology in elementary school mathematics classrooms serving ELLs, International Journal of Instructional Media, Vol 39, 1,45-54.
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Brown, A. (2011). Differences between Resilient and Non-Resilient English Language Learners on Classroom Behaviors, perceptions of Learning Environment in Reading, and Attitudes toward School. The TABE Journal, vol. 13, 45-59
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Lee, Y-H., Lin, M-F, Michko, G. M. (2010). Classrooms Observations of Teaching and Learning with Technology in Urban Elementary School Mathematics Classrooms Serving English Language Learners. International Journal of Instructional Media, vol. 39, 1.
Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Kandel-Cisco, B. E., Padrn, Y. N. (Winter, 2008). Improving reading comprehension in dual language programs. The TABE Journal, Vol. 10 (1), 142-167
Smith, C. L., Spinrad, T. L., Eisenberg, N., Grieving, K., Liew, J., & Eggum, N. D. (2007). Anger and anger regulation. In E. I. Clausen (Ed.), Anger in Psychology (pp. 107-122). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Sciences Publishers, Inc.
Waxman, H.C., Padron, Y.N., Franco-Fuenmayor, S.E., and Huang, S-Y L. (2009). Observing classroom instruction for ELLs from student, teacher, and classroom perspectives. The TABE Journal, vol. 11(1), 63-95.
Waxman, H. C., Padron, Y. N., Shin, J. Y., & Rivera, H. H. (2008). Closing the achievement gap within reading and mathematics by fostering Hispanic students' educational resilience. International Journal of Social Sciences Research, 3(1), 24-34.
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., & Rivera, H. H. (2003). Educating Hispanic students: Obstacles and avenues to improved academic achievement. ERS Spectrum, 21(2), 27-39.
Stringfield, S., Waxman, H. C., & Padron, Y. N. (2000). To be of lasting quality, school reform must include change in teaching. Teaching and Change, 7(2), 107-110.
Padron, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (1999). Classroom observations of the Five Standards of Effective Teaching in Urban Classrooms with ELLs. Teaching and Change, 7(1), 79-100.
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., & Huang, S. L. (1999). Classroom and instructional learning environment differences between resilient and non-resilient elementary school students. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk of Failure, 4(1), 63-81.
Waxman, H. C., Padron, Y. N., & Stringfield, S. (1999). Teaching and change in urban contexts. Teaching and Change, 7(1), 3-16.
Book Chapters
Kandel-Cisco, B., Brown, D. B., Padron, Y. N., Stillisano, J. R., Waxman, H. C., (2019). Effective Instructional Practices and Professional Development Opportunities for Teaching Science to English Language Learners (133-154). In Soonhyang Kim (Ed.) Current Issues and Evidence-based Teaching Practices. Untested Ideas Research Center[174][174], New York
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.
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
Padron, Y. N. (2009). Latino students and reading: Enabling middle school readers: Building a strategy support system. In L. Van Horn, (Ed.)Reading on the Edge: Enabling, Empowering, and Engaging Middle School Readers. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.
Kandel-Cisco, B. & Padron, Y. (2008). Using a resiliency perspective to inform bilingual teachers' classroom inquiry. In M. Cowart (Ed.) Current issues and best practice in bilingual and ESL education. Texas Women University: Federation of North Texas Universities.
Waxman, H. C., Padron, Y. N., & Garcia, A. (2007). Educational issues and effective practices for Hispanic students. In S. J. Paik & H. J. Walberg (Eds.). Narrowing the achievement gap: Strategies for educating Latino, Black and Asian students (pp. 131-151). New York: Springer.
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Powers, R. A., & Brown, A. (2002). Evaluating the effects of the Pedagogy to Improve Resiliency Program on English language learners. In L. Minaya-Rowe (Ed.), Teacher training and effective pedagogy in the context of student diversity (pp. 211-238). Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
Padron, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., & Rivera, H. L. (2002). Issues in educating Hispanic students. In S. Stringfield & D. Land (Eds.), Educating at risk students (pp. 66-88). Chicago: National Society for the Study of Education.
Waxman, H. C., Gray, J., & Padron, Y. N. (2002). Resiliency among students at risk of failure. In S. Stringfield & D. Land (Eds.), Educating at risk students (pp. 29-48). Chicago: National Society for the Study of Education.
Waxman, H. C., & Padron, Y. N. (2002). Research-based teaching practices that improve the education of English language learners. In L. Minaya-Rowe (Ed.), Teacher training and effective pedagogy in the context of student diversity (pp. 3-38). Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
Waxman, H. C., Padron, Y. N., & Arnold, K. A. (2001). Effective instructional practices for students placed at risk of failure. In G.D. Borman, S. C. Stringfield, & R. E. Slavin (Eds.), Title I: Compensatory education at the crossroads (pp. 137-170). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Copley, J. V., & Padron, Y. N. (1999). Preparing teachers of young learners: Professional development of early childhood teachers in mathematics and science. In J. V. Copley (Ed.) Dialogue on early childhood science, mathematics, and technology education (pp.117-129). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Huang, S. L., & Padron, Y. N. (1999). Preservice teachers' perceived effectiveness of technology resources: A cross-national study. In B. Robin, J. D. Price, J. Willis, & D. A. Willis (Eds.), Technology and teacher education annual (pp. 1356-1361). Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Padron, Y. N. (1999). Improving opportunities and access to mathematics learning in the early years . In J. V. Copley (Ed.), Mathematics in the early years. Reston, VA: The National Council of Teacher of Mathematics.
Weaver, L. R., & Padron, Y. N. (1999). Language of instruction and its impact on access and outcomes. In A. Tashakkori & H. Ochoa (Eds.), Readings of Equal Education: Education of Hispanics in the United States: Politics, policies, and outcomes, vol.16 (pp. 75-92), New York: AMS Press.
Other Publications and Presentations
Asadi, L., Moody, S., Padron, Y.N., (In Press). Translanguaging Teacher ideologies in ESL and bilingual contexts. In N. Rudolph, A.F. Selvi, & B. Yazan (Eds.) Attending to the Complexity of Identity and Interaction in Language Education. Bristol, UK. Multilingual Matters.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Catapult Round 3 - Investigating Teachers[8217] Quality of School Life in Schools Serving Predominantly English Language Learners (ELLs)[8221] [Funded amount $30,000]
PI. TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-12-01 — 2018-05-31
Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston's Education Initiative
Co-PI (). United Way (Private)
2016-05-01 — 2017-05-31
Catapult Round 1 - Transformers: Research to Practice Center (Funded amount $18,200)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-02-01 — 2016-12-31
Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston's Education Initiative
Co-PI (). United Way (Private)
2015-05-01 — 2016-08-31
Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston's Education Initiative
Co-PI (). United Way (Private)
2014-05-01 — 2015-04-30
Evaluation of United Way Education Initiative
Co-PI (). United Way (Private)
2013-05-01 — 2014-04-30
Evaluation of Texas School Leadership Academies
Co-PI (). Texas Education Agency (State)
2009-11-01 — 2011-08-26
Evaluation of the Texas Migrant Education Program
Co-PI (). Texas Education Agency (State)
2008-06-15 — 2010-02-15
Texas 2+2
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2007-09-01 — 2012-08-31
Training for Improving LEP Student English Language and Literacy (TISEL)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2007-09-01 — 2012-08-31
Bilingual/ESL Online: Working All Together (WAT)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2007-07-02 — 2014-07-01

AWARDS
CEHD Climate Award. Receipient. (2014)
Texas A&M University Diversity Student Team Award. Community on Diversity Initiatives CEHD. (2014)
EDITORSHIPS
Editorial Board Member. American Educational Research Journal (2003 - 2005)
Editorial Board Member. Dual language research and practice journal (2018)
Editorial Board Member. International Journal of Education and culture (2012)
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Literacy Research (2014)
Editorial Board Member. Review of Educational Research (2018)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
CEHD Tenure and Promotion Committee. Chair. (2013)
Chair, CEHD Elections Committee (2016)
Chair. CoDi, Education and Trust Building Subcomittee. (2015)
Chair, ESL/Bilingual Collaborative Committee (2011)
Chair, Faculty Development Activities Committee (2016)
Chair, Graduate Faculty Reappointments committee (2017)
Co-Chair Bilingual Search Committee (2013)
Co-Chair Bilingual Weave Online Report. Master's Program. (2013)
Co-Director CREDE, OERI. National Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, US Dept of Education. (2000)
EPSY Cultural Committee. Chair. (2013)