Research to Practice

Faculty in the college are actively engaged in research activities that contribute to the knowledge base of education endeavors related to our programs. The College of Education produces research that impacts K-20 students, teachers and other school personnel, faculty, policy-makers and researchers across the nation.

Policy Briefs, White Papers and Research Reports

Why Do Teachers Leave? A Synthesis of Forty Years of Research on Teacher Attrition and Retention (PDF)

Tuan D. Nguyen, PhD

Access, Engagement and Resilience During COVID-19 Remote Learning (PDF)

Laura Bonella, MA/MLS; Doris Carroll, PhD; Morgan Jobe, MS; Marilyn Kaff, PhD; Jessica Lane, PhD; Tonnie Martinez, PhD; Leah McKeeman, PhD; and Cindy Shuman, PhD

Report: Improving Adult Higher Education – Key Findings and 13 Actionable Steps to Improve Experiences for Adult Learners(PDF)

Royce Ann Collins, PhD


Office of the Associate Dean for Research and External Funding
017 Bluemont Hall

Cindy Shuman
Associate Dean

Morgan Jobe
Project/Program Coordinator