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BEVERLY IRBY
Regents Professor and Associate Dean for Academics
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Curriculum Vitae
COURSES TAUGHT
CEHD300. CEHD STUDY ABROAD
2019C
EDAD605. SCHOOL PRINCIPALSHIP
2020A,2019C,2019A,2018C
EDAD605. SEC SCHL PRINCIPALSHIP
2013C
EDAD684. INTERNSHIP
2020A,2018A,2017B,2017A,2014C
EDAD685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020B,2019B,2018B,2017C,2017B
EDAD690. THEORY EDAD RESEARCH
2017A,2016A,2015A
EDAD692. PROFESSIONAL STUDY
2020C,2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B
EHRD405. LEADERSHIP IN HRD/TCM
2016A
EHRD405. LEADERSHIP IN HRD
2015A
EHRD491. RESEARCH
2017A,2016C,2016B
EHRD651. MDLS EPIST & INQY EHRD
2016C,2015C,2014C
FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Jeff L. McCanna (Summer 2020)
Geovanny Jonatan Ponce (Fall 2019)
Adam Joshua Stephnes (Summer 2019)
Michelle Fernandez Merricks (Spring 2019)
Elyse Lenore Morgan (Summer 2018)
Nahed Aaed Mubarak Abdelrahman (Spring 2018)
Ilene Brown Harper (Fall 2017)
Ali M A M A A Alansari (Summer 2017)
Tiffany TaNeal Spicer (Summer 2016)
Erich Morris (Summer 2016)
Laurelyn Hunter Arterbury (Summer 2016)
Lolita Antoinette Tabron (Summer 2016)
Nancy Aguilar Guerrero (Summer 2016)
Sonya Diana Hayes (Spring 2016)
Detra De Verne Johnson (Fall 2015)
Jimmy Scott Gouard (Fall 2015)
Jerrod Barton (Summer 2015)
Augustina Lozano (Spring 2015)
Margie Martinez (Spring 2014)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Dirani, K., Nafukho, F. M., & Irby, B. (2019). Talent development in international contexts. In K. Dirani, F. M. Nafukho, & B. Irby (eds.). Global issues and talent development: Perspectives from countries around the world.
Dirani, K., Nafukho, F.M., Irby, B. (eds.). (2019). Global issues and talent development: Perspectives from countries around the world. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Dirani, K. M., Irby, B., & Nafukho, F. (2018). Talent Development and the Global Economy: International Perspectives. Charlotte, NC: Information Age
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
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2018, in press). The principal: Leading with vision. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/ncpea-press-books
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2018). The principal and decision making: Individual and group practices. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/ncpea-press-books
Ballenger, J., Polnick, B., & Irby, B. J. (2017). (Eds). Women of color in STEM: Navigating the workforce. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2017)). The principal: Creating safe schools. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/ncpea-press-books
Lunenburg, F. D., & Irby, B. J. (2017). The principal: Optimizing fiscal, facility, and human resources. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/ncpea-press-books
Lunenburg, F. D., & Irby, B. J. (2017). The principal: Organizational change and stress management. NCPEA Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/ncpea-press-books
Nafukho, F., & Irby, B. J. (Series Editors, International Higher Education Series) for Watson, N., Watson, K., & Stanley, C. (2017, 2nd edition). Conflict management in higher education: A global perspective. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Rodriguez, L., & Schiller, P. (2016). The circus. New edition. Dallas, TX: Frog Street Press.
Irby, B. J., *Sutton-Jones, K. L., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2016). Informal individual learning via virtual professional development. In In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Professional development and worklplace learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications.
Lara-Alecio, R., & Irby, B. J. (2016). Cowboy Mouse. Grapevine, TX: Frog Street.
Irby, B., J., Boswell, J., & Abdelrahman, N. (2015). (Ed.) Women's issues in the workplace. San Antonio, TX: Advancingwomen.com (Gretchen Glasscock, Publisher).
Jean-Marie, G., Grant, C., & Irby, B. J. (Eds) (2014). Duality of women in the academy. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Part of the Research on Women in Education AERA Special Series
Koch, J., Polnick, B., & Irby, B. J. (Editors). (2014). Women in STEM: A neverending story. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Nafukho, F.M., Muyia, M.A. H., & Irby, B. J. (eds.). (2014). Governance and transformation of universities in Africa. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Nafukho, M, F, Muyia, M. A. H. Irby, J. B. (2014). Governance and transformations of universities in Africa: A global perspective (Series Ed.). Information Age Publishing, Inc., Charlotte: NC.
Irby, B., Brown, G., Lara-Alecio, R. & Jackson, S. (2013). Handbook of Educational Theories, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Koch, J., Polnick, B., & Irby, B. J. (Editors). (2013). Women in STEM: A neverending story. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Lara-Alecio, Irby, B., Tong, F. & *Guerrero, C. (2013). Cognitively demanding level questions developed for Edusmart Science Software
Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & Irby, B. (2013). Content Analysis of the Frog Street Assessment. Frog Street Press
Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & Irby, B. (2013). Reliability Analysis of the Frog Street Assessment. Frog Street Press
Journal Articles
*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
*Garza, T., *Huerta, M., *Spies, T. G., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., & Tong, F. (2018). Science classroom interactions and academic language use with English language learners. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 16(8), 1499[8211]1519. doi: 10.1007/s10763-017-9855-x [2018 impact factor: 1.086]
Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., *Tong, F., *Guerrero, C., *Sutton-Jones, K., & *Abdelrahman, N. (2018). Implementation of research-based ESL strategies with lower grade middle school ELLs in the science classroom: Findings from an experimental study. TESL-EJ: The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language, 22(1), 1-25.
Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., *Tong, F., *Guerrero, C., *Sutton-Jones, K., & *Abdelrahman, N. (2018). Implementation of research-based ESL strategies with lower grade middle school ELLs in the science classroom: Findings from an experimental study. TESL-EJ: The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language, 22(1), 1-25.
Kwok, O., *Lai, M., Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Yoon, M., & Yeh, Y. (2018). Analyzing complex longitudinal data in educational research: A demonstration with Project English Language and Literacy Acquisition (ELLA) data using xxM. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00790 [2016 Impact Factor: 2.323]
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
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., *Guerrero, C., & *Tang, S. (2018). The impact of professional learning on in-service teachers[8217] pedagogical delivery of literacy-infused science with middle school English learners: a randomised controlled trial study in the U.S. Educational Studies. doi: 10.1080/03055698.2018.1509776 [2017 Impact Factor: 0.629]
*Garza, T., *Huerta, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J. & Tong, F. (2017). Pedagogical differences during a science and literacy integrated intervention for English language learners. The Journal of Educational Research. doi: 10.1080/00220671.2017.1302913. [2015 Impact Factor: 1.218]
*Huerta, M., *Tong, F., Irby, B. J., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2017). Measuring and comparing academic language development and conceptual understanding via science notebooks. Journal of Educational Research. doi: 10.1080/00220671.2014.992582 [2013 5-year impact factor: 1.282]
Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & *Guerrero, C. (2017). Making spaces for learning with maker spaces. [in Chinese]. Journal of World Education (Chinese Ministry of Education), 18, 6-9. (Invited Publication)
Irby, B. J., Sutton-Jones, K., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2017). From MOOCs to MOOPILs: Pushing the boundaries of virtual professional development and learning for teachers. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 9(1), 33-47.
Irby, B. J., Tong, F., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2017). The many faces of entrepreneurship [in Chinese]. Journal of World Education (Chinese Ministry of Education), 17, 18-21. (Invited Publication)
Irby, B.J., Torres, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Bizzell, B., Tong, F., Tabron, L. (2017). Policy challenges to governing learner appropriate online class sizes in higher education. Education Law and Policy Briefs Journal, Retrieved from https://journals.tdl.org/epbj/index.php/elpbj/article/view/2
*Spies, T.G., Lara-Alecio, L., Tong. F., & Irby. B., *Garza, T., & *Huerta, M. (2017). The effects of developing language and literacy on Spanish reading comprehension. The Journal of Educational Research. doi: 10.1080/00220671.2017.1306686. [2015 Impact Factor: 1.218]
Tong, F., Luo, W., Irby, B. J., & Lara-Alecio, R., & Rivera, H. (2017). Investigating the impact of professional development on teachers' instructional time allocation and English learners' cognitive and academic language development: A multilevel cross-classified approach. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 20(3), 292-313. doi: 10.1080/13670050.2015.1051509 [2015 impact factor: 1.338]
*Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2016). Hybrid learning: Perspectives of higher education faculty. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, (8)1. 1-25. doi: 10.4018/IJICTHD.2016010101
*Huerta, M., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2016). Relationship between language and concept science notebook scores of English language learners and/or economically disadvantaged students. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 14(2), 269-285
Irby, B. J., *Sutton-Jones, K. L., Lara-Alecio, R., & *Tong, F. (2016). From MOOCs to MOOPILs: Pushing the boundaries of virtual professional development and learning for teachers. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development 9(1). 35-47. doi: 10.4018/IJICTHD.2017010103
*Yang, P., Tong, F., Irby, B., Lara-Alecio, R., Ramos, N., & Walichowski, M. (2016). The effect of storytelling and retelling on oral performance of elementary students in English as foreign language (EFL) program: A study in Mainland China and Taiwan. Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2(1). Retrieved from http://www.asianonlinejournals.com/index.php/EDU/article/view/816/html.
Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (in press, 2015). Hybrid Learning Platform: A Pathway to Higher Education. International Journal of New Technology and Research.
*Huerta, M., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2015). Relationship between language and concept science notebook scores of English language learners and/or economically disadvantaged students. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/s10763-015-9640-7
Huerta, M., Tong, F., Irby, B. J., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2015). Measuring and comparing academic language development and conceptual understanding via science notebooks. Journal of Educational Research.
Irby, B. J., Lunenburg, F. C., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2015). Qualitative Critique: A Heuristic Tool for Doctoral Students to Use in Improving their Research Skills. Journal of Education and Literature, 3(4), 147-158.
*Ramos, N. A., Irby, B. J., Brown, G., Tong, F., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2015). The impact of teachers' native language on English language learners[48]19 reading achievement in English and Spanish. International Journal of Education, 3(1), 1-15
Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., & Irby, B. J. (2015). Teachers perception of virtual professional development in a randomized control trial. International Journals of New Technology and Research, 1(7), 58-61.
Tong, F., Luo, W., Irby, B., Lara-Alecio, R., & Rivera, H. (2015). Investigating the Impact of Professional Development on Teachers[8217] Instructional Time and English Learners[8217] Language Development: A Multilevel Cross-Classified Approach. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 23, (12), 1-22. DIO: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2015.1051509
Alvarez-Marinelli, H., Blanco, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Stanley, K., & *Fan, Y. (2014). Computer assisted English language learning in Costa Rican elementary school: An experimental study. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). doi:10.1080/09588221.2014.903977
*Huerta, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & Irby, B. J. (2014). Developing and validating a science notebook rubric for fifth grade non-mainstream students. International Journal of Science Education, 36(11), 1849-1870. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2013.879623. [2013 Impact Factor 1.516]
Irby, B. J. (2014). Editor[48]19s Overview: A 20-Year Content Review of Research on the Topic of Developmental Mentoring Relationships Published in the Mentoring & Tutoring Journal, 22(3), 181-189.
Irby, B. J., & Lunenburg, F. C. (2014). Promoting ethical behavior for school administrators. Journal of Ethical Educational Leadership, 1(4), 1-28. Retrieved from: http://www.cojeel.org.
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2014). Strengthening the principal's toolbox: Strategies to boost learning. National Forum Journal of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal., 32(1), 4-18
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., *Guerrero, C., *Fan, Y., & *Huerta, M. (2014). A randomized study of literacy integrated science intervention for low SES middle school students: Findings from first year implementation. International Journal of Science Education. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2014.883107
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., & Lara-Alecio, R., & Koch, J. (2014). A longitudinal study of integrating literacy and science for fifth grade Hispanic current and former English language learners: From learning to read to reading to learn. Journal of Educational Research, 107(5):410-426
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Koch, J. (2014). A longitudinal study of integrating literacy and science for fifth grade Hispanic current and former English language learners: From learning to read to reading to learn. Journal of Educational Research. doi:10.1080/00220671.2013.833072
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Koch, J. (2014). Integrating literacy and science for fifth grade Hispanic current and former English language learners: From learning to read to reading to learn. Journal of Educational Research, 107(5), 410-426. doi:10.1080/00220671.2013.833072. [2013 ISI 5-year impact factor: 1.282]
*Fultz, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B.J., & Tong, F. (2013). The Hispanic bilingual gifted screening instrument: A validation study. Multicultural Issues Journal, 10(1), 1-26
Irby, B. J., & Lunenburg, F. C. (2013). Curriculum development and implementation: The Irby-Lunenburg model. International Journal of Education, 1(1), 1-7
Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Polnick, B., Lara-Alecio, R., *Fan, Y. (2013). Early identification of English language learners for gifted education programs using the Hispanic Bilingual Gifted Screening Instrument: Teacher differences in judgments of students by gender. He Kupu Journal, 3(3), 89-99.
Lin, Y. F., Li, C. S., Irby, B. J., & Brown, G. (2013). Exploring Asian female pastors[48]19 intimate relationships: Using the story of Levite[48]19s concubine. Counseling and Values, 58(2)
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2013). A step-by-step guide to publishing: Beginning the road to tenure. School Leadership Review, 8(2)
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2013). Development of administrative thought: A historical overview. International Journal of Organizational Theory, 1(1), 1-20
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J. (2013). Strengthening the principal's toolbox: Strategies to boost learning. International Journal of Organizational Behavior in Education, 1(1)
*Contreras-Vanegas, A. L., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., Irby, B. J., & Pollard-Durodola, S. (2012). The inter-rater reliability of the Hispanic Bilingual Gifted Screening Instrument (HBGSI). Applied Educational Research Journal, 25(3), 1-13
Book Chapters
*Abdelrahman, N., A., Dirani, K., *Etchells, M., & Irby, B., (2018). 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.
Dirani, K. M., Irby, B., & Nafukho, F. (2018). Talent Development in InternationalContexts. In K. M. Dirani, B. Irby, & F. Nafukho (Eds.). Talent Development and the Global Economy: International Perspectives (9-15). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publication.
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
Irby, B., Torres, M., & *Abdelrahman, N. (2018). Dominant trends in the evolution of k-12 education policy in the United States. In R. Papa (Eds.) Wiley-Blackwell handbook on education policy (pp. 51-72). Hoboken,NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
*Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2017). Hybrid learning in higher education. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Blended learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Hershey, PA: IGA Global. (Selected repeated publication by the publisher)
*Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2017). Hybrid learning: Perspectives of higher education faculty. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Blended learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Hershey, PA: IGA Global.
*Druery, D., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & Guerrero, C. (2017). Academic Oral and Written Language (AOWLS): A Curriculum Component of the English Language and Literacy Acquisition-Validation (ELLA-V; i3 Grant). In P. Cook (Ed.). Educational trends. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Press.
Irby, B. J., Boswell, J., Abdelrahman, N., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2017). New horizons for mentoring research: Exploring the present and past to frame the future. In D. A. Clutterbuck, F. K. Kochan, L. Lunsford, N. Dominguez, & J. Haddock-Millar (Eds.), Sage handbook on mentoring, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Irby, B. J., Walichowski, M., & Cherry, C. (2017). Involving undergraduate students in research: An examination of best-practices and recommendations from Texas A&M University's College of Education and Human Development. In P. Cook (Ed.) Educational trends. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Press.
*Abdelrahman, N., & Irby B., J. (2016). Arab Spring and Teacher Professional Development in Egypt: A Naturalistic Case Study. In H. R. Gerber & E. Mohamed (Eds.). Education and the Arab Spring. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.
Irby, B. J., *Abdelrahman, N., *Tang, S., *Yang, P., *Phuong, T., *Tong, F, & Lara-Alecio, R. (2016). Science achievement among economically challenged students in the United States: A scoping analysis. In Inclusion in science education. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Irby, B. J., Boswell, J., *Abdelrahman, N., Lara-Alecio, R., &, *Tong, F. (2016). A website analysis of mentoring programs for Latina faculty at the 25 top-ranked national universities. In B. G. Guzman-Johannessen (Ed.), Global co-mentoring networks in higher education (pp. 27-54). New York, NY: Springer.
Irby, B. J., Boswell, J., *Abdelrahman, N., Lara-Alecio, R., &, *Tong, F. (2016). New horizons for mentoring research: Exploring the past to frame the future. In B. G. Guzman-Johannessen (Ed.), Global co-mentoring networks in higher education (pp. 27-54). New York, NY: Springer.
Abdelrahman, N., & Irby B., J. (2015). The perceptions of faculty members on hybrid learning: A naturalistic case study. In F. M. Nafukho & B. J. Irby (Eds.), Handbook of research on innovative technology integration in higher education. College Station, PA: IGI Global.
Irby, B. J., Abdelrahman, N, Tang, S., Yang, P., Phuong, T., Tong, F., & Lara-Alecio, R.. (2015). Science achievement among economically challenged students in the United States: A scoping analysis. In A. Simone (Ed.), Inclusion in Science Education. Nova Publishing. NY, USA.
Irby, B. J., Abdelrahman, N., & Phuon, T. (2014) A systematic review dissertations over 20 years related to women in STEM. In B.J. Irby, J. Boswell, N. Abdelrahman, R. Lara-Alecio & Tong, F. (Eds.). (2014). Gender related issues in STEM.
Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., *Guerrero, C., *Jimenez, D., & *Lopez, T. (2014). What works for learners and their teachers in second language learning classrooms. In P. R. Cook, (Ed.), Educational trends: A symposium in Belize, Central America (pp. 80-91). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Irby, B. J., & Brown, G. (2013). The synergistic leadership theory. In B.J. Irby, G. Brown, & R. Lara-Alecio (Eds.) and F. English (Section Ed.) The handbook of educational theories.Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2013). Ten tips for working with infants and toddlers who are dual language learners. In Willis, C. (Ed). Learn every day building strong foundations for infants, toddlers, and twos (pp. 100-116). Lewisville, NC: Kaplan Early Learning.
Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., & Rodriguez, L. (2013). An early childhood case: Montessori bilingual pre-kindergarten education and brain-based learning. In T. Jones (Ed.), Education in a brain world: A roadmap to natural learning in schools. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield
Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., & Tong, F. (2013). The transitional bilingual pedagogical theory. In B. J. Irby, G. Brown, R. Lara-Alecio, & S. Jackson (Eds.) and S. Jackson (Section Ed.) The handbook of educational theories (pp.1129-1138). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
Other Publications and Presentations
Irby, B. J. (2015). Mentor Capital. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 23(1), 1-5
Irby, B. J. (2015). Virtual Mentoring and Coaching. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 23(3), 183-186
Irby, B. J., & Boswell, J. (2015). Supplying the Demand for Professional Development. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 23(4), 269-272
Madsen, J., Schroeder, P.,& Irby, B., (2014) Education reform and leadership, The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 80(4), 23-29
Irby, B. J. (Winter, 2013). Women in STEM research: An interview with Dr. Janice Koch and Dr. Yael Wyner.(Invited interview). International Journal for Professional Educators. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 79(2), 47-51
RESEARCH PROJECTS
Teach for Tomorrow Egypt by Leading Learning and Mentoring Educators (TELLME) Today Project
PI. Texas International Education Consortium (Private)
2019-12-01 — 2023-11-30
Optimizing Rural Coastal High-Needs Students' Achievement Via Project ORCA In-Class/ After-School Marine Problem-Solving, Robotics Engineering Competition (Project ORCA)
PI. US Department of Education (Federal)
2019-10-01 — 2024-09-30
Broadening Participation for Remote Communities: Situated Distance Telepresence Mentoring through Embodied Communication
Co-PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2019-08-01 — 2022-07-31
Student GenCyber Camps: Summer Camps for Educational Service Regions 4 and 6 of the State of Texas
Co-PI. Department of Defense-National Security Agency (Federal)
2019-03-01 — 2020-02-29
Building Instructional Capacity, Leadership, and Student Performance for Academic Content Areas in Economically Challenged Rural Schools: ACERS
Co-PI (). US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences (Federal)
2019-01-01 — 2023-01-09
Teach the Teacher: GenCyber Summer Camps
Co-PI. Department of Defense-National Security Agency (Federal)
2018-03-01 — 2019-02-28
MICELLES: Modeling and Infusion of STEM Computational Thought for Economically Challenged English Language Learners at Elementary Schools
Co-PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2018-01-01 — 2020-12-31
2017[8211]2018 Online Bilingual Education Certification Preparation Course Trainings Grant
Co-PI (). Texas Education Agency (State)
2017-10-01 — 2018-10-31
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
Brazos Valley GEAR UP
Co-I (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2017-09-01 — 2024-08-31
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
Preparing Academic Leaders: Teachers of English Learners Building Instructional Capacity-- Project PAL
PI. US Department of Education (Federal)
2017-09-01 — 2022-08-31
Summer Leadership Institute - Aldine
PI. 2017-09-01 &mdash
2018-08-31
Summer Leadership Institute-APLUS
PI. 2017-09-01 &mdash
2018-08-31
SaTC: EDU: Collaborative: Capacity Building for the Texas CyberRange
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2017-06-01 — 2019-05-31
Teach the Teacher: Summer Camps for Educational Service Regions 4 and 6 of the State of Texas
Co-PI. Department of Defense-National Security Agency (Federal)
2017-03-28 — 2018-02-27
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
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
Catapult Round 3 - Instructional Coaching & Leadership Endorsement Program (Funded amount $25,000)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-12-01 — 2018-05-31
Catapult Round 3 - Project STAR (Service, Teaching, and Research) [Funded amount $30,000]
PI. TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-12-01 — 2018-05-31
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
Empowering Teachers of English Language Learners (ETELL)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2016-09-01 — 2021-08-31
DIP: To Enact, To Tell, To Write: A Bridge to Expressive Writing through Digital Enactment
Co-I (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-08-01 — 2020-07-31
Texas A&M Bilingual/ESL Teaching Preparation Program (BESLTPP)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2016-07-01 — 2021-06-30
Catapult Round 2 - Establishing a Data Warehouse Focusing on Military Children (Funded amount $20,000)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-05-01 — 2017-05-31
Catapult Round 2 - Follow-up Snook ISD as a CEHD Lab School Project Mission (Funded amount $30,345)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-05-01 — 2017-05-31
Catapult Round 1 - Exploration of Snook ISD as a CEHD Lab School Project (Funded amount $11,911)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-02-01 — 2016-12-31
Building Academic Resilience through the Development of Non-Cognitive Skills and Behaviors among English Learners and other High-Need Students in Rural Communities
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2016-01-01 — 2020-12-31
Building Academic Resilience through the Development of Non-Cognitive Skills and Behaviors among English Learners and other High-Need Students in Rural Communities
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2016-01-01 — 2020-12-31
Rita Hayes Transfer Learning Community Award ($5,000)
Co-PI (). TAMU CEHD Learning Community (Private)
2015-09-01 — 2015-12-31
DIP: To Enact, To Tell, To Write: Supporting Expressive Writing Through Digital Enactment
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2015-08-01 — 2019-07-31
Administrative Leadership Institute (ALI)
Co-PI. 2014-09-01 &mdash
2015-08-31
Brazos Valley Gear Up
Co-I (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2014-09-01 — 2021-08-31
Consulting Services with NCPEA
PI. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (Private)
2014-09-01 — 2016-08-31
Professional Development with Educational Services Plus
PI. Educational Services Plus (Private)
2014-09-01 — 2015-08-31
Professional Development with East Greenwich Public Schools
PI. East Greenwich Public Schools (State)
2013-09-01 — 2016-08-31
English Language and Literacy Acquisition Validation Study (ELLA-V)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2013-01-01 — 2018-08-31
AWARDS
Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award. American Education Research Association, Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership, 2018. (2018)
Diversity and Climate Award. November. (2014)
Higher Education Honoree. Texas Association of Bilingual Education. (2013)
Living Legend Award. National Council of Professors of EDAD. (2015)
Texas Council of Professors of EDAD. Researcher of the Year Award. (2015)
EDITORSHIPS
Editor. Advancing Women in Leadership (1996)
Editorial Board Member. Bilingual Research Journal (2013)
Editorial Board Member. Education Policy Analysis Archives (2015)
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Research on Leadership Education (2015)
Editor. Law and Policy Briefs Journal (2017)
Editor. Mentoring and Tutoring (2015)
Editorial Board Member. Reading and Writing (2016)
Editorial Board Member. School Leadership Review (2014)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Associate Department Head. EAHRD, TAMU. (2014)
Chair EDAD program and Associate Dept Head. Chair. (2013)
Clinical Assistant Professor Committee. Chair. (2013)
Co-Director. Center for Research and Development for Dual Lang.. (2015)
Educational Administration and Leadership Program (2014)
Educational Leadership Research Center. Director. (2013)
Women's Progress achievement award. March 2013 from TAMU. (2013)