Tomás Galguera Curriculum Vitae

Education
PhD, Stanford University, School of Education, Language, Literacy, and Culture, (1997)

BS, California State University at Hayward, Biological Science (1984)

Courses Taught
EDUC 137/237: Child Language Acquisition
EDUC 192: Senior Seminar: Child Development
EDUC 203: Public Policy: Children, Youth, and Family Issues
EDUC 207B: Inquiry into the Teaching Process: Practice into Theory
EDUC 244: Working with Parents: Listening and Communication
EDUC 280: Advanced Research Methods in Education-ECE
EDUC 293A: Graduate Seminar: Research in Education—MEET
EDUC 293B: Research Seminar—MEET
EDUC 313: Introduction to Computers
EDUC 352: English Language Development and Content Instruction Methods-Multiple Subj.
EDUC 353: Methodology of English Language Development and Content Instruction in Secondary Schools: Theory, Research and Practice
EDUC 373A/B: Student Teaching in the Elementary School
EDUC 385B: Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools
EDUC 414: Quantitative Methods

Professional Experience
1996-Present, Professor, Associate Professor, Mills College, Department of Education

2005-Present, Consultant, Mills Teacher Scholars

1995-1996, Bilingual Education Research Teaching Fellow, Stanford University Teacher Education Program

1995-1996, Coordinator of instructors in the Cross-cultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) credential emphasis, Stanford University, Teacher Education Program

Winter 1996, Teaching Assistant for Quantitative Methods in Language Research course, Stanford University, School of Education

Spring 1995, Lecturer for Second Language Acquisition course, Department of Education, College of Notre Dame

Summer 1994, Teaching Assistant for Second Language Acquisition course, Stanford University, School of Education

1992-1994, Research Assistant for Center for Research in the Context of Teaching, Stanford University, School of Education, Analyzed data and prepared written reports as part of a qualitative and quantitative investigation of teachers and departments in secondary schools.

Summer 1991, Curriculum developer for bilingual classrooms, Oakland Unified School District

1990-1992, Teacher in the Migrant Education Program, Oakland Unified School District

1988-1992, Tenured Bilingual Teacher, Oakland Unified School District, Taught in Spanish-Bilingual elementary classrooms ranging between grades two through five in an inner-city school. Participated in a project that used computers and video technology to develop English proficiency among limited-English proficient students.

Papers and Lectures
August 2018, “Teacher Computer Programming to Diverse Students: A Comparative, Mixed-Methods, Classroom Research Study”, Paper Presentation, 20th International Conference on Computing Education, Barcelona, Spain

March 2018, “Perspectivas de Investigación en Praxis Bilingüe”, Postura de Apertura, Conferencia de Investigación de Maestros Bilingües, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, México

March 2018, “Participant Structures in Science: Structuring Group Work for Inclusion and Integration”, Keynote Speech, The Bay Area Science, Writing, and Mathematics Project, Berkeley, CA

April 2015, “Pedagogical Language Knowledge Development Among Preservice Single and Multiple Service Teachers; Sources of Knowledge” Paper Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association,Chicago, IL

April, 2015, “Poetry Inside Out" as Professional Development Toward Pedagogical Language Knowledge Growth Among Urban Teachers, Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

April 2013, “’Man/Woman in the Mirror:’ Self-Study as a Means for Urban Teachers to Transform Academics” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA

March 2013, “Future Shapers; Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow’s Society”, Invited Presentation, NELI Meeting of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials National Taskforce on Education, Stanford, CA

February 2013, “Bilingual Education Though a Cultural Lens: Local and International Perspectives” (co-presenter), Annual Meeting of the California Association for Bilingual Education, Long Beach, CA

June 2011, “Individualized Instruction and the First-Year College Writing Course”, Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors, Omaha, NE

April 2011, “Teaching Assessment as an Essential Component of Pedagogical Language Knowledge”, Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

October 2010, “The Potential of Self-Study and Critical Friends to Develop Critical Language Awareness in Teachers”, Paper Presentation, Fall Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Diego, CA

April 2010, “Conceptualizing Social Justice Teacher Education as the Promotion of Lifelong Learning: The Role of Self-Study,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO

April 2010, “What We Tell: Self-Study of Professional Identity Narratives,” Paper Presentation (co-presenter), Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO

March 2010, “Web Sites as a New Text Type: Developing Language Awareness Among Preservice Teachers”, Paper Presentation, Spring Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Jose, CA

March 2010, “Equity Considerations for Teacher Educators Interested in Using Wikis, Blogs and Twitter: Reflections on the Promise and Challenges of Using CMC”, Paper Presentation (co-presenter), Spring Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Jose, CA

October 2009, “Equity Considerations for Teacher Educators Interested in Using Wikis, Blogs and Twitter: Reflections on the Promise and Challenges of Using CMC,” Paper Presentation (co-presenter), Fall Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Diego, CA

October 2009, “Computer Mediated Communication and Scaffolding: Toward New Literacy in Preservice Teacher Education Courses,” Poster Presentation (co-presenter), Fall Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Diego, CA

March 2009, “Web sites, Wikis, Blogs, Facebook, and Face-To-Face: Collaborative Self-Study on the Pedagogy of Computer Mediated Communication,” Paper Presentation, Spring Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education, San Jose, CA

October 2007, “Electronic Discourse Eddies: Co-Constructing Understanding Through Online Comments as a Participant Structure,” Research Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association for Constructivist Teaching, Berkeley, CA

April 2007, “Imagining and Creating the Possible: The Role of Creative Non-fiction in Understanding Self and Other,” Paper Presentation (Diane Ketelle; co-author/presenter), Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

April 2007, “’First Things First’: Self-Study’s Role in Preparing Ourselves and Our Students to Deal with Race/Racism,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

November 2006, “Rethinking Preparation for Content Area Teaching: The Reading Apprenticeship Approach,” Round Table Presentation, Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Pittsburgh, PA

April 2005, “Principled Practice: Supporting Thoughtful Teachers in Urban Schools,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada

April 2004, “Using Videos and Hands-On Tasks to Develop Coherent Practice/Knowledge Among Preservice Teachers of English Learners,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA

February 2004, “Preparing New Teachers for Content Area Reading Instruction: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach, ” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago, IL

June 2003, La Educación en California: Un Sistema Confuso para Migrantes, Guest speaker for the Coordinación Estatal de Atención al Migrante Oaxaqueño, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, México

May 2002, “Developing Metacognition About Oral Language: Apprenticing Students Into Academic Discourse as Part of English Language Development Preservice Preparation,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association, San Francisco, CA

April 2002, “Hands-on Exercises in the Preparation of Teachers for English Learners: Role-Play as a Scaffold,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, “Video Documentation of Practice and Theory Integration, Among Preservice Teachers: An Instance of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, “Non-Minority Teachers Teaching Minority Students: Effectiveness and Development Trends Along the Continuum,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, "Native-English-Speaking Teachers Apprenticing English Learners Into Literacy in English:Implications for Teacher Educators,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

June 2001, “Language Development Tasks,” Bay Area Science Project, Science Education and English Development Project, Berkeley, CA

March 2001, “Background and Life Experience as a Context for Learning to Teach: A Comparative Case Study,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA

March 2001, “What Makes a "Good" Student Teaching Placement? A Closer Look at Assessment in Four Urban Teacher Education Programs,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA

March 2001, “Preparing Secondary Teachers with a Commitment to Social Justice and Equity in Content Area Literacy Instruction,” Interactive Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the California Council on the Education of Teachers, Seattle, WA

February 2001, “Conversacolor: A Pedagogical Exercise in Language Awareness,” Annual Meeting of the California Association for Bilingual Educators, Los Angeles, CA

February 2001, “Collection and Analysis of and Commentary on Student Data: A Collaborative Effort,” Annual Meeting of the California Association for Bilingual Educators, Los Angeles, CA

April 2000, “Rethinking the Preparation of Teachers for English Language Learners; Two Cases of Programs in Change,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researchers Association, New Orleans, LA

March 2000, “Groupings that Work: Achieving English Language Learners’ Maximum Potential in Heterogeneous Classrooms,” Annual Meeting of the California Association for Bilingual Educators, San Francisco, CA

March 2000, “Professional Development Venues that Work! From the 3 Hour to the 6-Day On-Going Workshop,” Annual Meeting of the California Association for Bilingual Educators, San Francisco, CA

March 2000, “Focus on Literature and the Learning Community with an Equity Lens,” Teachers Diversity and Equity Conference, San Jose, CA

October 1998, “A Developmental Perspective of the Political Nature of Teaching and Teacher Education,” Annual Meeting of the Association of Constructivist Teaching, Oakland, CA

June 1998, “Preparing Teachers to Work with Students Whose Background, Languages, Culture or Ethnicity Differ from the Teacher’s,” Developmental Studies Center Reunion Institute, Berkeley, CA

April 1998, “Principled Practice in Teacher Education; Teaching is a Political Act,” Interactive Symposium presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researchers Association, San Diego, CA

February 1998, “Creating Community and Culture; Teachers Working with Parents,” Guest lecturer to the Prince George’s County Public School Teachers and the Friends of Afro-American Studies, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD

August 1996, “Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Language Learning and Bilingual Education,” Bilingualism and Bilingual Immersion Programs Conference, Santa Cruz, CA

April 1996, “Student Attitudes Towards Teachers’ Bilinguality, Ethnicity, and Gender,” American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY

April 1995, “Discrepancies Between Teachers’ and Students’ Backgrounds, Does it Matter?,” You Can Make a Difference Conference, HAAS Center, Stanford, CA

October 1994, “CLAD at STEP: Evolution and Impact on Teaching Practice and Professional Development,” Language Minority Research Institute Conference, Riverside, CA

March 1994, “Implications of Teacher Preparation for Teachers’ and Students’ Opportunities to Learn in High School Science Departments,” American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Publications
Galguera, T., Lemmi, C, & Martin, P. C. (2019). Amplifying Science: Phenomenon-Based Lessons to Engage Students in Language-Rich Science Practices. In A. Walqui & G. C. Bunch (Eds.), Amplifying the curriculum: Designing quality learning opportunities for English Learners. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Konrad, A., & Galguera, T. (August, 2018). Teacher Computer Programming to Diverse Students: A Comparative, Mixed-Methods, Classroom Research Study. In ICCE 2018: 20th International Conference on Computing Education Conference Proceedings (upcoming online publication)

Galguera, T. (2018). Pedagogical Language Knowledge and Language as Local Practice; Implications for Teacher Educators. In J. MacSwan & C. J. Faltis (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Codeswitching in Classroom Settings: Language Practices for Multilingual Teaching and Learning. Hoboken, NJ: Terrance Wiley.

Nicholson, J., and Galguera, T. (2013). Integrating New Literacies in Higher Education. Teacher Education Quarterly, 40(4), 1-22.

Galguera, T. (2013). Developing Teachers’ Critical Language Awareness in Digital Contexts. In Arias, M. B., and Faltis, C. (Eds.) Academic Language in Second Language Learning. (pp.103-124). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Galguera, T. (2011). Participant Structures as Professional Learning Tasks and the Development of Pedagogical Language Knowledge Among Preservice Teachers. Teacher Education Quarterly, 38(1), 85-106.

Galguera, T., and Nicholson, J. (2010). Computer Mediated Communication and Scaffolding Toward New Literacy in Preservice Teacher Education Courses. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(1), 306-317.

Galguera, T., and Ketelle, D. (2008). Imagining and Creating the Possible: The Role of Fictionalized Narratives in Understanding Self and Other. Excelsior; Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 2(2), 47-63.

Braunger, J., Donahue, D., Evans, K., and Galguera, T. (2004). Rethinking Preparation for Content Area Teaching : The Reading Apprenticeship Approach (Jossey Bass Education Series). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

Kroll, L.R., Cossey, R., Donahue, M. D., Galguera, Kubler LaBoskey, V., Richert, A. E., and Tucher, P. L. (2004). Teaching as Principled Practice: Managing Complexity for Social Justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Galguera, T., and Fishman, J. A. (2003). Introduction to Test Construction in Education and Psychology: A Practical Guide. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield.

Galguera, T. (2003). Scaffolding for English Learners: What’s a Science Teacher to Do? FOSS Newsletter. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Hall of Science.

Galguera, T. (Spring 2002). Teaching Language Minority Students and their Teachers: Common Themes and Concerns. The Multilingual Educator.

Galguera, T. (2002). Groupings in ELD Classes: A Framework. In A. Walqui, and A. Hernandez (Eds.) Professional Development for Teachers of English Learners: A Scaffold for Change, pp. 64-81. San Diego, CA: San Diego County Office of Education.

Galguera, T. (1998). Students' attitudes toward teachers' bilinguality, ethnicity, and gender. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 20 (4), 411-428.

Galguera, T., and Hakuta, K. (1997). Linguistically-Diverse Students: More Than a Question of Language Instruction. In H. J. Walberg, and G. Haertel (Eds.) Educational Psychology: Effective Practices and Policies (pp. 387-407). Berkeley, CA: McCutchan.

Galguera, T. (May, 1994). Latinos and Speeded Testing, What’s the Hurry? NABE News.

Galguera, T. (1993). Review of D. Nunan, Research Methods in Language Learning. Language Learning, 43, 289-294.

Academic Service

Mills College
Fall 2019, Elected Member of the Faculty Executive Committee, Mills College

Fall 2017Present, Appointed Member of the Graduate Council, Mills College

Fall 2015–Spring 2016, Elected Member of the Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, Mills College

Fall 2014–Spring 2015, Appointed Coordinator for California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Review of Teacher Credential Program, School of Education, Mills College

Fall 2013–Spring 2014, Chair of the Faculty Development Committee, Mills College

Fall 2012, Appointed Member of the Academic Computing and Technology Advising Committee, Mills College

Fall 2010–Spring 2013, Appointed Member of the Diversity and Social Justice Committee, Mills College

Fall 2010-Spring 2011, Co-Facilitator for Language for Academic Purposes Seminar Council of Independent Colleges and Walmart Grant, Mills College

Fall 2009–Present, Appointed Member of the Academic Computing and Technology Advisory Committee

Summer–Fall 2009, Appointed Member of Assistant Dean of Community Life Search Committee

Spring 2009, Appointed Member of the Standards Subcommittee for WASC CPR Report

Fall 2008–Sprng 2009, Appointed Member of the Admission and Enrollment Management Committee

Fall 2006–Spring 2008, Appointed Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee

Spring 2006, Appointed Member of the Educational Leadership/Administrative Services Credential Search Committee

Spring 2006, Appointed Member of the Interdisciplinary Computing Science Major Committeee

Fall 2006, Member of the Early Childhood Education, Infant Mental Health Search Committee

Spring 2005, Member of the Educational Leadership Search Committee

Fall 2004–Fall 2006, Appointed Member of the Academic Standing Committee

Fall 1998–Spring 2002, Elected Member at Large of the Executive Committee

Fall 1998-Spring 1999, Elected Convener for Faculty Meetings

Summer 1997, SPECTRUM: Partnership involving Grass Valley and Thurgood Marshall Elementary Schools, Oakland Zoo, and Mills College Partnership, Facilitation/Steering Committee Member

Fall 1997-Spring 1998, Appointed Member of the Academic Standing Committee

Fall 1997-Spring 1998, Contributing Author to the Teachers for Tomorrow’s Schools Teacher Education Program Standards Document and to the Teachers for Tomorrow’s Schools Teacher Education Self Study Report, Mills College

June 1997, Participant in Summer Curriculum Enhancement Institute, Irvine Foundation Grant, Mills College

Spring 1997, Research Project Advisor for Master of Arts with an Emphasis in Teaching (MEET) Students, Department of Education

Fall 1996, Coordinator of Cross-cultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) Professional Development for Education Faculty, Education Department

October 1996, Presenter in “Immigrant Children” Workshop, Convocation

Other Service
January 2014, Reviewer for Journal of Teacher Education, Sage Publications

March 2010, Editorial Board Member, Teacher Education Quarterly

September 2010, Panel Member, Screening and Panel Discussion for Speaking in Tongues documentary, KQED TV, San Francisco, CA

January 2010–Present, Editorial Board Member; August 1998-December 2009, Reviewer Teacher Education Quarterly, Stockton, CA

March 2007-August 2008, Member of the CalWORKs Child-only Study Advisory Board, CalWORKs, Oakland, CA

August 2005, Research and Technology Support, Mills Teachers Scholars, Mills College

August 2004-July 2007, Member of the Board of Directors for Park Day Elementary School, Oakland, CA

October 2002, External Reviewer for Teacher Quality Inititative, WestEd, San Francisco, CA

April 2001–March 2003, Co-chair Division K, Section 3, Teaching, Teacher Knowledge, and Teacher Learning in Racial/Ethnic and Linguistically Diverse Settings, American Educational Research Association

March 2001, Chair for “The Dance of Self-Creation: Transformative Possibilities in Teacher Education,” AERA Paper Session, 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

January 2001-Present, Advisory Board Member, Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd, Oakland, CA

August 2000, Television interview (together with Vicki LaBoskey) with KGO Channel 7 News on results from state’s standardized testing policy

May 2000-Present, Planning Team Member for the California Professional Development Institutes for Teachers of English Language Learners; University of California Office of the President Oakland, CA

April 2000, Presenter in the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education, Stanford, CA

April 2000, Guest Speaker for the TESOL Certification Program, University of California, Berkeley, CA

September 1999, Reviewer of the Oakland Unified School District’s Professional Academies Standards

Summer 1997—Present, SPECTRUM: Partnership involving Grass Valley and Thurgood Marshall Elementary Schools, Oakland Zoo, and Mills College Partnership, Facilitation/Steering Committee Member, Mills College

Fall 1997-Spring 1998, Contributing Author to the Teachers for Tomorrow’s Schools Teacher Education Program Standards Document and to the Teachers for Tomorrow’s Schools Teacher Education Self Study Report, Mills College

June 1997, Participant in Summer Curriculum Enhancement Institute, Mills College

Spring 1997—Present, Research Project Advisor for Master of Arts with an Emphasis in Teaching (MEET) Students Department of Education, Mills College

Fall 1996—Present, Coordinator of Cross-cultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) Professional Development for Education Faculty, Education Department, Mills College

October 1996, Presenter in “Immigrant Children” Workshop, Convocation, Mills College

Professional Membership
1994-Present, American Educational Research Association

1997-Present, California Association for Bilingual Educators

1998-Present, Association of Constructivist Teaching

1998-Present, California Council on Teacher Education

1999-Present, National Association for Bilingual Educators

Honors and Awards

Fellowships
2012-2013, Abbie Valley Professorship in Education, Mills College

2001-2002, Pew National Fellowship for Carnegie Scholars, Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Menlo Park, CA

1993-1996, Bilingual Education Research Fellowship, Title VII, U.S. Department of Education

Grants
Spring 2006, Mills College Faculty Development Research Grant, “Documentation and Assessment of Student Learning Through Wiki Pages and Related Online Media;” $2,300

Fall 2004, Irvine Faculty Development Seminar, “Pedagogy and Diversity: Reciprocal Observations as Scholarship of Teaching and Learning”

Spring 2004, Mills College Faculty Development Research Grant, “Representing Learning in Teaching: Video for Documentation, Inquiry, Instruction, and Dissemination;” $1,700

Spring 2003, Irvine Faculty Development Seminar, “Intercultural Teaching Summer Institute in Oaxaca”

Summer 2001, Mills College Course Development Grant for EDUC 137/237 “Child Language Acquisition”

Fall 2000, Fletcher Jones Technology Grant for Computer Equipment in the New Education Complex at Mills College

Summer 2000, Mills College Course Development Grant for EDUC 313 “Introduction to Computers in Education"

Summer 1998, Mills College Faculty Development Research Grant, “Evolving Beliefs, Motivation, Attitudes, and Values, Among Mills Upward Bound Students: A Longitudinal Study”

May 1999, Mills College Irvine Classroom Information Technology, Grant for “Classroom Information Technology Initiative Project in the Department of Education”

Spring 1999, Mills College Irvine Multicultural Enhancement Grant, “Service Learning and Working with Parents”

Summer 1997, Mills College Faculty Development Research Grant, “Persuading and Motivating Students Toward Academic Achievement Beyond the Classroom: An Exploratory Study of Teacher-Student Interactions”

Spring 1993, Minorities in Education Research Grant, Stanford University School of Education

Awards
May 2000, May 1996, Director’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education, Stanford Teacher Education Program, Stanford, CA