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Secondary Education Program
Harkins Hall, Room 328
Phone: 401-865-2121
Fax: 401-865-1021

Dr. Carmen Rolon
Program Director

Jane DeGiulio
Administrative Assistant

Phyllis Connolly
Senior Office Assistant

Other contacts:

Sharlene G. Mason
Coordinator of Field Placement
Location: Harkins Hall 315

Diane C. Comerford
Assistant Dir. of Assessment Services
Location: Harkins Hall 336

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Comfort Ateh

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Harkins Hall 322


Ph.D. - Science Education University of California
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin

Area(s) of Expertise:

Eliciting Student Knowledge within a Formative Assessment Framework to Enhance Teaching and Learning.

Awards and Honors:

Mark Cary Reflective Learner - University of California Davis
Teacher of the Year Nominee - Sacramento City Unified School District
Teacher Education Fellow - University of California Davis
Certificate of Recognition - Meta Cultural Development Association - USA
Certificate of Recognition - Cameroonian Society of Engineers in the USA

Recent Presentations:

Ateh, Comfort., Association for Science Teacher Education , Association for Science Teacher Education , Charleston, SC, "An Analysis of Pre-Service Science Teachers' Evolving Knowledge in Formative Assessment". January, 2013.

Ateh, Comfort., California Council on Teacher Education: Race, Student Engagement, and Schooling Practices, San Jose, CA, "Poster: Closing the Theoretical-Practical Gap: Case of Preservice Teachers Engaged in Service Learning in an Urban Education Course". March, 2012.

Ateh, Comfort., American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America & Soil Science Society of America, San Antonio, TX, "Paper: Transferring Underlying Principles of Effective Agronomic Reforms to Educational Reforms". October, 2011.

Ateh, Comfort., New England Educational Research Organization, New Bedford, MA, "Teachers' Perspectives on their Elicitations Informs their Formative Assessment Practice". April, 2011.

Ateh, Comfort., Rhode Island Science Teachers Association, Providence, RI, "The Essence of Science Teachers' Perspectives on the Elicitation Practices During Instruction". April, 2011.

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