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

Dr. Kevin O'Connor
Program Director
koconn17@providence.edu

Jane DeGiulio
Administrative Assistant
jdegiuli@providence.edu

Phyllis Connolly
Senior Office Assistant
pconnoll@providence.edu

Other contacts:

Shannon T. Dolan
Director of Field Placement and Partnerships

Location: Harkins Hall 327
sdolan3@providence.edu

Diane C. Comerford
Assistant Dir. of Assessment Services
Location: Harkins Hall 336
dcomerfd@providence.edu

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Comfort Ateh

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

cateh@providence.edu
401-865-2497
Harkins Hall 322

Education:

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

Area(s) of Expertise:

Ongoing assessment during instruction.

Awards and Honors:

The School of Professional Studies 2015 Summer Scholars Award funds - Providence College
Contribution of Africans to the State o RI - African Working Group for Mayor of Providence, RI
Research Grant - Providence College-Committee on Aid to Faculty Research
RI Campus Compact Presidential Faculty Fellow - RI Compus Compact
Mark Cary Reflective Learner - University of California Davis

Selected Publications:

Recent Presentations:

Ateh, Comfort., American Educational Research Association annual conference (AERA), American Educational Research Association annual conference (AERA), Chicago, Il, "Personal and professional changes: Recognition of our authentic, multi-dimensional selves in academia". April, 2015.

ATEH, COMFORT., National Science Teacher Education, National Middle Level Scholar Teacher Association (NMLSTA), Chicago, Il, "Share-a-thorn". March, 2015.

ATEH, COMFORT., National Science Teacher Education (NSTA), National Science Teacher Education, Chicago, Il, "Lessons that create opportunities for students to develop proficiency in the 21st century standards". March, 2015.

Sabia, Natalie., Ateh, Comfort., National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , Las Vegas, Nevada, "A face-lift to teaching science based on the Next Generation Science Standard". March, 2015.

DeGaray, Elizabeth., Ateh, Comfort., National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , Las Vegas, Nevada, "A Pre-Service Teacher’s experience in implementing engineering practices in a high school physics class". March, 2015.

Ateh, Comfort., National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC), National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC), Las Vegas, Nevada, "Undergraduate students’ voices on becoming justice-oriented professionals". March, 2015.

ATEH, COMFORT., , Jay., , Rudolf., Rhode Island Science Teachers Association (RISTA) , RISTA, Providence Rhode Island, "Getting the most from the Next Generation Science Standards through formative assessment". March, 2015.

ATEH, COMFORT., American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC), Providence College, Tampa, Florida, "An Exploratory Study of a “Fun” Activity in a Science Lesson. ". October, 2014.

ATEH, COMFORT., American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC), Providence College, Tampa, Florida United States, "Dignity of the Calling: Teacher Educators Share the Beginnings of the Journeys.". October, 2014.

Ateh, Comfort., New England Educational Research Organization (NERO), West Dover, VT, "Paper: Lesson Plan in Anticipation for Formative Assessment". May, 2014.

Ateh, Comfort., National Technology and Social Science, Las Vegas, NV, "Paper: Common Core Standards: A Tool to Enhance Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge on Formative Assessment". April, 2014.

ATEH, COMFORT., Rhode Island Science Teacher Association (RISTA), RISTA, Providence Rhode Island, "Activities on real world interconnections in science. ". March, 2014.

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.


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