Publications and Presentations

In addition to books, researchers and staff share findings with many different audiences.  

Recent NYKids Articles

  • Janet Angelis and Kristen Wilcox, Three ways to connect the dots to support English Language Learners' performance. Board Online
  • Kristen Wilcox, Hal Lawson and Janet Angelis, COMPASS-AIM: A university/P-12 partnership innovation for continuous improvement. Peabody Journal of Education, 92(5). 
  • Kristen Wilcox, Connecting the dots for English Language Learners. Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 16(1) Spring 2017.
  • Drivers for Change: A Study of Distributed Leadership and Performance Adaption During Policy Innovation Implementation.Leadership and Policy in Schools.
  • Culturally and linguistically adapted school systems: Promising practices from odds-beating elementary schools. NYS TESOL Journal. Read more..(pdf).
  • CASDA's mission in action: Powerful partnerships with the University at Albany's School of Education. CASDA online, February 16, 2017. Read more.. (pdf).
  • Local approach benefits education. Times Union, January 2016. Read more.. (pdf).

Recent NYKids Presentations

  • "Adapting to ESL Policy Changes in New York: A Study of Odds-Beating Schools" presented by NYKids researchers at the American Education Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting on May 1, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. See abstract here
  • Dr. Kristen Wilcox presented "Promising Practices for Elementary English Learners: A System-Wide Approach," March 24, 2017 at the annual convention of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages International Association (TESOL) in Seattle, WA.
  • Supporting the Achievement of English Language Learners presented by Dr. Kristen Wilcox on February 10, 2017 at the Professional Leadership Team Meeting of the NYSAFCSE in Latham, NY.
  • Wilcox & Gregory presented NYKids 2016 Study of Promising Practices for Supporting English Language Learner Achievement at the School of Education Day, September 9, 2016.
  • Getting Students in Poverty to Graduation and Beyond. Presentation for the Greater Southern Tier BOCES by Janet Angelis, November 2015. 
  • TOOLS to Build Capacity for Data-Guided Decision Making. Presentation for the Staff Development and Curriculum Network, June 2015.

Past Presentations & Publications

  • Narrowing the gap between teacher-student performance. On Board, February 2015.
  • NYSASCD December 2014 issue of the journal Impact. Read several articles related to Poverty, Performance, and Practice in this special edition edited by Janet Angelis.
  • Poverty and Performance in NYS: What Can We Learn from Best Practice Research? Presentation at NYSASCD Symposium, Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools, November 2014.
  • The A,B,Cs of Graduating At-Risk Students on Time. Presentation at NYSSBA Annual Convention, October 2014.
  • The value of people, place, and possibilities: A multiple case study of rural high school completion. Journal of Research in Rural Education, October 2014.
  • Beyond Personalization: Contrasting Approaches to Policy Changes in Two Rural Schools. Presentation at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2014, April). Innovations to Increase Native American Graduation Rates: A Case Study. Round table presentation at AERA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Graduating At-Risk Students on Time, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, March 2014. Presentation slides.    
  • UAlbany researchers identify ways schools succeed in graduating at-risk students. On Board, March 2014.     
  • Poverty and Its Effect on Students' Ability to Learn, NYSASCD and Capital Region BOCES Symposium, panel discussion, November 2013. Presentation slides.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2013, April). Diversity, poverty and resilience: Results from a multiple case study of higher-achieving elementary schools. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Presentation slides.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2013) A socioecological view of higher-performing diverse elementary schools. Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk.
  • A Data-Driven, Research-Based Approach to Improving Practice: The NYKids COMPASS Tool, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, July 2012.
  • Building Adaptive and Resilient High Schools, presentation to the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, June 2012. Video (Panel 6, 0:15:23).
  • UAlbany identifies factors explaining higher performance among 'critical needs' elementary students. On Board, May 2012.
  • The Impacts of a University Partnership on the Use of Research in School Improvement Efforts, presentation to the American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 2012.
  • Collect.Analyze.Act: Follow the data to success. Principal Leadership, March 2012.
  • Rallying Your Leadership Team: Putting Evidence-based Decision Making into Action, presentation to the National Association of Secondary School Principals, March 2012. 
  • Using Data to Support Performance of Critical Needs Students, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, October 2011.
  • Poverty, performance, and frog ponds: What best-practice research tells us about their connections. Phi Delta Kappan, November 2011. Abstract.