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Meet the Lurie College Faculty | Lara Ervin-Kassab

The construction and composition of personal and professional identities of teachers shapes every classroom experience for students from preschool to post-graduate.  Dr. Kassab is intrigued by how educators reflect upon and engage in developing their teaching selves in complex and changing contexts.  Read Lara’s full profile below and listen to Lara’s personality playlist on the Lurie College Spotify account!

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education 
Education
Ed.D., Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco
M.A., Anthopology (focus on education), CSU Fullerton
B.A., History, Holy Names University
A.A., General Education, DeAnza College
Social Science/English Credential, San Francisco State University
Recent Publications
Swanson, P., Rabin, C., Smith, G., Briceño, A., Ervin-Kassab, L., Sexton, D., … & Asato, J. (2019). Trust your team: Our journey to embed social and emotional learning in a teacher education program focused on social justice. Teacher Education Quarterly, 46(4), 67-91.
Ervin-Kassab, L., Roddick, C., Vickery, A., & Tapper, J. (Accepted manuscript 2019) Claim-rule-connection: Justifying reasoning. Mathematics Teacher. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Recent Presentations
Ervin-Kassab, L. (2019, March). TPEs, TPAs, TPACK, and TETCs: Working together to integrate technology into a methods course. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 571-574). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Johnson-Leslie, N., Li, L., Grion, V., & Kassab, L. (2019, March). Technology-facilitated Formative Assessment. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 182-188). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Escalante, K., Soojinda, D., Reising, A., & Ervin-Kassab, L. (2019, October). Developing educators who are literate in equity and inclusion: The California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA). California Council for Teacher Education Conference. San Diego, CA.
Areas of Research Interest
Assessment literacy
Communities of practice
Culturally sustaining pedagogies
Educator professional development
Equity
Teacher identity
Technological pedagogical content knowledge
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