Comfort Ateh

Associate 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

Brief Biography:

Worked as a(n) (1) Extension Agronomist in Cameroon, (2) Post doctoral fellow in UC Davis, (3) K-12 instructor in Sacramento, (4) Adjuct Prof in California State University, CA, (5) Assistant Prof, Providence College, (6) Associate Professor Providence College.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Systems thinking approah examining teacher candidate preparation with a focus on assessment.

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 Presentations:

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

ATEH, C. 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, N. Ateh, C. 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, E. Ateh, C. 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, C. 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, C. , J. , R. 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, C. 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, C. 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, C. New England Educational Research Organization (NERO). , West Dover, VT - "Paper: Lesson Plan in Anticipation for Formative Assessment" May, 2014

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

Ateh, C. 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, C. 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, C. 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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