Jacquelyn M. Covault

 

PRESENTERS

                                                                    Jacquelyn M. Covault, Ph.D.                                                                      Professional Development Specialist

Visual Teaching Alliance for the Gifted & Talented

202 S. 600 W. – Hebron, IN 46341

219.405.2605 – jcovault@pnw.edu

  • Taught 18 years Elementary Education in Indiana
  • Master Teacher in Residence, Purdue University North Central, Westville, IN
  • Director of Field Experiences and Student Teaching, Purdue University North Central, Westville, IN
  • University Supervisor, Purdue University North Central, Westville, IN
  • Visiting Instructor of Literacy Education, Purdue University North Central, Westville, IN
  • Ph.D. from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Assistant Professor of Literacy Education, School of Education and Counseling, Purdue University Northwest, (PNW) Westville, IN
  • Graduate School Faculty, Purdue University Graduate School
  • Elementary Education Program Coordinator PNW, Westville, IN
  • Taught over 1500 Elementary Education Candidates in literacy education courses since 1998
  • Completed selected graduate-level courses at Oxford University Oxford, England
  • Nominated for Full-time Faculty Outstanding Educator, PNW, 2016
  • Nominated for Full-time Faculty Outstanding Educator, PNW, 2015
  • Conducted Test Preparation Workshops for teacher candidates of the Indiana Core Academic Skills Assessment, Praxis II and Pearson Pedagogy Tests, the required exams for Indiana Teacher Licensing.
  • Trained in the Co-Teaching model of student teacher supervision

Publications

Covault, J., Buckwalter, J., Sorge, B., Feldhaus, C. (2017). Adult learners and project lead the way: A comparison study of reading levels. The Career and Technical Education Journal. 5 (1), 7-19.

Covault, J., (2016) Research-based practices for teaching reading in elementary classrooms: An exploration of the instructional practices of former elementary education students. The International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research 15 (12), 84-111.

Feikes, D., Pratt, D., & Covault, J. (2015).  The impact of an early algebra professional and curriculum development project on students and teachers. In Bartell, T. G., Bieda, K. N., Putnam, R. T., Bradfield, K., & Dominguez, H. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University. 254.

Schroer, J., Covault, J. (2016). Using Peaceful Literature Circles to Increase Critical Thinking, Ohio Reading Teacher, 45 (1), 20-28.

Lam, S. F., Chan, K.C., Covault, J.  (2009). White American pre-service teachers’ judgments of Anglo and Hispanic student behaviors, Journal of Intercultural Education, 20 (1), 61-70.

International Presentations

2014 Covault, J., Feldhaus, C. R. “The Integration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Literacy in a Traditional Teacher Preparation Reading Course for Pre-service Teachers.”  Paper accepted for presentation at the United Kingdom Literacy Association International Conference, Sussex, England,  (July 3-6, 2014).

2013 Covault, J.  “Using Research-Based Instructional Literacy Practices Amidst the Current Assessment Frenzy.” Paper presented at the United Kingdom Literacy Association International Conference, Liverpool, England.

2012 Covault, J., & Chan, K. “Reading Instruction Theory and Practice: One Elementary Teacher’s Story.” Paper presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2012 Chan, K., & Covault, J.  “Assessment of Teacher Candidate Learning.” Paper presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

National Presentations

2016 Covault, J., Frazier, D. “Celebrating 2016 Books and Authors, Indiana State Reading Association, Indianapolis, IN.

2013 Schroer, J., Covault, J., “Creating Positive Environments: Peaceful Argumentation in Elementary Literacy.” Midwestern Educational Research Association Conference, Evanston, IL.

2012 Covault, J., “A Hermeneutic Phenomenologic Case-Study of Four Elementary Teachers

Instructional Reading Practices.” Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville, OH.

2009 Covault, J., Chan, K., “From Lincoln to Obama: American Dreams and Deeds of Democracy.” National Conference for Social Studies, Atlanta, GA