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Education

Roger Peckover, Ph.D.
Roger Peckover
Director of Assessment and CELT

(507) 457-6628
rpeckove@smumn.edu

Roger Peckover is a Professor of Education at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
Socio-moral Development
Assessment
Program Evaluation
Organizational Learning
Program Development

Courses Taught Recently at SMU
Foundations of Education
Learning, Development & Exceptionality
Special Topics in Education
Capstone: Portfolio Development
Human Relations & Cultural Diversity
Action Research
Masters in Teaching & Learning – Learning Community Facilitation

Professional Organizations
American Educational Research Association
Kappa Delta Pi
Phi Delta Kappa
Delta Epsilon Sigma

Education
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1990
M.S., Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1983
B.A., McPherson College, McPherson KS, 1977

Teaching Experience
1989 to Present: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1984-1989: Graduate Assistantship, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
1978-1984: Teacher, South Jr. High School, Salina, KS

Other Professional Experience
Teacher Inservice

Minnesota Graduation Rule
Program Assessment
Higher Order Thinking and Authentic Assessment
Technology-based Learning
Action Research

Program Evaluation
Board of Teaching Teacher Program Evaluation Teams
North Central Association Program Evaluation Team Chair
M.Ed. Masters in Teaching and Learning Program
Liberal Education Assessment Project

Honors
1997: Saint Mary's University Outstanding Service Award
1994: Saint Mary's University Outstanding Service Award
Delta Epsilon Sigma, Catholic Scholastic Honor Society
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Honor Society
Who's Who of College Seniors

Publications & Scholarly Reports
Peckover, R., Peterson, S., Covert, L., & Christiansen, P. (2006). A Constructivist Pathway to Teacher Leadership. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 10(2), 136-140.

Peckover, R. (2005). Inquiry into A.G.A.P.E. in Action: The Minneapolis San Miguel Schools Study. Research report presented to the San Miguel School of Minneapolis.

Peckover, R. (2004). Inquiry into A.G.A.P.E. in Action: The San Miguel Schools Study. Research report presented to the Lasallian Association of Miguel Schools.

Towers, J. M. & Peckover, R. B. (1995). Teacher Education Advisory Committees: Roles and Realities. The Clearing House, January/February.

Towers, J., & Peckover, R. B. (1992). Teacher Education Reform and Increased Student Placements: A Study of Perceptions from Minnesota\'s Schools and Colleges. Administrator's Notebook, 35(3).

Christie, J. F., Johnsen, E. P. & Peckover, R. B. (1988). The Effects of Play Period Duration on Children\'s Play Patterns. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, Winter.

Michael, N., Peckover, R. B., Glasnapp, D. R., Poggio, J.P. (1989). Kansas Minimum Competency Tests for Reading and Mathematics, Grades 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Lawrence, Ks.: University of Kansas Press.

Michael, N., Peckover, R. B., Glasnapp, D. R., Poggio, J.P. (1989). Kansas Minimum Competency Test Interpretation Manual. Lawrence, Ks.: University of Kansas Press.

Michael, N., Peckover, R. B., Glasnapp, D. R., Poggio, J.P. (1988). Kansas Minimum Competency Tests for Reading and Mathematics, Grades 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Lawrence, Ks.: University of Kansas Press.

Michael, N., Peckover, R. B., Glasnapp, D. R., Poggio, J.P. (1988). Kansas Minimum Competency Test Interpretation Manual. Lawrence, Ks.: University of Kansas Press.

Salkind, N., McCurry, W., & Peckover, R. B. (1987). Instructors Guide to Neil Salkind's text, Child Development. Holt, New York.

Professional Paper Presentations
Dr. Roger Peckover, Ms. Suzanne Peterson, Ms. Pat Christiansen, and Ms. Brenda Fischer. Building Teacher Capacity for Disciplined Self Study. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 2009, San Diego, CA.

Dr. Roger Peckover, Ms. Suzanne Peterson, Ms. Pat Christiansen, and Ms. Brenda Fischer. Yes, But How Do We Help Teachers Build Generative Communities of Practice in Their Own Workplace. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the America Research Association in New York City, March, 2008.

Peckover, Roger; Peterson, Suzanne, Christiansen, Pat; Jacobson, Marilyn; Fischer, Brenda. Self-Study Networks: Scaffolding the Generative of Capacity of Teachers. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 2007, Chicago, Ill.

A.G.A.P.E.: Grounding Lasallian Principles in Research to Inform Learning Communities in Action. Keynote paper presented in Cuernavaca, Mexico at the 2006 Annul Meeting of the International Association of Lasallian Universities, October 2006.

"Transforming Urban Student and Organizational Learning: Principles at Work in the Lasallian Association of San Miguel Schools." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Urban Alliance Conference, November 2006, Minneapolis, MN.

"Preparing At-Risk Learners to be Stewards of Community: Putting the Spirit and Research of 'Agape' to Generative Use." Paper presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 2006, San Francisco, California.

"Self-Study: Structuring Interdependence and Generativity to Construct the Public Good." Paper presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 2006, San Francisco, California.

"Teachers Leading Teachers: Teacher Action Research as a Tool for Developing Teacher Leaders and Democratizing the Change Process." Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

"Facilitating Development of Constructivist Teacher Leadership: Transforming Teacher Understanding of Self as Inquirer and Collaborator." Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of The American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California, April, 2004.

"Self-Study: A Conversational Path to Shared Program Accountability." Dr. Roger B. Peckover, Mr. David Bernard, Ms. Louise Covert, and Ms. Suzanne Peterson. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April, 2003.

"Theory into Practice: A team and Problem-based Approach to Teaching and Learning." Dr. James M. Towers and Dr. Roger B. Peckover. Accepted for presentation at the World Association for Case Method Research and Application. Lucerne, Switzerland, January, 2000.

"Translating Systems Thinking into Practice Through Teacher Professional Development." Dr. Roger B. Peckover and Dr. James Towers. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, April, 1999.

"The Link between the Minnesota Graduation Rule and Technology." Dr. Roger Peckover and Dr. David Jackson. Presented at the Minnesota Techspo 97 Conference. September, 1997

"Teacher Education Advisory Committees: Roles and Realities." Peckover, R.B., Towers, J. Faller J. M. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of College Teacher Educators, Washington, D. C., Feb., 1995.

"Assessing General Education with an Electronic Student Portfolio." Luttmers, L., Mangan, W. T., Manion, A., Peckover, R. B. Presented at the Bush Regional Conference on Faculty Development, Minneapolis, Feb., 1995.

"Connecting Theory and Practice: Sharing Innovations." Towers, J. Peckover, R. B., & Faller, J. M. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April, 1995.

"Implementing a Constructivist Approach to Teaching in the Social Studies Classroom." McClure, B., Peckover, R. B. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Social Studies Education, San Diego, April, 1995.

"The Role of Ideology in the Form and Content of Moral Development." Peckover, R. B. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta, 1993.

"More Student Field Placements: Perceptions form Minnesota\'s Schools and Colleges." Towers, J., & Peckover, R. B. Accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, Feb., 1992.

"The Role of Ideology in Parenting for Peace and Justice," accepted for presentation at the annual national conference of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, April, 1990.

"Integrating the Phases of Item Management Utilizing Apple's HyperCard," Moore W. P. & Peckover, R.B., at the annual conference of the Psychological and Educational Research Association of Kansas, 1990.

"Peace Education: Contributions from Experiences in Life Contexts." Presented at the annual national conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, March, 1989.

"The effects of Play Duration on the Patterns of Children's Play," Christie J. F., Johnsen, E.P., & Peckover, R. B., at the annual national conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, March, 1988.

"Enriched Environments and Pretense in Kindergarten," at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Play, Montreal, Canada, March, 1987.