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Zuercher

  • photoDeborah Zuercher

    Associate Professor

    Department(s)

    • Institute for Teacher Education - M.Ed.
      in Teaching
    • Institute for Teacher Education

    Brief Biography

    Deborah Zuercher

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-8502

    Office

    Everly 223B

    Email

    zuercher@hawaii.edu

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    Scholarly Works

      Book Chapters

    • Zuercher, D., & Yoshioka, J. (2012). Distance Learning in the Pacific: A Case Study of American Samoa. In Robert Hogan (Ed.), Transitional Distance Learning and Building New Markets for Universities, (pp. 143-160). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.   Details
    • Journal Articles

    • Yoshioka, J. M., Zilliox, J. T., & Zuercher, D. K. (2014). A moving target: The problem of defining teacher quality. Athens Journal of Education, 1 No. 3, 247-258.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Byrne, J., Nadilo, B., & Zuercher, D. K. (2012). Target Work: Bringing out the promise in South Australia’s “at-promise” youth. Middle Ground, 16(1), 26-28.   Details
    • Zuercher, D. (2011). Math, science, and Web-based activities to raise awareness about nutrition and obesity. Middle School Journal, 43 (1), 42-52.   Details
    • Zuercher, D., Yoshioka, J., & Kessler, C. (2011). The CAST initiative in Guam: A model of effective teachers teaching teachers. US-China Education Review, 8(1), 01 – 13.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Apisa, S., & Zuercher, D. K. (2010). This we believe: Middle level teachers are just like the students – As learners!. Middle School Journal, 41(4), 1-2.   Details
    • Presentations

    • Matsumoto, V., Boltz, B., Yoshioka, J. M., Zilliox, J. T., & Zuercher, D. K. (2015, Mar). It’s simple, really… Fairness + Opportunity = Equity. Presented at the Presentation to the national conference of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, Atlanta, GA.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Matsumoto, V., & Zuercher, D. K. (2015, Feb). Stepping Up: How one University-Professional Development School Relationship is Creating Teacher Leaders and Agents of Change. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Teacher Education, Phoenix, Arizona.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Matsumoto, V., & Zuercher, D. K. (2015, Jan). Planning for the Future by Reflecting on the Past. Presented at the 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Matsumoto, V., & Zuercher, D. K. (2014, Nov). Using the Power of “?” to break down borders. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Tucson, Arizona.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2014, Apr). Homegrown teacher leaders. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Boston, MA.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2014, Jan). Using the 4Cs (Cooperation, Collaboration, Coordination, and Communication) to create 21st century agents of change. Presented at the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Matsumoto, V., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Nov). Homegrown agents of change. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Philadelphia, PA.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Zilliox, J. T., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Jun). Pearls in the Pacific: Lessons in Improving Teacher Quality. Presented at the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END), Lisbon, Portugal. *Won the conference award for best paper presentation..   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Feb). Content Area Specialized Training in the Pacific: A successful model for teacher training and capacity building. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., Zilliox, J. T., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Feb). Transnational Professional Development Partnerships in the Pacific: Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers in Guam and American Samoa through the Content Area Specialized Training Initiative. Presented at the Presentation to the national conference of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, New Orleans, LA.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Jan). The CAST initiative in Guam and American Samoa: A model of effective teachers teaching teachers. Presented at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2013, Jan). The CAST initiative in Guam and American Samoa: A Model of Effective Teachers Teaching Teachers. Presented at the Presentation to the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2012, Feb). Creating Teacher Leaders in American Samoa: The CAST Initiative. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Curry, K., Martin, K., & Zuercher, D. K. (2012, Jan). Healthy Teachers Teaching Healthy Kids!. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Middle School Association.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Apisa, S., Martin, K., Ashford, A., Curry, K., O'neill, T. B., Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2012, Jan). Translating a collaborative learning community for educators to a transnational, virtual environment.. Presented at the Second Annual Conference on Education and e-Learning.   Details
    • Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2012, Jan). The CAST initiative in American Samoa: Effective teachers teaching teachers. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., & Zuercher, D. K. (2010, Nov). Collaborative inquiry is transforming Hawaiian culture-based public charter schools – It can work for your school too!. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Middle School Association.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Nagato, D., Kekahio, W., Tibbetts, K., & Zuercher, D. K. (2010, Apr). Constructing a community of collaborative inquiry with educators in Hawaiian culture-based public charter schools. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.   Details
    • Deering, P. D., Apisa, S., & Zuercher, D. K. (2009, Apr). Developing leadership with multicultural middle level educators. Presented at the 2009 AERA Annual Meeting.   Details
    • Kessler, C., Yoshioka, J. M., & Zuercher, D. K. (2009, Feb). The Cast Initiative in Guam. Presented at the Presentation at 2009 Hawaii Education Research Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Deering, P. D., & Zuercher, D. K. (2009). Final report: Kamehameha Schools Collaborative Inquiry Project: Teacher action research in Hawaiian language- and culture-based public charter schools.. Kamehameha Schools.   Details