Conra D. Gist
University of Houston
Critical theorySociologyMathematics educationPsychologyQualitative researchPedagogySociocultural evolutionNarrativeValue (ethics)Alternative teacher certificationFaculty developmentCenter (algebra and category theory)Culturally relevant teachingPraxisThe Conceptual FrameworkComparative caseAfrican-American teachersTeacher educationField (Bourdieu)Diversity (politics)Social justiceProgram developmentLearning experienceLinguistic diversityCulturally responsiveUrban educationChange agentBilingual biculturalEducation reformEngineering ethicsFocus groupCase analysisCoping (psychology)Race (biology)Teaching method
28Publications
7H-index
165Citations
Publications 29
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#1Conra D. Gist (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 7
Grow Your Own (GYO) programs are designed to recruit high school students, paraeducators, community organizers and parents, and/or career changers from the local community to join the educator work...
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#1Conra D. Gist (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 7
Last. Yukari Takimoto Amos (CWU: Central Washington University)H-Index: 5
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Recent research documents the positive impact that paraprofessionals have on student learning. Given these strengths, states and districts across the country have developed programs to attract and ...
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#1Diana Gonzales Worthen (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 2
#2Christine Smart (UA: University of Arkansas)
Last. Conra D. Gist (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 7
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This case study examined how the academic advising (hence, advising) component of a Grow Your Own (GYO) teacher program can be tailored to honor bilingual/bicultural paraprofessionals’ (hence, BL/B...
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#1Eva I. Díaz (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 2
#2Diana Gonzales Worthen (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 2
Last. Christine Smart (UA: University of Arkansas)
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#1Conra D. GistH-Index: 7
#2Iesha JacksonH-Index: 6
Last. Keisha McIntosh AllenH-Index: 3
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#1Conra D. Gist (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 7
A new generation of Teachers of Color in the present educator reform era are engaged in acts of conscious-raising to critique and challenge an educational system that underserves and routinely marginalizes youth of color. This article spotlights the creation of opportunities to organize and mobilize the voices of Teachers of Color through a social justice effort called The Teacher Testimony Project. The methodology for designing and implementing teacher testimonies is described and implications ...
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#1Conra D. Gist (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 7
#2Margarita Bianco (University of Colorado Denver)H-Index: 12
Last. Marvin Lynn (PSU: Portland State University)H-Index: 1
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Grow Your Own (GYO) programs are cited in recent policy briefs as viable pathways for increasing the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers, yet recent scholarship on GYO programs is minimal. To addre...
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The ProblemThe small representation of Teachers of Color in comparison with their White counterparts continues to trouble the teaching profession. Since Teachers of Color often have a vital impact ...
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