FACULTY

Michelle Turner Mangan, PhD

Associate Professor of Research


College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

Dr. Turner-Mangan joined Concordia's faculty in the fall of 2012 and currently teaches quantitative analysis research in education. Her areas of expertise include research methods, school finance, educational policy, eductional leadership and K-12 mathematics and science.

Degrees

  • PhD, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis with a Distributed Minor in Statistics. University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MS, Education, Specialization in Psychological Services. University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Psychology. University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.

Academic and Professional Highlights

Publications

  • "An Evidence-Based Adequacy Funding Solution for Illinois Education." M. T. Mangan; T. Purinton; A. Aportela. Journal of School Business Management, 23(1), 11-19, Spring, 2011.
  • "Creating an Adequate Funding Model in Illinois." T. Purinton, and M. T. Mangan. Illinois School Board Journal, 78(2), 24-27, 2010.
  • "2011-12 Fiscal and Education Policy Update for Illinois." M. T. Mangan. Presentation at the State of the State and Provinces session, at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, April, 2012.
  • "Learning Together: Collaborative Inquiry at Baker Demonstration School." R. Lowenhaupt; M. T. Mangan; D. Schwartz. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, April, 2012.
  •  "2011-2012 Fiscal and Education Policy Update for Illinois." M.T Mangan. Presentation at the State of the States and Provinces session, at 37th annual meeting of the Association for Education Finance and Policy, Boston, March, 2012.
  •  "Shared Leadership and Collaborative Inquiry: Practicing Progressive School Leadership." R. Lowenhaupt; M. T. Mangan; D. Schwartz. Presentation at the Progressive Education Network National Conference, Chicago, November, 2011.

Awards and Honors

  • Invited Seminar Participant, David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration and Policy (April, 2007)
  • Research Fellow, Wisconsin-Spencer Doctoral Research Program Fellow (2004-2007)

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