Dr. Justin Adcock Master of Education Instructor

JustinAdcock

Education:
Ph.D., Capella University
M.Ed., Regis University
M.Ed., Argosy University
B.A., Arizona State University

justin.adcock@nwciowa.edu

Justin Adcock also serves as an assistant principal in the Westminster (Colorado) Public Schools. A longtime teacher of special education, he has given presentations at professional conferences on topics such as literacy assessment, alternative licensing, teacher preparation and equity. He serves as a board member of the Association of Teacher Educators, the organization that honored him the Peggy Whitfield Newcomer's Award in 2017. He earned a doctorate in education from Capella University and Master of Education degrees in special education and educational leadership.

Presentations and Poster Sessions:

Adcock, J. Special Education and Intervention: Alternative licensure program for Catholic School Teachers. Regis University DTC Campus, December 2018, Greenwood Village, CO

Adcock, J. Uncovering innovation: Teacher preparation using service-driven values in a competency-based system. Association of Teacher Educators, February 2019, Atlanta, GA

Adcock, J. & Mojden, M. Taking Kagan to the next level professional development. Westminster Public Schools, October 2018, Denver, CO.

Johnston, E., Mistretta, R., Nugent, P, Bu, L., Wilkerson, T., & Adcock, J. Exploring a research agenda on the effects of language on mathematical understanding: Implications for teacher education. Association of Teacher Educators, Las Vegas, NV, February 2018; Atlanta, GA, February 2019.

Nordman, J., & Adcock, J. Flying under the radar: How literacy assessment practices overlook students with ASD and available funding. Courage to Risk Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, January 2018

Uncovering Innovation: Teacher Preparation Using Service-Driven Values in a Competency Based System. Colorado Association of Teacher Educators, Denver, Colorado; October 2017

Competency Based System: A Look at Equity in a Title One School District. Association of Teacher Educators Special Interest Math Group, Orlando, Florida; February 2017

Competency Based System: A Look at Equity in a Title One School District. Colorado Association of Teacher Educators. Denver, Colorado; October 2016

The Funding for Student Achievement: A Correlation of Colorado District Funding Levels and Standardized Test Score. Colorado Association of Teacher Educators Meeting. Denver, Colorado. October 2015.

Flying under the radar: How literacy assessment practices overlook students with ASD and available funding. Colorado Department of Education Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting. Denver, Colorado; February, 2015.

Study Habits Inventory. Brighton High School Site Team presentations. Brighton, Colorado; November 2014.

Colorado Student Achievement and Funding Dissertation Proposal. Poster Session: Capella University: Track 3 Colloquium. Jacksonville, Florida; July 2013.

The Funding for Student Achievement: A Correlation of Colorado District Funding Levels and Standardized Test Scores. Poster Session: Regis University: Celebration of Student Learning. Denver, Colorado; December 2014.

Research:

Dissertation: The Funding for Student Achievement: A Correlation of Colorado District Funding Levels and Standardized Test Scores. Advisor: Dr. Bev Enns.

Adcock, J., Nordman, J., & Sperry, L. Flying under the radar: How literacy assessment practices overlook students with ASD and available funding. Regis University: Denver, Colorado (to be published).

Association of Teacher Educations (2016-2018): Commission on Effects of Language on Children’s Conceptual Understanding of Mathematics.

Committees, Mentorships, and Associations:

Instructional Advisory Council – Administration Representation, WPS

Voting Delegate – Colorado; Association of Teacher Educators 2016-2018

2016, 2017 Proposal Review Committee – Colorado Association of Teacher Educators

Kagan Coach (anticipated June 2018), WPS

Attendance Committee, WPS

Mentor, WPS

Safety Team, WPS

Recording and Reporting Team, WPS

Parent Engagement Committee Chair, WPS

District Leadership Forum, WPS

Walkthrough/Observation Committee, Ranum Middle School

Hispanic Advisory Committee, School District 27J

District Advisory Committee, School District 27J

Personal Financial Literacy Cadre, School District 27J

Transition Planning and Assessment Associate, School District 27J

Link Adviser, Brighton High School

Writing Committee, Brighton High School

Avid Site Team, Brighton High School

Collaborative Advisory Team, Brighton High School

District Science Fair Coordinator, WPS

Professional Affiliations:

Association of Teacher Educators

Colorado Association of Teacher Educators

Alpha Sigma Nu

Phi Beta Kappa

Colorado Association of School Executives

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Association of Special Education Teachers

Scholarship/Awards:

Peggy Whitfield Newcomer’s Award – Association of Teacher Educator’s 2017 National Convention

Robert C. Ford Scholar

National Coca-Cola Scholar

Flinn Scholar

Arizona Board of Regents Scholar

Medallion of Merit Scholar

Elks Scholar

Kappa Delta Pi Classroom Grant

Association of Teacher Educator Newcomers Award

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