Dr. Sara Waring-Tiedeman Education Department Co-Chair, Master of Education Program Director

SaraWaring-Tiedeman

Education:
Ed.D., University of South Dakota
M.Ed. and B.A., South Dakota State University

712-707-7407
sara.waringtiedeman@nwciowa.edu
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In addition to serving as chief administrator for Northwestern’s current Master of Education degree programs, Dr. Waring-Tiedeman serves as co-chair of the college’s education department and works to develop new M.Ed. tracks and graduate-level programs. Before coming to Northwestern, she was the school support and ESL specialist for the East Dakota Educational Cooperative in Sioux Falls and also served as a contract specialist and data analyst for edCount, which is based in Washington, D.C., and provides systems and services for educators across the U.S. Dr. Waring-Tiedeman has taught at South Dakota State University and Arizona State University and also has experience as a teacher of English as a second language. She previously served on the executive board for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. She earned a doctorate in educational administration, specializing in educational leadership and adult education, at the University of South Dakota. She also holds a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction and a bachelor’s degree in English, both from South Dakota State University.

Forte, E. & Waring-Tiedeman, S. (2017). “The administrators guide to federal programs for English learners under the every student succeeds act (ESSA) 2nd Edition.” Washington, DC: Thompson Publishing.

Waring-Tiedeman, S. (2016). “Teaching reading to students learning English.” Dell Rapids School District, Dell Rapids, SD.

Waring, S. (2015). “What is different about teaching reading to ELLs.” Title I Conference, Pierre, SD.

Waring, S. (2015). “Strategies and Techniques for working with English language learners.” Title I Conference, Pierre, SD.

Waring, S. (2015). “What the research says about teaching reading to English language learners.” Tschetter Colony, Freeman, SD.

Staehr Fenner, D., Kuhlman, N., Thibeault, C., & Waring, S. (2013). “The TESOL professional standards for P – 12 teacher.” National TESOL Convention and Exhibit: Dallas, TX.

Waring, S. (2013). “Lessons from the research & profiles of promising programs.” Virginia Department of Education: Richmond, VA.

Waring, S. (2012). “Language instruction educational programs (LIEPs).” Nevada Department of Education Statewide Conference: Las Vegas, NV.

Waring, S. (2012). “Title III school improvement using the diagnostic tool kit.” South Dakota Department of Education: Huron, SD.

Waring, S. (2012). “What type of a language instruction program is best for your district?” National Council of State Title III Directors Conference: Washington, DC.

Faulkner-Bond, M., Waring, S., & Forte, E. (2012). “Language instruction educational programs (LIEPs): A review of the foundational literature.” Report for U.S. Department of Education (ED-CFO-10-A-0030/0001): Washington, DC.

Waring, S. (2012). “Language instruction educational programs (LIEPS): Lessons from the research & profiles of promising programs.” Keynote Presentation South Dakota ELL and Migrant Conference: Chamberlain, SD.

Waring, S. (2012). “ESL Programming, instructional strategies and interventions.” South Dakota ELL and Migrant Conference: Chamberlain, SD.

Waring, S. (2012). “ESL and mainstream teacher collaboration: A 21st century necessity.” South Dakota ELL and Migrant Conference: Chamberlain, SD.

Staehr Fenner, D., Day, C., Kuhlman, N., Thibeault, C., & Waring, S. (2012). “The TESOL professional standards for P – 12 teacher.” National TESOL Convention and Exhibit: Philadelphia, PA.

Waring, S. (2012). “Diversity in the classroom.” Future Educators of Arizona State Conference: Phoenix, AZ.

Waring, S. (2012). “Working with English language learners in the mainstream classroom.” Future Educators of Arizona State Conference: Phoenix, AZ.

Waring, S., Faulkner-Bond, M., & Schlicher, R. (2011). “Making sure your program for English learners (ELs) passes the civil rights test.” National TESOL Convention and Exhibit: New Orleans, LA.

Waring, S. & Holbrook, D. (2011). “Common title III federal monitoring findings: How to avoid them.” Special Recognized Public Policy Advocacy Session at the National TESOL Convention and Exhibit: New Orleans, LA.

Waring, S. & Holbrook, D. (2011). “Common title III federal monitoring findings: How to avoid them.” Special Recognized Public Policy Advocacy Session at the National TESOL Convention and Exhibit: New Orleans, LA.

School Support and ESL Specialist, East Dakota Educational Cooperative

Instructor/Grant Writer, American English and Culture Program, Arizona State University

Research Analyst, Teacher Quality Partnership, Arizona State University

Contract Specialist and Data Analyst, edCount LLC, Washington, D.C.

Senior Researcher and ESL Specialist, edCount LLC, Washington, D.C.

Educational Leadership and Teacher Education Professor, South Dakota State University

Director, ESL and Migrant Programs, South Dakota Department of Education

Federal Programs and Grant Director, Sioux Falls School District

Director, Federal Diversity Grant - Training All Teachers, Sioux Falls School District

ESL Teacher, Sioux Falls School District

TESOL NCATE Reviewer and Executive Board Member (2008 – 2014)

AZ TESOL Member (2012 – present)

TESOL International Association 2012 Conference Reviewer (2012)

NCATE Annual Report and Preconditions Audit Committee (2012)

McGraw Hill Textbook Reviewer (2009)

University NCATE Diversity Committee (2009 – 2011)

University Native American Committee (2009 – 2011)

Executive Board National Association of State Title III Directors (2007 – 2010)

Native American Round Table Advisory Member, Washington DC (2008 – 2009)

NCELA Technical Work Group Advisory Council, Washington DC (2008 – 2009)

National Association of State Title III Directors, Secretary (2007 – 2009)

SD DOE English Language Acquisition Advisory Board (2008 – 2011)

Toastmasters EdLib, Vice President (2005 – 2008)

Association for Supervision and Development (2005 – present)

SDSU Educational Leadership Advisory Committee (2002 – 2011)

President Dakota TESOL (2004 – 2005)

Secretary Dakota TESOL (1999 – 2002)

Dakota TESOL (1999 – present)

National TESOL Member (2000 – present)

National NABE Member (2000 – present)

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (2005 – present)

SD DOE Content Standards Revision Committee (2002-2003 English Language Proficiency, 2003-2004 Math, 2003-2004 Reading and Communication Arts, 2004-2005 Science, 2005-2006 Social Studies)

National Council of Teachers of English (1994 – 2002)

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