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Graduate Student Subcommittee

Members of the Drexel Assessment Conference Graduate Sub-Committee

Name
Program Research Focus Anticipated Graduation Date Email

Tanya Ardoin-headshot

Tanya Ardoin , Co-Chair

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management 
Deficit genetic models (Banks, 2015) and educational inequities for public high school students diagnosed with sickle cell disease: An examination of sickle cell disease as a public health crisis and how it extends into the school system as a contributing factor to school failure 
June 2023
TMA44@Drexel.edu

Rebecca Epting

Rebecca Epting, Co-Chair

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management  

Racial Literacy Skill Development in Pre-Service Teachers June 2023 RE364@drexel.edu

Alene OMalley

Alene O'Malley, Co-Chair

PhD, Education 

Mentoring, Leadership, Teacher Motivation, and Human Resource Development  June 2025 ao592@drexel.edu

Valdijah Ambrose Brown Professional HeadshotValdijah Ambrose-Brown 

 

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management 

Brain-based teaching and learning; Student success; Learning gaps; Arts integration  
June 2023 
VQA23@Drexel.edu

Kaleb Banks

Kaleb Banks

Educational Improvement and Transformation Social and Political Philosophical and Thought, Philosophy of Education, Humanities, and Teaching, Teaching and Learning September 2023 kjb395@drexel.edu

Ellana Black

Ellana Black


PhD, Education
Mind, Brain, and Education Science; Learning Sciences; Online Teaching/Learning June 2024 esb79@drexel.edu