Professional Bio

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Instruction and Curriculum in the Content Areas, emphasis in Assessment and Teacher Education and Learning to Teach, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • M. Ed., University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts in German, University of Maryland, Heidelberg Division
  • Bachelor of Science Elementary Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • Colorado Principals License
  • Colorado Career and Technical Education Credential for Early Childhood Education
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Classroom Teacher – 18 years
  • Principal, Middle/High School - 2 years
  • District Level Coordinator – 7 years
  • Private Consultant – 4 years
  • Community College Instructor – 2 years
  • University Assistant Professor – CSU & Regis University – 5 years

Research & Scholarship

Publications

  • Uchiyama, K.P.; Radin, J. (in preparation). Promoting change in higher education through curriculum mapping.
  • Uchiyama, K.P.; Radin, J. (2009). Curriculum mapping in higher education: A vehicle for collegiality. Innovative Higher Education, 23(4), 271-279.
  • Suchman, E.; Uchiyama, K ; Smith, R & Bender, K. (2006). Evaluating the use of a Classroom Response System in a Microbiology Course. Journal of Microbiology Education, 7(1), 3-11.
  • Borko, H., Wolf, S., Simone, G. & Uchiyama, K. P. (2003). Schools in transition: Reform efforts in exemplary schools of Washington. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 25 (2), 171-201
  • Uchiyama, K. P., & Wolf, S.A. (2002). The best way to lead them. Educational Leadership. 59 (8), 80-83.
  • George, A.A., Hall, G.E. & Uchiyama, K. (2000). Extent of implementation of a standards-based approach to teaching mathematics and student outcomes. Journal of Classroom Interaction 35 (1): 8-25
  • Borko, H., Elliott, R., & Uchiyama, K. (1999). Professional development: A key to Kentucky's educational reform effort. Teaching and Teacher Education. 18(8). 969-988.
  • Uchiyama, K. & Simone, G. (1999). Publishing educational research: Guidelines and tips. American Educational Research Association, http://www.aera.net/epubs/howtopub/index.htm

Awards & Recognition

  • 2009: Nominated by peers as Faculty of the Year, Arapahoe Community College
  • 2005: Board of Human Sciences Faculty Development Grant
  • 2002: Dissertation Grant. Assessment Training Institute, Portland, Oregon
  • 2002: Elizabeth A. Wilson Scholarship. School of Education, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 2009: Fellowship. Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder