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Barbara Jentleson

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Duke Box 90739, Durham, NC 27705 (919) 660-3081 (office)
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Education

  • Ed.D., The George Washington University, 1991
  • M.A., The George Washington University, 1979
  • B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, 1974
Areas of Research
  • Afterschool programs, at-risk children,
Awards and Fellowships
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award, Duke University, Office of Institutional Equity, August, 2007
    The award was given to the staff of Project HOPE and Partners for Success in recognition of their work support Duke student service-learning tutoring activities in Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership schools and after-school programs.
  • Tara C. Reilly Scholarship, National Adolescent Conference, 1990
    "School as Sanctuary: School-Based Programs for Children of Alcoholics", Miami, FL 1990
  • Merit Teacher Award, Davis Joint Unified School District, Davis, California, 1987
  • Awardeeship, George Washington University, 1978- 1979

Professional Service

  Service to Program in Education

  • Woodrow-Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color, 2009 - 2012
    This committee identifies outstanding minority students who are interested in becoming future teachers. The committee supports the students in developing their application and throughout the fellowship process.
  • Holton Prize Committee, Chair, 2003- present
    Holton prize is sponsored by the Program in Education. PIE Faculty members evaluate submitted student papers and award a yearly prize for the best undergraduate research paper on an education topic.

  Administrative Responsibilities

  • Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership Afterschool Programs, 2002-2009
    The Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership Afterschool Tutoring Program works with five after-school programs located in the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership. Duke student tutors provide academic and social support to at-risk students who attend the community-based after-school programs. Duke University resources from staff, faculty and multiple department are also provided to the community centers and coordinated by the DDNP tutoring project staff.
  • Project CHILD, Faculty sponsor, January, 2007-December, 2007
    Project CHILD is a freshman orientation tutoring program that is designed to introduce Duke freshman to the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership. Duke freshman provide tutoring and mentoring services to DDNP schools and after-school programs.
  • 21st Century Learning Center Administrator, 2003-present
    In collaboration with Historically Minority Colleges and Universities Consortium, funding was received to develop an after-school program at Northside Baptist Church in the Walltown neighborhood. As administrator of this program, its focus is to primarily serve Durham students who have not passed their End of Grade tests.

  Service to University

  • Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Student Award, January - April, 2008
    This award is given annually to a Duke student who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the goals of service-learning. Students who receive the award have taken service-learnng courses and have demonstrated initiative in participating and/or implementing significant service-learning projects.
  • Project CHILD faculty sponsor, 2002-present
    Freshman orientation program which places Duke freshmen as tutors in Durham public schools and community centers.

  Cross-Institutional Collaboration

  • Middle Grades Symposium. October 2009, Middle Grades Symposium
    The Middle Grades Symposium was co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina Central University. University faculty and students committed to the improvement of middle grades education in North Carolina met for two days of workshops and speakers.
  • Middle Grades Symposium, October, 2009
    The Middle Grades Symposium was co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina Central University. University faculty and students committed to the improvement of middle grades education in North Carolina met for two days of workshops and speakers.

  Service to Profession

  • Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, 1990 - present
  • Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF), 1990 - 2002
  • Council for Exceptional Children, 1979 - present
  • Tara Reilly Scholarship Committee, Behavioral Institute for Children & Adolescents, August - November, 2008
    This scholarship committee reviews undergraduate and graduate research papers submitted nationally to the Behavioral Institute for Children & Adolescents. The scholarship award is given to support graduate work in special education or psychology.
  • Tara Reilly Scholarship Committee, Behavioral Institute for Children & Adolescents. August 2008 - November 2008, Tara Reilly Scholarship Committee, Behavioral Institute for Children & Adolescents
    This scholarship committee reviews undergraduate and graduate research papers submitted nationally to the Behavioral Institute for Children & Adolescents. The scholarship award is given to support graduate work in special education or psychology.
  • Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF), Conference Chairperson, 2001
  • Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF), Conference Co-Chair, 1999 - 2000
  • Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF), Committee Member, 1997 - 2000

  Service to the Community

  • Carter Community School Advisory Board, Advisory Board Member, January 01, 2013 - present
    The Advisory Board of the Carter Community Schools works with the school administrative staff to provide advice and resources that supports the school's growth and achievement. Primarily this involves work with financial, personnel and operational oversight.
  • Durham Partnership for Children, Allocations Committee, 2009 - present
    The Allocations Committee develops recommendations to the Durham Partnership for Children Advisory Board regarding the allocation of More at Four and Smart Start funding.
  • Allocations Committee, Partnership for Children, August - June, 2008
    The Allocations Committee, Partnership for Children reviews applications and determines allocations of Smart Start and More At Four funding for Durham childcare agencies and organizations.
  • School Health Advisory Council, Sept., 2002-present

Lectures

  Invited addresses:

  • Service Learning: Developing Service Learning Pedagogy with Community Schools, Elon University, February 2013
  Conference papers:
  • Developing University and Community Parnerships that Support Family Engagment in Out-of-School Time Settings, Milan, Italy, 16 March 2011
  • Constructing Effective Family-School Partnerships, Savannah, GA, March 3, 2010
  • Volunteer Management in Afterschool Programs, National Afterschool Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, March, 2009
  • "Effective Service Learning in Community-Based Afterschool Programs, Greensboro, NC, September 21-22, 2006
  • Building a Culture of Evaluation in Community-Based Settings, Chapel Hill, NC, October, 2007
  • Effective Service-Learning in Community-Based Afterschool Programs, September 21-22, 2006
  • Building a Culture of Evaluation in Community-Based Settings, Greensboro, NC, March 27-29, 2006
  • Improving Academic Outcomes for At-Risk Students Through Community-Based Afterschool Programs, NC CAP Conference, Greeensboro, NC, 2005
  • Community-Based After-School Programs and the Duke-Durham Partnership, Youth At-Risk Conference, Savannah, GA, 2005
  • Service-Learning in Community-Based Settings, International Child & Adolscent Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 16, 2004
  • Designing Community-Based Afterschool Programs that Promtoe At-Risk Student Achievement, Closing the Achievement Gap Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 31, 2004
  • Community-Based After-School Programs, Closing the Achievement Gap Conference, Greensboro, NC, March, 2004
  • "The Pathways Schools Transition Program", International Adolescent Conference X, Portland, OR, November 1-4, 2000
  • The Pathways Schools Alternative Programs for Emotionally Disturbed Youth, International Adolescent Conference IX, Bethesda, MD, September, 1998
  • Progress Through Partnerships, Second International Conference on Behavioral Disorders, Dallas, TX, October, 1997
  • Putting the Pieces Together: The George Washington University-Pathways Professional Development School Model, University of Massachusetts-Boston Field Training Center Conference, Worcester, MA, April, 1997
  • Poster Presentation on the GWU-Pathways Professional Development School, The Holmes Partnership, The Gateway Conference, St. Louis, MD, January, 1997
  • Comparing Integrated Service Delivery Models to SED Students in Two Different School Settings, International Adolescent Conference VIII, Aspen, CO, October, 1996
  • School-Based Collaboration with SED Students and Their Families, American Orthopsychiatric Association, 72nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April, 1995
  • Integrated Service Delivery to SED Students and Their Families, Commonwealth Institute for Child and Family Studies, Children and Adolescents with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders, Virginia Beach, VA, October, 1994
  • Transition from Within: A Case Study Examining the Integration Process of SED Adolescents into a Public High School Setting, Commonwealth Institute for Child and Family Studies, Children and Adolescents with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders, Virginia Beach, VA, October, 1993
  • Project Re-Entry: Returning Adolescents with Behavior Disorders to Public Schools: A Program Model and Research Results, The National Adolescent Conference VI, Reno, Nevada, September, 1992
  • Transitioning the SED Adolescent, Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF), Baltimore, MD, October, 1991
  • Project Re-Entry: An Alternative Program for SED Adolescents Returning to the Mainstream,, National Adolescent Conference, Miami, FL, October, 1990
  Conference panel discussant:
  • What Do Teachers Need to Know about Working with Families, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2012
  • Building Service-Learning as Pedagogy into the Social Foundations of Education, Duke University, Durham, NC, June 21-23, 2012
  • Building Service-Learning as Pedagogy into the Social Foundations of Education, Duke Universsity, June 2123, 2012

Publications

   Non-peer reviewed articles & scholarly writing

  1. B.C. Jentleson, H. Westmoreland. "Project HOPE: Working Across Multiple Contexts to Support At-Risk Students." The Evaluation Exchange XI.1 (Spring, 2005): 2.

   Books

  1. Jentleson, BC. Better Together: A model university-community partnership for urban youth. Teachers College Press, January, 2011.

   Book chapters

  1. Jentleson, BC. "Developing University and Community Partnerships that Support Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time." Promising Practices for Family Engagement in Out-of-School-Time. Ed. Krieder, H; Westmoreland, H. IAP-Information Age Publishing, Spring, 2011. 150-150.

   Peer-reviewed journal articles in preparation

  1. Jentleson, B. "What Teachers Need to Know about Working with Families." (2014).
  2. Jentleson, BC; Henderson, E; Johnson, DM. "Project H.O.P.E.: Effective University Engagement with Community Afterschool Programs." Journal of Youth Development Bridging Research and Practice 4.3 (2009): 7-7.
  3. Jentleson, BC; Westmoreland, H. "Project HOPE: Working Across Multiple Contexts to Support At-Risk Students." The Evaluation Exchange XI (2009): 2-2.
  4. Jentleson, BC; Henderson, E; Johnson, D. "Constructing Effective After-school and School Partnerships." Afterschool Matters (2009).
  5. Jentleson, BC. "Designing Schools for Diversity and Differences: The Pathways Schools." Reaching Today'S Youth: the Community Circle of Caring Journal 1.2 (February, 1997).

   Books in preparation

  1. Jentleson, B.C. & Ericson, C.B.. "What do Teachers Need to Know about Families?."  2011
  2. B.C. Jentleson. "Bridging the Gap: The Story of a University-Community Partnership with After-school Programs to Improve Educational Outcomes for Minority Students."  2010
  3. Barbara C. Jentleson. "Gateways and Gatekeepers: A University-Community Partnership and Afterschool Programs."  Teacher's College Press, 2008 (under review)

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