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Carrie Wall Faculty Profile

Carrie Wall

Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Teacher Preparation Program Undergraduate Coordinator
Humanities/Teacher Education Division, Seaver College
CAC 307

Biography

Carrie R. Giboney Wall is Associate Professor of Teacher Education and the Teacher Preparation Program Undergraduate Coordinator at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. Dr. Wall's research interests include preservice teacher education, trauma-informed practices, teacher development, service learning, community-engaged scholarship, and teachers' educational beliefs.

Education

  • PhD, Education, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010
  • MA, Education, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
  • MS, Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, 1993
  • BA, Sociology, Pepperdine University, Malibu, 1987
  • Wall, C. (2021). What hurt and what helped: How one school’s trauma-informed approach provided support during the pandemic. Journal of Loss and Trauma.
  • Wall, C. (in press). Relationship over reproach: One school’s efforts in fostering resilience through trauma-informed practices. In B. Kramer & J. McKenzie (Eds.),
    Children and trauma: Critical perspectives for meeting the needs of diverse educational communities. Myers Education Press.
  • Wall, C. Joyful resilience through dissonance, doubt, and disillusionment. In M. Hughes & K. Badley (Eds.), Joyful resilience as educational practice: Transforming teaching challenges into opportunities. Routledge.
  • Wall, C. (2020). Relationship over reproach: Fostering resilience by embracing a trauma- informed approach to elementary education. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 30(1), 118-137.
  • Wall, C. (2019). Social-emotional learning and relationship building: Fostering resilience by embracing a trauma-informed approach to education. CCNews, 30(4), 29-32.
  • Wall, C. & Musetti, B. (2018). Beyond teaching English: Embracing a holistic approach to supporting English learner students and their families. The California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL) Journal, 30(2).
  • Wall, C. (2018). Development through dissonance: A longitudinal investigation of changes in teachers' educational beliefs. Teacher Education Quarterly, 45(3), 29-51.

  • Wall, C. (2017). The fifteen-week interview: Student teaching as an opportunity to job search. The New Teacher Advocate, 25(2), 4-5.

  • Wall, C. (2017). Bridging understanding between preservice teachers and diverse students through service-learning. Teaching Education, 28(2), 178-193. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10476210.2016.1236784

  • Musetti, B. & Wall, C. (2016). Responsivity through multi-tiered systems of support in a linguistically and culturally diverse school: A trauma-informed approach. Proceedings of the International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, (pp. 1202-1207). Seville, Spain: IATED

  • Wall, C. (2016). From student to teacher: Changes in preservice teacher educational beliefs throughout the learning-to-teach journey. Teacher Development, 20(3), 364-379.

  • Wall, C. & Musetti, B. (2016). Bridging English learners with community partners: The connecting power of the community liaison. Southern California Professional Development Schools (SCPDS) Network News, 5(2), 3.

  • Wall, C. (2016) Mind your Ps (and Qs): A preservice teacher's primer for job searching during your program. In D. Sanchez, D. Jones, & R. Fauber (Eds.), 2016 Job Search Handbook for Educators (p. 18). Slippery Rock, PA: American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE). [AAEE reprinted this 2016 article in their AAEE 2017, 2018, and 2019 Job Search Handbook.]

  • Wall, C. (2013). The power of story: Using autobiography as a springboard for preservice teacher learning. CCNews, 24(2), 22-24.

  • Member of the American Education Research Association (AERA)
  • Member of the Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP)
  • Member of the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE)
  • Member of the Association of Independent California College and Universities, Education (AICCU-ED)
  • Member of the California Association of School-University Partnership (CASUP)
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education (KDP)
  • April 2020: Paper Presentation, American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA, “Relationship Over Reproach: Fostering Resilience by Embracing a Trauma-Informed Approach to Education” (Conference canceled)
  • October 2019: Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Diego, CA, “Social-Emotional Learning and Relationship-Building: Fostering Resilience by Embracing a Trauma-Informed Approach to Education”
  • October 2018: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Searcy, AR, “Pain with a Purpose: Dissonance as a Catalyst for Teacher
    Development and Learning”
  • April 2018: Paper Presentation, American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, NY, "Mutually Constructed, Reciprocally Beneficial: Service-Learning to Bridge Understanding Between Preservice Teachers and Diverse Students"
  • April 2018: Paper Presentation, American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, NY, "Beyond Teaching Language: Embracing a Holistic Approach to Supporting English Learner Students and Their Families"
  • October 2017: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Edmond, OK, "Beyond English Instruction: Elevating Holistic Support for English Learner Students and Families"
  • February 2017: Presentation, Southern California Professional Development Schools Conference, Thousand Oaks, CA, "Jointly Constructed, Reciprocally Beneficial: Service-Learning to Bridge Understanding Between Preservice Teachers and Diverse Students"
  • November 2016: Presentation, International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), Seville, Spain, "Responsivity Through Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in a Linguistically and Culturally Diverse School: A Trauma-Informed Approach" (presentation given by co-author, Dr. Bernadette Musetti)
  • October 2016: Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Diego, CA, "Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in a Diverse School: Implications for Teacher Education"
  • October 2015: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Montgomery, AL, "Lessons Learned: Educational Beliefs and How They Change the Longer One Teaches"
  • October 2015: Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Diego, CA, "From Preservice to Inservice Teacher: A Longitudinal Investigation of Changes in Teachers' Educational Beliefs"
  • October 2014: Panel Presentation, Partnership for Education, Articulation, and Coordination through Higher Education (PEACH) Early Care and Education Doctorate Workforce Consortium, Los Angeles, CA
  • October 2014: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Nashville, TN, "Engendering Preservice Teachers' Awareness, Affirmation, and Active Support of Diverse Students Through Service-Learning"
  • March 2014: Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Jose, CA, "Growth through Giving: Service-Learning as a Tool for Pre-Service Teacher Development"
  • March 2014: Poster Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Jose, CA, "Growth through Giving: Service-Learning as a Tool for Pre-Service Teacher Development"
  • October 2013: Panel Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Memphis, TN, "The Challenges Currently Facing Education in America"
  • October 2013: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Memphis, TN, "Reflecting on the Past to Prepare for the Future: Using Autobiography as a Springboard for Preservice Teacher Learning"
  • April 2013: Poster Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), San Jose, CA, "The Power of Story: Using Autobiography as a Springboard for Preservice Teacher Learning"
  • March 2013: Humanities/Teacher Education (HuTE) Symposium, Malibu, CA, "Exploring Changes in Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about Education Throughout Their Learning-to-Teach Journey"
  • October 2012: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Abilene, TX, "Strengthening Lives for Service, Purpose, and Leadership? Prove it!: How a Culture of Assessment Has Ignited Another Look at the Integration of Faith and Learning in Teacher Education"
  • September 2011: Presentation, Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP), Lubbock, TX, "Exploring Changes in Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about Education Throughout Their Learning-to-Teach Journey"
  • March, 2011: Presentation, California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Conference, San Jose, CA, "Exploring Changes in Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about Education Throughout Their Learning-to-Teach Journey"
  • Innovation in Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Mini-Grant from the Advancement of Student Learning Council (ASLC) - Project title: "Dispositions as Learning Outcomes: Identifying, Operationalizing, and Assessing Student Dispositional Development"

Topics

  • Preservice Teacher Education and Teacher Development
  • Service Learning
  • Teachers' Educational Beliefs

Courses

  • Human Development
  • Literacy Theory and Methods for Single Subject Candidates
  • Educational Foundations
  • Single Subject Teaching and Content Area Methods
  • Clinical Experience 2
  • First Year Seminar