Presentations

2021

Nicole J. Harris, Leslie Duhaylongsod, Megan Schumaker Murphy, & James Noonan. “’Capital’izing on cultural wealth and sense of belonging: Narratives of successful students of color in a teacher preparation program.” American Educational Research Association (AERA), virtual meeting (April 2021).

James Noonan, Ashley J. Carey*, & Jack Schneider. “Accounting for student voice: Surveys, school quality, and state accountability systems.” American Educational Research Association (AERA), virtual meeting (April 2021).

James Noonan. “(Re-)learning to lead: Helping educators manage crises of professional identity and loss.” International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), virtual meeting (March 2021).

2020

Rachel S. White, James Noonan, & Jack Schneider. “Leverage points: Examining how districts and schools vary on non-test based measures of school quality.” Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA. [Conference cancelled]

2019

James Noonan & Judith Evans, “Empowering teams to challenge privilege: School quality inquiry as a tool for transformation.” Learning experience at the School Reform Initiative (SRI) Fall Meeting, Cambridge, MA.

Chris Domaleski, Susan Lyons, Elliot Asp, & James Noonan. “More balanced and coherent school accountability systems to promote equity: The key role of districts.” Symposium at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Conference on Student Assessment, Orlando, FL.

Noonan, J., Bristol., T., & Jones, M. "Taking care of your own": Parochialism, pride of place, and the drive to diversify teaching. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, Ontario.

2018

Noonan, J. & Schneider, J. A technical problem, a just solution: School quality measurement as a tool for social justice and equity. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education (AME), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. 

Noonan, J. Regard me: Learner engagement and the satisfaction of basic needs in powerful professional development. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.

Noonan, J. Layers of learning: Multidimensional teacher agency in professional development. Presented at the 30th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.

2017

Noonan, J. An affinity for learning: Teacher identity and powerful professional learning. Presented at the 18th biennial meeting of the International Study Association for Teachers and Teaching (ISATT), Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.

Noonan, J. When teachers choose: Agency, identity, and powerful professional development. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX.

2016

Noonan, J. Reframing professional development as a civic good using deliberative democracy. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education (AME), Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

2013

Noonan, J. Defining professionalism. Lecture given as part of H-175: GoodWork in Education, Professor Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

Diazgranados, S. & Noonan, J. The effect of safe and participatory school environments on children’s supportive attitudes toward violence: Evidence from Colombia. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education (AME), Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada.

Noonan, J. In here, out there: Making schools safe for uncertainty. Presented at the 25th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH.

Noonan, J. Civic respect and the new pedagogy of professional learning: From theory building to pilot testing. Presented to the Spencer Foundation Early Career Scholars Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

2011

Diazgranados, S., & Noonan, J. “A barrier has fallen”: Transformative peace education in rural Colombia. Presented as part of the Civic and Moral Education Initiative Student Seminar Series, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

2010

Noonan, J. (2010). Reimagining teacher professional development and citizenship education: Lessons for import from Colombia. Presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Chicago, IL.

2008

Noonan, J., & Diazgranados, S. Teaching peace: Using the Peace Games model to empower young peacemakers in Colombia. Presented at 6th Annual Education Across the Americas Conference, Teachers College, New York, NY.