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Chad Ellett

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • PRISM
    • Roles: Project Evaluator, Project Researcher

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Researcher, Evaluator 

BIO

Currently head of consulting firm (CDE Research Associates, Inc.) and Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, University of Georgia. 1975-1983, Assistant Profssor, College of Eucation, University of Georgia, 1983-2000, Professor, College of Education, Louisiana State University, Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Measurement and Research, University of Georgia, 1974. 

EXPERTISE

Research esign, Measurement, Program Evaluation, Performance Assessment, Use of mixed methodologies in research in education, child welfare and other areas of the social sciences. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Ellett, A.J., Collins-Camargo, C., & Ellett, C.D. (2006). Personal and organizational correlates of outcomes in child welfare: Implications for supervision and continuing professional development. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 9(2), 44-53.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D., Westbrook, T.M., and Lerner, C.B. (2006)/ Toward the development of a research-based employee selection protocol: Implications for child welfare supervision, administration, and professional development. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 9(3), 111-121.

Dellinger, A.B., Bobbett, J., Olivier, D., & Ellett, C.D. (2006). Development and use of the Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs System (TEBS): Measuring teachers' self, work group, and faculty collective efficacy beliefs. Teaching and Teacher Education, 24(3), 751-756.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D., & Lerner, B. (2009). A research-based child welfare employee selection protocol: Strengthening retention of the workforce. Child Welfare, 88(5), 49-68.

Ellett, C.D. & Monsaas, J. (2010). Development and validation of a new measure of teacher
perceptions of science and mathematics learning environments. Learning Environments Research, (In Press)
Ellett, C.D., Monsaas, J., Payne, D.A., & Pevey, M. (2006). Continued development and validation of a measure of reformed teaching and learning environments in science and mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kutal, C., Butler, F, Ellett, C.D. & Others (2006). Developing a reward structure for higher education faculty involvement in K-12 schools. Paper presented at the MSP Evaluation Summit II: Using Evaluation Data to Communicate Findings, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D. &Rugutt, J.K. (2007). Understanding intent to remain employed in
child welfare: A hierarchical linear modeling approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, California.

Ellett, A.J. & Ellett, C.D. (2007). Development of a new multi-phase employee selection protocol:
Implications for employee retention and practice in child welfare. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, California..

Ellett, C.D. & Monsaas, J. (2007) A cross-sample validation of a measure of teaching and learning
environments in science and mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D. & Lerner, B. (2008). An employee selection protocol to improve retention
and practice in child welfare. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.

Monsaas, J. & Ellett, C.D. (2008). Developing higher education and public school partnerships in
reform of science and math education: A three-year evaluation study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, Colorado.

Ellett, C.D. & Hughes, M. (2008). The ecological validity of mathematics and science
teachers'assessments of inquiry-based learning environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, N.Y.

Hughes, M. & Ellett, C.D. (2008). Demonstrating inquiry-based learning environments in K-12
math and science. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, N.Y.

Ellett, C.D. and Monsaas, J. (2008). Development and initial validation of a measure of reformed
and traditional teaching and learning environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, Colorado.

Monsaas, J., Mogusu, J. & Ellett, C.D. (2009). K-16 professional learning communities in science
and mathematics: Effects on teaching and learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California.
Ellett, A., Ellett, C.D. & Lerner, B. (2009). A research-based employee selection protocol:
Improving retention and practice. Workshop presented at the 17th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Atlanta, Georgia.

Ellett, C.D., Schroeder, T. & Ellett, A.J. (2009). National statistics on internet safety:
Implications for child maltreatment education and practice. Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, Texas.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D. & Lerner, B. (2009). Development and evaluation of a research-based
child welfare employee selection protocol. Poster presentation at the national ACYF Children's Bureau Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington, D.C.

Ellett, A.J., Ellett, C.D. & Lerner, B. (2010). Research findings framing the development
and evaluation of a new child welfare employee selection protocol. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.

Ellett, C.D. (2010). Changing policy and cultural contexts valuing faculty work in schools:
Implications for tenure and promotion. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.

Ellett. C.D., Monsaas, J. & Martin-Hansen, L. & Demir, A. (2010). Validation of a new measure
of faculty assessments of reformed teaching and learning practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.

Ellett, C.D. (2010). Chair, Faculty Development Roundtable. Roundtable discussion presented at
the annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.

Kutal, C., Martin-Hansen, L., Ellett, C.D., Vandergrift, N., Awong-Taylor, J. & Demir, K. (2010)
Transforming higher education culture to support faculty engagement in K-16 STEM education reform. Paper presented at the National Science Foundation 2010 MSP Learning Network Conference, Washington, D.C..

Hessinger, S., Coleman, D., Martin, C., Ellett, C.D., Monsaas, J. (2010) PRISM Phase II:
Research on key PRISM strategies: Generating knowledge through collaborative research. Paper presented at the National Science Foundation 2010 MSP Learning Network Conference, Washington, D.C.

Martin-Hansen, L., Ellett, C.D., Monsaas, J., & Demir, K. (2010). University faculty assessments
of teaching and learning practices: Validating a new measure. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Ellett, C.D., Monsaas, J. & Martin-Hansen, L. (2010). An examination of different organizational
levels of STEM education engagement and advocacy: The Georgia Case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Ellett, A., Beal, B. & Ellett, C.D. (2010). Satisfaction, professional commitment, and retention in
child welfare: Future Directions for research and practice. (2010). Paper proposal submitted for presentation at the 15th annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.