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James S. Cantor, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Teacher Education

Department: Teacher Education

Office: COE 1472
Phone Extension: x3775
Email Username: jcantor

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Presentations and Workshops

  • Cantor, J. (2007). Masters/Induction School-University Partnership: Collaborating to Develop a New Program. Paper presented at Association of Teacher Educators 2007 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. February 2007.
  • Cantor, J. (2007). The Many Faces of School Reform: A Performance Using Song Parodies to Look at School Reform From Multiple Perspectives . presented at Association of Teacher Educators 2007 Annual Meeting , San Diego, CA . February 2007.
  • Cantor, J. and Jones, A. (2006). California Council on Teacher Education: A Partnership Supporting All Teachers . Table session presented at BTSA and Intern Directors Statewide Conference , Sacramento , CA, November 2006.
  • Cantor, J. (2006). Building A Community of Learners For Successful Classroom Management . Workshop presented at Future Teachers Conference, Santa Monica , CA. October 2006.
  • Cantor, J. & Dulyea, D. (2006). Using A Research-Based Professional Development School to Train and Retain Quality Teachers For Urban Classrooms . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA . April 2006.
  • Cantor, J., (2006) This Land IS Our Land: Arts-Based Social Justice Learning . A two-hour workshop presented at the 45 th Annual Conference of the California Council for the Social Studies. San Diego , CA . March 2006.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2005). Preparing Teachers to Integrate Technology into Multicultural Inner-City Classrooms. Paper presented at the 2005 Conference of The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) . Los Angeles , CA. October 2005.
  • Cantor, J., Kirsch, J, and Bravo, L. (2005). Metro Links: Arts-Based Professional Development Connecting Urban Artists and Classroom Teachers. A Concurrent Session presented at the Spring 2005 Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education. San Jose , CA. March 2005.  
  • Cantor, J., Nelson, T., (2004). Defining High Quality Teaching . A panel discussion presented at the Fall 2004 Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education . San Diego , CA . October 2004.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2004). Meeting Federal Guidelines for Technology Integration in Teacher Education. A Concurrent Session presented at the 25 th Annual National Education Computing Conference. New Orleans, LA. June 2004.
  • Cantor, J., Brown, C., Cooper, B., & Melia, F. (2004). Breaking the Mold: Alternative, Fast-Track Models for Preparing Teachers . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA . April 2004.
  • Russell, S., Cantor, J. (2004). Los Angeles Unified School District , Local G, and California State University-Dominguez Hills Nancy Zimpher Award for Best Partnership . Award nominee presentation at the 2004 Holmes Partnership Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. January 2004.
  • Russell, S., Lal, S., & Cantor, J. (2004). Student Achievement Research and Teacher Quality: Evaluating Professional Development School Practices. A Promising Practice Session in the 2004 Holmes Partnership Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. January 2004.
  • Russell, S., Cantor, J., Nakayama, C., Bradley, S., Trujillo , C., & Gallagher, P. (2004). A Professional Development School Network: Improving Teacher Preparation with a Replicable Systemic Model . A Promising Practice Session in the 2004 Holmes Partnership Annual Conference . San Diego, CA. January 2004.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2004). Pathways to Change: Preparing Teacher Education Faculty to Integrate Technology in the Age of ‘No Child Left Behind .' A symposium for American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, AACTE's 56 th Annual Meeting & Exhibits . Chicago, Il . February 2004.
  • Cantor, J., Dulyea, D., and Mora-Flores, E., (2003). Aligning a Community of Practice to Support University Interns through Professional Development School/School-University Partnership, PDS/SUP . A Paper Session in the Research and Best Practice Sessions at the Fall 2003 Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education . San Diego , CA . October 2003.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., Davis, J. & Moscovici, H. (2003). Preparing Teachers to Integrate Technology into Multicultural Inner-City Classrooms. A Concurrent Session presented at the 24 th Annual National Education Computing Conference . Seattle , WA. June 2003
  • Cantor, J., Mora, E., & Schaar, S. (2003). Collaborating to Address An Emergency in Teacher Education: The Evolution of A Professional Development School for Emerging Professionals . Multi-media presentation at the Maryland Professional Development School Network's Second National Professional Development School Conference. Baltimore, MD. March 2003.
  • Blair, B., Russell, S., Cantor, J., Schaar, S., & Mills-Marbury, K. (2003). Teacher Education for Emergency Permit Teachers: The Evolution of a Professional Development School for Emerging Professionals . Multi-media presentation at the Holmes Partnership Seventh Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. February 2003.
  • Cantor, J., & Colbert, J. (2003) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) – Microsoft Innovative Teachers Program . Multi-media presentation at American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, AACTE's 55 th Annual Meeting & Exhibits . New Orleans, LA. January 2003.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2003). Teacher Education Programs Meet the Digital Age: Challenges Faced and Lessons Learned . A symposium for American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, AACTE's 55 th Annual Meeting & Exhibits . New Orleans, LA. January 2003.
  • Cantor, J., Schaar, S., Mills-Marbury, K., Paris, N. (2002). Teacher Education for Emergency Permit Teachers: The Evolution of a Professional Development School for Emerging Professionals . Symposium presented at the 2002 Professional Development Schools National Conference. Orlando, Florida. March 2002.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2002). Collaborating to Infuse Technology into Teacher Education: A Trainer-of-Trainers Model . A concurrent session presented at the 2002 National Educational Computing Conference , San Antonio , TX .
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., & Hembacher, D. (2002). Infusing Technology into Teacher Education Programs: New Paradigms of Accountability . A symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education . New York , NY . February 2002.
  • Vasuveda, A., Cantor, J. (2002). Distributed Accountability: Reforming Districts to Share Responsibility for Student Success. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans , LA. April 2002.
  • Cantor, J. (2001). From the Dust Bowl to Los Angeles: Integrating Woody Guthrie's Songs in a Literature Rich Curriculum. Workshop presentation at the South Bay Area Reading Council's 18 th Annual Literacy Conference . Lennox , CA , October 2001.
  • Olson, P.M., Cantor, J.S., & Wilkins-Canter, E., (2001). Considering an alternative? Consider this …. , Symposium presented at the Association of Teacher Educators, ATE Summer Conference , Portland, Oregon, August 7, 2001.
  • Cantor, J., Dacumos, M., & Medina , J. (2001). Alleviating Cognitive Dissonance for Beginning Teachers Through Professional Development School/School-University Partnerships . A best practice session presented at the California Council on the Education of Teachers Spring Conference. March 2001.
  • Cantor, J., Mills-Marbury, K., Paris , N., & White, K. (2001). Teacher Education for Emergency Permit Teachers: A Professional Development School for Emerging Professionals . A symposium presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting . New Orleans, LA. February 2001.
  • Cantor, J. (2000). Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Coordinating a Professional Development School for In-Service, Non-Credentialed Teachers . Paper presented at the 79 th Annual Conference of the California Educational Research Association, Ontario, CA. November 2000.
  • Cantor, J. (2000). Following the Drinking Gourd: Integrated Teaching Through the Arts, Social Studies, and Content-Area Reading and Writing. Workshop presentation at the South Bay Area Reading Council's 17 th Annual Literacy Conference. Lennox, CA , October 2000.
  • Cantor, J. (1998). Support for the Common Good: Beginning Teachers, Social Justice, and School-University Partnership. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Associatio, San Diego, April 1998.
  • Friedlaender, D., Cantor, J., Vasudeva, A., & Ryan, S. (1998). A Writing Group As a Forum for Critical Inquiry and Social Learning . . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, April 1998.
  • Cantor, J., Friedlaender, D., Ryan, S., Vasudeva, A. (1997). A Writing Group as a Forum for Critical Inquiry . Paper presented at Reclaiming Voice Conference , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, June 1997.
  • Cantor, J. (1997). The Development of Beginning Teachers as Social Justice Educators in the Context of a School-University Partnership . Paper presented at University of California , Los Angeles Center X Conference, When Research & Practice Intersect, Los Angeles , May 1997.  
  • Cantor, J. (1997). The Development of Beginning Teachers as Social Justice Educators in the Context of a School-University Partnership . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago , March 1997.

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