A Study of the Danielson Framework for Teaching for Evaluating Early Childhood Teachers, American Education Research Association (AERA), April 2016
Scaling Systems of Community Schools by Integrating the Community School Model into a Statewide Birth to Grade 3 Initiative in Illinois, Community Schools National Forum, April 2016
Accelerating Professional Practice Using the Framework for Teaching at the Early Childhood Level, Illinois Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, March 2016
Maximizing Danielson’s Framework for Teaching in Early Childhood Teacher Evaluation, Illinois Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, March 2016
Studying the Validity and Reliability of the Danielson Framework for Teaching in PreK-3rd Grade Classroom, Illinois Education Research Consortium Symposium, October 2015
Teacher Evaluation in Early Childhood Classrooms: Using the Danielson Framework for Observing and Growing Teacher Practice, Sharing a Vision Conference, September 2015
PreK-3 Danielson Framework for Teaching Research Study, Gateways to Opportunity Higher Education Forum, April 2015
Early Learning Framework for Teaching Validation Process, Presentation to the Performance Evaluation Advisory Committee, April 2014
Early Learning Framework for Teaching Validation Process, Illinois Governor’s Symposium, April 2014
Updates in Early Childhood Policy in Illinois, Professional Development Advisory Committee, January 2014
Developmentally Appropriate Teacher Evaluation: Studying the Charlotte Danielson Framework for PreK-3rd Grade Teachers, National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, June 2013
Developing Deeper and More Meaningful Evaluation Systems, LINC Symposium, April 2013
Policies, Practices, and Leadership to Create Aligned and Integrated P-12 Learning Systems in Two States and Ontario, American Education Research Association (AERA), April 2012
Effective Policies and Practices to Create an Aligned Systems Approach between Early Learning Programs, Health and Human Services, and K-12 School Systems. Head Start Edward Zigler Midwest Research Institute, March 2012
Leading for Learning: Preparing School Leaders to Align Early Childhood and K-12 Education Systems, University Council of Education Administrators (UCEA), November 2011
Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum, Illinois Principal Preparation Summit, June 2011
Effective Practices in Building a Learning Continuum, Lessons Learned for Illinois, Illinois Education Research Consortium Symposium, June 2011
A Cross-Case Analysis of Preschool through Third Grade (P-3) Alignment: Effective Practices and Policies at State, District, Municipal and School Levels (Discussant), American Evaluation Research Association (AERA), April 2011
Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum, Presentation to Head Start Directors Retreat, June 2010
A Curricular Approach: Integrating Early Childhood Content into School Leadership Preparation and Professional Development, American Education Research Association (AERA) April 2010
Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum, Triple I Conference, November 2009
Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum, Sharing a Vision Conference, October 2009
Building a Seamless Learning Continuum: Looking at the Role of Leadership to Bridge the Gap Between Pre-K and K-12 Care and Education Systems. American Education Research Association (AERA), April 2009
Navigating the Induction of New Principals in the Field. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA), July 2007
Superintendents Speak to the Impact of a Multi-Tiered Certification System on the Preparation and Professional Development of Principals. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA), August 2006
Priorities for Allocating Corporate Resources to Improve Education. American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 2005
Assessing quality career and technical education credit based transition programs. Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE), November 2004
Evaluation of dual credit programs: A dialectical framework for mixing methods, strategies and implications for practice. American Evaluation Association (AEA), November 2004
Young, R. M., Hunt, E. L., & Hood, L. K. (Eds.). (2013). The Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum (LINC) Tool Kit: Redesigning principal preparation programs across four Illinois institutions. Normal, IL: Center for the Study of Education Policy, Illinois State University.
Hood, L., & Hunt, E. (2012). From birth to graduation and beyond: Aligning best practices in educational systems to improve learning outcomes. Normal, IL: Center for the Study of Education Policy, Illinois State University.
Haeffele, L., Hood, L., & Gardner, D. (2009). Evaluation capacity building in a school/university partnership grant program. Planning and Changing 42(1).
Hood, L., Hunt, E. Haeffele, L.M. (2009). Illinois post-secondary transfer students: Experiences in navigating the higher education transfer system. Planning and Changing 39(3).
Brooks-LaRaviere, M., Hood, L.K., & Bragg, D.D. (2005). Career and Technical Education transition pathways: Postsecondary perceptions of programs, practices, and student outcomes. Columbus, OH: National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education.
Hood, L.K., Kirby, C., & Bragg, D.D. (2005). Trends in Tech Prep and student participation for the state of Illinois for FY04. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Office of Community College Research and Leadership.
Hood, L.K., & Rubin, M.B. (2004). Priorities for allocating corporate resources to improve education. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Office of Community College Research and Leadership.
Ryan, K. & Hood, L.K. (2004). Guarding the castle and opening the gates. Qualitative Inquiry, 10(1), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Barnett, E., Bragg, D.D., Hood, L.K., & Gardner, D. (2002). Exemplary and promising postsecondary career & technical education programs. Champaign, IL: National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education.
Kohler, P.D., & Hood, L.K. (2000). Improving student outcomes: Promising practices and programs for 1999-2000. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Transition Research Institute.
Teacher Evaluation in Early Childhood Classrooms: Using the Danielson Framework for Observing and Growing Teacher Practice, 2016 Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program cohort at the University of Washington, April 2016
Enhancing Professional Practice: Maximizing Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Evaluating Early Childhood Teachers and Accelerating Teaching, Illinois Resource Center, October, 2015
Enhancing Professional Practice: Maximizing Danielson’s Framework for the Teaching and Evaluation Process in Early Childhood, Illinois Administrator’s Academy, Illinois Principal’s Association, October 2015