Pamela Sandoval                                                          

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

CAEP Accreditation Coordinator


Office: AB-229A
Phone: 607-777-7318
Fax: 607-777-3587
E-mail: sandoval@binghamton.edu

 Dr. Pamela Sandoval


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Urban Social Institutions (Sociology, History & Urban Affairs). University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 1990
  • M.S. in Educational Psychology. Learning and Development with Methodology and Statistics. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 1982
  • B.A. in Art. Mount Mary College. 1976

Teaching Profession
Courses regularly taught

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
  • Social Foundations of Education
  • Adolescent Psychology

Current Research Interests

  • Assessment and Program Evaluation
  • Public Policy on Education
  • Urban Education
  • Critical Issues of Race, Class, and Gender in Education

 Publications Since 1990

  • Richardson, B., & Sandoval P. (2007). Impact of Education on Gender Equity in Employment and its Outcomes. In S. Klein, C. Dwyer, L. Fox, D. Grayson, C. Kramarae, D. Pollard, and B. Richardson, Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
  • Sandoval, P., & Wigle, S. (2006) Building a Unit Assessment System: Creating Quality Evaluation of Candidate Performance. Education, 126 (4), 640-652.
  • S. G. Akyea, & P. Sandoval. (2005). A Feminist Perspective on Assessment: An Epistemology Of Caring and Concern. Radical Pedagogy, 6(2).
  • Sandoval, P. A. (2001). Inequity as the Source of the Cultural Gap in an Urban School/University Collaborative. Urban Review, 33(1).
  • Wigle, S., & Sandoval, P.A. (2000). Change and challenges in a Graduate School of Education: Choice theory as an Effective Leadership Paradigm. International Journal of Reality Therapy, XX (1).4-10.
  • Schoon, K., & Sandoval P.A. (2000). Option II of the Urban Teacher Education Program: An Inservice Route to Teacher Certification. Urban Education, 35(4), 418-441
  • Sandoval, P. 1999. Preparing to Lead: Young Mothers in College. In G. Brown, & B. Irby (Eds.)  Women and Leadership: Balancing Power with Caring. New York: NOVA Science.
  • Rominger, A., & Sandoval, P. A. 1998. Employee Testing: Reconciling the Twin Goals of Productivity and Fairness. Depaul Business Law Review, 10(2), 299-347.
  • Schoon, K., & Sandoval, P. 1997. The Seamless Field Experience Model for Secondary Science Teacher Preparation. Journal of Science Education, 8, 2, 127-140.
  • Sandoval, P. 1996. How Deep Is Collaboration? Teacher Education Curriculum, Course Curriculum, and the Field. Contemporary Education, LXVII, 4, 233-236.
  • Sandoval, P. 1995. Transformation of a Former Advocate for Gifted Education. Equity and Excellence in Education, 28, 2.
  • Sandoval, P. A., Reed. C. & Attinasi, J. 1993. Professors and Teachers Working Together to Develop Instructional Teams in an Urban Teacher Education Program. Contemporary Education, 4, 243-248.
  • In addition, over 80 national presentations, papers and institutional reports.

Other Professional Activities

  • New York State Education Department/Gates Foundation – Smart Scholars Early College High Schools. I helped organize grant applications from SUNY campuses: Eight of 11 partnerships funded. Total SUNY funding for the project is over $4 million. SUNY and EdWorks of Ohio also successfully submitted a grant application to be the Gates Intermediary beginning in 2010 ($500,000). The Intermediary supports the development and implementation of the partnerships. (Nancy Willie-Schiff, Pam Sandoval, and Andrea Mulkey)
  • New York State Teacher Pilot Quality Research Center. Project funded to develop a state-wide information management system that links university data with NYSED certification and teacher employment data.   Partnership received $50,000 from Carnegie and $50,000 match from the New York State Education Department (PI Hamilton Lankford with Nancy Willie-Schiff, Sue Weber and Pam Sandoval).
  • Career Ladder Incentive Program (Indiana University Northwest, U-CLIP). Principal Investigator. Grant amount $1,029,026 over three years beginning in fall 1999. Instigated the grant application, provided needs assessment, wrote the grant narrative, and provided the evaluation plan for the USDOE Title II Higher Education Act, Teacher Recruitment Grant (with C. Reed, U-CLIP Program Director).
  • K-12 Transition Partnership, Indiana University Northwest. Principal Investigator. Grant amount $154,781 over one year. I participated in conceptual development and outline of grant (with S. Wigle, G. Schultz, & C. Wiles), and wrote drafts and final copy. The grant was funded for one year beginning fall 2001.
  • A Certainty of Opportunity. Principal Investigator. School, university, community collaborative between Indiana University Northwest, The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC), and The Gary Accord. Wrote (with W. Burt, GCSC) the grant funded by the Knight Foundation for $250,000 for a "Certainty of Opportunity" for children and youth in the GCSC. This was a three-year grant (1995-96 to 1997-98).
  • UTEP Phase III: The Next Generation. I participated in the development of a grant to the Lilly Endowment. This grant added $650,000 to the Urban Teacher Education Program in 1993-94 (Principal Investigator, J. Attinasi with C. Reed, P. Sandoval, & K. Schoon).

Selected Recognitions

  • Elected to Indiana University FACET (Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching) spring 2000
  • Received 1997 Indiana University "Teacher Excellence Recognition Award"
  • Received 1998 Indiana University "Teacher Excellence Recognition Award"

Last Updated: 7/18/16