Faculty profile

Barbara Beyerbach

Professor


Contact

216B Hewitt Hall
315.312.2650
barbara.beyerbach@oswego.edu

Office hours

by appointment

Barbara Beyerbach Head Shot

Dr. Beyerbach is a professor of education and co-directs Project SMART, a long term professional development project with area schools. She is published in the areas of professional development, social justice through the arts, and Professional Development Schools.  She works to bring mindfulness education to area schools. 

Research

Social Justice Education
Mindfulness in Education
Activist Art and Social Justice Pedagogy

Publications

  • Beyerbach, B (2014). On the way to Taos. On My Own Time Art Exhibit. Syracuse: Everson Museum.
  • Beyerbach, B. & Davis, R. D. (Eds.). (2011). Activist art in social justice pedagogy: Engaging students in glocal issues through the arts. NY: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Beyerbach, B. (2011) . Social justice through the arts. In Beyerbach, B. & Davis, R. D. (Eds.), Activist art in social justice pedagogy: Engaging students in global issues through the arts. NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Conferences

Beyerbach, B. & Ramalho, T. (2015, February). Mindfulness in the schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota Florida.

Awards and honors

  • SUNY Research Foundation Outstanding Researcher/Scholar Award, 2008
  • GESA Educational Alliance Senior Research Associate Director (with Dr. Marcia Burrell), 2006-Present
  • Project SMART featured on NYS Sharing Success Publication, Video, and CD Rom on Best Practice, 2001
  • SUNY Research Foundation Chancellors Award for Scholarship and Research, 2001

Performances and exhibitions

On my own time:  On the road to Taos,  Multimedia exhibited at Syracuse-- Everson Museum, Oct 2014

Education

  • Ph. D., Syracuse University, 1985
    Major: Teaching and Curriculum 
  • MS, State University of New York College at Oswego, 1976 
    Major: Elementary Education
  • BA, State University of New York College at Oswego, 1974
    Major: Elementary Education
    Concentration: Psychology
    Certification: NY Permanent, Grades N - 6

Classes taught

Project SMART:  Mindful Language and Literacy