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Ann Therese Mausbach, PhD

Associate Professor

Education

Ann Mausbach

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College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate School
Educational Leadership (Master of Science)
K-12 Educational Leadership through Sports (Graduate Certificate)
Education
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Ann Therese Mausbach, PhD

Associate Professor

Education

Dr. Mausbach formerly held positions in K-12 school systems. She was an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, coordinator of staff development, director of curriculum and director of elementary education. She has published three books. A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on her curriculum vitae. She is currently the Program Director for Educational Leadership.

Research Focus

Educational Leadership, Literacy Leadership, Systems Change

Department

Education

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • Educational Leadership
    Bruckner, Martha, Mausbach, Ann It Takes a Culture
    72, p. 60-64 2015

Presentations

  • Increasing Graduation Rates, ASCD National Conference, 2014
  • Using School Improvement Processes, Professional Leadership Learning Network #2 AEA 267, Cedar Falls, IA, 2014-present 2014
  • Layering Interventions: One District’s Journey, Iowa ASCD Curriculum Leadership Conference 2013
  • Aligning School Improvement Processes, Professional Leadership Learning Network #1 AEA 267, Cedar Falls, IA, 2013-present 2013
  • Language Arts Formative Assessments, Council Bluffs Community School District, 2013 2013
  • Hitting Grade Level Reading Out of the Park with Summer Learning: The Council Bluffs Model, National Summer Learning Conference 2012
  • Collective Action in Literacy: Strengthening and Supplementing the Core, ASCD National Conference, 2012
  • Badges, Buttons, and Beliefs: Ten Dynamic Ideas to Increase Graduation Rates, ASCD National Conference 2011
  • From Critic to Collaborator: Working Together for Student Support, ASCD National Conference 2010
  • Workshop Overview, Council Bluffs Community School District, 2010 2010
  • Aligning the Design for School Improvement, ASCD National Conference, 2009
  • Curriculum Revision Process, Council Bluffs Community School District, 2008-2013 2008
  • Council Bluffs Community School District New Administrator’s Cohort, Council Bluffs Community School District, 2007-2013 2007
  • Principal Leadership Development, Council Bluffs Community School District, 2007-2013 2007
  • Lining Up the Stars and Planets for School Improvement: Using the Walkthroughs and Look Fors as Tools for Improvement, MSDC Show-Me Professional Development Conference”, Lake of the Ozarks, March, 2005 2005
  • Balanced Literacy: An Overview, Omaha Public Schools Administrators, 2005-2006 2005
  • Walkthroughs and Data Consult, Omaha Public Schools Administrators, November, 2005 2005
  • The Next Step: Designing and Implementation Powerful Professional Development Plans, Liberty Public Schools Administrative Team, February, 2005 2005
  • The Data Consult Process, Liberty Public Schools Administrative Team, August, 2005 2005
  • Implementing Missouri’s Reading Legislation, Missouri School Board Association, Lake of the Ozarks, October, 2002 2002
  • Curriculum Maps and Benchmark Assessments, Liberty Public Schools teachers, August, 2002 2002
  • K-2 Social Studies Alive! Liberty Public Schools teachers, July, 2002 2002
  • How Curriculum Becomes Instruction, Liberty Public Schools Board of Education, April, 2002 2002
  • Fine Arts Curriculum Revision Process, Liberty Public Schools Fine Arts Team, February, 2002 2002
  • Tools for Instructional Leaders, Liberty Public Schools Administrative Team, August, 2001 2001
  • 3rd Cycle MSIP, Liberty Public Schools Administrative Team, February, 2001 2001
  • Elementary International Language Program, Liberty Public Schools Board of Education, March, 2000 2000
  • Annual Performance Report, Liberty Public Schools Administrative Team, February, 2000 2000
  • Process of Developing Cognitive Curriculum, Liberty Public Schools Social Studies Team, October, 1999 1999
  • Missouri Assessment Program, Liberty Public Schools teachers, Fall, 1999 1999
  • Comprehensive School Improvement Plan, Liberty Public Schools Board of Education, October, 1998 1998
  • Developing Performance Assessments, Presented to Shawnee Mission Assessment Committee, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, January, 1998 1998
  • Implementing the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, CARE Conference Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO, October, 1997 1997
  • Cooperative Learning: Tried and True Techniques for Behavior Disordered Students, Midwest Region Behavior Disorder Symposium, Kansas City, MO, February, 1997 1997
  • Results-Based Staff Development, Presented to Westridge Middle School, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, November, 1997 1997
  • Results-Based Staff Development, Presented to West Advisory Board, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, October, 1997 1997
  • QPA: Cycle II, Presented to district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, August, 1997 1997
  • Making Connections: Developing Integrated Units Using the Shawnee Mission Curriculum, Presented to Shawnee Mission elementary school teachers, Overland Park, KS, June, 1997 1997
  • Revisiting Cooperative Learning: Making it Work in the Block Schedule, Presented to Shawnee Mission North High School Staff, Shawnee Mission, KS, June, 1997 1997
  • Effective Use of Technology, Kansas Staff Development Council Leadership Conference, Salina, KS, April, 1996 1996
  • Getting Started with Technology – One District’s Plan, Kansas Technology Association, Wichita, KS, September, 1996 1996
  • Results-Based Staff Development, Presented to district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, November, 1996 1996
  • QPA: Designing and Implementing the School Improvement Plan, Presented to district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, November, 1996 1996
  • Teacher Expectations, Student Achievement, (TESA), Presented to Fort Leavenworth Junior High Staff, Fort Leavenworth, KS, January, 1996 1996
  • Computers in the Classroom – Beyond Drill and Practice, Learning Exchange Conference, Olathe, KS, June, 1995 1995
  • Integrating Technology, Presented to elementary district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, December, 1995 1995
  • An Overview of PowerPoint, Presented at district in-service, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, November, 1995 1995
  • Multimedia – What Is It and What Does It Mean For Our Students, Presented to secondary administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, August, 1995 1995
  • Managing Change, Presented to elementary district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, April, 1995 1995
  • Teacher Expectations, Student Achievement, (TESA), Presented to district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, January, 1995 1995
  • Teacher Expectations, Student Achievement, (TESA), Presented to district teachers, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, October, 1994 1994
  • QPA: An Overview of the Process, Presented to district administrators, Shawnee Mission Schools, Overland Park, KS, September, 1994 1994
  • Effective Cooperative Learning Structures, Presented at Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, Kansas City, KS, May, 1994 1994
  • Alternative Approaches to Assessment – EBASS Observation Instrument, Region VI Kansas Association of Special Education Administrators, Clearwater, KS, December, 1993 1993
  • QPA – Transforming Meaning into Practice, United Superintendents Association, Topeka, KS, November, 1993 1993
  • Implementing a District-Wide Inclusion Program, Kansas Special Educator’s Administrators Association, Lawrence, KS, October, 1993 1993
  • Special Services Role in the QPA Process, QPA Summer Academy, Manhattan, KS, August, 1993 1993
  • Transitioning to Inclusion – It Isn’t Just One Meeting in April, National Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Antonio, TX, April, 1993 1993
  • Advanced Class-Within-a-Class, Presented at South Central Kansas Education Service Center, Clearwater, KS, December, 1993 1993
  • Classwide Peer Tutoring, Presented at South Central Kansas Education Service Center, Clearwater, KS, December, 1993 1993
  • Understanding All Stakeholders’ Roles in Inclusion, Presented at Tanglewood Elementary, Derby School District, Derby, KS, December, 1993 1993
  • Effective Cooperative Strategies-Numbered Heads Together, Presented at Eastgate Middle School, North Kansas City School District, Kansas City, MO, November, 1993 1993
  • Critical Components of Successful Inclusion Programs, Presented at Bernio Public Schools, Bernio, Texas, October, 1993 1993
  • Numbered Heads Together, Presented at district in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, October, 1993 1993
  • Developing Effective Assessments, Presented at Eastgate Middle School, North Kansas City School District, Kansas City, MO, October, 1993 1993
  • Defining Inclusion, Presented at Eastgate Middle School district in-service day, North Kansas City School District, Kansas City, MO, October, 1993 1993
  • Collaborative Teaming, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, August, 1993 1993
  • Effective Instructional Strategies for All Students, Presented at Claremore Public Schools, Claremore, OK, August, 1993 1993
  • Critical Components of Successful Inclusion Programs, Presented at Claremore Public Schools, Claremore, OK, August, 1993 1993
  • Defining Inclusion, Presented at Claremore Public Schools, Claremore, OK, August, 1993 1993
  • Class-Within-a-Class, Presented at Haysville School District, Haysville, KS, March, 1993 1993
  • Focus Techniques, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, March, 1993 1993
  • Elaborated Feedback, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, February, 1993 1993
  • Cooperative Learning Structures – Co-op, Co-op, Presented at district in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, February, 1993 1993
  • Classwide Peer Tutoring, Presented at Spring Hill School District, Spring Hill, MO, February, 1993 1993
  • Preassessment – Problem-Solving Procedures, Presented at district in-service, Junction City Schools, Junction City, KS, January, 1993 1993
  • Numbered Heads Together, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, January, 1993 1993
  • Implementing Class-Within-a-Class at the Middle School Level, Kansas Association of Middle Level Education, Salina, Kansas, April, 1992 1992
  • Prerequisites to Successful Inclusion, Kansas State Council for Exceptional Children, Lawrence, KS, October, 1992 1992
  • Critical Components in Effective Staff Development, Kansas Effective Schools Conference, Wichita, KS, May, 1992 1992
  • Class-Within-a-Class, Presented at South Central Kansas Education Service Center, Clearwater, KS, December, 1992 1992
  • Defining Inclusion, Presented at Doniphan County Education Cooperative, Bendena, KS, September, 1992 1992
  • Understanding the Change Process, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, November, 1992 1992
  • Application of Elements of Effective Lessons, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, October, 1992 1992
  • Effective Communications Skills, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, September, 1992 1992
  • Overview of Class-Within-a-Class, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, August, 1992 1992
  • Effective Strategies-Concept Diagram, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, February, 1992 1992
  • Whole Language, Whole Child: Meeting Special Needs, Regional Conference of Teachers Applying Whole Language, Kansas City, MO, March, 1991 1991
  • An Integrated Approach to Staff Development, Kansas State Staff Development Leadership Conference, Salina, KS, April, 1991 1991
  • Middle School Implementation of Class-Within-a-Class, Kansas Association of Middle School Administrators, Emporia, KS, October, 1991 1991
  • Turned On and Tuned In with Class-Within-a-Class, Kansas Association of Middle School Administrators; Emporia, KS, October, 1991 1991
  • Developing Effective Lessons, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, November, 1991 1991
  • Classwide Peer Tutoring, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, October, 1991 1991
  • Understanding Students with Mild Handicaps, Presented at district special education in-service, Turner USD 202, Kansas City, KS, September, 1991 1991
  • Effective Instructional Practices – Classwide Peer Tutoring, Kansas State Council for Exceptional Children, Lawrence, KS, October, 1990 1990
  • TOTAL Staff Development – An Integrated Approach, Kansas State Council for Exceptional Children, Lawrence, KS, October, 1990 1990

Awards


  • Finalist for Central Office Administrator of the Year from School Administrators of Iowa, Award 2014
    Finalist for Central Office Administrator of the Year from School Administrators of Iowa, Award 2014

  • Recipient of the Pacesetter Award from the National Civic League for Summer Exploration Program
    Recipient of the Pacesetter Award from the National Civic League for Summer Exploration Program

  • Recipient of the Missouri Commissioner of Education’s Excellence in Professional Development Award- District
    Recipient of the Missouri Commissioner of Education’s Excellence in Professional Development Award- District

  • Recipient of the American Association of School Librarians Library Media Program of the Year
    Recipient of the American Association of School Librarians Library Media Program of the Year

  • Recognized as a High Performing School District by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Recognized as a High Performing School District by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education