Lately, Byron Darnall is a busy SCEE member! When he is not fathering his twins, Byron is working at his role as the Bureau Chief for Educator Quality at Iowa Department of Education and finishing his dissertation.
His Ph.D. studies in educational leadership began two-years-ago and with a completion goal of two years. As a result, Byron worked on his coursework and dissertation simultaneously. He cheerfully reported that he completed his coursework in March and is set to defend his thesis this summer.
The dissertation uses data to examine the ability of out-of-school factors--such as household income and parent education level--to ..