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       EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers Today: Striving for Excellence

ADMASU ETAFA TUCHO
3020 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
atucho@lincoln.edu
Phone (215) 590-8223
Fax (215) 382-1624

Education

August 2000 Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) in Educational Administration with concentration in Higher Education, Temple University, Philadelphia
May 1991 Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Adult and Continuing Education, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
May 1990 Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
July 1982 Bachelor of Art (B.A) in History, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Experience
September 2010 to Present Associate Professor, Interim Assistant Chair of Education Department,
Graduate Education Programs Coordinator, and Academic Advisor
August 2007 to September 2010 Assistant Professor, Interim Assistant Chair of Education Department,
Graduate Education Programs Coordinator, and Academic Advisor
August 2004 to July 2007 Assistant Professor, Graduate Education Programs Coordinator, and Academic Advisor
September 2003 to June 2004 Adjunct Professor. Taught (1) Educational Assessment
Evaluation (2) Elementary and Secondary Schools Administration, and (3) School Law. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
September 1991 to August 2004 Instructor. GED, ABE, and ESL. Community College of
Philadelphia, Division of Community Service
Summer 2002 Adjunct Professor. Research Design in Education. Temple University, College of Education
Fall '98 to Spring 2002 Adjunct Professor. Taught Education, Schooling, and Individuals in American Society (undergraduate core course). Temple University, College of Education
September 1993 to May 1997 Graduate & Teaching Assistant. Temple University, College
of Education, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Dept.
February 1990 to July 1991 Part-time Instructor. Adult Basic Education, ABE,
West Philadelphia Economic and Development Corporation
September 1988 to May 1991 Graduate Assistant. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, PA
September 1986 to June 1988 Department Head. Social Studies Department, Wondirad High School (Ethiopia)
February 1984 to June 1985 Wondirad High School Acting Principal (Ethiopia)
September 1982 to June 1988 Teacher. Grades 10, 11 &12 History and Political Education
(Ethiopia)
Courses Taught at Lincoln University
EDU 503.21 Student Teaching
EDU 604.21 Educational Assessments and Evaluation
EDU 606.21 Foundations of Education
EDU 627.21 Special Topics in Elementary Education
EDU 634.21 School Law
EDU 636.21 Elementary & Secondary School Administrations
EDU 638.21 Curriculum Design & Development
EDU 725.21 Thesis Seminar I (Research Proposal)
EDU 726.21 Thesis Seminar II (Thesis Project)
EDU 727.21 Thesis Seminar II (Comprehensive Exam Prep).
Research & Publication
Africa in the Eyes of African Americans: A Qualitative Study on African Americans Depth of Knowledge about the Contemporary Africa, Published by Lincoln Journal of Social and Political Thought Volume 7, Number 1 ~ spring 2010.
Factors Influencing the Successful Retention of Skilled Man Power in Developing Nations: The Case of Ethiopia and People of Ethiopian Origin in North America, published by Western Journal of Black Studies Vol. 33, Number 1, Spring 2009
Factors Affecting the Successful Completion of the GED Program at Community College of Philadelphia as Perceived by former GED Students (2000) - Dissertation available on ERIC Website
The Greek Community in Qelem, Ethiopia: An Ethnographic Study (1982, revised in 2007). Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): Addis Ababa University Press (available on Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, Archives)
Conferences and Presentations
October 26-28, 2011 Participant- The Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (PACTE) annual conference in Hershey/Harrisburg, PA
Feb. 25, 2011 Presenter - The Motive Behind Investing in the Child’s Education as Perceived by Parents and Students from Different Socioeconomic and Ethnic Backgrounds at Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education (PBCOHE) in Pittsburgh, PA
October 29-30, 2010 Participant- The Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (PACTE) annual conference in Hershey/Harrisburg, PA
March 6, 2010 Presenter- Africa in the Eyes of African Americans: A Qualitative Study on African Americans Depth of Knowledge about the Contemporary Africa at Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education (PBCOHE) in Philadelphia, PA
November 24-26, 2009 Participant-- The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD) Conference, Pennsylvania branch, in Hershey, PA.
September 23-26, 2009 Participant – MONARCH CENTER in Chicago, IL, Grant Proposal Development Workshops (GPD) for faculty at Minority Institutions of Higher Education Minority Institutions of Higher Education (MIHE)
August 4, 2008 Presenter - One Teacher/Multiple Subjects vs. One Teacher/ Single Subject Approach: Searching for an Alternative Instructional Approach to Improve Academic Achievement and Classroom Discipline in Public Elementary Schools of Philadelphia - at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C
October 18, 2007 Presenter - Factors Influencing the Successful Retention of Skilled Man Power in Developing Nations: The Case of Ethiopia and People of Ethiopian Origin in North America – Presented at Africa Studies Association (ASA) Annual Conference in New York City
July 16 & 17, 2007 Participant - MONARCH CENTER Grant Proposal Development Workshop in Chicago, IL.
June 16, 2007 Participant- MONARCH CENTER, Deans and Chairs Meeting in Dallas, TX, representing Lincoln University. Monarch Center is federally funded organization that supports HBCU Special Education Programs - Participant
Lincoln U. Graduate Education Programs Handbooks and Manuals
July 2006 Co-author LU Graduate Education Programs Students Handbook (Revised 2007).
Spring 2006 Drafted the first Graduate Education Programs Thesis Writing Manual.
(revised 2007, 2008, & 2009)
Fall 2006 Developed and compiled well organized Graduate Education Programs Comprehensive Examination Manual as edited by Dr. Elizabeth Surplus, Assistant professor of Education and Reading Specialist (revised 2007, 2008, & 2009)
Fall 2005 Developed the first Graduate Education Programs Student Teaching and Field Experience Handbook
Services
2010-2012 Lincoln University Assessment Committee – member
Spring 2011 Master of Human Service (MHS) faculty Search Committee - member
2009- present SSSBS Chairs’ meeting minutes taker



                                       
CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: (215) 590-8223
Fax: (215) 382-1624
Email: atucho@lincoln.edu



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