Education Studies Program

Jon C. Saderholm

Assistant Professor of Education

Knapp Hall (Temporarily located in the Forestry Building through Summer 2014)
CPO 2195

Office Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 859-985-3101
Fax: 859-985-3164

E-Mail: jon_saderholm@berea.edu

Hall Science Building, Geology Museum (MWF); Forestry Building (T)
Fall 2014
Office Hours:
1:00 – 2:30 MWF in room 201 of the Hall Science Building
Other Times by Appointment
Class Schedule:
EDS 471 (: N/A)
EDS 472 (: N/A)
EDS 481 A (: N/A)
EDS 482 A (: N/A)
EDS 485 (Tue/Thur: 8:00 am – 11:30 am)
GSTR 332 E (Mon/Wed/Fri: 2:40 pm – 4:30 pm)

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction , University of Louisville, 2007
  • M.Ed. in Mathematics Education , University of Louisville, 1999
  • B.A. in Physics and Mathematics , Berea College, 1987

Honors and Awards

  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification, Adolescent/Young Adult Science. 1999 – 2009.
  • Kentucky Provisional Teaching Certificate. Physical Science Grades 7-12.

Affiliations

  • American Education Research Association
  • National Association of Research in Science Teaching
  • Association for Science Teacher Education
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • National Science Teachers Association

Papers and Publications

  • Saderholm, J.C., & Tretter, T.R. (in press) Identification of the most critical content knowledge base for middle school science teachers. Journal of Science Teacher Education.
  • Tretter, T. R., Brown, S. L., Bush, W., Saderholm, J., & Moore, B. (2007, April). Valid and reliable physical, life, and earth science content assessments for middle school teachers. .Poster presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
  • Saderholm, J., Mitchell, N., & Tretter, T. (2007, April). The critical thinking skills of expert teachers. Poster presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Tretter, T. R., Brown, S. L., Bush, W., Saderholm, J., & Moore, B. (2007, April). Valid and reliable physical, life, and earth science content assessments for middle school teachers. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Saderholm, J.C. (2007, April) National Board Certified Teacher science inquiry learning environments. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Tretter, T.R., Saderholm, J.C. & Mitchell, N.G. (2007, January) Critical thinking skills of expert teachers. Paper presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) Annual Meeting, Clearwater, FL.
  • Saderholm, J.C. (2006, April) National Board Certification as a change agent for science teachers. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Tretter, T.R., Brown, S., Moore, B., Saderholm, J.C. & Kemp, A. (2006, April) Valid and reliable physical, life, and earth science content assessments for middle school teachers. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Saderholm, J.C. & Sweazy, R.A. (2006, March) National Board Certified Teachers: Leading Kentucky’s teachers into the next millennium. Paper presented at the Kentucky Teaching and Learning Conference (KTLC), Louisville, KY.
  • Saderholm, J.C. & Tretter, T.R. (2006, January) Analysis of middle school physical science content standards: What are four major standards documents really saying? Paper presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.
  • Saderholm, J.C. (2005, October) National Board Certification as a change agent for science teachers. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Breaks Interstate Park, VA.
  • Saderholm, J.C. & Tretter, T.R. (2005, October). Physical science content analysis of four influential documents: Consensus and tensions among content standards and assessment frameworks. Poster presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Breaks Interstate Park, VA.
  • Moore, B.D., Tretter, T.R., Brown, S.L. & Saderholm, J.C. (2005, October). Development of content knowledge assessments for science teachers: Ensuring validity. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education, Breaks Interstate Park Annual Meeting, VA.
  • Saderholm, J.C. & Tretter, T.R. (2005, October) Diagnosing science teacher content knowledge. Paper presented at the Council for Post-secondary Education Teacher Quality Summit, Louisville, KY.
  • Saderholm, J.C., (2005, July) Creating a state association of National Board Certified Teachers. Poster presented at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Bi-Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
  • Tretter, T.R., Moore, B.D., Brown, S.L., Saderholm, J.C., Kemp, A.C. & Bush, W.S. (2005, January) Structure and characteristics of physical science assessments designed for middle school teachers. Paper presented at the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science (ASTE) Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Tretter, T. R., Moore, B. D., Brown, S. L., Kemp, A. C., Saderholm, J.C. & Bush, W. S. (2004, October) What middle school teachers need to know about physical science. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Roan Mountain, TN.

Research Programs

  • Classroom environments supportive of student science inquiry
  • The impact of advanced certification on teacher efficacy and personal agency
  • The impact of teacher advanced certification on school culture and climate

At Berea College since 2007

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