Stephen Kroeger

Stephen D. Kroeger

Associate Professor

Teachers College

600C

CECH Teacher Education & Leadership - 0022

Professional Summary

Stephen Kroeger, associate professor, serves as a faculty member in the Special Education Program in the School of Education. Dr. Kroeger's research agenda includes a special focus on students at risk and the incorporation of effective instructional strategies. His most recent work has evolved around culturally sustaining pedagogy, cross-program collaboration in Middle Childhood and Educational Leadership.

Dr. Kroeger is an accomplished educator who served as a middle school and high school classroom teacher for thirteen years, eleven of which were as a special educator working with children identified with behavioral and emotional disorders. He was a lead mentor in his district and a facilitator of the Peer Assistance and Evaluation Program. He earned his Masters in Special Education 1993 and his doctorate in Education in 2003 in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati. He earned two additional Masters in Theology and Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California, and has several years of work experience overseas in the Palestian West Bank, Peru, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Dr. Kroeger holds a state level position with the Ohio Deans Compact, serving as the facilitator of a statewide Community of Practice. 

Steve has received such honors as the Golden Apple Award in 2018, 2011 and 2009. He was selected as the Outstanding Doctoral Student for 2003-2004 at the University of Cincinnati, the Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Assistants, 2002-2003, and Teacher of the Year Commendation, Special Education Regional Resource Center, 1994.

Education

Ed. D. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati Ohio, 2004 (Special Education, special focus: behavior, fine arts)

M. Ed. Special Education, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio., 1993 (Social Emotional and Learning Disabilities)

Research Support

Grant: #325T Investigators:Stephen Kroeger and Anne Bauer 2007 -2013 Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Capturing the Future: The Cincinnati Model for HQT & Evidenced-based Intervention Services Preparation Role:Principle Investigator $500,000 Active Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #H325T070001 Investigators:Barnett, David; Bauer, Anne; Hawkins, Renee; Kroeger, Stephen; Musti, Shobana; Troup, Karen 08-01-2007 -07-31-2013 Department of Education Capturing the Future: Cincinnati Model for HQT and Evidence-Based Intervention Services Preparation Role:PI $470,005.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #RSC13042 / 63941-P11622 / H027A090111A Investigators:Camp, Emilie; Crosby, Cathryn; Haydon, Todd; Hord, Casey; Kroeger, Stephen 12-16-2013 -06-30-2015 Department of Education Addressing the Needs of Every Student: An Evidence-Based Model for Inclusive and Special Education Teacher Preparation Role:Collaborator $124,998.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #RSC14036 /ODE 63941 /USEd H027A140111A Investigators:Camp, Emilie; Crosby, Cathryn; Haydon, Todd; Hord, Casey; Kroeger, Stephen 07-01-2014 -06-30-2015 Department of Education Addressing the Needs of Every Student: An Evidence-Based Model for Inclusive and Special Education Teacher Preparation Role:Collaborator $124,821.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #MOU - collaborative Investigators:Camp, Emilie; Kroeger, Stephen 11-05-2014 -11-04-2015 Department of Education Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center Role:PI $.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #RSC15069 / H325A120003 Investigators:Camp, Emilie; Kroeger, Stephen 07-01-2015 -06-30-2016 Department of Education Addressing the Needs of Every Student: An Evidenced-Based Model for Inclusive and Special Education Teacher Preparation Role:Collaborator $41,150.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #2017 PPP Investigators:Kroeger, Stephen 01-01-2017 -06-30-2017 Department of Education Oli4 Role:PI $250,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EDU075 Kroeger 2016 Investigators:Kroeger, Stephen 01-01-2017 -06-30-2017 Ohio Department of Education Ohio Leadership Advisory Council Support Role:PI $90,000.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Embury, D.C. & Kroeger, S. D. (2012. )Let's ask the kids: Consumer constructions of co-teaching. .International Journal of Special Education, ,27 (3 ),

Kroeger, S. D., Embury, D. C., Cooper, A., Brydon-Miller, M., Laine, C., & Johnson, H. (2012. )Stone Soup: Using co-teaching and Photovoice to support inclusive education. .Educational Action Research, ,20 (2 ),183-200

Haydon, T., Mancil, G. R., Kroeger, S. D., & Wan-Yu, J. (2011. )A review of the literature on the effects of using guided notes. Preventing School Failure, ,55 (4 ),226

Rosas, C., Winterman, K., Kroeger, S., & Jones, M. (2009. )Using a rubric to assess Individual Education Plans. International Journal of Applied Eucational Studies, ,4 (1 ),48-58

Kroeger, S. D., Burton, C., & Preston, C. (2009. )Integrating evidence-based practices in middle science reading. Teaching Exceptional Children, ,41 (3 ),6-15

Hawkins, R., Kroeger, S., Musti-Rao, S., & Barnett, D. (2008. )Training in Response to Intervention: A Preliminary Investigation of an Interdisciplinary Field Experience. Psychology in the Schools, ,45 (8 ),745-762

Musti-Rao, S., Kroeger, S. D., & Schumacher-Dyke, K. (2008. )Improving pedagogy: A pilot study using guided notes and response cards at the postsecondary level. Teacher Education and Special Education, ,31 (3 ),149-163

Kroeger, S. D., & Phillips, L. (2007. )A positive behavior support assessment guide. Assessment for Effective Intervention, ,32 (2 ),100-112

Kroeger, S. D., & Kouche, B. (2006. )Using Peer Assisted Learning Strategies to Increase Response to Intervention in Inclusive Middle Math Settings .Teaching Exceptional Children, ,38 (5 ),6-13

Meyer, H., & Kroeger, S. D. (2005. )Photovoice as an educational action research tool .Qualitative Research Journal, ,5 (2 ),185-194

Meyer, H., Hamilton, B., Kroeger, S., Stewart, S., & Brydon-Miller, M. (2004. )The unexpected journey: Renewing our commitment to students through educational action research. Educational Action Research, ,12 (4 ),557-574

Kroeger, S., Burton, C., Comarata, A., Combs, C., Hamm, C., Hopkins, R., & Kouche, B. (2004. )Student voice and critical reflection: Helping students at risk. Teaching Exceptional Children, ,36 (3 ),50-57

Kroeger, S. D., Leibold, C. K., & Ryan, B. (1999. )Creating a sense of ownership in the IEP process. Teaching Exceptional Children, ,32 (1 ),4-9

Hernan, C. J., Morrison, J. Q., Collins, T. A., & Kroeger, S. D. (2018. )Decreasing inappropriate mobile device use in middle and high school classrooms.Intervention in School and Clinic., ,54 (1 ),47

Hollingshead, A., Stephen D. Kroeger, S. D., Jillian Altus, J. & Brubaker-Trytten, J. (2016. )A Case Study of Positive Behavior Supports-Based Interventions in a Seventh-Grade Urban Classroom .Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, ,DOI: 10.1080/1045988X.2015.1124832

Kroeger, S. D., Beirne, J., & Kraus, T. (2015. )You make the road by walking .Action Research, ,13 (4 ),354

Haydon, T. & Kroeger, S. D. (2015. )Active Supervision, Precorrection, and Explicit Timing: A High School Case Study on Classroom Behavior .Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, ,DOI: 10.1080/1045988X.2014.977213

Hernan, Colleen J; Collins, Tai A; Morrison, Julie Q; Kroeger, Stephen D (2019. )Decreasing Inappropriate Use of Mobile Devices in Urban High School Classrooms: Comparing an Antecedent Intervention With and Without the Good Behavior Game.Behavior modification, ,43 (3 ),439-463

Dinnesen, M., & Kroeger, S. D. (2018. )Toward Active Partnership: Notice of Procedural Safeguards Designed for Parent Use. .Journal of Disability Policy Studies, ,29 (1 ),54

Bauer, A. M., Kroeger, S. D., & Pennington, Y. (2018. )I get by with a little help from my friends .Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, ,3 (2 ),175

Other Publications

Carnahan, C., and Kroeger, S. D. (2005. )Photovoice: Engaging children with autism and their teachers. Action Research SIG Newsletter, 5 (4 ),2-3

Published Books

Kroeger, S. D. (2007. )Instructor's Manual to accompany the text: Behavior management, ninth edition, by J.E. Walker, T. M. Shea, and A. M. Bauer. Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall

Bauer,A.M.; Kroeger,S.D. (2004. )Exploring diversity: A video case approach .Upper Saddle River, NJ ,Pearson/Merrill-Prentice Hall

Bauer, A.. M., & Kroeger, S. D. (2004. )Inclusive classrooms: Video cases on CD-ROM activity and learning guide. Upper Saddle River, NJ ,Pearson/Merrill-Prentice Hall

Harris, R. C., Kroeger, S. D., & Bauer, A. M. (2004. )Culturally responsive teaching and leading: Studies to improve awareness and practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ ,Pearson/Merrill-Prentice Hall

Book Chapter

Kroeger,S.D.; Bauer,A.M. (2004 )A video case approach instructor's manual to accompany 2004 multimedia edition multicultural education in a pluralistic society Exploring diversity .Upper Saddle River, NJ,Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall

Kroeger,S.; Burton,C.; Comarata,A.; Combs,C.; Hamm,C.; Hopkins,R.; Kouche,B. (2004 )Teaching exceptional children Student voice and critical reflection: Helping students at risk .(pp. 50-57).

Bauer,A.M.; Kroeger,S.D. (2004 )Strategies for effective instruction Video cases on CD-ROM Activity and Learning Guide to accompany The Inclusive Classroom .Columbus, OH,Merrill-Prentice Hall

Kroeger,S.D.; Phillips,L. Assessment for effective intervention A positive behavior support assessment guide .

Meyer, H., Hamilton, B., Kroeger, S., Stewart, S., & Brydon-Miller, M. (2009 )The unexpected journey: Renewing our commitment to students through educational action research Practical Action Research: A Collection of Articles. .(pp. 2nd ed., 45-60).Thousand Oaks, CA: Cowrin Press/SAGE Publication,

Laine, C. H.; Bauer, A. M.; Johnson, H.; Meyer, H.; Kroeger, S. D.; Troup, K. From reaction to reflection: A case of moving toward learning for all Cambridge, MA,Harvard University Press

Meyer, H.; Hamilton, B.; Kroeger, S.; Stewart, S.; Brydon-Miller, M. (2009 )The unexpected journey: Renewing our commitment to students through educational action research Practical Action Research: A Collection of Articles .(pp. 45-60).Thousand Oaks, CA,Corwin Press/SAGE Publications

Kroeger, S. D., Gregson, S. A., Duda, M. A., DeJarnette, A., Breiner, J. M., & Atchison, C. L. (2019 )Practicing What We Preach: A Case Study of the Implementation of a Complex Conceptual Framework. Case Study Methodology in Higher Education .(pp. 230).Hershey PA,IGI Global Publishers(Author)

Kroeger, S. D., & Hunter, W. (2017 )Preparing Teachers to Use Culturally Responsive Practices Redesigning Special Education Teacher Preparation: Challenges and Solutions .New York,Rowman & Littlefield

Cooper, A. & Kroeger, S. D. Supporting the Collaborative Work of Content Area Teachers and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Co-Teaching for English Learners: Evidence-based Practices and Research-Informed Outcomes .(Co-Author)

Kroeger, S. D., & Vogt, E. (2017 )Impacting Future Classrooms through the Modeling of Flipped Instruction in Pre-service Teacher Training Programs: A Literacy and Racial Awareness Course Example The flipped college classroom: Conceptualized and re-conceptualized .(pp. 89).New York,Springer

Kroeger, S. D., & Hunter, W. (2017 )Preparing Teachers to Use Culturally Responsive Practices Redesigning Special Education Teacher Preparation: Challenges and Solutions. .(pp. 17).New York,Routledge(Author)

Kroeger, S. D., & Vogt, E (2017 )Impacting Future Classrooms through the Modeling of Flipped Instruction in Pre-service Teacher Training Programs: A Literacy and Racial Awareness Course Example The flipped college classroom: Conceptualized and re-conceptualized .(pp. 89).New York,Springer(Author)

Technical Reports

Kroeger, S. D. (2003. )University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Special Education Program.

Additional Publications

Editorial

Kroeger, S. D. (05-24-2009. )School planning minimizes need for seclusion or restraint [Letter to the editor] .

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Kroeger, S.D. (2007. )Peer assisted learning strategies for at-risk students: Program implementation and treatment integrity .Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Louisville, KY.

Kroeger, S. (05-2006. )Improving pedagogy in higher education: Incorporating principles of effective instruction at the postsecondary level .Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kroeger, S.D. (2006. )Improving faculty pedagogy: Teacher work sample methodology .29-th Annual TED Conference and 2nd Annual TED/TAM Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kroeger, S., & Kouche B. (06-2005. )Using student engagement to remove barriers for diverse learners in inclusive middle school math setting .The Second Annual HCESC Reach for Success Conference,

Kroeger, S. (04-2005. )Learning from our students: Photovoice and classroom action research (theoretical foundation) .Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Kroeger, S. (04-2005. )Learning from our students: Photovoice and classroom action research (application of the method) .Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Kroeger, S., & Meyer, H. (2005. )Photovoice as an educational action research tool .Paper presented at the national meeting of American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Laine, C., Kroeger, S. D., Hunter, B., & Troup, K. (05-2008. )Preparing novice teachers to collaborate with intervention specialists. 53rd International Reading Association's Annual Convention: Engaging Learners in Literacy, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

Webster, K.; Embury, D.; Eckler, J.; Kroeger, S. D. (04-2010. )Untangling the special education maze: One mentor at a time .Council for Exceptional Children Comvention and Expo, TN.

Kroeger, S. D.; Borders, C.; Brownell, M.; Blanton, L.; Jones, B.; Tejero-Hughes, M. (11-2009. )Conducting special education teacher education program evaluations using logic models .2009 TED Conference , Charlotte, NC.

Paper Presentations

Stephen D. Kroeger, Chester Laine, Dusty Embury and Christy Borders (07-2009. )Integrating teacher preparation programs using action research .Alicante, Spain.

Stephen D. Kroeger, Melissa Jones (NKU), Clarissa Rosas (MSJ), and Cathy Winterman (XU) (07-2009. )Using a rubric to assess individual education plans .Alicante, Spain.

Stephen D. Kroeger (04-2009. )Stone Soup: Using Action Research to Create Opportunities for Program Integration in Teacher Education .San Diego, CA.

Stephen D. Kroeger, Chester Laine, and Christy Borders (04-2009. )Co-Teaching and the Redesign of One University’s Teacher Preparation Programs .Seattle, Washington.

Stephen D. Kroeger and Chester Laine (04-2009. )Ohio’s Consortium to Improve the Teaching of Students with Disabilitiesinvited co-presentation, in a strand titled “Building effective partnerships for recruiting, preparing and mentoring beginning special education teachers.” .Seattle, WA.

Chester Laine, Stephen D. Kroeger, and Karen Troup (12-2008. )Preparing Novice Teachers to Collaborate with Intervention Specialist .Sanibel Island, Florida.

Stephen D. Kroeger, Chester Laine (11-2008. )Co-Teaching and the Redesign of One University’s Teacher Preparation Programs .Miami, OH.

Stephen D. Kroeger, Melissa Jones, Clarissa Rosas, Kathleen Winterman (11-2008. )Quality IEPs: Using an Assessment Guide to Support Personnel with IEP Preparation .Dallas, Texas.

Laine, C. H.; Kroeger, S. D. (2009. )Redefining deversity: Preparing pre-service literacy teachers for inclusive classrooms .Sanibel, FL.

Kroeger, S. D.; Laine, C. H.; Michael, M.; Miller, K. (11-2009. )Co-teaching: Cross disciplinary collaboration in teacher preparation programs at two universities .Charlotte, NC.

Stephen Kroeger, Will Hunter, Karen Troup, Adam Jutte & Joe Wermert (04-2012. )Exploring Racial Identity of Student Teachers: Contributing to African American Student Success. .Denver, Colorado.

Chet Laine, Steve Kroeger & Karen Troup (12-2011. )Crossing Clifton Avenue: Preparing Classroom Reading Teachers to Work with Intervention Specialist in Inner-Urban Schools .Sanibel, FL.

Steve Kroeger, Robin Huizinga & Brenda Kelly (12-2011. )Co-teaching to Actively Engage Students .Lousiville, KY.

Stephen Kroeger (09-2011. )Racial Identity Development of White Preservice Teachers during Student Teaching .Columbus, OH.

Kroeger, S. D., & Johnson, H. (2018. )Reflexivity and Int'l Research: The Notable Misses in Collaboration with Teachers in Palestine. .Cape Town, South Africa. Professional Meeting. Level:International

Kroeger, S. D., & Hunter, W. (2018. )Preparing Teachers to Use Culturally Responsive Practices. .Cape Town, South Africa. Professional Meeting. Level:International

Kroeger, S. D., & Smith, E. (2019. )Developing an Inclusive, Equity-Oriented Doctoral (Ed.D.) Program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Cincinnati. .Dublin, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:State

Kroeger, S. D., & Boards, A. (2019. )We Lectured Less, Our Students Learned More: Interteaching & Reciprocal Teaching .Dublin, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:State

Kroeger, S. D., & Breiner, J. (2019. )Ensuring Fidelity During Implementation of Complex Conceptual Frameworks in Dual Licensure Programs .Dublin, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:State

Service

Council for Children with Behavior Disorders (Advocacy and Governmental Relations Committee )Member Level:National 2009 -2012

Council for Exceptional Children (Nominations Committee )Member Level:National 2007 -2009

Ohio Consortium to Improve the Teaching of Students with Disabilities Level:State 2007 -2012

Positive Behavior Support Work Group Representative Level:Regional 2009

Individual Education Plan Work Group Representative Level:Regional 2008 -2009

Keywords

photovoice, action research, special education, peer mediated learning, mentoring, co-teaching, cincinnati, functional assessment, functional behavioral assessment,

Professional Affiliation

2011 -2013: TED Representative to the CEC Representative Assesmbly board position. National Board - two year term. Core issues with Legislative Implications include teaher preparation of special educators. Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children,

2009 -2012: Advocacy & Governmental Relations Committee, Council for Children with Behavior Disorders Advocacy & Governmental Relations Committee,