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Belinda Gimbert

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Educational Administration

(614) 247-4599
gimbert.1@osu.edu

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Biography

Belinda Gimbert, PhD, is an associate professor, Educational Administration, Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University. Her research addresses strategic management of human resources in chronically, low performing and hard to staff urban and rural school systems.  Gimbert teaches course related to strategic management of human capital/talent management, introduction to educational administration, and K-12 supervision. She taught mathematics and computing science for fifteen years in secondary schools (Grades 7-12) in rural New South Wales, Australia and administered in Human Resources and Staff Development with Newport News Public Schools, VA. Dr. Gimbert led Project KNOTtT (2007-2013) that hired and retained about 560 new teachers. She was the principal investigator for Mobilizing National Educator Talent (2011-2017), a partnership of colleges/universities and school districts in 12 states, The District of Columbia and Puerto Rico that transitioned 1,656 teachers to full state certification, while addressing the national issue of teacher quality. Currently, Dr. Gimbert is the project director/PI for two national project, Educators and Families for English Language Learners (2017-2022) and Helping English Learners and Partners Excel with Research-based Practices and Support (2021-2026) that partner with public and charter schools in The District of Columbia, Columbus City Schools (OH), NOBLE Academy (OH), the Harris County Department of Education (TX), and University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez and is sponsored by U.S. ED’s Office of English Language Acquisition. 

Education

  • PhD, Curriculum and Supervision, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001
  • MS, Education, Mansfield University, 1997
  • BA, Education (Secondary Mathematics), Charles Sturt University, 1996
  • BA, Education, University of Sydney, Australia, 1980

Selected Publications

  1. Gimbert, B.G., Miller, D., Herman, E.R., Breedlove, M., & Molina, C. (2021). Social Emotional Learning in Schools: The Importance of Educator Competence. Journal of Research on Leadership Education
  2. Gimbert, B. G. and Kapa, R.R. (2021). Prevalence of Drugs and Alcohol in U.S. Secondary Schools:  Do Security Measures Matter in School Communities? Leadership and Research in Education: The Journal of the OCPEA
  3. Gimbert, B. G. and Kapa, R.R. (in press). What Keeps our Mid-Career Teachers:  Who Stays, Where and Why? Journal of Education Human Resources
  4. Cristol, D., & Gimbert, Belinda (2020). Preservice Teachers Self-Awareness Needs Post-Pandemic. Academic letters
  5. Cristol, D., Al-Sabbagh, S., Abdulbaki, A., Majareh, M., Tuhin, S., & Gimbert, B. (2019).  Innovative Delivery of Education in Bangladesh Using Mobile Technology. In Glahn, R. Power & E. Tan (eds.) Proceedings of the 18th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (37-45). https://www.learntechlib.org/j/MLEARN/v/2019/n/1/
  6. Gimbert, Belinda. (2019). Higher Education Partnerships with Nonprofit and Profit Organizations, an Introduction. In Yu (Aimee) Zhang & Dean Cristol (Eds.). Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (2nd Ed). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41981-2_31-2
  7. Gimbert, Belinda G & Kapa, R.R. (2019). Student achievement and non-traditional teacher preparation. In J. Hattie. Gibson & E. Anderman (Eds.), The International Handbook of Student Achievement. Routledge Education.
  8. Gimbert, B., Acree., L., Xie, K., & Anthony, A.  & Gimbert, B. (2019). Smart P-16 Partnerships for Learning with Mobile Technologies: Evaluate, Design, Implement. In Yu (Aimee) Zhang & Dean Cristol (Eds.). Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (2nd Ed). Springer 
  9. Anthony, A. B., Gimbert, B., Luke. J., B. & Hurt, M. H. (2019). Distributed leadership in context: Teacher leaders’ contributions to novice teacher induction. Journal of School Leadership 29(1), 53-83.
  10. Gugiu, P. Cristian, Barnes, M., Ristei , M., Gimbert, B. & Sanders, M. (2019The Development and Validation of the Parental Involvement Survey in their Children’s Elementary Studies (PISCES) Instrument. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 8, 627-641. (First published online, November 23, 2018).
  11. Choi, M., Cristol, D., & Gimbert, B.G. (2018).  Teachers as Digital Citizens: The Influence of Individual Backgrounds, Internet Use and Psychological Characteristics on Teachers' levels of Digital Citizenship. Computers & Education 121, 143-161
  12. Kapa, R., Luke, J., Moulthrop, D & Gimbert, B. (April 2018). Teacher Victimization in Authoritative School Environments. Journal of School Health 88(4), 272-280.
  13. Kapa, R. & Gimbert, B. (2018). Job satisfaction, school rule enforcement, and teacher victimization. Journal of School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 29(1), 150-168.

Selected Presentations

  1. Gimbert, Belinda, Parker, R. Eraybar, T., Becce., M. & Custodio, B. (2020, October). Families and educators co-learning and co-leading for our English Language Learners. U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Learners Annual Director meeting.
  2. Gimbert, B., Parker, R., Eraybar, T., Custodio, B., Khadar Bashir-ali, K., & Frazier, J. (June 2020). Teacher Leaders of Family Engagement for our English Language Learners. Ohio State-wide Teacher Leadership Summit.
  3. Gimbert, B., Kapa, R. & Moulthrop, D. (April 2020) What Keeps Our Mid-Career Teachers: Who Stays, Where, and Why? Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  4. Anderman, E. M., Gimbert, B., Cristol, D. S. & Allen, A. M. (April, 2020) Theory Into Practice. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  5. Adeeko, O., Beard, K. S. & Gimbert, B. (April 2020) Rubrics as Frameworks for System-Level Improvement: Responses From Charter School Authorizers Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  6. Cristol, D., Al-Sabbagh, Samah., Abdulbaki, Anwar., Majareh, Maryam., Uddin Tuhin, Salah. & Gimbert. Belinda. (September, 2019). Innovative Delivery of Education in Bangladesh Using Mobile Technology. 18th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2019).
  7. Kapa, R., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April 2019). School Security Measures: Does the Type or Amount Reduce Violence and Crime? Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  8. Gimbert, B.G. & Parker, R. (March 2019). National Quality Indicators for Nontraditional Teacher Preparation Programs. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Alternative Certification. 
  9. Gimbert, Belinda. & Parker, Rebecca. (March 2019). Troops to Education: Impact and Structure. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Alternative Certification. 
  10. Cristol, D. S., and Gimbert, B.G. (November 2018) Teachers as Digital Citizens: Investigation of Variables Influencing Teachers' Perceptions of Digital Citizenship. Presentation at the annual meeting of mLearn 2018 International. 
  11. Choi, M., Cristol, D., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April 2018). Teachers as Digital Citizens: Investigation of Variables Influencing Teachers' Perceptions of Digital Citizenship. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association. 
  12. Kapa, R., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April 2018). Exclusive, Inclusive, and Ambiguous School Security Measures and their Association with Drug and Alcohol Availability. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  13. Kapa, R., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April 2018). Student Support, Perceptions of Crime, School Security Measures, and Academic Achievement. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  14. Moulthrop, Dorothy. & Gimbert, Belinda, (April 2018). Retaining and Sustaining Mid-Career Teachers: The Middle Years Matter. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY.
  15. Kapa, R., Gimbert, B., Luke, J. & Moulthrop, D. (April 2017). Trends in Student-on-Teacher Violence from 1993-2012. Presentation at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association.
  16. Kapa, R., & Gimbert, B. (November 2016). Teacher Job Satisfaction, Victimization, and Authoritarian Discipline. Presentation at the annual meeting of UCEA.