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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 of educational administration in the Department of Educational Studies. Her research addresses issues related to strategic management of human resources in chronically, low performing and hard to staff school systems. She teaches courses related to strategic management of P-12 human capital, introduction to educational administration, and K-12 supervision.

Prior to becoming faculty at Ohio State, she taught mathematics and computing science for 15 years in secondary schools (Grades 7-12) in rural New South Wales, Australia and served as a member of the school administrative team. Her experiences in the U.S. include K-6 professional development schools work with the State College Area School District in Pennsylvania. She also has worked in the offices of Human Resources and Staff Development for K-12 administration in Newport News Public Schools, an urban school district in Virginia.

Dr. Gimbert is the principal investigator for two U.S Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement grants, Project KNOTtT (2007-2013) and Mobilizing National Educator Talent (mNET, 2011-2016), that transition 1,656 participants to teaching, while addressing the national issue of teacher quality. She directs the external evaluation of two Ohio projects that are part of the Ohio Mathematics and Science Partnership. Dr. Gimbert is also a co-principal investigator for a teacher quality partnership, project ASPIRE (2009-2014), that prepares teachers through a school-university residency Ohio program.

Dr. Gimbert is a member of the Phi Delta Kappa Education Foundation Board of Governors. 

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 Presentations

  1. Cristol, D. S., & Gimbert, B.G. (October, 2013) Academic achievement in BYOD classrooms. Presentation at the annual meeting of  mLearn 2013 International. Doha, QATAR.
  2. Snowden, Denise., Gimbert, Belinda. & Cristol, D. (September, 2013), Leading School Turnaround: The Lived Experience of Being a Transformation Coach. Presentation at the bi-annual meeting of the  International School Leadership Symposium. Zug, Switzerland.
  3. Wei, Yi-En, Gimbert, Belinda. & Cristol, D. (September, 2013), Using Multilevel Structural Equation Models to Examine Personal and School Effect on Teacher Motivation. Presentation at the bi-annual meeting of the International School Leadership Symposium. Zug, Switzerland.
  4. Cristol, D. S., & Gimbert, B.G. (August, 2013) Measuring academic achievement in mobile technology classrooms. Presentation at the annual meeting of Society for Applied Learning Technologies. Reston, VA.
  5. Anthony, Anika. B., Gimbert, Belinda., Parker, Rebecca., Hurt, Marie. & Payne, Ray. (June, 2013). Supporting Beginning Teachers: Professional Development Needs and Delivery Options for School Leaders Presentation at the annual meeting of the Ohio Educators Connect for Success. Columbus. OH.
  6. Snowden, Denise., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2013), Leading School Turnaround: The Lived Experience of Being a Transformation Coach. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
  7. Wei, Yi-En., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2013), Using Multilevel Structural Equation Models to Examine Personal and School Effect on Teacher Motivation. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
  8. Anthony, Anika. B., Gimbert, Belinda., & Hurt, M. (March, 2013). Online Professional Development for School Leaders: Improving Support to Address Novice Teachers’ Professional Learning Needs. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. New Orleans, LA.
  9. Anthony, Anika. B., Gimbert, Belinda., Parker, Rebecca., & Hurt, M. (March, 2013). Supporting beginning teachers: School leaders’ professional development needs and delivery options. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Alternative Certification, San Diego, CA.
  10. Snowden, Denise & Gimbert, Belinda. (November, 2012). Leading School Turnaround: The Lived Experience of Being a Transformation Coach. Presentation at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Denver, CO.
  11. Wei, Yi-En & Gimbert, Belinda. (November, 2012). A Hierarchical Approach to Examine Personal and School Effect on Teacher Motivation. Presentation at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Denver, CO.
  12. Wei, Yi-En., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2012), Educators on the Front Lines: Complex Conceptualizations of Teacher Quality. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  13. Fultz, David., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2012), Networked Leadership: Principal Influence on School Climate. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  14. Hanna Patricia., & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2012), Non Satis Certification: Policy and Teacher Quality. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  15. Cristol, Dean. & Gimbert, Belinda. (April, 2012) STEM Learning to STEM Careers. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  16. Gimbert, Belinda, Parker, Rebecca., & Hayes, Judith. (April, 2012). Mobilizing National Educator Talent (mNET):Professional Learning Partnerships for Leader and Teacher Development. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Great Teachers for our City Schools, Denver, CO.
  17. Gimbert, Belinda, Parker, Rebecca., & Hanna, Patricia. (March, 2012). The Quality Indicators framework for program self-assessment. Presentation at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Teacher Quality. Washington, D.C.
  18. Anthony, Anika. B., Gimbert, Belinda., Parker, Rebecca., & Fultz, David. (March, 2012). E-coaching for beginning teachers’ professional learning: Effectiveness and lessons learned. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Alternative Certification, Bethesda, MD.

Selected Publications

  1. Anderman, Eric M., Gimbert, Belinda., O’Connell, Ann A.. & Riegel, L. (in press, 2014). Approaches to Academic Growth Assessment. British Journal of Educational Psychology
  2. Cristol, D. S., & Gimbert, B.G. (2013) Academic achievement in BYOD classrooms. In mLearn 2013 Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. (pp. ??). College of North Atlantic, Doha, QATAR. Retrieved December 4, 2013 from http://www.qscience.com/toc/qproc/2013/3
  3. Anthony, A., Gimbert, B. & Parker, R. (2013). Blended Learning to Support Alternative Certification. In L. Kyei-Blankson & E. Ntuli (Eds.), Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments (pp. 225-237). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Reference, IGI Global.
  4. Anthony, A., Gimbert, B. & Hurt, M. (2013). Online Professional Development for School Leaders: Improving Support to Address Novice Teachers’ Professional Learning Needs. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 163-168). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved October 10, 2013 from http://www.editlib.org/p/48086.
  5. Anthony, A. B., Gimbert, B. G., & Fultz, D. M. (June, 2013). Blended learning for alternatively certified teachers: Relationship between e-coaching participation and self-efficacy. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education 21(3), 277-299.
  6. Gimbert, Belinda G. (2012). Student achievement and nontraditional teacher preparation. In J. Hattie. Gibson & E. Anderman (Eds.), The International Handbook of Student Achievement (pp. 234-236). New York, NY: Routledge Education.
  7. Gimbert, Belinda. (Spring, 2012). Performance-based pay for teachers and administrators in urban high need Ohio school districts: A case study of an alternative compensation program. Principal Navigator 7(2), 24-29.
  8. Hanna, Patricia & Gimbert, Belinda  (Spring, 2012). Falling Flat: Certification as an Insufficient Indicator of Teacher Quality. Journal of National Association for Alternative Certification (6) 2, 32-51.
  9. Anthony, A., Gimbert, B., Fultz, D. & Parker, R. (2012). Blended learning to support alternative certification: Self-efficacy effects and implications for instructional design. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1640-1643). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Available: http://www.editlib.org/p/39822
  10. Cristol, D. S., & Gimbert, B.G. (2011) Accessing mathematics through Mobile Learning Devices for Students with Learning Difficulties. In mLearn 2011 Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. (pp. 321-329). Beijing Normal University: Beijing, China.
  11. Anthony, A. B., Gimbert, B. G., Fultz, David. M., H., Parker, R. A. (Spring, 2011). Examining the Relationship between E-Coaching and the Self-Efficacy of Novice Teachers Seeking Certification through Alternative Routes. Journal of National Association for Alternative Certification, 6(1), 46-64.
  12. Anthony, A.B., Gimbert, B., Fultz, D. & Parker, R. (2011). The Relationship between Participation in a Blended Learning Environment and Teacher Self-Efficacy. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 4517-4523). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved October 10, 2013 from http://www.editlib.org/p/37629.
  13. Gimbert, Belinda. (2011). Partnerships, community engagement, and teacher education: Preparing the community teacher.   Teacher Education and Practice, 23(3), 355-358.
  14. Cristol, Dean S., Mitchell, Robert., & Gimbert, Belinda G. (Winter, 2010).  Citizenship Education: A historical perspective (1951-present).  Action in Teacher Education, 32(4), 61-69.
  15. Gimbert, Belinda, Desai, Shiv., & Kerka, Sandra. (October, 2010).  The big picture: Focusing urban education reform on the community context.  Kappan. pp. 36-39.
  16. Anthony, A.B. Gimbert, B. G., Kashou, H., & Parker, R. (March, 2010). Designing innovative teacher preparation learning environments: An analytical framework for assessing multi-learner needs.  In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (pp. 286-291). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.  
  17. Anderman, Eric M., Anderman, Lynley H., Yough, Michael S. & Gimbert., Belinda. (2010). Value-Added-Models of Assessment: Implications for Motivation and Accountability. Educational Psychologist, 45(2), 123-137.