Research Assistant Professor
The Center for Educational Partnerships

Shanan Chappell Moots

Suite 406 Research Park I
Norfolk, 23529

Dr. Shanan Chappell Moots currently serves as Research Associate Professor and Director of Research Analytics in The Center for Educational Partnerships at Old Dominion University. She is also a Research Fellow with the National Dropout Prevention Center.

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Old Dominion University, (2009)

M.Ed. in Elementary Education, Regent University, (2002)

B.A. in Communications, Virginia Wesleyan College, (1991)

Trauma-Skilled Schools Specialist
Sponsoring Organization: National Dropout Prevention Center
Date Obtained: 2019-01-01
Dropout Prevention Specialist
Sponsoring Organization: National Dropout Prevention Center
Date Obtained: 2017-03-01

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Garner, J. K. and Loney, M. A. "Improving High School STEM Education in Physics" $749,994. Federal. July 2018 - June 2021
Arnold-Puchalski, P. "Chesapeake Public Schools ‘Success with Algebra and Peers’ (SWAP) evaluation" $75,000. Local. September 2015 - August 2020
Brobst, J. "College Access Corps Impact Evaluation" $41,600. Higher Education. October 2018 - December 2019
Brobst, J. "College Access Corps Impact Evaluation" $41,200. Higher Education. October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019
Arnold-Puchalski, P. "Evaluation of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ DoDEA Grant" $69,750. Local. September 2015 - August 2018
Arnold-Puchalski, P. "Promoting academic achievement and the social-emotional well-being of military-connected special education students: Evaluation of the NNPS DoDEA grant program" $40,000. Local. September 2015 - August 2018
Nunnery, J. A. "Principals on the Pathway to Mastery: A high-impact support system for novice principals" $204,889. Federal. November 2015 - December 2016
Nunnery, J. A., Arnold-Puchalski, P., Bol, L., Chappell Moots, S., Grant, M. and Morrison, G. R. "A technology facilitated scale-up of a proven model of mathematics instruction in high need schools" $24,995,690. Federal. January 2012 - December 2016
Nunnery, J. A. and Arnold-Puchalski, P. "Evaluation of the Norfolk Public Schools’ Open Campus High School" $19,846. Local. January 2015 - October 2015
Owings, W. A. and Chappell Moots, S. "Troops to Teachers: A mixed-methods national follow-up study" $269,400. Federal. September 2011 - December 2013
Eckhoff, A., Chappell Moots, S., Baker, P., DeBruin-Parecki, A., Fleener, C. E., Raver-Lampman, S. and Kersey, K. C. "State of Early Childhood Initiative" $226,000. Old Dominion University. May 2013 -
Chappell Moots, S., Garner, J. K. and Nunnery, J. A. "Bridging Research to Practice: Pathways to College Symposium" $5,000. Other. July 2012 - November 2012
Garner, J. K., Nunnery, J. A. and Chappell Moots, S. "Student growth measure professional development" $119,848. State. May 2011 - August 2012
Chappell Moots, S. "Research Consultant Contract" $8,900. State. September 2010 - December 2010
Chappell Moots, S. "An analysis of literacy instruction in highly successful TN Title I schools" $10,000. State. May 2010 - September 2010

Expertise

College and Career Readiness
Career and Technical Education
Drop-Out Prevention
Techniques to prevent and recover high school dropouts
Military-Connected Students and Schools
Academic and social-emotional wellness of military-connected students
Program Evaluation
Quantitative Research Methods

Research Interests

Educational policy studies, dropout prevention and college and career readiness initiatives, teacher preparation programs, STEM education programming, military child and family issues.

Articles

Garner, J. K. (2018). Measuring wellbeing as students transition between schools: The psychometric properties of the Quality of Transition Instrument. Journal of At-Risk Issues 21 (2) , pp. 1-12.
Chappell Moots, S., Arnold-Puchalski, P., Nunnery, J. A. and Grant, M. (2015). An examination of an online tutoring program’s impact on low-achieving middle school students’ mathematics achievement. Online Learning 19 (5) , pp. 37-53.
Owings, W. A., Kaplan, L., Iryna, K. and Chappell Moots, S. (2015). Troops to Teachers: Still pleasing principals with high teaching quality. NASSP Bulletin 99 (1) , pp. 70-98.
Dickerson, D. L., Eckhoff, A., Stewart, C. O., Chappell Moots, S. and Hathcock, S. (2014). The examination of a STEM pull-out program for urban upper elementary students. Research in Science Education 44 (3).
Nunnery, J. A., Chappell Moots, S. and Arnold-Puchalski, P. (2013). A meta-analysis of a cooperative learning model’s effects on student achievement in mathematics. Cypriot journal of educational sciences 8 (1) , pp. 34-38.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A., Pribesh, S. L. and Hager, J. (2011). A meta-analysis of Supplemental Educational Services (SES) provider effects on student achievement. Journal of education for students placed 16 (1) , pp. 1-23.

Presentations

Kuhn, M., Garner, J. K. and Chappell Moots, S. (June , 2019). Work in Progress: Development and validation of the Ambassadorship Questionnaire Paper Annual Conference and Expo, American Society of Engineering Education Tampa, FL.
Garner, J. K. and Chappell Moots, S. (April , 2018). The Quality of Transition Instrument: A measure of perceived adjustment to new school settings Poster AERA Annual Conference New York, NY.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A. and Arnold-Puchalski, P. (April , 2016). The Open Campus High School: An assessment of student recovery, engagement, and achievement Paper AERA Annual Conference Washington, DC.
Arnold-Puchalski, P., Chappell Moots, S. and Nunnery, J. A. (April , 2016). Urban students' re-engagement through a dropout recovery intitiative. Paper AERA Annual Conference Washington, DC.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A., Arnold-Puchalski, P. and Grant, M. (April , 2015). An examination of an online tutoring program's impact on middle school students' math achievement. Paper AERA Annual Conference Chicago, IL.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A., Arnold-Puchalski, P. and Grant, M. (April , 2015). Revisioning diverse learners in the mathematics classroom: Middle school educators' shifting constructions of students with disabilities through implementation of a cooperative learning model. Paper AERA Annual Conference Chicago, IL.
Chappell Moots, S., O'Connor, P., Stegelin, D. and Withington, C. (April , 2014). A meta-analysis of dropout prevention program characteristics' on dropout and graduation rates Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference Philadelphia, PA.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A. and Yen, C. (April , 2014). An examination of the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program's Impact in Virginia Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference Philadelphia, PA.
Chappell Moots, S., Garner, J. K., Nunnery, J. A. and Carhart, E. Hoag. (April , 2013). Estimates of reliability for student growth percentiles. Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference San Francisco, CA.
Carhart, E. Hoag., Nunnery, J. A., Bol, L., Arnold-Puchalski, P., Chappell Moots, S., Grant, M. and Morrison, G. R. (April , 2013). Readiness for reform in middle schools adopting PowerTeaching for Mathematics instruction Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference San Francisco, CA.
Chappell Moots, S. (December , 2012). Pathways to college: What high schools can do Lecture Virginia CAN Conference Richmond, Virginia.
Chappell Moots, S., Grehan, A. and Grehan, L. (April , 2012). An evaluation of the MPS K4 program Poster American Educational Research Association Annual Conference Vancouver.
Chappell Moots, S., Garner, J. K., Nunnery, J. A. and Carhart, E. Hoag. (February , 2012). School-level estimates of reliability for student growth percentiles Poster Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference Hilton Head, GA.
Herman, J., Grehan, A. and Chappell Moots, S. (April , 2011). An Analysis of Literacy Instruction in Schools with High Levels of Proficiency in Reading/Language Arts Poster American Educational Research Association Annual Conference New Orleans, LA.
Grehan, A., Smith, L. and Chappell Moots, S. (April , 2011). An Evaluation of Early Reading First in rural Oklahoma Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference New Orleans, LA.
Chappell Moots, S. and Pribesh, S. L. (April , 2010). Evaluation of the Integrating Technology for Inquiry (NTeQ) model Poster American Educational Research Association Annual Conference Denver, CO.
Chappell Moots, S., Nunnery, J. A., Pribesh, S. L. and Hager, J. (April , 2010). Supplemental Educational Services (SES) provider effects on student achievement: A meta-analysis. Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference Denver, CO.
Nunnery, J. A., Pribesh, S. L. and Chappell Moots, S. (April , 2009). Issues in estimating Supplemental Educational Services provider effects: A review of state evaluations Paper American Educational Research Association Annual Conference San Diego, CA.
Stonier, F., Chappell Moots, S. and McKinney, S. E. (November , 2008). Incorporating best practices in mathematics methods courses: A comparison of teletechnet and traditional classrooms Paper Advancement of Computing in Education's E-Learn Conference Las Vegas, NV.
Chappell Moots, S. (July , 2008). 'Integrating Technology for Inquiry' Workshop Lecture Professional Development Workshop Currituck County, NC.
Chappell Moots, S., DePew, K. and Allen, D. W. (June , 2007). Evaluation of the Wikitext Instructional Process at Old Dominion University Paper National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) Atlanta, GA.
O'Shea, P. and Chappell Moots, S. (March , 2007). Issues confronted while designing a student-developed online textbook Oral Presentation Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference San Antonio, TX.
  • 2015: Crystal Star Award for Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention, and Prevention, National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson University
  • 2012: Largest Grant Award 2012, Old Dominion University, Darden College of Education
  • 2012: Most Collaborative Grant Award 2012, Old Dominion University, Darden College of Education
  • 2007: University Fellowship, Darden College of Education