Ph.D. Education, expected June 2020
UC Davis, Davis, CA
M.A. Education, 2015
UC Davis, Davis, CA
B.A. Political Science, 2012 Minor: Professional Writing
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Presentations & Publications
Hurtt, A. (2018, April). Academic rigor and english course-taking: A descriptive analysis of differential enrollment patterns among California high school students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY.
Hurtt, A., Reed, S., Kurlaender, M., Martorell, P., & Naven, M. (2017, April). Reinvestigating the achievement gap: An analysis of student performance on the SBAC and CAHSEE. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Reed, S., Kurlaender, M., & Hurtt, A. (2016, September 7). Are A-G requirements an indicator of college readiness? Memo submitted to the California Department of Education.
Research support provided:
Kurlaender, M., Martorell, P., & Reed, S. (2016, June). High school exit exams: A review of the literature, current state reforms, and analysis of California assessment data (CAHSEE & SBAC). Report to the California Department of Education. Available at: www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/documents/hspathwayrpt.doc.
Hurtt, A. & Reed, S. (2016, February). High school exit exams: What do we know? Oral presentation at the UC Davis School of Education Brown Bag Seminar Series, Davis, CA.
Honors & Awards
Graduate Program Travel Fellowship, UC Davis, 2017-2018
Mohini Jain Family Foundation Award, UC Davis, 2017-2018
APPAM Equity & Inclusion Fellowship, 2017
First-Year Fellowship Award, UC Davis, 2015
Chairman of the Board Scholarship, TCNJ, 2008-2012
Graduate Student Researcher, 2016-present
California Education Lab, UC Davis
Principal Investigator, 2015 Master’s thesis: “This Is How You Get There”: The Impact of Teacher Learning Opportunities in the Context of Common Core
School of Education, UC Davis, 2015-2017
EDU100, Introduction to Schools
EDU120, Philosophical & Social Foundations of Educations
EDU204A, Quantitative Methods in Educational Research: Analysis of Correlational Designs