Nancy L. Stackhouse, Ed.D., M.A.

Associate Professor and Director of Outcomes Assessment


Midwestern University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program
Cactus Wren 334-D
19555 N. 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308

Office: (623)-537-6367
Email: nstack@midwestern.edu

 

EDUCATION

Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction Northern Arizona University 1995
M.A. Special Education Arizona State University 1984
B.A. Elementary Education Ohio Northern University 1978

RESEARCH SUMMARY

Dr. Stackhouse's research interests in the College of Veterinary Medicine encompass the areas of outcomes assessment related to testing, metrics, curriculum mapping, accreditation standards, instructional design, and evidence-informed academic program changes. She holds professional memberships in the American Evaluation Association (AEA), the International Association of Medical Science Education (IAMSE), the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AzVMA), and Veterinary Education Worldwide (ViEW). In 2014, Dr. Stackhouse reviewed the graduate level textbook entitled Learning and Assessment for the 21st Century. Her expertise in assessment, research, and evaluation includes national licensure as a curriculum auditor of underperforming and failing K-12 school districts, and work as an educational consultant providing in-services and interpreting test data for public school teachers and administrators nationwide.

Current Research Projects:

Project I: Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AzVMA) Day-One Veterinary Skills Survey Research Study

Project II: Pre-Clinic Readiness Student Survey Research Study

Project III:  Empathy Clinical Evaluation Exercise (ECEX) Research Pilot Study

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Stackhouse, N. (2017). AzVMA members share expectations of day-one veterinary graduates, Arizona Veterinary News, publication of the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AzVMA), January, 2017, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Volden, K., Thomas, A., Cline, K., Thompson, G., & Bain, J. (2016). Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant Proposal, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Pender, J., & Thornburg, R. (2012). Arizona department of education solutions team summary of evidence report for Canyon de Chelly elementary school, Chinle Unified School District, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Pender, J., & Roman, L. (2012). Arizona department of education solutions team summary of evidence report for Sunnyside Montessori charter school, Camp Verde, AZ, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., & German, D. (2011). Solutions team statement of findings for Cradleboard elementary school, Whiteriver School District, White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., & Brown, D. (2010). Solutions team statement of findings for DINE Southwest high school, Developing Innovations in Navajo Education, Inc., charter school on Navajo Indian reservation, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Hamilton, D., Whissen, E., & Farrah, L. (2009). Solutions team statement of findings for J.B. Sutton elementary school, in Isaac Elementary School District, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., McGuire-Franklin, D., Laudenbach, B., & Peck, L. (2009). Solutions team statement of findings for Centennial middle school, in Crane School District, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Gorney, J., Powell, K., & Stiffler, D. (2008). Solutions team statement of findings for Mesa junior high school, in Mesa Unified School District, School Effectiveness Division, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Stackhouse, N. (2005). Promoting education and knowledge for success (PEAKS)-(Mesa Public School District), Gear Up Grant Proposal, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Stackhouse, N., Birmingham, J., & King, D. (2005). A curriculum management audit of the Gonzales independent school district in Gonzales, TX, Texas Curriculum Management Audit Center, Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin, TX.

Stackhouse, N., Adams, V., Baldwin, C., Bodkin, B., Frase, L., Freedman, B., Stevenson, Z., & Streshly, W. (2003). A curriculum management audit of the Champaign community unit school district #4 in Champaign, IL, International Curriculum Management Audit Center, Phi Delta Kappa International, Bloomington, IN.

Stackhouse, N., Beagles, B., Bediako, M., Birmingham, J., Carsten, S., Frase, L., Gasper, J., Gray, P., Greene, S., McCardle-Kulas, O., McKee, M., Nikolai, C., Pugh, C., Scott, J., Streshly, W., Thompson, E., Timmons, N., and Young, C. (2002). A curriculum management audit of the Baltimore city public school system in Baltimore, MD, International Curriculum Management Audit Center, Phi Delta Kappa International, Bloomington, IN.

Stackhouse, N. (1995). An evaluation of procedures used in faculty evaluation at three universities (dissertation), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Stackhouse, N. (1988). Career ladders: One form of educational reform. In Excellence in Teaching: Journal of the Center for Excellence in Education, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Stackhouse, N. (1984). Reinforcement preferences of high-achieving and low-achieving students (thesis), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.