Portfolio

Jen Stansbury Koenig, Ed.D.
Director

A citizen scientist and advocate for building community in education, Dr. Jen Stansbury Koenig has more than fifteen years of experience with evaluation at local, state, and federal levels. Dr. Koenig’s research has focused on inquiry-based instruction; understanding the role of professional learning communities in education; assessing the impacts of school counseling; and researching mentor-mentee relationships and leadership development.

Prior to serving as a Research Associate at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Koenig directed the Northern Kentucky Center for Educator Excellence. In this role, she collaborated with faculty at Northern Kentucky University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst to co-found the annual Evidence-Based School Counseling National Conference, now hosted by the Ronald H. Frederickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation. In Northern Kentucky, Dr. Koenig is a recognized Champion for Education (2015), currently serves on local school boards, volunteers as a Girl Scout troop co-leader and is an avid listener and promoter of local music and artists.

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

Kentucky College Coaches
Curriculum Developer
Kentucky Campus Compact

Office of Victims Advocacy
Data Analyst
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet

Elementary, Secondary School Counseling grant
Lead Evaluator
Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS AWARDED BY

Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Kentucky Department of Corrections
Kentucky Department of Education
Morehead State University
National Science Foundation
NASA, Aerospace Education Services
Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
University of Kentucky Research Foundation
US Department of Education
US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

 

PUBLICATIONS

Morrison, A.B., Macmann, H.L., Stansbury Koenig, J., and Dariotis, J.K. (2016, November). Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival: 2016 Evaluation Report. Cincinnati, Ohio: Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

Stansbury Koenig, J. (2017, June). Morehead State University Engineering Authentic Experiences: Final Evaluation Report. Alexandria, KY: JDSK Project.

Stansbury Koenig, J. (2017, November). Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services: Elementary Secondary School Counseling grant Final Report. Alexandria, KY: JDSK Project.

Stansbury Koenig, J., Morrison, A.B., & Dariotis, J.K.  (2017, January). Morehead State University Engineering Authentic Experiences: Fall 2016 Post- to Follow-up Survey Results Summary. Cincinnati, Ohio: Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

Stansbury Koenig, J., Morrison, A.B., & Dariotis, J.K.  (2016, October).  Morehead State University Engineering Authentic Experiences 2016 Pre/Post-Test Summary.  Cincinnati, Ohio:  Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

Stansbury Koenig, J., Morrison, A., Holton, J., Morrison, A., & Dariotis, J.K.  (2016, September).  Morehead State University Engineering Authentic Experiences 2016 Focus Group Summary. Cincinnati, Ohio:  Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

Stansbury Koenig, J. & Dariotis, J.K. (2016, August). UK EisE Formative Themes and Insights from Summer 2016 Focus Groups, Observations, and Surveys. Cincinnati, Ohio: Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

Stringfield, S., Castañeda-Emenaker, I., Linz, K., Sellers, G., Stansbury Koenig, J., Toraman, S., Morrison, A., and Dariotis, J.K. (2016, September). Ohio Department of Education: Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) Study Final Report. Cincinnati, OH: College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services & Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati.

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Stansbury Koenig, J. (2016). Sustainability through Leader Succession. Paper presentation at the Action Research Network of the Americas International Conference, Knoxville, TN.

Zyromski, B., Mariani, M., Pohlgeers, C., Stansbury Koenig, J., Thompson, A., & Razor, A., (2015). Data-Driven Comprehensive School Counseling: Using inputs to make decisions, choosing appropriate interventions, and evaluating outcomes. Panel presentation at the International Association for Counselling Conference, Verona, Italy.

Zyromski, B., Stansbury Koenig, J., Dansberry, V., & Hall, C., (2015) Collaboration between Higher Education and K-12 Schools to Promote Counselling. Panel presentation at the International Association for Counselling Conference, Verona, Italy.

Carey, J., Zyromski, B., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2015). Evidence-Based School Counseling: An Analysis of the Student Success Skills. Paper presentation at the European Educational Research Association, Budapest, Hungary.

Stansbury Koenig, J., (2015). Northern Kentucky Partnership Academy Collaboration. Presented at the P-20 Partnerships for Professional Learning Convening, Council on Postsecondary Education, Frankfort, KY.

Stansbury Koenig, J., (2014). Facilitating Faculty Grant Initiatives. Spark session presented at the National Council of University Research Administrators 8th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Hanner, T., Hater, S., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2013). Principals’ Roundtable Network Pilot Evaluation. Presented at the Kentucky Association of School Administrators annual conference, Louisville, KY.

Antes, A., Clayton-Code, K., Emerine, J., Ma, L., McCartney, P., Rhee, K., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2012). Using Student Feedback to Improve Teaching, panel presentation. Presented at the Northern Kentucky University Second Annual Meet, Greet and Grab a Seat: Fostering Faculty and Student Success Conference, Erlanger, KY.

Cook, S., DeAtley, J., Gunn, C., Petty, P., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2012). Kentucky’s Postsecondary/P-12 Partnership: Clinical Preparation of Teachers. Presented to the Interim Joint Committee on Education, Kentucky Legislature, Frankfort KY.

Cook, S., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2012). Creating Collaborative P-20 Academies for College & Career Readiness. Presented at the Architecture for Implementing the Common Core Standards National Forum, Louisville KY.

Stansbury Koenig, J., & Zyromski, B., (2012). Training to Thrive: T3 Model of Student Success. Presented at the Commonwealth Commitment Summit, Lexington KY.

Cook, S., Petty, P., Super, D., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2012). Kentucky Partnership Academies, panel presentation. Commonwealth Commitment Summit, Lexington, KY.

Cook, S., & Stansbury Koenig, J., (2012). College and Career Professional Learning Communities. Presented at the Fifth Annual Kentucky ACT Summit, Louisville, KY.

Stansbury Koenig, J., (2009). BCSSE at NKU: What do we know about freshmen who started in August 2008? Presented to Academic Advising Resource Center Master Advisor Seminar, Northern Kentucky University.

Stansbury Koenig, J., (2008). Using LSSE data to prepare for ABA reaffirmation. Presented to Chase College of Law Deans, Northern Kentucky University.

Stansbury, J., (2007). NSSE and Student Affairs at NKU. Presented to Vice President for Student Affairs and Student Affairs Program Directors, Northern Kentucky University.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Northern Kentucky University:

PAD 626: Nonprofit Program Evaluation
Introduction to methods and practices of program evaluation in the nonprofit sector, evaluation and planning, program evaluation design and implementation, through a Service Learning experience. Partner organizations include: Children, Inc., Elementz, Inner-City Tennis Project, and Pones, Inc.

PAD 623: Grant Writing
Practical hands-on approach to grant writing and knowledge of the grant systems. Topics include identifying potential funding sources, applications for funding assistance, letters of intent, requests for proposals from federal and state government agencies, applications for funding from corporate and private foundation sources.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2015                Vision 2015 Champion for Education, Northern Kentucky Education Council

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

School-Based Decision Making Council Vice Chair, Campbell Ridge Elementary School, 2017-2018.

Family Resource Youth Service Center Advisory Board, Campbell Ridge Elementary School, 2013-present.

Action Team 3 Co-Chair, Northern Kentucky Education Council, 2010-2016.

Moderator, A Small Group Community of Practice, 2009-present.

Executive Board Secretary and Civic Engagement Co-Chair, LEGACY Leadership, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2008.

Grant Reviewer, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, 2003-2005.