Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Avant, D. W. (2011). Unwrapping Tradition: Shifting from traditional leadership to transformative action. In C. M. Shields (Ed.), Transformative Leadership: A Reader (pp. 114-130). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Journal Article, Academic Journal
Avant, D. W. (2016). Using Response to intervention/ multi-tiered systems of supports to promote social justice in schools. Journal for Multicultural Education. 10(4), 507-520.
Avant, D. & Bracy, W. (in press). Using Problem-based Learning To Illustrate the Concepts of Privilege and Oppression, Journal of Social Work Education.
Avant, D. & Lindsey, B. (2015). School social workers as response to intervention change champions, Advances in Social Work Journal. 16(2), 276-291. DOI: 10.18060/16428
Winfrey-Avant, D. (2014). The Roles of School Social Workers in Implementation of Response to Intervention. School Social Work Journal, 38(2), 11-31.
Zosky, D., Avant,D., & Thompson, J. (2014). Social work and special education students’ attributions of poverty: A leadership opportunity for school social workers. School Social Work Journal,38(2), 77-97.
Journal Article, Professional Journal
Avant, D. W. & Swerdlik, M. (2016). A collaborative endeavor: The roles and functions of school social workers and school psychologists implementing multi-tiered system of supports/response to intervention. School Social Work Journal. 41(1), 56-72.
Avant, D. W. (2016, December, 19th). Diversity and Oppression: Cultural Competence Among Social Work Students. [Blog post] Retrieved from https://illinoisstateuniversitysotl.wordpress.com/tag/deneca-avant/
Culturally Responsive Teaching. New Faculty Orientation. Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. (2016)
Promoting Social Justice. Faculty Summer Institute. Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning. (2016)
Fighting the Stress of Teaching: Revitalizing Your Passion. Teacher School Improvement Day. Canaan Academy. (2015)
Stress Free Social Work: Relax, Relate, Release. School Social Worker Association of America. (2015)
Stress Free Social Work: Relax, Relate, Release.. Illinois Association of School Social Workers Annual Conference. Illinois Association of School Social Workers. (2011)
The Roles of School Social Workers in Implementation of Response to Intervention. Illinois Association of School Social Workers Annual Conference. Illinois Association of School Social Workers. (2011)
Alumni Panel: Ph.D. Honorees – Speak and Share Knowledge. Summer Research Opportunities Program. Committee on Institutional Cooperation. (2010)
How Teachers Perceive their Job Satisfaction is Influenced by their Principals' Behaviors and Attitudes Related to Race and Gender. Administration Organization & Leadership/Section 2: School Organization and Effects under Division A at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. (2010)
Using Problem-based Learning to Promote Social Justice. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Conference. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. (2010)
How Teacher Job Satisfaction is Influenced by Principals' Leadership, Attitudes, and Beliefs Related to Cultural Identity Markers. Northwestern University Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference. Northwestern University. (2008)
First Star Academy. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Private donor. Other. (2016)
Pre-tenure Faculty Initiative Grant. Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2015)
Diversity and Oppression: Cultural Competence Among Social Work Students. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Illinois State University.