Dr. Attwood teaches courses in educational psychology, classroom management, assessment
and evaluation, and teaching in a pluralistic society. Dr. Attwood has experience
as a teacher, teacher leader (social studies department chair, grades 6-12), and teacher
educator. He has previously taught in Missouri and Washington. Previously at the college
level in Washington, he taught history courses and a course for preservice teachers
on integrating the fine arts into K-8 curriculum. K-12 teaching interests include
social studies, humanities (integrated language arts and social studies), and arts
integration. Dr. Attwood also has experience as a K-12 scholastic chess coach and
high school Model United Nations sponsor/coach.
As an educational researcher, Dr. Attwood specializes in survey and case study methodologies
using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods techniques.
Dr. Attwood’s K-12 licensure to teach has included: Washington (5-12 Social Studies,
5-12 English Language Arts, K-12 Visual Arts); Missouri (9-12 & 5-9 Social Science,
9-12 English, 5-9 Language Arts, K-12 Art, B-3 Early Childhood Education); and Tennessee
In addition to earning degrees from Washington State University and Eastern Washington
University, he completed 70 credits of coursework at Gonzaga University. Internships
included work in the decorative arts at a museum, at a public library special collection,
and related work at a state digital archive.