Faculty-mentored student professional paper presentations
Poster Presentations at professional conferences
Presentations at professional conferences
Presentations in workshops or other public forums
Professional appointed/elected board positions held
Professional conferences attended
Technical assistance/professional development services to P-12 schools/educators
*Elementary Education (6 faculty, 2 part time faculty), Special Education (3 faculty), MAT (1 faculty), Division Chair (1) Note: Publications and presentations with two or more division faculty listed as authors are just counted once.)
When comparing 2008 with 2009, 2009 Scholarship information indicated more faculty-mentored student presentations, fewer poster sessions, one less presentation at professional meetings, and the same number of professional publications. In the area of Service, in 2009 one more workshop/public forum was presented and more faculty served as dissertation chairs and committee members. There were fewer of the following: editorial board positions, professional board positions, professional conferences attended, and technical assistance/professional development services provided to P-12 schools/educators. In 2009, limited funds for travel and professional development may have affected these service activities.
Affiliation with/Support of Professional Organizations, University, College, and Division Committees
Faculty members provide service as sponsors, officers, committee members, and/or members in the following organizations:
American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
American Council on Rural Special Education
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Committee for Redesign of Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Programs
Conceptual Framework Committee
Doctoral Admissions and Curriculum Council
Field Experiences Committee
Honors Day Committee
Teacher Education Council
Tenure and Promotion Committee
New Faculty Mentors
Numerous Ad Hoc Committees
Tenure and Promotion Committee
New position(s) requested, with justification:
Recommended change of status:
Dr. Angela Bridges is the Program Coordinator for the Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Dr. Dianne Thomas resigned as Program Coordinator for the undergraduate Elementary Education Program (January 2010)
Dr. Maud Kuykendall received tenure and Associate Professor rank (to begin with the 2010-2011 Academic Year)
VI. Degree Program Addition/Deletions and/or Major Curriculum Changes:
Changes made in the past year:
A new course was added to the Elementary Education Educational Specialist Program: CEL 712/812.Leadership Roles in Elementary Education is being taught during the Summer I and II 2010 Terms.
Recommended changes for the coming year(s):
The following additions were approved for the 2010-2011 Graduate Bulletin:
Clarification of admission requirements in the M.Ed. in Elementary Education Degree Program related to the submission of evidence of a passing score on the state licensure test in Elementary Education.
Clarification of admission requirements in the Ed.S. in Elementary Education Degree Program related to the submission of evidence of a passing score on the state licensure test in Elementary Education.
CSP 344.Assessment of Students with Special Needs was removed as a requirement for the Elementary Education endorsement in Special Education.
CSP 372.Teaching Methods and Practicum in Elementary Age Inclusive Settings was added as a requirement for the Elementary Education endorsement in Special Education.
Division of Teacher Education Unit Plan and Report 2009-10