Position: Visiting Associate Professor of Education Studies
Location: 20 S. Cameron St. Winchester, VA 22601 (Bowman room 119)
Phone: (540) 678-4304
Employed Since: 2008
• Bachelor of Science in Education (Elementary Education), George Mason University, 1974
• Master of Education (Perceptual Impairments), University of Maryland, 1978
• Doctor of Philosophy (Special Education Technology/English Writing Process), George Mason University, 1994
Fields of Expertise:
K-12 General Education and Special Education Curriculum Specialist
Instructional and assistive technology specialist
Skilled in developing educational content using Softchalk, iBook Author and Google Sites
Program Head, MSE and PSC-Special Education Programs
Chairperson, Curriculum and Instruction Dept. for the School of Education and Human Development
Faculty Senate service (Senator representing SEHD) 2012-present
Grants awarded at SU:
1. Claude Moore Literacy grants (FY 2012-2013 and FY 2013-2014). Funding supported the 2012-2014 Computer-based Writing Programs for ineffective writers entering grades 4-8.
2. VFIC/Verizon Foundation Teaching with Today’s Technology Grant recipient (2010-2012). Funding supported the training of College of Arts and Sciences and SEDH faculty and pre-service teaching candidates to use Thinkfinity.org resources and Softchalk software to create interactive, web-based lessons for K-12 learners.
Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding. (Robert J. Meehan)
2010 Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor. Kappa Delta Pi is the International Honor Society in Education.
Teaching Excellence Award for graduate studies, Hood College, May 17, 2006.
Outstanding Alumni Award, George Mason University, Graduate School of Education, May 15, 2004.
Cyber Education Champion Award, Business Software Alliance, March 10, 2004.
Personal training Web site: http://eduk0r.wikispaces.com
Softchalk introduction: https://www.softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/PV4TrLJMdKbu2U/html