Position: Director, School of Education & Leadership
Location: Bowman, 213
Phone: (540) 545-7324
Crisis Leadership for Higher Education, Executive Education, Harvard University; Art & Practice of Leadership Development, Executive Education, Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Dayton; M.S., George Peabody of Vanderbilt University; B.M.A., University of Michigan
Fields of Expertise:
- Psychology of Leading
- Psychology of Learning
- Leadership Development
- Program Evaluation
- Differentiation in Instruction
- Curriculum/Program Design
Collaborated with 9 universities and 3 research organizations to create the Ohio Education Research Center – http://oerc.osu.edu/
Collaborated with PBS Think TV and Pk-12 School Districts to develop REACH and REACH with STEM – collections of reading modules for primary students housed on PBS Learning Media found at https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/reach/#.WaWzrpOGPUo
Collaborated with faculty in Education, Nursing, Medicine, Business, Psychology, and Communications to develop and launch ten new programs to meet market demands.
Published over 60 articles and research reports related to leadership, education, and instructional improvement.
Brought in more than $6.5 M in grant dollars.
Awards for Excellent in Teaching, Excellent in Service, and Outstanding Faculty Member for Excellent in All Three Areas – Teaching, Research, and Service.
Conducted professional development program evaluations in ten states.
“Life has taught me to believe in the value of expertise, the authority of science, the pursuit of truth, and the power of faith.”
Delightful, passionate adult children.
Thoroughly enjoyed serving my country as a USAF officer.
Love to sing and dance.
Love hosting friends and family.
Enjoy golf (Hope spring eternal that I will find time to play more and improve).
Enjoy improvisational cooking.
International Leadership Association
Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
American Education Research Association
Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment & Teaching Effectiveness