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Dr. Mary McDonnell Harris
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Dr. Mary McDonnell Harris
Regents Professor-Teacher Ed and Admin
 
Contact address   1155 Union Circle #310740, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationMatthews Hall, Room No.: 205A 
Email  mary.harris@unt.edu    Contact Number 940-565-4327    Contact Number: 940-369-8355   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophyLanguage CommunicationUniversity of Pittsburgh1974
 Master of EducationElementary EducationShippensburg University1969
 Bachelor of ArtsEnglish, magna cum laudeGoucher College1967
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014EDEE3320003Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Fall 2013EDEE3320001Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Fall 2013EDEE3320002Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Fall 2012EDEE3320001Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum93Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EDEE3320002Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EDCI6460001Policy Analysis in Curriculum and Instruction54Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EDEE3320032Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum99Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EDEE3320001Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EDCI6460001Policy Analysis in Curriculum and Instruction48Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EDEE3320031Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EDEE3320032Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EDEE3320032Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum108Download Syllabus
Fall 2009EDEE3320031Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum87Download Syllabus
Fall 2009EDEE3320032Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum84Download Syllabus
Spring 2009EDEE3320032Foundations of Education: The School Curriculum Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Teacher Education and Professional Development with focus on the early years of teaching, Professional Development Schools, Interdisciplinary and Integrated Curriculum, Performance Assessment and Accountability
 

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2008-PresentRegents ProfessorTeacher Education and AdministrationCollege of EducationUniversity of North Texas
2008-PresentCo-directorTeach North TexasCollege of Arts and ScienceUniversity of North Texas
2000-PresentMeadows Chair for Excellence in Education and ProfessorTeacher Education and AdministrationCollege of EducationUniversity of North Texas
2008-2009Interim Associate Dean College of EducationUniversity of North Texas
2005-2006Interim ChairTeacher Education and AdministrationCollege of EducationUniversity of North Texas
1996-1999Dean College of Education and Human DevelopmentUniversity of North Dakota
1996-1999ProfessorDepartment of Teaching and LearningCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentUniversity of North Dakota
1996-1999Coordinator, Ph.D./Ed.DTeaching and LearningCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentUniversity of North Dakota
1986-1996Dean Center for Teaching and LearningUniversity of North Dakota
1986-1996ProfessorElementary EducationCenter for Teaching and LearningUniversity of North Dakota
1986-1996Coordinator, Ph.D./Ed.DTeaching and LearningCenter for Teaching and LearningUniversity of North Dakota
1983-1986ProfessorDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of EducationKansas State University
1979-1986HeadDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of EducationKansas State University
1979-1983Associate ProfessorDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of EducationKansas State University
1977-1980Reading/Language Arts CoordinatorDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of EducationKansas State University
1974-1979Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of EducationKansas State University
1975-1976Program DirectorCycle 10 Teacher CorpsCollege of EducationKansas State University
1970-1972Second grade teacherVernridge Elementary School Castle Shannon Piblic Schools, Castle Shannon, PA
1969-1970Fourth grade teacherPenn Elementary School Carlisle Area Public Schools, Carlisle, PA
1968Eighth grade English teacherCarlisle Junior High School Carlisle Area Public Schools, Carlisle, PA
1967Ninth grade English teacherLiberty Junior High School Bethleham Public Schools, Bethlehem, PA
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014304030
2012-2013304030
2010-2011206020
2009-2010402040
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next>> 23>> 
  YearPublication  Type
2012
Published
Multicultural research issues and hard to staff urban schools.


Harris, M. M., Spradley, M.V., Burns, M., Johnson, S., Tyrer, L., & Cardoza, Y.
National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal, 9(2), 39-47.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
Preservice teachers' multicultural teaching concerns and knowledge of parent involvement.
Trotti, J., Harris, M. M., Jaconson, A., & Brown, A.
Teacher Education and Practice 25 (1), 24-37.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
Portfolio performance of native and transfer EC-6 candidates.
Isbell, L., & Harris, M. M.
Texas Forum for Teacher Education, i(1), 31-39.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2011
Undergraduate students studying   college going cultures in urban high schools
Harris, M. M., Willis, R. C., & Tucker, T.
National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal, 8(2. 21-28.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2009
Published
Parent teacher education connection.  6 modules revised to align with 2007 National PTA Standards through a grant from the Kansas State Parent Information Resource Center and a contribution to the UNT College of Education from Scott Milder
Harris, M.M., Jacobson, A.L., & Trotti, J.A.
http://www.pte.unt.edu/
Other
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2008Review of KDP Connect: Working together to support new teachers’ success for Kappa Delta Pi, National Honor Society in EducationReviewer 
2008Review of Introduction to Education for McGraw HillReviewer 
2003-2004State of Readingreview board member 
2004Review of English teacher certification in Texas for Allyn & BaconReviewer 
2003Review of Language arts: Teaching and learning for Thomson, a subsidiary of WadsworthReviewer 
2003Review of English teacher certification exams in Texas: A handbook for language arts TExES and secondary English ExCET for Pearson Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Allyn & BaconReviewer 
2001-2002Teacher Education and Practiceeditorial reviewer 
2000U. S. Department of Education, Office of Higher Education, Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology, Catalyst Grant Programproposal reviewer 
1995U.S. Department of Education, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs, Higher Education Professional Development Programproposal reviewer 
1985-1987Alabama Readereditorial board member 
1987prepublication review of Morrow, L., Helping Children Read and Write: Literacy Development in the Early Years for Prentice HallReviewer 
1983Manhattan, KS: College of Education, Kansas State University Report to the Dean: Multicultural curriculum development, 1982-83
1982Manhattan, KS: College of Education, Kansas State University. Report to the Dean: Multicultural curriculum development, 1981-82
1981Manhattan, KS: College of Education, Kansas State University Report to the Dean: Multicultural curriculum development, 1980-81
1977Forum on Open Educationguest editorship with G. D. Bailey 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2011 Collier, C., Harris, M., Sherman, K., & Subramaniam, K. (May 25, 2011). Creating a collaborative culture by building a common vision. UTeach Institute Conference, Austin, TX.
 2011 Brown, A. L., Harris, M. M., & Trotti, J. (April 16, 2011). Family, school, and community partnerships: A model for preservice teacher education. Association for Childhood Education International, New Orleans, LA.
 2011 Brown, A. L., Harris, M. M., Jacobson, A. L., & Trotti, J. A. (April 11, 2011). Parent teacher education connection: A web-based model for pre-service teacher education. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
 2011 Harris, M. M., Dixon-Krauss, L., Boyd, R., Thomas, J. (February 25, 2011. Embracing cultural and linguistic diversity in North Texas. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 63rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
 2011 Metzgar, V., Benner, S., Harris, M., Ferrell, B., Evans, S., & Pankratz, R. (February 25, 2011). SkyTeach, VolsTeach, and Teach North Texas: Revolutionary programs with strategies to prepare highly effective teachers of math and science. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 63rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2014Instructional Support for Teach North Texas. Texas Instruments Foundation$534,294Co-PIActive
2012-2013Generation Texas College ReadinessTexas Higher Education Coordinating Board$50,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2012-2013Student Leadership for Teach North TexasGeorge and Faye Young Foundation$75,000Co-PIActive
2011-2013Academic Vertical Alignment Training and Renewal (AVATAR), Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board$400,000Co-PIActive
2011-2012UTeach Regional Induction ExpansionBeginning Teacher Induction and Mentoring (BTIM) through a subcontract with UT-Austin$86,163Principal InvestigatorActive
2009-2012Teach North Texas ExpansionTexas Instruments Foundation$425,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2007-20122007-2012. Replication of UTeach at UNTGreater Texas Foundation, National Math and Science Institution (NMSI) and UTeach Institute2,400,000Co-PIActive
2007-2012UNTeaching science and mathematics transition to teaching programU. S. Department of Education Transition to Teaching1,283,835Co-PIActive
2009-2010Teach North Texas InternshipsTexas Workforce Commission through a subcontract from UT- Austin$60,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2008-2010Greater Texas Foundation Math and Science Teacher Scholarship ProgramGreater Texas Foundation140,000OtherActive
2010Project Based Instruction LaunchCenter for the Study of Interdisciplinarity$10,010.12Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009Support for TNT in Tarrant CountySid Richard Foundation through a grant to UT-Arlington70,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009North Texas Regional P-16 Council EnhancementTexas Higher Education Coordinating Board P-16 Council Enhancement Program46,913.82OtherCompleted
2005-2009North Texas Early College ConsortiumBill and Melinda Gates Foundation, through the Communities Foundation of Texas1,800,000Co-PICompleted
2007-2008North Texas Regional P-16 CouncilClosing the Gaps by 201515,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2008Texas Educational Research Center for Educator Policy, Preparation, and PracticeThis unsuccessful proposal of Stephen F. Austin University is partially funded through a subcontract from UT-Dallas125.000Co-PICompleted
2007-2008Study of college going culture in urban high schoolsTG Foundation55,790.06Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2008A model for building a pipeline for college enrollment and persistenceTG Foundation200.000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2008COE Academy and supplemental travel to present at Association of Teacher EducatorsUniversity of North Texas1100OtherCompleted
2008Center for Distributive Learning, College of Education, and Department of Teacher Education and Administration. EDEE 3320 Foundations of Education Blended CourseUniversity of North Texas6500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006-2007COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at American association of Colleges for Teacher EducationUniversity of North Texas1300OtherCompleted
2007UNT Teacher Education ScorecardCenter for Research, Evaluation, and Advancement of Teacher Education Teacher Education Scorecard Project6,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2006Science and mathematics teacher academyU. S. Department of Education Federal earmark238,000.80Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2006COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at American Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
2003-2006Parent teacher education connectionU. S. Department of Education Fund for Improvement of Postsecondary Education468,545Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006UNT Teacher Education ScorecardCenter for Research, Evaluation, and Advancement of Teacher Education Teacher Education Scorecard Project2,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2005Science and mathematics teacher academyU. S. Department of Education Federal earmark248,375Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2005COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at American Education Research AssociationUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
2005Dallas Fort Worth Early College High SchoolsTexas A&M System Texas High School Project funds from the Texas Education Agency150,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003-2004Science and mathematics teacher academyU. S. Department of Education Federal earmark248,375OtherCompleted
2003-2004Comp2: Strategic comprehension and composition in grades 4-12 79,281OtherCompleted
2003-2004COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at American Education Research AssociationUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
2001-2004Expanding the school as the center of communityJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation500,000OtherCompleted
2004Planning grant for early college high schoolsBill and Melinda Gates Foundation, through the Communities Foundation of Texas80,000Co-PICompleted
2002-2003Science and mathematics teacher academyU. S. Department of Education Federal earmark200,000OtherCompleted
2002-2003North Texas teachers as scholarsWoodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation25,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002-2003COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at American Educational Research AssociationUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
2001-2002Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 2000 OtherCompleted
2001-2002Harris, M. M. & Jacobson, A. Technology based parent involvement for professional development. College of Education, Research Enhancement FundUniversity of North Texas12,500OtherCompleted
2001-2002COE Academy and VPAA supplemental travel award to present at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
2000-2002P-16 Symposium on urban education. UNY System Chancellor’s officeUniversity of North Texas10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1999-2002Four college teacher recruitment partnershipU. S. Department of Education Teacher Quality Enhancement (Title II, Higher Education Act)554,972Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2000-2001Texas partnership for parent engagementMetropolitan Life Foundation through a grant to American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education20,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2000-2001Texas academy for urban teachingState Board for Educator Certification, Teacher Shortage Initiative104,000Co-PICompleted
2000-2001Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 200036,156OtherCompleted
2000-2001Impact of information technology on achievement. UNT Academy Advisory Committee, Enhancing Funded Research Grant ProgramUniversity of North Texas16,300Co-PICompleted
2000-2001COE Academy and VPAA supplement travel award to present at the Council of Great City SchoolsUniversity of North Texas900OtherCompleted
1999-2001North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-2001Extending the school as the center of communityJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation549,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-2001DREAMS: Disability research encompassing American Indians in mathematics and scienceNational Science Foundation900,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1999-2000Modeling technology integration for future teachersU. S. Department of Education Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology133,407OtherCompleted
1999-2000Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 200033,000OtherCompleted
1999-2000Middle school resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools34,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1999-2000Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools72,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-2000Professional development schools standards projectDewitt Wallace Readers Digest Foundation grant to National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education12,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-1999Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 200033,951OtherCompleted
1998-1999Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools72,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-1999Natureshift! SupportDakota Science Center subcontract from Technology Challenge Grant, U. S. Department of Education72,954Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-1999School as the center of communityRegion IV Children’s Services Coordinating Committee, North Dakota Department of Social Services20,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1999North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1998Excellent beginnings planning grantPlan for Social Excellence, Mt. Kisco, NY27,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1998Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 200037,000OtherCompleted
1997-1998Resident special education programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools56,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1998Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools72,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1998School as the center of communityRegion IV Children’s Services Coordinating Committee, North Dakota Department of Social Services20,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1996-1997Planning our next 20 yearsBush Foundation, St. Paul, MN20,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1996-1997Project Launch: Beginning teacher support and assessmentGoals 200042,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1996-1997Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools72,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1995-1997BRIDGES The next generation of middle level educatorsNorth Dakota Department of Public Instruction Dwight D. Eisenhower Program10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1995-1997North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1994-1997Graduate endorsement and lead teacher support of limited English proficient studentsU. S. Department of Education Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs250,250Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1995-1996Excellence in education transition grantJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation100,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1995-1996Education Standards and Practices Board internshipNorth Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board12,400Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1995-1996Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools31,283Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1992-1996Curriculum integration in elementary and middle schoolsJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation258,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1994-1995Middle level transition programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools34,300Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1993-1995Community health and curriculum, instruction, and assessment initiatives for lead middle schools through BRIDGESCarnegie Corporation of New York, Middle Grade School State Policy Initiative280,000Co-PICompleted
1993-1995North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1992-1995Preparation of elementary teachers with mathematics or science concentrations to work with American Indian limited English proficient childrenU. S. Department of Education Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs282,370Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1992-1994Resident teacher programBoard of Education, Grand Forks Public Schools60,600Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1991-1994BRIDGES: Middle level education for North DakotaCarnegie Corporation of New York, Middle Grade School State Policy Initiative150,694Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1992-1993Interactive video network offering of CTL 590: Development and education of young adolescentsNorth Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board4,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1991-1993North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1990-1992Teacher education action commission for North DakotaSouthwestern Bell through the Education Commission of the States5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1989-1992Faculty development through group mentorshipBush Foundation, St. Paul, MN224,080Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1990-1991BRIDGES: Middle level education for North Dakota planning grantCarnegie Corporation of New York, Middle Grade School State Policy Initiative90,480Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1990-1991Teaching and learning about Native AmericansSpecial Projects Division9,018Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1989-1991North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1989-1990Choke Cherry Syrup and Growing Up in North Dakota by Lois Prante StevensPrivate Donor10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1988-1989Planning support of entry level teachers in North DakotaBush Foundation, St. Paul, MN20,807Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1988-1989Native American curriculum for North Dakota schoolsNorth Dakota Centennial Commission30,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1988-1989Field studies for students of earth science in northeastern North DakotaNorth Dakota Department of Public Instruction Dwight D. Eisenhower Program7,385Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1987-1989North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkBudget earmark14,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1987-1989Holmes group membership and support. UND FoundationUniversity of North Dakota16,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1986-1987Sex equity curriculum review for Manhattan Area Vocational Technical SchoolKansas State Department of Education Vocational Education Administration6,428Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1984-1985Sex equity in preservice elementary educationU. S. Department of Education Women’s Educational Equity Act143,145Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1984-1985Equity software for career and vocational educationKansas State Department of Education Vocational Education Administration5,883Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1975-1985Five College of Education Faculty Research Awards, One College of Education Summer Research Award, One Kansas State University Phi Delta Kappa Research AwardKansas State University1,560OtherCompleted
1983-1984Equity software for mediaKansas State Department of Education Basic Skills Improvement Program1,051Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1982-1983Microcomputers in vocational educationKansas State Department of Education Basic Skills Improvement Program5,996Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1981-1983Summer reading calendar projectKansas State Department of Education Basic Skills Improvement Program8,722Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2010-2011Project-based Instruction LaunceUNT Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity10,000Senior PersonnelCompleted
2008-2008EDEE 3320 as a Blended CourseUNT Center for Distributive Education$6500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2012Florida Department of EducationResearch Scientist Reviewed grant proposals for UTeach replications
2010University of Texas at ArlingtonOther presented as part of a data management users’ panel
2001-2008National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationOther BOE visits to institutions not named to protect confidentiality, team chair
2007State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced program for teachers at one university
2007University of Texas, Permian BasinOther NCATE mock visit, consultant
2007Texas Woman’s UniversityOther reviewed philosophy of education assessment tool, consultant
2007Cedar Hill Independent School DistrictOther served on an advisory committee to held develop a successful proposal to the Texas Education Agency for starting an early college high school
2007Optimal Solutions Group LLCOther Facilitated work of a research assistant hired by this group to arrange procedures and collect data for Study of Teacher Preparation in Early Reading completed under a subcontract from the U.S. Department of Education
2006State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced programs for teachers at one university
2006State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced programs for teachers at two universities
2005Seattle UniversityOther NCATE strategy for future visit, consultant
2005State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced programs for teachers at 12 universities and initial programs for teachers at one university
2004State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced programs for teachers at three universities and initial programs for teachers at one university
2004State of Louisiana, Office of the Governor and Board of Regents, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, State Teacher Quality InitiativeOther Review of advanced programs for teachers at three universities and initial programs for teachers at one university
2004North Texas Future FundOther Contributed substantially to a successful proposal of the UNT Center for Economic Development and Research, Improving literacy among diverse populations: An analysis of best practices and recommendations for Dallas/Fort Worth Region.
2004Argyle Independent School District FoundationOther Teacher of the Year selection committee, member
1998-2003The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan State UniversityOther Rural Systemic Initiative Research Advisory Committee, member
2003Texas State College at San MarcosOther NCATE strategy for future visit, co-consultant
2001-2002The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan State UniversityOther visits to Pittsburg, TX as part of contract with the National Science Foundation to evaluate the Rural Systemic Initiatives, team member
2002The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan State UniversityOther Seminar on Indicators of Student Achievement, Albuquerque, NM, participant
2002National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationOther BOE visit to an institution not named to protect confidentiality, member
2002University of North Dakota, College of Education and Human DevelopmentOther School as Center of Community Project, proposal writer
2001University of North Dakota, College of Education and Human DevelopmentOther DREAMS (Disability Research Encompassing American Indians in Mathematics and Science), National Science Foundation funded project, keynote speaker
2001University of North Dakota, College of Education and Human DevelopmentOther School as Center of Community Project, proposal writer
2000John S. and James L. Knight FoundationOther High Stakes Testing conference coordinated by the National Center for Restructuring Schools and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, participant evaluator.
2000Professional Development Schools Standards ProjectOther visit to Kansas State University/Manhattan Public Schools, Manhattan, KS, team member
2000Texas A&M University-Corpus ChristiOther External program review for three master’s degree programs in education, team chair
2000University of North Dakota, College of Education and Human DevelopmentOther School as Center of Community Project, staff developer
1996-1999Bilingual/ESL Advisory Committee, memberOther North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
1990-1999North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther BRIDGES Project Steering Committee and Advisory Committee, member
1999Professional Development Schools Standards ProjectOther visit to the University of Colorado, Denver/Adams Five Star Public Schools, Denver, CO, team co-chair
1999Professional Development Schools Standards ProjectOther visit to the University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH, team chair
1999North Central Association of College and SchoolsOther Review of proposed master’s program in Teacher Inquiry, review panel chair
1999The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan State UniversityOther external evaluation of the Charter School of Education, California State University, Los Angeles, team member
1996-1998North Central Association of College and SchoolsOther Accreditation visit to universities unnamed to project confidentiality, consultant evaluator team member
1998North Central Association of College and SchoolsOther , Review of proposed doctoral program in Critical Pedagogy, review panel reader
1994-1996North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther Goals 2000 Professional Development Committee, member
1995North Central Association of College and SchoolsOther Focused visit for proposed doctoral program in Educational Administration, consultant evaluator team member
1987 &-1993North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther Teacher Education Program Approval Process, team trainer
1991-1992North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther State House Conference on Indian Education Steering Committee, member
1990-1991North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther Task Force on Early Adolescence, chair
1989North Dakota Department of Public InstructionOther State Program Approval/NCATE Board of Examiners visit, team member
1988Northern State College, Aberdeen, SDOther Teacher Education Program Review, external reviewer and consultant
1985Kansas North Central Association of Colleges and SchoolsOther Review of UDS 475 Division of Instructional Services, Junction City, KS, team member
1985Kansas North Central Association of Colleges and SchoolsOther Review of USD 383 Division of Instructional Services, Manhattan, KS, team member
1985Kansas State Department of EducationOther Teacher education program approval joint Board of Examiners with NCATE, state team chair
1984U. S. Department of Education, Title III Higher Education ActOther Evaluation of Pratt County (Kansas) Community College program, team member
1982Kansas State Department of EducationOther Teacher education program approval team, chair
toggle toggle Teaching
EDCI 6030 Field Studies in Curriculum and Instruction
 

EDCI 6460 Policy Analysis in Curriculum and Instruction
 

EDEE 3320 Foundation of Elementary Education
 

EDEE 5800 Engaging Students in Learning
 

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2009-2011Karen HolackaEd,Ad.Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2009-2011Roderick WillisPh.D.,H.Ed.Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2006-2011Mel HaysPh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingStudent to teacher racial/ethnic rations as contributors to regional achievement gaps, 1999-2008
2005-2011Patrick DavisEd. D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPodcasting in an eighth grade American history class.
2011Yanet CardozaEd.D., C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011Rose BrennerEd.D., EdAdGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011Myah SanfordEd.D., C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011Suzanne NewellEd.D., EdAdGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2007-2010Kevin RogersEd. Ad.Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2006-2010Amy HarpPh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010David HicksEd.D., Ed AdGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Laurie Tinsley Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Matthew Winn Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Mackie SpradleyPh.D., C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Mary PruittEd.D., C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2009Carol RevellePh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingConstructing transformative experiences through problem posing in a high school English research project
2009Standra JohnsonPh.D., C&I 
2009Laura IsbellPh.D. C&I 
2009Christopher JulianEd.D., C&I 
2009Tami TuckerPh.D., HEd 
2009Sumreen Asim Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2009April SandersPh.D. C&I 
2006-2008Judy TrottiPh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising. Characteristics of preservice teachers learning parent involvement practices
2008Tresa TaylorC&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2007Carla MonnierEd.Ad.Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2007Dennis WomackEd.Ad.Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2006Shelley BlackburnPh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2006Jennifer JacksonPh.D. C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2005Wynette GriffinPh. D. Ed. AdGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2008Katie KordelEd. D., C&IGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2008-PresentSteering Committee, Teach North TexasCo-chairDepartment
2009-2014College of Education Reappointment, Promotion,Member, Chair 2011College
2012-2013C&I Doctoral FacultyProgram CoordinatorDepartment
2011-2012PromotionChairDepartment
2011-2012Searh Committee, Assistant ProfessorChairDepartment
2009-2012Faculty Advisory CommitteeMemberCollege
2008-2012Search Committee, Teach North Texas, Master TeacherCo-chairDepartment
2010-2011Search Committee, Assistant ProfessorMemberDepartment
2009-2011Search Committee, Mathematics EducatorMemberDepartment
2008-2011Steering Committee, Center for the Study of InterdisciplinarityMemberDepartment
2012-2-13Department Executive CommitteeMemberDepartment
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2007-PresentTexas State Teachers Association State
2006-PresentCenter for Research, Evaluation, and Advancement of Teacher Education International/National
2002-PresentTexas Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education State
2002-PresentNational Association of Multicultural Education International/National
2000-PresentTexas Association of Teacher Educators State
1987-PresentPhi Delta Kappa, University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University ChapterLocal 
1986-PresentNorth Dakota Study Group on Evaluation International/National
1979-PresentAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher Education International/National
1975-PresentAssociation of Supervision and Curriculum Development International/National
1974-PresentAssociation of Teacher Educators International/National
1974-PresentPhi Delta Kappa International/National
1974-PresentAmerican Educational Research Association International/National
2007-2009National Association for Education of Young Children International/National
1974-2008National Society for the Study of Education International/National
2000-2006Phi Beta Kappa, North Central Texas ChapterLocal 
2000-2005Council of Great City Colleges of Education in affiliation with the Council of Great City Schools State
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YearTitleHonoring Organization
2012Faculty Leadership AwardUNT Foundation
2011Honors Day Recognition as Source of Support and Inspiration to a Recognized StudentUniversity of North Texas
2011George F. Hixson AwardDenton Breakfast Kiwanis
2011Distinguished Service AwardDenton Breakfast Kiwanis
2007Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology presented to UNT for Parent Teacher Education Connection, a curriculum prepared through FIPSE grant for which I was principal investigatorAmerican Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
2007Honors Day Recognition as Source of Support and Inspiration to a Recognized StudentUniversity of North Texas
2007Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in EducationCambridge Who’s Who
2005Who’s Who in American EducationWho’s Who
2005Who’s Who among America’s TeachersWho’s Who
2004Who’s Who in American EducationWho’s Who
2003Outstanding Achievement in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service, 2000-2002Department of Teacher Education and Administration, University of North Texas
2003Who’s Who in American EducationWho’s Who
2000Distinguished Service AwardUniversity of North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women
1999Partner in Education AwardGrand Forks Public Schools, Grand Forks, ND
1999Special RecognitionNorth Dakota Indian Education Association
1998Community Service AwardLake Agassiz Elementary School, Grand Forks, ND
1995Ralph G. Heiges Distinguished Alumna AwardShippensburg University
1993Award for contributions to middle level educationAssociation of Middle Level Educators in North Dakota
1990Who’s Who in American EducationWho’s Who
1986Martin Luther King, Jr., Outstanding Multicultural Educator CitationCooperative Urban Teacher Education Program, Kansas City, MO
1981Outstanding Young Women of America 
1979Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching AwardKansas State University
1967Phi Beta KappaGoucher College Chapter
1964-1967Dean's ScholarGoucher College
1964Freshman Award for Excellence in ChemistryGoucher College Department of Chemistry
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
87-89 93-96 98-9University of North DakotaNative American Programs Coordinating Committee, memberUniversity
2011-2012Assistant Professor of C&I Search CommitteechairDepartment
2011UNT Honors Program, "Distinguished Professor" Student
2011Lecturer Promotion CommitteechairTeach North Texas
2011Master Teacher Search Committeeco-chairTeach North Texas
2010-2011Mathematics Education Search CommitteememberDepartment
2010-2011Assistant Professor Search CommitteememberDepartment
2010-2011Qualifying Examination Reading Committee C&I Doctoral Program
2010-2011National Program Review Reports Program
2010Master Teacher Search Committeeco-chairTeach North Texas
2010Teach North Texas, Texas Instruments Foundation Board Community
2009-2012Faculty Advisory CommitteeMember, Assistant Chair (2011)College
2009-2012College Promotion and Tenure Committeemember elected by department, secretary (2010) chair (2011)College
2009-2010Mathematics Educator Search CommitteememberDepartment
2009-2010Mike Moses Chair Search CommitteememberDepartment
2009Teach North TexasMaster Teacher Search Committee, co-chairDepartment
2009Teach North Texas, Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Community
2009Program Advisor Search Committeeco-chairTeach North Texas
2009Master Teacher Search Committeeco-chairTeach North Texas
2008-presentNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationMemberProfessional
2008-presentNCATECo-coordinator, coordinator (2008-2009) 
2008-2009University of North TexasResearch Council (Advisory to the Associate Dean for Research and Technology), memberUniversity
2008-2009University of North Texas, College of EducationAssociate Dean of Teacher Education Search Committee, memberCollege
2008-2009University of North Texas, College of EducationExecutive Committee, memberCollege
2008-2009University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationExecutive Committee, memberDepartment
2008-2009University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationAssessment Committee, memberDepartment
2008-2009DFW Early College High School Partnership CouncilmemberCommunity
2008-2009University of North Texas, Teach North TexasSteering Committee, co-chairDepartment
2008University of North Texas, Department of PhilosophyCenter for Study of Interdisciplinary, Steering Committee, memberDepartment
2008University of North Texas, Teach North TexasMaster Teacher Search Committee, co-chairDepartment
2008Association of Teacher EducatorsProgram reviewers for the 2009 meeting. Reviewed 10 proposalsProfessional
2008University of North TexasDirector, UNT Research Park Search Committee, memberUniversity
2007-2009Association of Teacher EducatorsPlanning Committee for 2008 Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX, memberProfessional
2007-2009North Dakota Study GroupFinancial Aide Committee, chairProfessional
2007-2009University of North TexasEmerald Eagle Scholars, faculty mentorStudent/Student Organization
2007-2008University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationVelma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair Search Committee, chairDepartment
2007-2008University of North TexasPresident’s STEM Middle School Task Force, project leaderUniversity
2007-2008Association of Teacher EducatorsPublicity Subcommittee of Planning Committee, memberProfessional
2007-2008University of North Texas, College of EducationDean of College of Education Search Committee, memberCollege
2007University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationPromotion and Tenure Committee, substitute for Ron Wilhelm, memberDepartment
2007University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationEmeritus faculty nomination task force, chairDepartment
2007Association of Teacher EducatorsProgram reviewer for the 2008 meeting, reviewed 10 proposalsProfessional
2007University of North TexasNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Texas Education Agency Continuing Accreditation Self Study, leadership committee memberUniversity
2006-2008Regional Workforce Education Industry Cluster/dissolvedmemberCommunity
2006-2007Center for Research, Evaluation, and Advancement of Teacher EducationTask Force for Common Measures in EC-4 Teacher Education, memberProfessional
2006-2007American Education Research AssociationPDS SIG, program reviewer (reviewed 5 proposals, 2006; 6 in 2007)Professional
2006University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and Administrationnominated Rudy Rodriguez for the Ted Booker state awardDepartment
2005-PresentTexas High School ProjectEarly College High School intermediary group, memberProfessional
2005-2008Fort Worth Chamber of CommerceRegional Workforce Development Committee, memberCommunity
2005-2006University of North Texas, College of EducationExecutive Committee, memberCollege
2005-2006Denton Independent School DistrictSeamless Education Committee, memberCommunity
2005-2006University of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationExecutive Committee, chairDepartment
2005-2006University of North TexasResponsibility Centered Management (RCM) Committee, memberUniversity
2005American Education Research AssociationDivision J, Section 2 program reviewer (reviewed 2 proposals)Professional
2004-presentNorth Texas Regional P-16 CouncilNorth Texas Regional P-16 Council Executive Committee, co-chairCommunity
2004-2008University of North TexasWomen’s Studies Advisory Committee, memberUniversity
2004-2006University of North Texas, College of Education, Dept. of Counseling, Development, and Higher EducationCenter for Parent Education Advisory Committee, memberDepartment
2004-2005University of North Texas, College of EducationCollege of Education of Choice in the Region Task Force, memberCollege
2004-2005University of North Texas, College of EducationAssociate Dean for Research and Professional Development search committee, memberCollege
2004-2005University of North TexasStrategic Directions in Science and Engineering Committee for the UNT Academic Plan, memberUniversity
2004-2005Association of Teacher EducatorsPlanning Committee for 2005 Summer Institute in Bismarck, ND, memberProfessional
2004, 2006, 2008American Education Research AssociationDiscussant for annual meeting (one session each meeting)Professional
2004 & 2007University of North Texaswrote UNT nomination for Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education award of AASCUUniversity
2004University of North Texas, College of Educationwriting team to nominate online secondary program for 2005 AACTE award for the innovative use of technology, co-writerCollege
2004University of North Texas, Dept. of Counseling, Development, and Higher EducationDevelopment, Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education search committee, memberDepartment
2003-presentUniversity of North Texas, Dept. of Teacher Education and AdministrationCurriculum and Instruction graduate faculty, memberProgram
2003-2009Association of Teacher EducatorsStandards for Teacher Educators Task Force, member; 2004-present, Research subcommittee, memberProfessional
2003-2004North Dakota Study GroupSteering Committee for Spenser Foundation Grant for an oral history of the North Dakota Study GroupProfessional
2003-2004Association of Teacher EducatorsHospitality Committee for 2004 Annual Meeting in Dallas, memberProfessional
2003Texas Chapter, National Association for Multicultural Educationproposal reviewer for 2003 conferenceProfessional
2003University of North Texas, College of Educationwriting team to nominate baccalaureate EC-4 and 4-8 programs for 2004 ATE Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award, chair. (Led to finalist status)College
2002-presentNorth Texas Regional P-16 CouncilGap Analysis work group, memberCommunity
2002-presentNorth Texas Regional P-16 CouncilTeacher Education work group, chairCommunity
2002-2008North Texas Regional P-16 Councilconvenor of the Council and co-chairCommunity
2002-2008University of North TexasFaculty Senate, member and parliamentarianUniversity
2002-2008American Education Research AssociationDivision K, Sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 program reviewer (reviewed 16 proposals in 2002; 23 in 2003; 12 in 2004, 21 in 2005; 22 in 2006; 24 in 2007; 20 in 2008 )Professional
2002-2006Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationNCATE/Texas Partnership Committee, member. State Institutional Offices and Committee AssignmentsProfessional
2002-2005, 07-08North Dakota Study Group on EvaluationPlanning Committee, memberProfessional
2002-2005University of North Texas, College of EducationAdvisory Committee for Research and Professional Development, chair 2004-2005College
2002-2005University of North Texas, College of EducationGraduate Affairs Committee, chair, 2004-2005College
2002-2005University of North TexasOversight Committee of the Core Curriculum (Faculty Senate), memberUniversity
2002-2005University of North TexasCommittee on Committees (Faculty Senate), memberUniversity
2002-2004North Texas Regional P-16 CouncilDual Credit/Dual Enrollment work group, memberCommunity
2002Phi Beta Kappa, North Central Texas ChapterBooks Change Lives Essay Contest, judgeCommunity
2001-2008University of North TexasBudget Committee of the Faculty Senate, member; Research Subcommittee, chair 2005University
2001-2008National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationBoard of Examiners, Team ChairProfessional
2001-2007American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Promoting Excellence in Teacher Education (PETE)consultantProfessional
2001-2007University of North Texas, College of EducationFollow-up and Program Assessment Committee, TE&A elected representative, chair, 2003-2004College
2001-2005University of North TexasEC-4 and 4-8 initial program faculty, memberProgram Service
2001-2004North Texas Teachers as ScholarsDirector for the UNT System and up to nine cooperating school districtsLocal
2001-2004First United Methodist Church of Denton TXAdministrative Board, member 
2001-2004Region 11 Education Service CenterTxBESS Advisory Committee, memberLocal
2001-2003University of North TexasHOSTS (Helping Our Students to Soar) Mentoring Program, faculty mentorStudent/Student Organization Service
2001-2002University of North TexasCapitol Campaign Committee, memberCollege Service
2001-2002University of North TexasMathematics Education Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, COE representativeCollege Service
2001-2002University of North TexasNCATE Task Force, co-chair with Ron WilhelmCollege Service
2001-2002Department of Teacher Education and AdministrationProgram Development Task Force, appointed chairDepartment Service
2001Professional Development Schools Standards Project, Standards Revision GroupmemberNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2001University of North TexasTeacher Education Role and Scope Task Force, appointed memberCollege Service
2001Department of Teacher Education and AdministrationEducational Administration lecturer search committee, memberDepartment Service
2000-presentFirst United Methodist Church of Denton TXmember 
2000-presentDenton Breakfast Kiwanisdirector 2000-2004; vice president, 2004-2005; president, 2005-2006; Turkey Roll Bicycle Rally chair, 2007, 2008 
2000-2008University of North TexasUniversity Curriculum Committee, memberUniversity Service
2000-2008University of North TexasTeacher Education Council, memberCollege Service
2000-2008Board of Examiners Corps National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2000-2007University of North TexasReading faculty, memberProgram Service
2000-2005University of North TexasCollege of Education External Advisory Committee, member; Rod Paige luncheon committee member 2001-2002; Pat Mitchell luncheon committee member, 2003-2004; External Development Task Force, May-November, 2004College Service
2000-2004University of North TexasDiversity Advisory RepresentativeUniversity Service
2000-2002University of North TexasNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/State Board for Educator Certification Self-Study, co-coordinator with R. WilhelmUniversity Service
2000-2001University of North TexasMentor Program, faculty mentorStudent/Student Organization Service
2000-2001First United Methodist Church of Denton TXFriday’s Kids Respite Program, volunteer 
2000-2001University of North TexasMathematics Education Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, COE representativeCollege Service
2000-2001University of North TexasArts in Teaching and Teacher Education, Leadership Association Program, traineeCollege Service
2000-2001University of North TexasScience Education Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, COE representativeCollege Service
2000University of North TexasTenure and Promotion Task Force, memberCollege Service
1999-2000University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Office of Advising and Admissions, chairpersonCollege Service
1998-2001Professional Development Schools Standards Project, Design TeammemberNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
1998-1999North Dakota Teacher Center NetworkExternal Advisory Committee, higher education representativeState
1998-1999University of North DakotaExcellent Beginnings Steering Committee, memberCollege Service
1998-1999Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDBuilding Committee, member 
1998-1999University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Office of Advising and Admissions, chairpersonCollege Service
1998-1999University of North DakotaTeacher Education Coordinator 
1998-1999North Dakota Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationTeacher Supply and Demand Task Force, chairState Institutional Offices and Committee Assignments
1998-1999UND/Lake Agassiz Professional Elementary Development SchoolNCATE PDS Standards Project, Self-Study Steering Committee, chairpersonLocal
1997-1999Phi Delta Kappa, University of North Dakota Chapterpresident 
1997-1999Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDMember 
1997-1999University of North Dakota, Department of Teaching and LearningAdvisory Committee, UND/Fort Berthold Community College Elementary Education Program, memberDepartment Service/(University of North Dakota Center for Teaching and Learning was not organized in departments.)
1997-1998Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDChild Care Task Force, member 
1996-1999Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDStewardship and Finance Ministry Team, chair 
1996-1999University of North DakotaKnight P-16 Partnership Council, memberCollege Service
1996-1999Association of Colleges and Schools of Education in Land Grant Colleges and State Universities and Affiliated Private Universities (now CADREI)Preparation of the Professoriate in Teacher Education Task Force, member 
1996-1999University of North DakotaUniversity Space and Facilities Committee, memberUniversity Service
1996-1999UND/Lake Agassiz Professional Elementary Development SchoolKnight K-16 Partnership Council, memberLocal
1996-1999University of North DakotaCouncil of Chairpersons, College of Education and Human Development, chairpersonCollege Service
1996-1997Phi Delta Kappa, University of North Dakota Chaptervice president for membership 
1996-1997University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Student Teaching and Field Placement, memberCollege Service
1996-1997University of North DakotaUniversity Senate Committee on Tenure and Promotion Policy, memberUniversity Service
1996-1997University of North DakotaMeritorious Staff Award Selection Committee, memberUniversity Service
1995-2000North Central Association of Colleges and Schoolsconsultant evaluatorRegional Institutional Offices and Committee Assignments
1995-1999University of North DakotaNational Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education Self-Study, coordinatorUniversity Service
1995-1997Holmes Partnership/GroupFutures Committee, member 
1995-1997North Dakota University SystemNorth Dakota University System, Teacher Education Task Force, memberState System Service
1995-1996University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Student and Field Placement, chairpersonCollege Service
1995-1996University of North DakotaAssociate Dean of Continuing Education Search Committee, memberUniversity Service
1994-1996North Dakota Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationTeacher Education Program Approval Procedures Revision Task Force, chairState Institutional Offices and Committee Assignments
1994-1995University of North DakotaDean of Arts and Sciences Search Committee, chairUniversity Service
1994-1995University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Student Teaching and Field Placement, chairpersonCollege Service
1993-1997Holmes Partnership/GroupNational Board, secretary 
1993-1995University of North DakotaUniversity Senate Administrator Evaluation Committee, memberUniversity Service
1993-1995North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (North Dakota Teacher Professional Practices Commission through 1996)chairState
1993-1994Education Commission of the StatesNorth Dakota team memberState
1993North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (North Dakota Teacher Professional Practices Commission through 1996)Professional Development CommitteeState
1992-1999Project Advancing Literacy, Grand Forks, ND, Board of Directorssecretary, 1996-1999; chair, 1992-1996 
1992-1999Midcontinent Regional Education LaboratoryResearch Advisory Council, memberRegional
1992-1995Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDMission Committee, member; chair, 1992-1994 
1992-1994Grand Forks, ND, Public SchoolsProfessional Development Committee, memberLocal
1992-1994University of North DakotaAlice T. Clark Faculty Mentor Program Advisory Committee, memberUniversity Service
1992-1994University of North DakotaChild Care Center Building Committee, memberUniversity Service
1991-1994United Ministries in Higher Education board, North Dakota Conference United Methodist Churchrepresentative 
1991-1993University of North DakotaSalary Equity Committee, memberUniversity Service
1991-1992University of North DakotaSearch committee for Director, Child Care and Family Services, chairpersonCollege Service
1991-1992University of North DakotaNew School Reunion planning committee, chairpersonCollege Service
1991-1992Education Commission of the StatesNorth Dakota Teacher Education Action Commission, convenerState
1991-1992University of North DakotaActing program coordinatorProgram Service/(After the college merger in 1996, I remained active only in the interdepartmental Teaching and Learning doctoral program.)
1990-1999North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (North Dakota Teacher Professional Practices Commission through 1996)MemberState
1990-1999UND/Lake Agassiz Professional Elementary Development SchoolPDS Steering Committee, memberLocal
1990-1995Midwest Region Holmes GroupSteering Committee, memberRegional Institutional Offices and Committee Assignments
1990-1995Association of Colleges and Schools of Education in Land Grant Colleges and State Universities and Affiliated Private Universities (now CADREI)Secretary 
1990-1993University of North DakotaNorth Central Association Self Study Committee, chairUniversity Service
1990-1991University of North DakotaStrategic Planning Committee on College Preparatory Curriculum, memberUniversity Service
1990-1991University of North DakotaChild Care Task Force, chairUniversity Service
1989-1995Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDfirst and second grade Sunday School, teacher 
1989-1991University of North DakotaDistance Education through Telecommunications Committee, memberUniversity Service
1989-1990University of North DakotaRegistrar Search Committee, memberUniversity Service
1989-1990Northern Interior Staff Development CouncilExecutive Committee, member at large 
1988-1996Association of Colleges and Schools of Education in Land Grant Colleges and State Universities and Affiliated Private Universities (now CADREI)Faculty Development Task Force, member 
1988-1994North Dakota University SystemNorth Dakota Board of Higher Education, Dwight D. Eisenhower Advisory Committee, memberState System Service
1988-1990University of North DakotaNational Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education Self Study, CoordinatorUniversity Service
1988-1990University of North DakotaBush Faculty Development Planning Grant Committee, memberUniversity Service
1988-1990University of North DakotaDay Care Committee, memberUniversity Service
1988-1990University of North DakotaHuman Rights Planning Committee, memberUniversity Service
1988-1990Holmes Partnership/GroupCurriculum Committee, member 
1988-1989Holmes Partnership/GroupTomorrow’s Schools Project Dean’s Liaison Group, member 
1988-1989University of North DakotaUND North Dakota Centennial Committee, memberUniversity Service
1988-1989North Dakota Conference United Methodist ChurchAlcoholism task force 
1988-1989Zion United Methodist Church of Grand Forks NDCapital Funds Crusade, visitation chairperson 
1988National Rural Education AssociationRural Education Research Forum, co-coordinator 
1987-1992Phi Delta Kappa, University of North Dakota ChapterResearch representative 
1987-1990 93-94University of North DakotaAdministrative Procedures Committee, memberUniversity Service
1987-1990Holmes Partnership/GroupNational Board, member 
1987-1989University of North DakotaAssociation for Better Child Care, faculty adviserStudent/Student Organization Service
1987-1988University of North DakotaTask Force to Review Concerns of Native American Students, memberUniversity Service
1987-1988University of North DakotaWomen’s Issues Task Force, chairUniversity Service
1986-1999University of North DakotaTeaching and Learning Doctoral Program, graduate program coordinatorProgram Service
1986-1999University of North DakotaCouncil of Deans, memberUniversity Service
1986-1999University of North DakotaUniversity Senate, memberUniversity Service
1986-1999North Dakota Teacher Center NetworktreasurerState
1986-1996University of North DakotaGraduate Committee, ex officio memberCollege Service
1986-1996University of North DakotaElementary Education faculty, memberProgram Service
1986-1996University of North DakotaMiddle Level faculty, memberProgram Service
1986-1996University of North DakotaUndergraduate Committee, ex officio memberCollege Service
1986-1996University of North DakotaSteering Committee, ex officio memberCollege Service
1986-1995University of North DakotaGeneral Education Requirements Committee, representative of the Council of DeansUniversity Service
1986-1992University of North DakotaSecondary Education faculty, memberProgram Service
1986-1991, 93-94University of North DakotaStudent National/North Dakota Education Association, faculty adviserStudent/Student Organization Service
1985-1986Kansas State UniversitySocial Science Subcommittee of the Graduate Faculty, memberUniversity Service
1985-1986Multicultural Task ForcememberAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
1984-1986KSU Child Care Cooperative, Board of Directorsmember; Chair, 1985-1986; Associate chair and program committee chairperson, 1984-1985 
1984-1986Kansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Educationsecretary 
1984-1986Board of Discipleship, Kansas East Conference, United Methodist ChurchMember 
1984-1986Parent Teacher Organization, Lee Elementary School, Manhattan, KSmember 1984-1985, President 
1984-1985Council of Ministries, Kansas East Conference, United Methodist Churchmember 
1984-1985Phi Delta Kappa, Kansas State University ChapterFoundation representative 
1983-1986Kansas Urban Education Center Board of Directorschairperson 
1983-1986Kansas State UniversityFaculty Handbook Committee, member; chair, 1985-86University Service
1983-1985Parent Advisory Council, Lee Elementary School, Manhattan, KSmember 
1983-1984International Reading AssociationCommunity Involvement Subcommittee, chair 
1983-1984Phi Delta Kappa, Kansas State University ChapterPresident 
1982-1986Ecumenical Christian Ministries at Kansas State UniversityBoard of Directors, member; chairperson, 1984-1986 
1982-1985Kansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum DevelopmentExecutive Committee, higher education representative 
1982-1984International Reading AssociationParents and Reading Committee, member 
1982-1983Kansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum DevelopmentCritical Curriculum Issues Committee, chair 
1982-1983Kansas State UniversityUniversity Committee on Faculty Evaluation Policy, memberUniversity Service
1982-1983Phi Delta Kappa, Kansas State University Chaptersecretary and newsletter editor 
1982-1983United School Administrators (Kansas)Federal Legislation Committee, member 
1981-1984Kansas State UniversityFaculty Senate Committee on University Planning, memberUniversity Service
1981-1983Plains Regional International Reading AssociationRegional Promotions for Eleventh Plains Regional Conference, chair 
1981-1983American Education Research AssociationResearch on Women and Education SIG, Women Educator’s Curriculum Materials Award, coordinator with N. J. Smith. 
1981Kansas Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationMaster Teacher Selection Committee, member 
1980-1983Kansas State UniversityMulticultural Task Force, chairCollege Service
1980-1983Kansas State UniversityDistinguished Graduate Faculty Award Committee, member; chairperson 1982-83University Service
1980-1982Kansas State UniversityFaculty Senate, elected memberUniversity Service
1980-1981Kansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Educationpresident 
1979-1982Kansas Council International Reading AssociationParent Relations Committee, chair 
1979-1981Kansas Association of Teachers of Englishtreasurer 
1979-1980Kansas State UniversitySummer Research Award Committee, memberCollege Service
1979-1980Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionElementary Undergraduate Task Force, memberDepartment Service
1979-1980Kansas State UniversityScreening Committee for Associate Dean, memberCollege Service
1979-1980Kansas State UniversityGraduate Program Review Committee, memberCollege Service
1979-1980Kansas State UniversityAlumni Scholarship Committee, memberCollege Service
1979, 1980Kansas Association of Teachers of EnglishWilliam Allen White Award Selection Committee, member 
1978-1980Kansas State UniversityEducation Council, faculty adviserStudent/Student Organization Service
1978-1980Kansas State UniversityExecutive Committee, member; secretary, 1979-1980College Service
1978-1980Kansas State UniversityCommission on the Status of Women, chairUniversity Service
1978-1979Kansas State UniversityHonors Program Development Committee, memberCollege Service
1978-1979Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionScreening Committee for Department Head, memberDepartment Service
1978-1979Community Advisory Committee, Living/Learning School, Manhattan, KSMember 
1977-1981Kansas State UniversityTelenet Advisory Committee, memberUniversity Service
1977-1981Advisory Council of State RepresentativesmemberAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
1977-1980Kansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Educationvice president 
1977-1978Kansas State UniversityScreening Committee for University Director of Women’s Studies, memberUniversity Service
1976-1978Kansas State UniversityAcademic Affairs Committee, member; secretary, 1977-78College Service
1976-1978Kansas State UniversityExecutive Committee, Graduate Faculty, memberCollege Service
1976-1977, 80-86Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionExecutive Committee, member; chair, 1980-1986Department Service
1976-1977International Reading Association, North Central Kansas Chapterpresident 
1976-1977Phi Delta Kappa, Kansas State University Chaptersecretary 
1976-1977Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionStudent Affairs Committee, chairpersonDepartment Service
1976-1977Association of Teacher Educators – Kansassecretary 
1975-1976Kansas State UniversityOutstanding Teacher Award Screening Committee, memberCollege Service
1975-1976International Reading Association, North Central Kansas Chaptervice-president 
1975-1976Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionFaculty Affairs Committee, memberDepartment Service
1975-1876Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionSocial Amenities Subcommittee of Faculty Affairs, chairpersonDepartment Service
1974-1986Younger elementary class, College Avenue United Methodist Church, Manhattan, KSMember 
1974-1986Kansas State UniversityReading/Language Arts Faculty, member; coordinator, 1977-1980Program Service
1974-1980Kansas State UniversityFaculty search committees (annually); chair, 1974-1975, 1978-1979Program Service
1974-1975,'76-79Kansas State UniversityUniversity Women’s Studies Committee, memberUniversity Service
1974-1975Kansas State University, Department of Curriculum and InstructionAcademic Affairs Committee, memberDepartment Service
1974-1975International Reading Association, North Central Kansas Chaptertreasurer 
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