Faculty News

Dr. CorreaVivian Correa, Ph.D. has been selected to serve on the Board of The Council …


July 28, 2005



Dr. CorreaVivian Correa, Ph.D. has been selected to serve on the Board of The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).  CEC  is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.  CEC now has 50,000 members in the United States, Canada, and throughout the world.

Nancy Fichtman Dana
Diane Yendol-Silva

Nancy Fichtman Dana, Ph.D.  and Diane Yendol-Silva, Ph.D. of the School of Teaching and Learning have written a new book entitled, The Reflective Educator’s Guide to Classroom Research:  Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Through Practitioner Inquiry. Published by Corwin Press in March 2003, the book has a forward written by noted author and educator Ann Lieberman. The text was written in recognition that teaching and learning are inherently complex endeavors, fraught with many issues, problems, and tensions for teachers to face each day in the classroom. Teacher inquiry is a powerful way for teachers to gain insights into these daily issues, tensions, and problems and to engage in educational reform and change. 


Dr. James DoudJames Doud, Chair and Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations, was named an “Honorary National Distinguished Principal” by the Board of Directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.  This award, the individual NDP state awards, and a few international school awards was presented at a black-tie affair at the J. W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC on November 8. Although no longer an active elementary school principal, the Board recognized Doud’s contributions to the Association over the past 25 years.


Dr. FlowersDr. Lamont A. Flowers, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations in the College of Education,  was recently selected as an Associate Editor for the College Student Affairs Journal. The College Student Affairs Journal is the national refereed journal of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs.


Dr. PringleRose Pringle, Assistant Professor of science education in the School of Teaching and Learning, has been elected President-Elect of the Southeastern Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (SAETS). Pringle will serve one year as President-Elect followed by one year a president.