Secondary English Ed. Meets NCTE Requirements

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The Secondary English Education program received notice from our accrediting body, CAEP, that the program has met the requirements for National Recognition through the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE).

CEAP Faculty Publish Article on Learning Communities

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Dr. Emily Virtue in Educational Leadership, Ken Pfaff, Ed.S. from the Advising Center, and Dr. Gayle Maddox in the School of Teaching and Learning  published an article entitled  “The Lasting Effects of Learning Communities” in the journal Learning Communities Research and Practice.  The authors used qualitative research to examine the long-term impact of learning communities as students progressed through the college experience. Available at:

Maddox Publishes Book


Dr. Gayle Maddox’s new book, Bridges not Blockades, appeared in the latest Selected New Books on Higher Education column of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Barrett-Tatum & Scales Publish Article

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Dr. Jennifer Barrett-Tatum, faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning, David Scales, faculty member in the Department of Psychology, along with Kristen Ashworth, published an article, “Gateway Literacy Retention Policies: Perspectives and Implications from the Field,” in the International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership. Read the article here:

STL Faculty Publish Article

Jacquelynn Malloy (Clemson University), Kelly N. Tracy, Roya Q. Scales, Kristin Menickelli, and W. David Scales published an article in the Journal of Literacy Research. The article is entitled “It’s Not About Being Right: Developing Argument Through Debate.”

Teacher Leadership Research in Jamaica and the United States

Dr. Ellie Blair recently presented “Teacher leadership and school culture in Jamaica and the United States:  Narratives of power and agency” at two conferences: the American Educational Studies Association in Baltimore, Maryland and the International Association for Intercultural Education in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.