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					                          Marcia L. Montague, Ph.D.
                                  2166 Megan Drive
                                   Bryan, TX 77808
                                    (979) 224-3350
                           E-Mail: mljmontague@gmail.com


EDUCATION
December, 2009             Doctor of Philosophy
                           Educational Psychology
                           Texas A&M University
                           Emphasis: Special Education Leadership and
                           Interagency Collaboration

May, 2002                  Master of Education
                           Texas A&M University
                           Emphasis: Educational Psychology
                           Bilingual Special Education
                           GPA - 4.0

December, 1998             Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies
                           Texas A&M University
                           Emphasis: Special Education
                           GPA - 3.864, Graduated Magna Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
Texas Principal Certification
Elementary Reading, Grades 1-6
Elementary Self-Contained, Grades 1-8
Generic Special Education, Grades PK-12
English as a Second Language, Grades PK-12

EDUCATION WORK EXPERIENCE

HIGHER EDUCATION
June 2011 – Present        Assistant Director and Assistant Research Scientist
                           Educational Psychology (EPSY), Texas A&M University (TAMU)
                           Served as the assistant director for a nationally funded GEAR UP
                           grant. Managed and coordinated the efforts 4 graduate assistants, 2
                           student workers, 3 parent liaisons, a program coordinator, and an
                           assistant. Served as immediate supervisor to 6 of these individuals.
                           Planned, implemented, and evaluated activities that aligned with
                           grant objectives. Completed annual grant reports. Assisted in
                           budget management. Maintained communication with key
                           individuals in the community and organizations to advance grant
                           objectives.



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August 2007 – Dec. 2009    Associate Research Scientist
                           EPSY, TAMU
                           1) Low-Incidence Disabilities Master’s Program
                           Coordinated the Low-Incidence Disabilities Instructional
                           Specialists graduate training grant program. Completed annual
                           reports. Developed publications and presentations. Presented at
                           conferences regarding program. Advised master’s level students.
                           Organized advising meetings. Assisted with program budgeting.
                           Maintained communication with key personnel and students.
                           Monitored student progress. Provided assistance with program
                           activities. Assisted in production and dissemination of recruitment
                           materials.

June – August 2008         2) Directory of Community Resources in Texas
                           Directed graduate and undergraduate student efforts toward
                           updating a state-wide disability resources online guide. Input and
                           updated resources. Maintained communication with project
                           personnel. Reported on project status.

August 2005 – Dec. 2009    Assistant Lecturer
                           EPSY, TAMU
                           Instructor for undergraduate junior and senior level courses. Co-
                           taught graduate level coursework. Taught individual lessons in
                           graduate courses. Developed course materials, including on-line
                           support; taught classes; provided support to students; collaborated
                           with other faculty; assessed student progress. Overall mean of
                           student ratings for all courses taught and all semesters taught: 4.61
                           on a 5 point scale.

Summer 2005                Graduate Intern
                           Disability Services
                           TAMU
                           Developed a transition program for incoming freshman students
                           with disabilities to ease transition from secondary education to
                           higher education.

HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE
August 2005 – Dec. 2009 Assistant Lecturer
                        Overall Mean Student Rating: 4.61 (5-point scale)
                        Courses taught include:
                        SPED 689 – Instructional Strategies for Students with Significant
                                      Support Needs (Co-taught with Dr. Laura Stough)
                                      Summer 2009
                        EDTC 311 – Adaptive/Assistive Technology
                                      Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008, and Spring 2008
                        SEFB 414 – Issues and Methods in Low Incidence Disabilities
                                      Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2008,
                                      Fall 2007, and Spring 2007

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                             SEFB 471 –     Classroom Management and Behavioral
                                            Intervention
                                            Spring 2006 and Fall 2005

Fall 2009                    College Teaching Competency Mentor
                             EPSY, TAMU
                             Mentored a doctoral student during completion of her college
                             teaching competency. Guided the student through appropriate
                             syllabus creation, lesson construction, utilization of web-based
                             supports and media, and grading policies.

Fall 2007                    Intern and Practicum Supervisor
                             EPSY, TAMU
                             Supervised master’s level students in their first year of teaching
                             students with low-incidence disabilities. Supervised a master’s
                             level student during her practicum related to low-incidence
                             disabilities.

Spring 2005                  Graduate Instructional Assistant
                             EPSY, TAMU
                             Assisted in instruction, developing course materials, assessing
                             student progress, and providing support to students.
                             SEFB 471 – Classroom Management and Behavioral Intervention

Fall 2005                    Student Teaching Supervisor
                             EPSY, TAMU
                             Supervised a special education student teacher in her placement at
                             a local middle school life skills classroom.

PUBLIC EDUCATION
August 2010 – May, 2011      6th Grade English Language Arts Teacher
                             Stephen F. Austin Middle School (SFA),
                             Bryan Independent School District (BISD)
                             Provided instruction to 6th grade general education students in the
                             areas of reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Developed
                             curriculum, lessons, materials, assessments. Analyzed student
                             progress and assessment data. Mentored an undergraduate
                             preservice teacher. Collaborated with team members.

January 2010 – August 2010 Education Specialist
                           Education Service Center, Region VI
                           Provided technical assistance and training to 58 school districts
                           and 3 charter schools within 15 counties. Technical assistance and
                           training was provided to both district faculty and staff regarding
                           inclusion programs, curriculum and instruction, preschool
                           programs for children with disabilities, low-incidence disabilities,
                           and residential facilities monitoring.


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2003 – 2007                 Special Education Teacher
                            Sam Rayburn Middle School (SRMS), (Grades 6-8), BISD
                            Provided instruction in multiple settings, including: Resource
                            Reading, Resource Language Arts, Consultation for general
                            education Science and Technology Applications, and Co-Teach
                            Language Arts and Texas History. Instructed students with
                            learning disabilities, other health impairments, mental retardation,
                            autism, speech impairments, hearing impairments, and emotional
                            disturbance. Managed a case load, developed curriculum,
                            maintained confidential records, collaborated with professionals
                            and community members, mentored and supervised student
                            teachers, mentored two new teachers, managed teaching assistants,
                            assessed student progress and adjusted instruction accordingly.

Summer 2006                 Summer School Administrative Intern
                            SRMS, BISD
                            Organized parent orientation night, provided faculty development,
                            provided administrative support to special education and regular
                            education teachers and students, handled discipline issues, and
                            communicated with parents.

2001 – 2003                 LIFE Skills Teacher
                            Ben Milam Elementary School (Grades K-2), BISD
                            Instructed English language learners with disabilities, as well as
                            native English speakers with significant disabilities.

2000 – 2001                 P.A.I.R.s Teacher (Peer-Assisted Instruction at Rayburn)
                            SRMS, BISD
                            Facilitated peer tutoring for at-risk 6th-8th grade students with
                            advanced 8th grade students.

1999 - 2001                 Resource Language Arts and Content Mastery Teacher
                            SRMS, BISD

1999 - 2000                 7th Grade Advisory Teacher
                            SRMS, BISD

1995 - 1998                 Teaching Assistant, Content Mastery
                            SRMS, BISD

PUBLICATIONS
Montague, M. L. & Stough, L. M. (submitted for publication to The Journal of Teacher
       Education) Management of the inclusive environment.
Stough, L. M., Montague, M. L., Landmark, L. J., & Williams-Diehm, K. L. (submitted for
       publication) Classroom management coursework: Do teacher education graduates
       believe it is effective?



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Cifuentes, L., Sharp, A., & Montague, M. L (submitted for publication to The Journal of Special
       Education Technology) Development of a Comprehensive, Localized, Sustainable, and
       Up-to-date Directory of Resources: Harnessing the Caring Community.
Montague, M. L. (manuscript in preparation) Using Student Grouping to Aid in Successful
       Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Elementary, Middle, and High School Classes.
Hardaway, K., Stough, L. M., & Montague, M. L. (manuscript in preparation) The effect of an
       assistive dog on social interaction, anxiety, and aggression in students with autism.
Montague, M. L. (manuscript in preparation) Using a visual scheduling system for a student with
       a significant cognitive disability.

FUNDING
Burke, M., Ganz, J., Rispoli, M., and Montague, M. (2010). Project SPAR: Specialized
       Preparation in Autism and Related Disabilities. Assisted in writing a training grant
       application submitted to the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs.
Montague, M. (May, 2009). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education Internal
       Review Board Travel Support. $200.00 Funded
Lynch, P., Stough, L. M., and Montague, M. L. (May, 2008) Providing Job Training and Job
       Placement for People with Disabilities in Costa Rica. Training proposal submitted to the
       U.S. Department of Labor. (Reviewed for $469,996.00/ 36 months). Not Funded.
Montague, M. (April, 2008). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education Internal
       Review Board Travel Support. $443.23 Funded
Montague, M. (February, 2008). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
       Internal Review Board Travel Support. $556.77 Funded
Montague, M. (November, 2007). Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research
       Graduate Travel for Field Work Grant. Not Funded
Montague, M. (September, 2007). Educational Psychology Department Travel Scholarship.
       $350.00 Funded
Montague, M. (September, 2006). Educational Psychology Department Travel Scholarship.
       $500.00 Funded
Montague, M. (September, 2005). Educational Psychology Department Travel Scholarship.
       $500.00 Funded
Fournier, C. J., Stough, L. M., Cifuentes, L., Abbs, A. K., Montague, M. L., & Landmark, L. J.
       (2005). Preparing Teachers for Inclusion. $1,000,000 grant withdrawn from the Texas
       Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Stough, L.M.; Mahadevan, L; Lynch, P.S.; Montague, M. (2004). The Differential Instructional
       Effect of an Immersion Study Abroad Program Upon Cultural Awareness, Language
       Development, and Teacher Efficacy. Research proposal submitted to the University
       Quality Enhancement Plan Council, Texas A&M University. $6900.00/12 months
       Funded
Montague, M.; Lazenby, R.; Krueger, L.; Pilger, S. (2003). Using Photographs to Increase
       Language Skills, BISD Education Foundation $804.00 Funded
Anding, K. and Montague, M. (2001). Irlen Syndrome Screening and Assistance Program,
       BISD Education Foundation $1375.00 Funded
Montague, M. (2000). Using AlphaSmarts to Encourage Writing for Students with Learning
       Disabilities, Parent-Teacher Organization Grants to Teachers, Sam Rayburn Middle
       School $250.00 Funded



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NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS
Montague, M. L. (2010, April). Inclusive classroom management: How one group of teachers
       became experts. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Council for
       Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.
Lynch, P. S., Montague, M. L., & Brown, L. (2010, April). Using universal design to explain
       difficult concepts to preservice educators. Poster session presented at the annual
       conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.
Lynch, P. S., Grenwelge, C., Montague, M., & Williams-Diehm, K. (2010, April). Community
        mapping: Increasing awareness and sensitivity in preservice teachers. Poster session
       presented at the annual conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville,
       TN.
Lynch, P. S., Grenwelge, C., Montague, M., & Williams-Diehm, K. (2010, January). Community
       mapping as a transition strategy. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the
       Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional
       children, Maui, Hawaii.
Lynch, P. S. & Montague, M. L. (2010, January). Using universal design to demonstrate
       teaching strategies to pre-service educators. Poster session presented at the annual
       conference of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for
       Exceptional Children, Maui, Hawaii.
Montague, M. L. (2009, November). Preparing teachers for inclusive classroom management.
       Concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Teacher Education Division
       of the Council for Exceptional Children, Charlotte, NC.
Montague, M. L. & Stough, L. M. (2009, July). Master’s training program for instructional
       specialists in low-incidence disabilities. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of
       the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Project Director’s Conference.
Montague, M. L. (2008, December). Special educator interview responses on how expert general
       educators manage inclusive classrooms. Presentation at the 33rd annual TASH
       conference, Nashville, TN.
Montague, M. L. & Stough, L. M. (2008, November). Master’s level teacher training program
       for instructional specialists in low-incidence disabilities. Poster session presented at the
       annual conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional
       Children, Dallas, TX.
Lynch, P. S. & Montague, M. L. (2008, November). Is it a problem if I haven’t started my
       project yet? Regular session presentation at the annual conference of the Teacher
       Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Dallas, TX.
Montague, M. (2007, April). Management decisions of expert inclusive secondary
       general educators. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Teacher
       Education Division Kaleidoscope within the annual meeting of the Council of
       Exceptional Children, Louisville, KY.
Landmark, L. J., Montague, M., & Stough, L. M. (2006, November). The effectiveness of pre-
       service classroom management training for special education teachers. Presentation at
       the annual meeting of the TED/TAM National Conference, San Diego, CA.
Stough, L., Montague, M., & Landmark, L. (2006, April). How are we preparing future
       teachers to deal with management and behavior problems? Poster session presented at
       the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Salt Lake City, UT.
Stough, L., Montague, M., Williams-Diehm, K., & Landmark, L. (2006, April). The
       effectiveness of different models of classroom management instruction. Paper


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       presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San
       Francisco, CA.
Williams-Diehm, K., Montague, M., Stough, L., & Cryer, J. (2005, April). Classroom
       management instruction models for preservice special education teachers. Poster session
       presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Baltimore, MD.
Stough, L., Williams, K., & Montague, M. (2004, November). Classroom management content
       in teacher preparation programs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Teacher
       Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Albuquerque, NM.
REGIONAL AND STATE PRESENTATIONS
Montague, M. L. & Vogler, A. L. (2009, February). Expert inclusive secondary classroom
      management: Decisions and practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the
      Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Montague, M. L. (2008, July). Making inclusion work for students with intellectual disabilities.
      Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association on Intellectual and
      Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) Texas Chapter, San Antonio, TX.
Brown, A. & Montague. M. L. (2008, July). Progeria: What is involved in this powerful
      condition? Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association on
      Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) Texas Chapter, San Antonio, TX.
Montague, M. (2008, February). Best practice in preservice teacher preparation for the
      inclusion of students with disabilities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the
      Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Montague, M. (2008, February). Expert inclusive secondary general educators’ management
      decisions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research
      Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bolded names are those of students.

WORKSHOPS, TRAININGS, AND LOCAL PRESENTATIONS
Montague, M. (2011, April). Using assessment information to inform instruction. Training
      presentation provided for Stephen F. Austin Middle School English Language Arts
      teachers, Bryan, TX.
Montague, M. (2010, July). Inclusion: Collaboration at work. Training presentation for The
      Raven School, Montgomery, TX.
Montague, M. (2010, July). Teaching mathematics to students with significant disabilities.
      Training Field-Test Presentation, Region VI ESC, Huntsville, TX.
Montague, M. (2010, June). Instructional strategies for and issues in preschool special
      education. Presented to SPED 689: Instructional Strategies for Students with Significant
      Support Needs. Graduate level course, Texas A&M University.
Woods, C., Walker, T., & Montague, M. (2010, April). Reaching our diverse students. Training
      for Gibbs Elementary School, Huntsville ISD, Huntsville, TX.
Montague, M. (2010, April). Early childhood outcomes: Understanding the COSF and SPP 7.
      Region VI ESC Workshop, Bryan, TX.
Montague, M. (2010, April). State performance plan indicators 7, 11, and 12: Update for special
       education directors. Region VI ESC Special Education Directors’ Meeting, Huntsville,
      TX.
Montague, M. L. (2009, October). Inclusive education. Presented to SPED 614: Issues in
      Moderate and Severe Disabilities. Graduate level course, Texas A&M University.


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Montague, M. L. (2009, July). Universal design: Faculty learning community. Member of a
      panel discussion at the 2009 Texas A&M University Disability Training Network
      Summer Institute, San Antonio, TX.
Montague, M. (2008, June) Planning instructional programs for students with severe
      disabilities. Presented to SPED 689: Instructional Strategies for Students with
      Significant Support Needs. Graduate level course, Texas A&M University.
Montague, M. (2008, June). Social scripts. Presented to SPED 689: Instructional Strategies for
      Students with Significant Support Needs. Graduate level course, Texas A&M University.
Montague, M. (2004, August). Modifying: Meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities.
      Presentation to the Sam Rayburn Middle School Faculty, Bryan ISD, Bryan, TX.
Omelan, K., Montague, M., Neal, A., & Callicott, K. (2003). Secondary teacher perceptions on
      the effectiveness of co-teaching: Analysis of qualitative research. Paper presented at
      the annual meeting of Texas A&M University’s Educational Research Exchange, College
      Station, TX.

AWARDS AND HONORS
2009 Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA) Dean’s Award for an Outstanding
     Manuscript from Texas A&M University
2004 Qualitative Research Award, Educational Research Exchange, TAMU
1999 Special Service Award, SRMS, BISD
1998 Distinguished Student, TAMU
1998 Dean’s List, TAMU
1997 Dean’s List, TAMU

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMITTEES
Dia de los Muertos Committee Member, SFAMS, BISD, August 2011 – October 2011.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Member, May 2002 - Present
Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA) Member, February 2008 – February 2010.
TASH Member, August 2008 – August 2009.
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Member, Classroom Management special
       interest group member, February 2006 – February 2007.
Professional Development Committee Member, BMES, BISD, August 2002 - May 2003
Campus Performance Improvement Committee (CPIC) Member and Secretary, SRMS, BISD,
       August 2000 - May 2001
Attendance Committee Member, SRMS, BISD, August 2000 - May 2001
Parent Advisory Committee Member, SRMS, BISD, August 1999 - May 2000

PROFESSIONAL, UNIVERSITY, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 977 in Bryan, Texas. February 2008 – February 2009 and August
        2010 – Present.
Parent Teacher Organization Member at Jane Long Middle School, Bryan, Texas. August 2009 –
        Present.
T-Ball Team Mom. Bryan National Little League in Bryan, Texas. March 2011 – June 2011.
Future Teacher Club Creator and Sponsor for SFA Middle School in Bryan, Texas. August 2010 –
        May, 2011.
Editorial External Review Board Member: International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.
        February 2010 – June 2010.


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Advisory Committee Member for Boy Scout Troop 977 in Bryan, Texas. February 2009 – February
        2011.
Editorial Internal Review Board Member: International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.
        January 2008-December 2009.
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Member, Texas A&M University, Special Education
        Program. 2008-December 2009.
Volunteer Scribe for the Disability Services Office at Texas A&M University. Spring Final Exams
        2008.
Reviewer for proposals submitted to the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research
        Association (SERA), Divisions IV and VI. 2007.


REFERENCES

Laura M. Stough, Ph.D.                             Michael Benz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor                                Professor
Texas A&M University                               Texas A&M University
College of Education and Human Development         College of Education and Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology               Department of Educational Psychology
MS 4225                                            MS 4225
College Station, TX 77843-4225                     College Station, TX 77843-4225
(979) 845-8256                                     (979) 845-1372
lstough@tamu.edu                                   mbenz@tamu.edu

Patricia Lynch, Ph.D.                              Glenda Byrns, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor                                 Clinical Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University                               Undergraduate Certification Coordinator
College of Education and Human Development         Texas A&M University
Department of Educational Psychology               College of Education and Human Development
MS 4225                                            Department of Educational Psychology
College Station, TX 77843-4225                     MS 4225
(979) 845-9462                                     College Station, TX 77843-4225
pslynch@tamu.edu                                   (979) 862-2289
                                                   gbyrns@tamu.edu

Patti Moore, M.Ed.                                 Salvador Hector Ochoa, Ph.D.
Principal                                          Professor and Dean
Stephen F. Austin Middle School                    The University of Texas Pan American
801 South Ennis                                    College of Education
Bryan, TX 77803                                    1201 West University Drive
(979) 209-6700                                     Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
pimoore@bryanisd.org                               (956) 381-2530
                                                   shochoa@utpa.edu




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