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					                                  Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr.

                                      Welcomes you to the


                                     Claudius G. Clemmer
                                     College of Education



  News and Information Conference
East Tennessee State University                         Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
                                  Dr. Bert C. Bach, Provost
                                             and
                                      Vice-President for
                                      Academic Affairs



          Focus of ETSU Strategic Plan on
          Leadership and P-16 Education


East Tennessee State University                            Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
East Tennessee State University   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
                        Dr. Mark D. Musick
                         President Emeritus
                  Southern Regional Education Board




   Chairholder
   James H. Quillen
   Chair of Excellence
   in Teaching and Learning

East Tennessee State University                       Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
                                  Dr. Hal Knight, Dean
                                   Claudius G. Clemmer
                                   College of Education



   ETSU Initiatives Designed
   to Improve the Quality of
   Education in Public Schools


East Tennessee State University                   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
                                  ETSU Initiatives
   • Enhancing Teacher Quality
   • Developing Principals as Educational Leaders
   • Improving the Lives of Children and Families,
     and
   • Revisioning the School-University Connection




East Tennessee State University                      Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality


                                  ETSU has prepared 80%
                                  of our region’s teachers
                                    – 1082 graduates in 5 years
                                    – 14,000 in our history




East Tennessee State University                       Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
                  Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants


                                    3 years > $800,000


                                          ETSU
                                  has received the most
                                       TQE Grants
                                  awarded in Tennessee


East Tennessee State University                    Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
   THEC Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants
         Dr. Aimee Govett
                • Field-based Science Program
                • 14 Teachers in northeast Tennessee
                • Hands-on Project in Area Streams and Gray Fossil Site
                • Integrates Digital Media




East Tennessee State University                                    Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
   THEC Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants
          Dr. Rosalind Gann
                  • 23 Teachers in Hamblen County
                  • Direct Impact on 1056 Hispanic Students
                  • Spanish 2nd language
                  • English 3rd language
                  • Dr. Gann traveled to Mexico as part of the Research Grant




East Tennessee State University                                      Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
   THEC Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants


                                   • Autism Spectrum
                                     Disorders (ASD)

                                   • Impacts over 100
              Dr. Chrissy Willis     Children in the Region

                                   • Partnerships with 8
                                     School Districts




East Tennessee State University               Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
   THEC Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants
    Dr. Martha Coutinho and former ETSU colleague Dr. Woody Johnson


                                   • Asperger Syndrome and High
                                     Functioning Autism

                                   • 18 Teachers in 2 School Districts

                                   • AS/HFA

                                   • Resource Libraries in School
                                     Districts




East Tennessee State University                            Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality



                                   Addressing national needs
                                  in Science and Mathematics




East Tennessee State University                      Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality


       Dr. Anant Godbole

       •    Standards based curriculum for
            new Master’s program in
            mathematical sciences

       •    Collaboration with the Department
            of Curriculum and Instruction
             – K-8 teachers
             – Southwest Virginia cohort




East Tennessee State University                 Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
     Dr. Jack Rhoton
             • National Science Foundation Grant aimed at closing the
               achievement gap
             • Partnerships with Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics,
               Astronomy, and Geology
             • 75 Middle and High School Teachers from 4 Rural Counties
             • $5 Million in NSF Grants received during the last decade




East Tennessee State University                                     Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Teacher Quality
                   Dr. Anant Godbole

                                       • $1.2 Million National Science Foundation
                                         Grant aimed at improving mathematics
                                         knowledge of elementary teachers

                                       • TBR Teacher Preparation Collaborative

                                       • Partnership with 6 community colleges
                                         and a university

                                       • Science/Mathematics/Technology
                                         preparation of K-6 teachers




East Tennessee State University                                   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Educational Leaders
    Focus on leadership in principal preparation
    Distinctive curricular focus on principals as
    educational leaders
    – Reflects SREB
      national research
                                           First cohort
      on best practices
                                           graduates
                                           Fall 2006
    – Cited by SREB
      as an exemplary
      program among
      11 participating
      universities




East Tennessee State University             Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      Educational Leaders
         Dr. Eric Glover

                        • A primary participant in a major U. S. Department of
                          Education grant to SREB
                            – Expands ETSU model program for statewide
                               replication
                            – Addresses revision of licensure standards for
                               Tennessee principals
                            – Supports school system pilots in Kingsport and
                               Greeneville




East Tennessee State University                                         Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center of Excellence in Early Childhood
     Learning and Development
       Dr. Rebecca Isbell         • Original Center of Excellence

                                  • $16.5 million in extramural
                                    funding in the last decade

                                  • $2.4 million in last FY alone

                                  • Director serves on Governor’s
                                    Early Childhood Advisory
                                    Committee




East Tennessee State University                           Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center of Excellence in Early Childhood
     Learning and Development
       Faculty Publications and
       Presentations

              •    35 books
              •    125 referred journal articles
              •    160 national and international
                   presentations

       Kentucky Public Television

              • Featured Presentation:
                Creativity and the Arts




East Tennessee State University                     Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center of Excellence in Early Childhood
     Learning and Development

        Dr. Jim Fox

        •    Major funding for the Make a
             Difference Project
              – Children with Challenging
                 Behaviors
              – 8 Counties




East Tennessee State University             Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center of Excellence in Early Childhood
     Learning and Development
        Two Model Programs
           • Child Study Center
           • Little Buccaneers




East Tennessee State University           Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center for Community Outreach and
     Family Services
     Dr. Jerry Leger and Dr. Judith Hammond
          – Programs to improve the quality of
            life for the children and youth of the region




East Tennessee State University                             Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center for Community Outreach and
     Family Services

     Appalachian Youth Partnership
        • Serves 6 school systems
        • Low income, basic skills
           deficient
        • Tutoring and study skills
           training
        • Mentoring
        • Leadership development
        • Occupational skills training
        • Summer employment




East Tennessee State University          Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center for Community Outreach and
     Family Services
       Even It Up Mentoring Program
          • 6th – 8th graders at Northside Elementary and Indian Trail
              Elementary
                – Lunch Buddies
                – After school math, reading, and technology activities




East Tennessee State University                                   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
       Children and Families
     Center for Community Outreach and
     Family Services
       GEAR-UP Grant
          • Improve the 51% graduation rate at David Crockett High School
              – Focuses on 6th and 7th grades
              – Case management and academic support
              – Parental involvement
              – College Center in each school




    Sole Tennessee University to receive 2005
           GEAR-UP partnership award
East Tennessee State University                               Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
          University School is the only
                   year-round
         laboratory school in the nation
                                  Stronger connections with
                                   the ETSU community in
                                    science, mathematics, and
                                     technology


                                     Technology integration


                                     Unique high
                                   school dual
                                  enrollment model

East Tennessee State University                   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning

                With operation of a K-12 school –
                Revisioning opportunities abound!




East Tennessee State University              Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
    Dr. Terry Countermine, David Robinson, and the
    Office of Information Technology

            •   PASTA – Providing Area Schools with Technical Assistance
            •   900 refurbished computers
            •   ETSU resources
            •   Community impact
            •   Partnerships with computer science and pre-service teachers
            •   Evaluation of program effectiveness




East Tennessee State University                                    Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
    Dr. Roberta Herrin

    • Governor’s School for the Scientific Exploration of Tennessee
      Heritage
    • Provides University Credit
    • Focuses on 4 Scientific Program Areas
           – Astronomy – University Observatory
           – Paleontology - Gray Fossil Site
           – Archeology – A local museum
           – Science of preservation in Tennessee’s oldest town




East Tennessee State University                          Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
       Dr. Nancy Dishner

                                  • Dual enrollment Scholars program
                                  • Distinctive Curricular Model for General Education
                                  • Blended Web-based and Hands-on
                                    weekend delivery




East Tennessee State University                                            Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
   Dr. Anant Godbole

          • National Science Foundation
             – $ 1Million Grant
             – Challenging Interdisciplinary Program for
                talented high school students
             – Talent Expansion in Quantitative Biology
             – Confluence of the Mathematical and Biological Sciences




East Tennessee State University                                Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
     Dr. Pat Stern

             • Boones Creek Community Wellness Center
             • College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
                – Holistic approach to treatment of children and families
                – Pediatric residents, clinical psychology and school
                   counseling interns




East Tennessee State University                                     Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
      School-University Revisioning
              Dr. Jo Lobertini and Darla Dye

                     • Renaissance Child Camps
                        – Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science
                        – 300 participants
                        – Science and Forensics Camp
                        – Computer Camp for Teens
                        – Digital Media Camp




East Tennessee State University                                  Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President
East Tennessee State University   Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr., President

				
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