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					                                      Academic Vitae Form

Date of Preparation: September 14, 2010

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION:

      Olajide Oluwasefunmi Agunloye
      Assistant Professor

2. EDUCATION:

The University of Georgia, Georgia
Doctor of Education (Ed.D), Educational Leadership and Administration, 2004.
Areas of Academic Concentration: Educational Administration and Policy, Educational Measurement and
Productivity, Research Methodologies, Educational Research, Curriculum and Instruction, Education
Law.

Doctoral Dissertation: The Relationships Between Educational Inputs and Measures of Student
Achievement as Outputs: A Multivariate Approach.

University of West Georgia, Georgia
Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S.), Education Administration and Supervision, 2001
Areas of Academic Concentration: Education Finance & Productivity, Curriculum & Instruction,
Education Administration and Supervision, Education Policy, Science Education.

Ed.S. Thesis: The Current Construct of School Councils within the A-plus Education Reform Act in the
State of Georgia: A Study of the Perceptions and Expectations of School Stakeholders.

University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Master of Science (M.S.), Applied Sciences, 1981.
Areas of Academic Concentration: Applied Biology and Toxicology.

University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences, 1977.
Areas of Academic Concentration: Zoology and Applied Sciences.

3. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Administration. May 2007 to present (Full-time)

Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 Service
 Professional Development

Significant Accomplishments
 Facilitated the development and establishment of new Teacher Leader Masters Degree program.
 Facilitated the development and establishment of new Endorsement add-ons to Educational
    Leadership Degree programs.
 Developed new approved courses for Educational Leadership program.
   Developed The Handbook for Educational Leadership Program.
   Initiated International Scholar Exchange Program for the university by becoming a Fulbright Senior
    Specialist Scholar.
   Member of the team responsible for developing the Five-year (2009-2015) Strategic Plan for the
    university named ASU in Action: Strategic Plan 2009-2011.
   Pioneering team member for the gradual development and phase-in of on-line courses for Educational
    Leadership programs.
   Member, Augusta State University Faculty Research and Faculty Development Committee.
   Member, Augusta State University Intellectual Properties Committee.
   Member, College of Education Partner-PDS Building Coordinator, Augusta State University.
   Wrote grant proposals and obtained grants.
   Established educational improvement relationships and partnership with local schools, educational
    agencies, and other relevant constituencies including Fort Gordon Military Base, Georgia.

Noteworthy Accomplishments
 Re-designed course syllabi to align with the new Georgia Leadership Performance-based Standards
   and preparation requirements.
 Developed and established protocols for the supervision and monitoring of leadership candidates in
   performance-based residency programs.
 Volunteer, South Eastern Model African Union, Augusta State University Chapter.

Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Full-time)
District Director, Curriculum and Instruction, Science. 2004-2007.

Areas of Experience
 School-district leadership and administration.
 Curriculum and instructional planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
 Community service

 Significant Accomplishments
 Planned, developed, and implemented the new Georgia K-12 standards-based science curriculum with
    relevant balanced assessments for the school system.
 Planned, developed, and implemented strategic plans and goals for improving science education for
    the school system.
 Established protocols for periodic reviews to match achievements with stated academic goals.
 Initiated and promoted the practice of the use of appropriate data and statistical analysis methods to
    influence school-level instructional practices.
 Facilitated the establishment of technology-based student achievement management system to
    monitor student academic progress towards set standards.
 Developed and established checkpoint diagnostic assessments for monitoring student performance
    and progress.
 Developed and delivered training modules for teachers and administrators in the use of student
    achievements management technologies to monitor individual student‟s academic progress through
    checkpoint diagnostic assessments.

Noteworthy Accomplishments
 Sourced, wrote, obtained, and evaluated grants for system-wide instructional improvement.
 Established and facilitated the tradition of sponsoring competitive science activities and programs to
   enhance students‟ interests and promote deeper appreciation for science.
 Worked with the state to improve state-wide science curriculum and assessment protocols.
 Participated in broader state and national agenda and policy development to improve science,
    technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

DeKalb County School System, Georgia, USA (Full-time)
Educator and School-level Administration. 1997-2004, and 2007-2008

Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 School-level leadership and administration
 Community Service

Significant Accomplishments
 Developed and promoted the use of campus-natural-environment approach to the teaching of
    biological sciences.
 Pioneered, led, and promote the establishment of Advance Placement (AP) science courses among all
    demographic groups.
 Developed written hands-on science laboratory modules for improved performance-based laboratory
    experiences for all students.
 Developed the content and protocol for formative, summative, and balanced performance assessments
    to monitor and improve instruction.
 Coordinated and encouraged the use of data to identify cross-demographic areas of improvement
    needs especially focused on curriculum, instruction, and assessment to improve student achievement.
 Developed and delivered targeted and focused professional development (PD) trainings for science
    teachers with follow-up protocol for evaluating application of acquired PD knowledge and skills.
 Developed and coordinated interventional and remedial instructional plans for teachers to use in
    monitoring and guiding individual students towards improved performance and achievement.
 Planned, developed, and conducted targeted professional training for teachers and administrators on
    the use of data in monitoring curriculum and instruction for continuous improvements.

Noteworthy Accomplishments
 Coordinated and promoted the development of school improvement plan focused on school strategic
   goals to improve student achievement and ensure that school met Adequate Yearly Performance
   (AYP) measures under the NCLB Act.
 Promoted the use of research-based best practices and action research to improve apagogical
   approaches.
 Established and coordinated after-school programs to bring science to youths in local community
   centers.
 Organized, promoted, and coordinated student participation on science competitions including but not
   limited to Science Olympiad, Science Bowl, and Enviroton.
 Established and facilitated the tradition of sponsoring competitive science activities and programs to
   enhance students‟ interests and promote deeper appreciation for science.
 Participated in issue discussions and actions to influence boarder policies on continuous
   improvements to education.

The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA. (Part-time)
Adjunct Professor, Education Administration and Policy. 2005-2006.

Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 Service
 Professional Development
Significant Accomplishment
 Developed protocols for awarding final course grades to students based on the then newly introduced
    staggered grading system by University System of Georgia (USG) for the state research universities.

Noteworthy Accomplishment
 Re-designed course syllabus for Educational Research Methodology to align with the educational
   leadership and research needs.

Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia and Georgia Perimeter College, Decatur, Georgia.
Adjunct Professor of Science. 1995-2004. (Part-time)

Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 Service
 Professional Development

Significant Accomplishments
 Pioneered the adaptation of biological-science course syllabi to meet the need of the then newly-
    introduced Nursing and Dental Technology programs for the university.

Noteworthy Accomplishment
 Re-designed course syllabus to promote performance-based biological sciences courses.

National Horticultural Research Institute, Nigeria.
Senior Research Scientist & Divisional Head. 1978-1988. (Full time)

Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 Service
 Professional Development

Significant Accomplishments
 Worked collaboratively with World Bank and other international development funding agencies to
    establish national policy, strategic goals, and funding for horticultural research and development in
    Nigeria.
 Pioneered the establishment of the Crop Protection Division of the National Horticultural Research
    Institute.
 Led the establishment of protocols for research proposal writing, development, funding, and
    implementation.
 Established protocols for the planning, execution, coordination, continued assessment, and evaluation
    of research projects for relevancy, broader application, and cost-effectiveness, in line with strategic
    goals and objectives.
 Conducted and published original scientific research work in international journals.

Noteworthy Accomplishments
 Pioneering head of the Crop Protection Division of the Institute.
 Established protocols for disseminating the results of various scientific research projects.
 Created a public engagement forum for the extension and service work of the institute.
Ondo High School, Nigeria and St. Monica’s Secondary School, Nigeria.
Science Teacher. 1973-1974 and 1977-1978 (Full-time)
Areas of Experience
 Teaching
 Service

Significant Accomplishments
 Initiated, developed, and promoted policy and practice of mobile science laboratory for schools
    located in rural areas.

Noteworthy Accomplishments
 Pioneered campus-garden approach to the teaching of biological sciences.

4     SPECIAL AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND OTHER HONORS:

Fulbright Senior Specialist International Scholar Award, 2010.

Recognition Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to the 2010-2015 State University Strategic
Plan, August 2010.

Instructional Leadership Award, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), Learning-Centered
Leadership Program, 2008.

Member, Steering Committee, Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association, 2010.

School Leadership Award, DeKalb County Schools, GA, 2007.

Member, Multicultural Committee, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), 2005.

David J. Mullen Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship Award in Educational Leadership, University of
Georgia, 2004.

Served as a member of the Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association (GELFA) research team
working with the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) on a research project funded by
Wallace Foundation and sponsored by Sothern Regional Education Board (SREB). Title: Conditions that
enable effective school leadership. 2019-2010.

Chaired sessions in international professional conferences, 2009, 2010.

Dean‟s List: University of West Georgia, 1999-2000.

5. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

    Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Agunloye,O., Sielke, C.C. (2008). Multiple School-level inputs and student achievement in
       science in urban Georgia high schools. Georgia Education Researcher, 6. Online journal.
       Available at: http://coefaculty.valdosta.edu/lschmert/gera/volume6/final-Agunloye.pdf

Agunloye, O & Sielke, C. C., & Olejnik, S. (2007). A Multivariate Analysis of Educational
       Productivity, Georgia Education Researcher Online Edition 5 (Fall,2007) . Online journal.
        Avaialble at http://coefaculty.valdusta.edu/Ischmert/grea/current_issue.htm

Agunloye, O. (1987).Trapping and chemical control of Ceratitis capitata (Wied)
       (Diptera:Tephritidae) on sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) in Nigeria. Journal of Horticultural
       Science, 62(2), 262-271.

Agunloye, O. (1986). Effects of cypermethrin on the population of Podagrica uniforma (Jacoby)
       and the yield of okra. Tropical Pest Management, 32(1), 55-57.

Agunloye, O. (1985). Homocerus pallens F. (Hemiptera:Coreidae), A pest of guava (Pdidium
       guajava) in Nigeria. Journal Crop Research, 25, 81-88.

Agunloye, O. & Osisanya, E. O. (1985). Primiphos-methyl in the control of Psara
       bipunctalis F. on Amarathus cruentus in Southern Nigeria. Tropical Pest Management,
       30(2), 66-7

Publications in Peer-reviewed Proceedings
Agunloye, O. O. (2008). Beyond Socio-economic factors: Aligning school performance
      with leadership practices. Proceedings of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences
      Conference, Gottenheim, Germany, 1(1), 2008. ISSN 1943-6114.

Agunloye, O. O. (2008). Issues of equity in American goals for education: Effects on
      contemporary educational policy and funding in the USA. Proceedings of the
      International Journal of Arts & Sciences Conference, Gottenheim, Germany, 1(1), 2008.
      ISSN 1943-6114.

Paper Presentations at Professional Conferences and Academic Forum
Agunloye, O. (2010). Turning Around Chronically Low Performing Schools: A Diagnostic and
       Conceptual Framework. 12th Annual International Conference on Education, Athens, Greece,
       May 24-27, 2010.

Agunloye, O. (2010). Educational leadership best practices: Effective candidate support team,
       induction plan, the nuts and bolts of implementation. Paper Presented at the Georgia Professional
       Standard Commission(PSC) Educational Leadership Best Practices Drive-in Conference, Macon,
       GA, April 30, 2010.

Agunloye, O. (2009). Some Federal Government Grants and Grant Sources. Presented to the
       Faculty of Augusta State University, at the Annual Grant Office Recognition Event, April 28,
       2009.

Agunloye, O. (2006). School-level Inputs and Student Achievement in Science. Paper presented
       at the Annual Leadership Conference of the Georgia Science Teachers‟ Association Ironworks
       Conference Center, Columbus, Georgia. February 16-18, 2006.

Agunloye, O. (2005). Improving Performance in Science: Need for Shifts in Perception, Policy,
       and Practice. Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Superintendents‟ Conference, Pioneer RESA,
       Lake Lanier, Georgia. November, 2005.

                                 Recent Grants Proposals
Fulbright Senior Specialist: International Specialist Professor Award. Institute of International Education
and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Unites States Department of State, June, 2010, $10,759.
Awarded.

An Evaluation of the Implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Nigeria. US Department of
Education, International Education Programs Service, Fulbright-Hayes Research Abroad Program,
November 2009, $62,000.

                 Training and Workshop Sessions I Developed and Conducted

Presenter: “Research, Thesis/Dissertation Planning, Development, Writing, and Presentation”.
        Training Workshop-Seminar presented, as a Visiting Fulbright Senior Specialist Professor, to the
        Faculty, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. July 2010.

Presenter: “Grant Writing”. Training Workshop-Seminar presented, as a Visiting Fulbright Senior
        Specialist Professor, to the Faculty, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. July 2010.

Presenter: “Developing and Establishing Mentoring Program in a University Setting”.
        Training Workshop-Seminar presented, as a Visiting Fulbright Senior Specialist Professor, to the
        Faculty, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. July 2010.

Presenter: “Building Instructional Leadership Teams That Make a Difference”. Augusta State
        University, Augusta, GA – April, 2009.

Presenter: “Assessment and Instruction: The Inseparable Duo”. DeKalb county Schools, Decatur,
        GA, - March, 2008 .
        Presenter: “Using Assessment data to Dive Improvements in Curriculum and Instruction”.
        Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – February 2007.

Presenter: “Effective Strategies for Differentiating Science Instruction in a Standards-based
        Classroom”. Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – June 2007.

Presenter: “What Administrators Should Look for When Supervising and Evaluating Standards-
        based Instruction in a Science Classroom”. Fulton County Schools, GA – October 2006.

Presenter: “Planning and Developing Standards-based Assessments for Science Instruction”.
        Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – June 2006.

Presenter: “Strategies for Writing Relevant and Effective Units for Standards-based Science
        Instruction”. Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – September 2005.

Presenter: “Planning for Effective Science Classroom Instruction: What „To Do‟ and „Not Do‟.
        Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – March 2005.

Presenter: “Effective Strategies for Unpacking Standards & Elements for a Standards-based
        Science Curriculum”. Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA – February 2005.



                                        Consultations
Consultant. State of Georgia 2009 CRCT “Right-to-Wrong” Erasure Investigation and Reporting. For
Richmond County School System, Augusta, GA. May, 2010.

6. OTHER PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES THAT
   CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

Some of the Recent Professional Conferences, Trainings, and Workshops Attended

International

Fulbright Senior Specialist Fellow to University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria, Africa. June –August 2010.

Athens Institute for Education and Research. 12th Annual International Conference on Education. Athens,
Greece, May 24-27, 2010.

International Online Conference. 8th Annual Online Conference for Teaching and Learning. Web-based
Conference, March 17-19, 2010.

International Journal of Arts & Sciences Conference, Gottenheim, Germany, December 2008.

National

National Academy of Education. Education in Transition. The National Academies, Washington DC,
November 18, 2009.

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Proposal Writing. Willamette University, Oregon, July 19-
23, 2009.

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). CUR Dialogues. Alexandria, VA, April 2-5, 2009.

The IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement, Vanderbilt University. IRIS Faculty Seminar. Savannah, GA,
March 19-21, 2009.

Regional

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Building Instructional Leadership Teams That Make a
Difference. Atlanta, Georgia, October 12-15, 2009.

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Heads-on, Hands-on Learning: Key to Students Motivation
and Achievement. The 23rd Annual High School That Works (HSTW) Staff Development Conference.
Atlanta, GA, July 8-11, 2009.

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Developing Collaborative University-District Partnerships
to Prepare Learning-Centered Principals. Atlanta, Georgia, July 6-8, 2009.

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Mentoring School Leaders in Competency-Based Internship
and Induction Experiences. Atlanta, Georgia, April 620-22, 2009.



State
Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association, Fall Drive-In Conference. September, 2010.

Georgia Professional Standard Commission(PSC). Educational Leadership Best Practices Drive-in
Conference, Macon, GA, April 30, 2010.

Digital Innovation Group. Collaborative Digital Education Series #2. Web-based Training, WIMBER,
Georgia College, GA, March, 6, 2010.

2010 Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GALE). Annual Conference and Expo. Athens, GA,
February 1-3, 2010.

University System of Georgia (USG). Scholarly Communication. Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA, March 6, 2009.

University System of Georgia (USG). Successful Grant Writing. Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA, February 13, 2009.

Local

CSRA RESA, Oconee RESA, and Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Academic
Coaching Leadership Institute, January 28, 2010.

CSRA RESA, Oconee RESA, and Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Academic
Coaching Leadership Institute, March 9, 2010.

Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association. Fall Drive-In Conference, Augusta, GA, October,
2, 2009.

Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement (GLISI). Developing High-performance Leaders At
All Levels. Richmond County Schools, Augusta, GA, July, 2008.


7. SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY THAT CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR
PROFESSIONALCREDENTIALS

   Served as a member of the Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association (GELFA) research
    team working with the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) on a research project
    funded by Wallace Foundation and sponsored by Sothern Regional Education Board (SREB). Title:
    Conditions that enable effective school leadership. 2019-2010.
   I worked and I am still working closely with local schools and school districts to support
    school improvement initiatives. One of the schools I closely work with, in Richmond County,
    made the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) report requirements for the first time in four years
    during the 2009-2010 school year, under the NCLB Act.
   I worked and I am still working closely with the local RESA to support school improvement
    initiatives.
   I established a working relationship with Fort Gordon in Georgia, to cooperate on
    educational initiates for military personnel.
8. MAJOR COMMITTEES: (in last 10 years)

University
 Member of the special university team responsible for developing the Five-year (2009-2015)
   Strategic Plan for the university named ASU in Action: Strategic Plan 2009-2015. Summer
   2010.
 Member of the University Faculty Research and Development Committee. 2010 – 2012.
 Member of the Augusta State University Intellectual Properties Committee.2010-2012.
 Member of the College of Education Grant Committee. 2009-Present
 Member, College of Education Partner-PDS Building Coordinator. 2010
 Served in various working-committees within my department.

State
 I participated in drive-in program improvement sessions with the Georgia Professional
   Services Commission (PSC) at the state level, to generate ideas on the implementation of
   new educator certification initiatives for the state.
 Member, Editorial Board, GELFA Journal. 2010-present

National
 I participated in the Education in Transition Special Seminar Session at the National
   Academy for Education, Washington, DC in 2009. The Seminar provided the framework for
   the new direction for education policy; the focus of the pending reauthorization of No Child
   Left Behind (NCLB) Act.

International
 I initiated an international scholar exchange program for the university and became a
    Fulbright Senior Specialist Fellow.
 I have chaired conference sessions in international conferences.


9. MEMBERSHIPS:

International Fulbright Alumina Association, 2010
American Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2010
Educational Research Association, USA. 2010
Council for Undergraduate Research, USA. 2010
Triangle Coalition for Math, Science, & Technology Education, USA. 2001-2006
National Science Teachers Association, USA. 2007.
Georgia Educational Research Association, USA. 2010
Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association, USA. 2010
Georgia Association of Educational Leaders, USA. 2010.
Association of Business Executives, United Kingdom. - Present

				
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