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RESUME - Bagwell College of Education - Kennesaw State University

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									                                Dan Terry
                        Kennesaw State University
                          1000 Chastain Road
                       Bagwell College of Education
                        Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
                                       NCATE VITA

             Faculty Qualifications, Performance, and Professional Development

I.     EDUCATION

       1992-1994       Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
                       Specialists Degree in Educational Administration.
       1972-1975       University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
                       Masters Degree in Educational Administration.
       1970-1972       University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
                       BS Degree in Education with major in Political Science.


II.    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

       2004-Present            Lecturer, Educational Leadership Departments, Kennesaw State
                               University
       2002-2004               Part-time Faculty at Kennesaw State University in the
                               Educational Leadership Department
       2002-Present            Franklin County School System Permanent Tribunal Chairperson
                               for all Tribunals
       2000-2003               School Council Trainer for the Franklin County School System
       1996-2003               School Law Liaison for the Franklin County School System
       1977-2003               Royston Elementary School, Royston, Georgia - Principal
       1975-1977               Canon Elementary School, Canon, Georgia - Principal
       1972-1975               Franklin County High School, Carnesville, Georgia - Teacher

III.   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY

       The following faculty load detail represents unique courses and professional assignments
       over the past eight semesters. Note: These courses or assignments may have been taught
       multiple times during the past eight semesters, but are only listed once here.

       Course Number                                   Course Tiltle

       EDL 7705                                Current Issues in Educational Leadership

       EDL 7715                                Curriculum Leadership

       EDL 7720                                Personnel and Staff Development

       EDL 7725                                Organization and School Finance

       EDL 7730                                Educational Policy and Legal Perspectives
      EDL 7405                                 Human Resources in Educational Leadership

      EDUC 2110                                Critical and Contemporary Issues



IV.   PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING PRACTICES

      TARGET

      Faculty should have an in-depth understanding of their fields and are teacher scholars
      Who integrate what is known about their content fields, teaching and learning in their
      own instructional practice. They exhibit intellectual vitality in their sensitivity to
      critical issues. Teaching by the professional education faculty reflects the unit’s con-
      ceptual framework(s), incorporates appropriate performance assessments, and integrates
      diversity and technology throughout coursework, field experiences, and clinical practices.
      Faculty value candidates’ learning and adjust instruction appropriately to enhance
      Candidate learning. They understand assessment technology, use multiple forms of
      assessments in determining their effectiveness, and use the data to improve their
      practice. Many of the unit faculty are recognized as outstanding teachers by candidates
      peers across campus and schools.

      ACCEPTABLE

      Faculty have a thorough understanding of the content they teach. Teaching by pro-
      fessional education faculty reflects the unit’s conceptual framework and research,
      theories, and current developments in their fields and teaching. Faculty values cand-
      idates’ learning and assess candidate performance. Their teaching encourages cand-
      idates’ development of reflection, critical thinking, problem solving, and professional
      dispositions. Faculty use a variety of instructional strategies that reflect an under-
      standing of different learning styles. They integrate diversity and technology throughout
      their teaching. They assess their own effectiveness as teachers, including the positive
      effects they have on candidates’ learning and performance.

      My philosophy of teaching is to provide our graduate students with experiences that will
      help them maximize their learning potential. As a recent practitioner with 28 years as
      an educational administrator, I believe I can be most effective as a graduate instructor by
      providing our graduate students with experiences that can blend practical, real world
      experiences with the theories brought forward by leaders in the field of educational
      administration.

V.    PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

      While I was principal:

      1. Royston Elementary School earned two second place finishes for the tenth district
      school of excellence program.
      2. Royston Elementary School was chosen to be a demonstration site for learning center
      based education for the Georgia State Department of Education.
      3. Royston Elementary School achieved a 100% rating on all Standards visits
      implemented with the Quality Basic Education Act
      4. Royston Elementary School received superior ratings on all maintenance and
      operations inspections implemented during the Quality Basic Education Act..
      5. I was chosen to be a member of the SACS Evaluation Committee for Emmanuel
      College.
VI.     PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

        1.   Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL).
        2.   Georgia Association of Elementary School Principal’s Association (GAESP).
        3.   National Association of Elementary School Principal’s Association (NAESP).
        4.   Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE).
        5.   Ninth District Principals’ Association.


VII.    COMMUNITY SERVICE

        1.   Vice-President Franklin County Athletic Booster Club, 2002-2003.
        2.   Member Royston-Franklin Springs Rotary Club, 1978-2004.
        3.   Treasurer Royston-Franklin Springs Rotary Club, 1983-1986.
        4.   President Royston-Franklin Springs Rotary Club, 1987-1988.
        5.   Member Royston-Franklin Springs Chamber of Commerce, 1989-2003.
        6.   Board of Directors Royston-Franklin Springs Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1994.
        7.   Chairman of Trustees Royston 1st United Methodist Church, 19861989.
        8.   Director of Children’s Sunday School Department, 1984-1986.
        9.   Adult Sunday School Teacher, 1981-1996.

VIII.   REFERENCES

        Dr. Charles Bowen
        Kennesaw State University
        Chair of Educational Leadership Department
        Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
        770-423-6888

        Dr. Linda Webb
        Kennesaw State University
        Educational Leadership Department
        Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
        770-423-6401

        Mr. Ed Bryant - Retired School Superintendent
        Carnesville, Georgia 30521
        Home Phone: (706) 384-4883
        (Superintendent of Franklin County Schools - 1964-68; 1976-84)

        Mr. Travis Moon – Retired School Superintendent
        Lavonia, Georgia 30553
        Home Phone: (706) 356-8642
        (Superintendent of Franklin County Schools – 1984-1988)

        Mrs. Diane Toney, Principal Franklin County High School
        (Franklin County Board of Education 1976-84; Chairperson 1981-84)
        Royston Rd, Hwy 145
        Carnesville, Georgia 30521

								
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