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EDLD Dissertation Defenses

The following are a list of defended or scheduled Educational Leadership Defenses during the 2020/2021 Academic Year

NameDefenseTitleDate/TimeCommittee
Kacie PhippsProspectusSchool Leaders’ Perceptions of Effective Teachers in Title I Schools8/13/2020. 1:00-3:00PMPaul Brinson, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
William ThigpenPre-ProspectusTeacher Perceptions of Professional Learning Communities8/25/2020, 2:30-4:30 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Kitty Crawford
Deirdre DanielsPre-ProspectusSchool leaders and teachers’ preparedness for online K-12 classrooms8/26/2020, 2:30-4:30 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Marlynn Griffin
Taylor Norman
Jeremy DavisPre-ProspectusEducational transformational leadership and teacher organizational citizenship behavior motives8/27/2020, 2:30-4:30 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Andrew DiesPre-ProspectusThe relationship between adverse childhood experiences and resilience through the eyes of transition9/2/2020, 2:30-4:30 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Pamela Wells
Janetta Alabi-IsamaProspectusLeadership Preparation in Promoting Parent and Family Engagement9/14/2020, 12:00-2:00 PMCarl (Kip) Sorgen, Chair
Meca Williams-Johnson
Paul Brinson
Ashley SnyderProspectusThe Impact of an Intensive Blended Learning Reading Intervention on Standardized Assessment Scores9/21/2020, 3:00-5:00 PMPaul Brinson, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Lina Soares
David MurphyDissertationThe Relationship Between Servant Leadership and Teacher Retention and Student Achievement9/24/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMTeri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Paul Brinson
Brad BoykinPre-ProspectusRelationship between school climate and student achievement in middle schools9/29/2020, 2:00-4:00 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Richard Cleveland
Suzanne Miller
Zachary GormanProspectusStaffing Models Supporting Technology in Institutions of Higher Education10/1/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMDan Calhoun, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Steven Tolman
Jeanne McGowanPre-ProspectusCollege students attitudes towards mindfulness mobile applications: Socioeconomic status comparison10/14/2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Pamela Wells
Kellie GebhardtDissertation“I Just Couldn’t Take it Any More”: A Phenomenological Study of Teacher Attrition10/15/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMTeri Denlea Melton, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Brandon Hunt
Tikki MiddletonDissertationThe Relationship Between Co-Teaching Partnerships and Student Achievement10/20/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMTeri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Kymberly Harris
Torri JacksonDissertationThe Impact of School Tasks on the Leadership Self-Efficacy of Principals and Assistant Principals10/29/2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Richard Cleveland
Suzanne Miller
Ashley M. SnyderDissertationThe Impact of an Intensive Blended Learning Reading Intervention on Standardized Assessment Scores11/3/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMPaul Brinson, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Lina Soares
Marsha WalkerPre-ProspectusPerceptions and Usage of Online Curricula in Intensive English Programs11/17/2020, 9:00-11:00 AMElise Cain, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
James CarlislePre-ProspectusLeadership Attributes of CIO/Senior Technology Leaders in Higher Education12/01/2020, 1:00-3:00 PMTeri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Steven Tolman
Deirdre DanielsProspectusSchool leaders and teachers’ perception of preparedness for the online K-12 setting1/20/2021, 2:30-4:30 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Marlynn Griffin
Taylor Norman
Marla BrunerProspectusDying for Change: The Impact of Campus Services, Resources, and Programming on Graduate Assistant Stress2/22/2021, 4:00-6:00 PMSteven Tolman, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Ashley Walker
Zachary GormanDissertationStaffing Models Supporting Technology in Institutions of Higher Education3/1/2021, 1:00-3:00 PMDaniel Calhoun, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Steven Tolman
Kacie PhippsDissertationSchool Leaders’ Perceptions of Effective Teachers in Title I Schools3/23/2021, 1:00-3:00 PMPaul Brinson, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
Janetta Alabi-IsamaDissertationLeadership Preparation in Promoting Parent and Family Engagement3/31/2021, 1:00-3:00 PMCarl (Kip) Sorgen, Chair
Meca Williams-Johnson
Paul Brinson
Jeremy DavisProspectusEducational Transformational Leadership and Teacher Organizational Citizenship Behavior Motives3/31/2021, 2:00-4:00 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Donald AriailProspectusThe Ethicalality and Political Skill of Leaders and Subordinate Job Satisfaction: A Study of Accounting Faculty4/27/2021, 11:00 AM-1:00 PMDan Calhoun, Chair
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
Juliann Sergi McBrayer
Sharon KomaneckyPre-PropectusDual Enrollment Program Models in Secondary and Post-Secondary Environments5/4/2021, 10:00 AM-12:00 PMJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Richard Cleveland
Barry Dotson

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Last updated: 4/23/2021