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CURRICULUM VITA

KATHY LABOARD BROWN

Educator

 

Home Address
MSC #35
Charleston, SC 29409
Phone: (843) 577-5997
Professional Address
School of Education
The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409
Phone: 843-953-2064
Fax: 843-953-7258
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Education

 

 

1999 - Ed. D.

South Carolina State University
Education Administration
1996 - Ed. S. The Citadel
Educational Leadership
1977 - M. S. City College of New York
Education
1971 - B. A. Brooklyn College
English

Honors

2003 Witness - House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits, Washington, DC. I was a witness at the Hearing on Troops to Teachers, Alternative Route to Teacher Certification, April, 2003.
2003 President, South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators
2003 Search Committee for Provost, Secretary
2003 Coordinator, Educational Leadership
1998 Inducted into Phi Delta Kappa, An International Honor Society in
Education (SCSU Chapter)
1997 Nominated for Springfield Leadership Academy
1995-1997 Served as a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
1991 Presented a Program for Effective Teaching (PET) lesson at SDE
1990 Communications in the Workplace Presentation for Charleston County Schools at St. Andrews High School.

Scholarly and Professional Activity

Book Chapters

Kowalski, C. J., Dunlap, N., Brown, K. L. (2003). Alternative teacher education program: A national model. Manuscript accepted for publication in C.J. Kowalski, E.A. Simms, & B. J. O'Neal (Eds.), Perspectives on teacher education reform-Unique partnership Initiatives, (pp. 60-67). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2002). The emergence of bibliotherapy as a discipline.
Manuscript accepted for publication in Biennial of Bibliotherapy and Reading, SIG of the International Reading Association.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Brown, K.L. (in press). Technology: Building interaction. TechTrends.

Brown, K. L. (2003). From teacher-centered to learner-centered curriculum: Improving learning in diverse classrooms. Education, 124(1), 49-54.

Brown, K. L. (2002). Acclimating induction teachers to low-performing schools: Administrators' Roles. Education, 123(2), 422-426.

Brown, K. L. (2001) Enhancing teacher knowledge using Caldecott award-winning literature. Reading Improvement, 38(3), 62-69.

Nonrefereed Articles

Brown, K. L. & Ouzts, D. T. (2000). "Practical applications for the classroom teacher: A bibliotherapeutic approach." Manuscript requested for publication to ERIC.

Ouzts, D. T. & Brown, K. L. (1999). Developing a school-wide vocabulary program: Strategies for success, In J. Phillip Bennett (Ed.), SCATE/SCACTE Teacher Education Conference: Unlocking the future: Education is the key (pp. 27-32). University of Clemson Press.

Writings Cited in Other Works

Brown, K. L. (2003). From teacher-centered to learner-centered curriculum: Improving
learning in diverse classrooms. In K. T. Henson, Writing for publication: Steps to
academic advancement. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Professional Publications

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2002, Spring). Bibliotherapy and Reading. (Available from the Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, The Citadel, Department of Education, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409).

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2001, Fall). Bibliotherapy and Reading. (Available from the Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, The Citadel, Department of Education, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409).

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2001, Spring). Bibliotherapy and Reading. (Available from the Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, The Citadel, Department of Education, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409).

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2000, Spring). Bibliotherapy and Reading. (Available from the Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, The Citadel, Department of Education, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409).

Brown, K. L. (2003). Embracing "High Quality" Programs, Practices, and Participants. Conference program for SCATE AND SCACTE fall conference. [Brochure].

Brown, K. L. (1999). (Compiler) English (Folio) undergraduate. Charleston: The Citadel.

Brown, K. L. (1999). (Compiler) English (Rejoinder) undergraduate. Charleston: The Citadel.

Brown, K. L. (1999). (Compiler) English (Folio) graduate. Charleston: The Citadel.

Brown, K. L. (1999). (Compiler) English (Rejoinder) undergraduate. Charleston: The Citadel.

Papers Presented at International/National Meetings

Brown, K. L., Glover, M, Jones, N., Cadet Joyner, J, Cadet Nichols, N, & White- Williams, T. (2003). Classroom management: What the book does not tell. 44th Biennial Convocation of Kappa Delta Pi, An International Honor Society in Education. St. Louis, Missouri.

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2003). Bibliotherapy as storybook guidance: An analysis of the past ten years of the children's choices, teachers' choices and young adults' choices. 48th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Orlando, FL.

Brown, K. L. & Ouzts, D. T. (2002). Ten practical applications connected to award-winning literature for a Bibliotherapy program. 47th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. San Francisco, California. May 2002.

Ouzts, D. T., & Brown, K. L. (2001). Emergence of Bibliotherapy as a discipline. 46th International Reading Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Brown, K. L. & Sanderson, B. (2001) A model for social attitudes at the middle school level. ASCD Annual Conference, Boston, MA. March 2001.

Brown, K. L. & Ouzts, D. T. (2000). Practical applications for the classroom teacher: A Bibliotherapeutic approach. 45th International Reading Association Annual Convention. Indianapolis, IN.

Papers Presented at Regional/State Meetings

Brown, K. L. (2002). Low-performing schools: Designing positive change. Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration (SRCEA), Kansas City, Missouri.

Brown, K. L. (2002). Connecting curriculum standards with classroom practices and school cultures. South Carolina Middle School Association (SCMSA). Myrtle Beach, SC. March 2002.

Ouzts, D.T., & Brown, K. L. (2001). Developing a school-wide vocabulary program: Strategies for success in the middle school. 21st Southeast International Reading Association Conference. Hilton Head, SC.

Brown, K. L. (2001). A clinical approach to preparing principals. Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration (SRCEA), Jacksonville, FL.

Brown, K. L. & Ouzts, D. T. (2001). Developing a school-wide vocabulary program for the middle school. South Carolina Middle School Association. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Brown, K. L. & Sanderson, B. (2000). Enhancing positive social values with at-risk students: A shared responsibility for higher education and public schools. South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators and South Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Charleston, SC.

Brown, K. L. (2000). Ethnicity, culture, and theme: A study of Caldecott Award- winning literature. 20th Southeast Regional International Reading Association Conference. Savannah, GA.

Brown, J. A. & Brown, K. L. (1999). New perspectives on the superintendency. 22nd Eastern Educational Research Association. Hilton Head, SC.

Ouzts, D. T. & Brown , K. L. (1999). Developing a school-wide vocabulary program: Strategies for success. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators and South Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Charleston, SC.

Grants

2004 - An Analysis of the 1938-2004 Caldecott Award Books as The Relate to Bibliotherapy; research to be presented at the 49th International Reading Association Convention, Reno, Nevada - $1,870.00
2003 - 2004 The Impact of Teacher Specialists on Low-Performing Schools: Changing
and Sustaining Pedagogical Practices. The Citadel Development Foundation, Principal Investigator, $3,000.00.
2003 - Biblotherapy as Storybook Guidance: An Analysis of the Past Ten Years of the Children's Choices, Teacher's Choices, and Young Adults' Choices; research presented at the 48th International Reading Association Convention, Orlando, Florida. $1,010.00
2002 - Ten Practical applications connected to award-winning literature for a Bibliotherapy program at the 47th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association, San Francisco. $1,200.00
2002 - Low-Performing Schools: Designing Positive Change; research presented at the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration, Kansas City, Missouri. $788.00
2000 - Transition to Teaching, formerly Troops-to-Teachers Initiative - Developed two modules for online credentialing of military personnel. "Cultural Distinctions/Diversity" and "Resources: Internal & External; Human, Material, and Technological. Charleston, SC. February - September. $200,000.00 Awarded and shared among the four institutions: Clemson, the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University, and The Citadel. I am the Principal Investigator for The Citadel's $50,000.00 award.
2000 - Practical Applications for the Classroom Teacher: A Bibliotherapeutic Approach; research presented at 45th International, Indianapolis, Indiana
$1,295.00
2000 - Ethnicity, Culture, and Theme: A Study of Caldecott Award Winning Literature, 20th Southeast Regional Conference, International Reading Association, Savannah Georgia $510.00

Consultation

2003 CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, Calhoun County Public Schools. Rethinking high schools to improve teaching and learning.
2003 Division of Teacher Quality, State Department of Education
Member - External Review Team, Allendale High School
2002 Division of Teacher Quality, State Department of Education
Chairperson - External Review Team, Estill High School
2002 LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL, Charleston County School District
Planning for Careers Workshop, Grades 11 and 12
2001 Division of Teacher Quality, State Department of Education Chairperson - External Review Team, Estill Middle School
Chairperson - External Review Team, R. B. Stall High School
2001 PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL, Summerville, SC.
Developing assessment rubrics.
2001 Division of Teacher Quality, State Department of Education
Chairperson - External Review Team, Estill Middle School
Chairperson - External Review Team, R. B. Stall High School

Professional and Administrative Experience

2003 - Present The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Assistant Professor, Coordinator, Educational Leadership
Division, School of Education. I am responsible for coordinating activities with the other divisions in the School of Education and for activities leading to administrative certification and licensure. My primary responsibility is to provide instruction for educational leadership candidates.
2002 - 2003 The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership Division School of Education. I was primarily responsible for instructing educational leadership related courses at the graduate level.
1998 - 2002 The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Divisions. I was primarily responsible for preparing undergraduate and graduate teacher education and educational leadership candidates.
1996 - 1998 Orangeburg Wilkinson High School, Orangeburg, SC
Assistant Principal. My primary responsibility was the
supervision of grade 9-12 classroom teachers. Additional responsibilities included facilitating statewide testing,
curriculum and instruction, HSTW, and teacher evaluations.
1984 - 1996 Dorchester School District Four, St. George, SC
Director of Curriculum & Instruction for PK-12, Staff
Developer, Chapter I Coordinator, Reading Recovery
Teacher Leader, and STW Coordinator
1980 - 1984 Williams Memorial Middle School, St. George, SC
Classroom teacher, language arts, Grades 7-8,
mathematics, Grade 7, and gifted, Grades 4-8.
1977 - 1979 The Federal Government, TUSLOG, Incirlik, Turkey
College Instructor, City Colleges of Chicago. I was primarily responsible for teaching Gregg Shorthand and typing for candidates seeking GS ratings.
1976 - 1977 Oliver Wendell Holmes JHS, 204Q, Astoria, New York
Classroom teacher, English, Grades 7 and 9.
1972 - 1976 The Nostrand School, PS 269K, Brooklyn, New York
Classroom teacher, Grade 5, language arts.
1971 - 1972 Midwood High School, Brooklyn, New York
Classroom teacher, English, Grades 10 and 11.

Membership/Involvement in Professional Organizations

Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Pi Chapter, #520, An International Honor Society in Education
Counselor, The Citadel

International Reading Association
Co-Editor of the Bibliotherapy and Reading, SIG, Newsletter
Membership Chairperson

South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators (SCATE)
President - 2003 - 2004
Vice-President - 2002 -2003
Chairperson, Membership - 2001-2002
Chairperson, Publicity - 2000 - 2001

Board Membership

SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF TEACHER EDUCATORS
President - 2003 -2004
Vice-President - 2002-2003
Chairperson, Membership, 2001-2002
Chairperson, Publicity, 2000-2001

DIVISION OF TEACHER QUALITY, STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Advisory Board Member, Columbia, SC, 2003-2004

SOUTH CAROLINA MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
Member
SC Teacher Education Performance Standards Subcommittee for Middle Level Teachers. This project was the result of a legislative mandate for South Carolina to have performance-based certification standards in place for middle school certification by the 2001-2002 academic year.

SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL-TO-WORK GOVERNING BOARD
Member - Low-Country Consortium,The Citadel's Representative - 1998-2000

YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION of Greater Charleston
The Citadel's Representative on the Board of Directors, Charleston, SC - 2001- 2005

Course Responsibilities

THE CITADEL: Graduate Courses:

 

Educational Administration

Techniques of School Supervision
Fall 1999, Summer 2000, Fall 2000, Summer 2001, Fall 2001, Summer 2002, Fall 2002, Summer 2002, Fall 2003.

Principles of Elementary Curriculum Development
Summer 2000, Summer 2001, Summer 2002, Spring 2003, Summer 2003.

Principles of Secondary Curriculum Development
Fall 1999, Summer 2000, Fall 2000, Summer 2001, Fall 2001, Summer 2002,
Fall 2002, Summer 2003, Fall 2003.

Staff Personnel Administration
Summer 1999, Spring 2000, Summer 2000, Spring 2001, Summer 2002,
Spring 2002, Summer 2002, Spring 2003.
School Improvement Seminar
Summer 1999.

Political Process in Education
Spring 2001, Spring 2002.

Internship: Elementary Education
Spring 2003, Fall 2003.

 

Educational Leadership

Assessment of School Programs
Fall 2002

Internship: Superintendency
Spring 2003

THE CITADEL: Graduate Courses

 

Master of Arts in Teaching

 

Teacher Education

 

Methods and Materials of Secondary School Teaching, Fall, 1998, Spring 1999,
Fall 1999.

Educational Psychology, Summer 1999.

Teaching Reading in Secondary School, Summer 1999.

Professional Leadership, Fall 1998, Spring 2000.

THE CITADEL: Undergraduate Courses:

 

Teacher Education

Child Development
Fall 2000, Fall 2001

Methods and Strategies of Secondary Teaching
Fall 1998

Special Methods in Teaching
Spring 1999, Spring 2001

Internship in Teaching
Spring 1999

College-Wide Committee Assignments

2001 - 2003 Chair, The Citadel Foundation Research Committee
I facilitated electronic submission of presentation proposals
and research grants and prepared minutes and submitted annual reports for inclusion in the SACS reports
2000 Member, The Citadel Foundation Research Committee
2003 Community Relations Committee
2003 Accident Review Board
2000 Member - Communication Across the Curriculum (CAC)

College-Wide Service Activities

2003 Search Committee for Provost
Secretary
1998 - 2003 Counselor, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Pi Chapter, #520
An International Honor Society in Education
1998 - 2003 Advisor, Cadet Education Majors
2000 Search Committee for Director, Multicultural Student Services
2000

School of Education Service Activities

2003 Coordinator, Educational Leadership
1998-2003 Department of Education: Search Committees
Chairperson - Search Committee for Educational Leadership
Member - Search Committee for Dean of Education
Member - Search Committee for Associate Dean of Education
Member - Search Committee for Teacher Education
1999 Department of Education: Professional Partnership Schools Committee
1999 Member, Project Leadership with Charleston County and The Chamber of Commerce
1998 - 2003 Counselor, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Pi Chapter, #520, An International Honor Society in Education
2003 College Partner, Teacher Cadet Program, West Ashley High School
1999 - 2000

College Partner, Teacher Cadet Program, Burke High School

SAT Verbal Preparation - Currently, I am working with Burke High School, through to assist in improving the SAT verbal scores of 11th graders. During the three Thursdays per month that we meet, students analyze, interpret, and apply test-taking strategies.

1998 - 2000 School Governance Council, Alice Birney Middle School
Parent Advisory Council (PAC), Alice Birney Middle School
1999 - 2000 College Facilitator for Knightsville Elementary School Mentor Program to match Citadel Cadets with elementary males from single parent families. Knightsville Elementary School,
Summerville, SC
1998 - 2002 Similarly, two Saturdays per month, I assisted 11th and 12th graders at the College of Charleston's Upward Bound program in improving their SAT verbal preparation. The students analyzed, interpreted, and applied test-taking strategies.

Accreditation Experience

2003 AACTE/NCATE Workshop, Washington, DC
2000 Board of Examiners Visit - Erskine College
2000 NCATE, Carolina 2000 Workshop, Performance-Based Assessment
in Teacher Education. Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.
1999 Prepared NCATE, English Folios (Initial and Advanced Programs) for review by National Council for Teachers of English.

Professional Development

 

Information Technology Services - Training: 2002

1. Dreamweaver - Links
2. Dreamweaver - Tables
3. Dreamweaver - Tables II
4. WebCT Fundamentals for Course Designers I
5. WebCT Fundamentals for Course Designers II
6. WebCT Student Management
7. WebCT Quizzing
8. WebCT Communication Tools

Institute - Curriculum Development for Mastery Learning by Meaningful Integration of Technology. Columbia, SC

Certification

New York State:

 

NY Secondary School English Teacher Certification
NY Middle School English Teacher Certification
NY Elementary School Teacher Certification
NY Common Branches Certification
NY Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Certification
NY Nursery School Teacher Certification

 

South Carolina:

 

SC School Superintendent Certification, 70
SC Elementary School Principal Certification, 71
SC Elementary School Supervisor Certification, 72
SC Secondary School Principal Certification, 74
SC Secondary School Supervisor Certification, 73
SC Secondary School English Teacher Certification, 04
SC Middle School English Teacher Certification, 1A
SC Elementary School Teacher Certification, 01


Kathy Laboard Brown, Ed. D.
The Citadel. 304 Capers Hall
School of Education
Charleston, SC 29409
(843) 577-5997/953-2064
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