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KATHRYN ANNE RICHARDSON JONES, Ed.D.

The Citadel School of Education
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29409
(843) 953-3163

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Education in Curriculum Studies with an Emphasis in Instructional Improvement - Georgia Southern University - Spring 2001 with postdoctoral recertification work through Adams State College - 2006
  • Education Specialist in Secondary Science - Georgia Southern University - Summer 1992.
  • Master of Education in Secondary Science - Georgia Southern College - Summer 1989.
  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education - Georgia Southern College - Spring 1984.
  • Honor Graduate - Statesboro High School - 1981.

CERTIFICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL TRAINING

  • South Carolina Doctoral Level Certified Secondary Science Teacher - 2001-present
  • ADEPT - South Carolina's system for Assisting, Developing, and Evaluating Professional Teaching - January 2003 - present
  • Darkness to Light Facilitator Training - December 2006
  • AACTE Leadership Institute for Department Chairs - May 2006
  • NCATE Board of Examiner's Training -May 2006
  • South Carolina Middle Level Reviewer Training - February 2005
  • Georgia Certified Secondary Science Teacher - Bachelor's level 1984-1989, Master's level 1989-1992, Education Specialist level 1992-2001, Doctoral level 2001-2002
  • Georgia Teacher Support Specialist endorsement - Fall 1992-July 2002
  • Georgia Computer Competency endorsement - In-Tech

APPOINTMENTS WITH TEACHING OVERVIEW

August 2002-present
Associate Professor of Education (2008-present)

Assistant Professor of Education (2002-2008)

Division Coordinator of Teacher Education Programs

Coordinator of The Citadel's Communication Across the Curriculum Activities

Human Affairs Program Integrator (2007-present)

The Citadel
The Military College
of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Graduate courses taught: Graduate courses taught:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of American Education
  • Methods and Materials of Middle and High School Teaching

Undergraduate courses taught:

  • Adolescent Development
  • Citadel 101
  • Education in Modern Society
  • Methods and Materials of Middle and School Teaching
  • Special Methods in Teaching
  • Student Internship Supervision
  • Teacher Cadet college partner for James Island High School

Campus-wide Committees:

  • Curriculum Committee (2008-present)
  • Core Curriculum Oversight Committee (2003-2008)
  • Evaluation of Instruction (2005-present)
  • Human Dignity Council (2006-present)
  • Who's Who Selection Committee (2006-present)

School of Education Committees:

  • NCATE Coordinator for Teacher Education Programs
  • Professional Education Board (formerly Education Academic Oversight Committee) - (2003-present)
  • Secondary Education Task Force (2005-present)
  • Teacher Quality Coalition Team (2002-2004)
August 2001-2002

Science Department Head and Teacher

First Baptist Church School
Charleston, South Carolina

Courses Taught:

  • Biology II
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
  • Sixth Grade Science

Committees:

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Junior-Senior Prom Committee
January 1995-2001

Science Teacher

Statesboro High School
Statesboro, Georgia

Courses Taught:

  • College Placement Chemistry (Fall 1997 - 2001)
  • Applications in Biology/Chemistry (Fall 1995 - 2001)
  • Physical Science Teacher (January 1995- June 1997)

Academic Coach:

  • Science Olympiad (January 1995 - 2001)
  • Georgia Tech Multiplexer (Fall 1995 - 2001)
  • Academic Quiz Bowl (Fall 1998 - 2001)
  • Computerized Quiz Bowl (Fall\1998 - 2001)
  • Science Bowl (Fall 1998 -2001)

Committees:

  • County-wide School Improvement Team Member (Fall 1995 - Spring 1999)
  • County-wide Science Textbook Adoption Committee, SACS Accreditation Committee Co-Chair for section 4 - 2000-2001 Ten Year Study
  • Science Teacher Team Member for Statesboro High School's Georgia Learn and Serve grant to build a Habitat for Humanity House 2000-2001
  • Co-Chair for Character Education Committee 2001
August 1999 - 2001

Clinical Associate

Georgia Southern University and Statesboro High School
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Responsible for placement and supervision of Georgia Southern Teacher Candidates requesting field experiences at Statesboro High School.

 

July 1998 - 2001

Demonstration Teacher

Georgia Southern University and Statesboro High School
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Responsible for mentoring Georgia Southern Teacher Candidates placed at Statesboro High and modeling best practices

 

Summer 1999 and
Summer 1997

Co-Instructor

Chemistry Department
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Graduate Course for Teachers co-taught:

Molecular Visualization
Funded through the Eisenhower Foundation.

 

August 1993 - 1995

Instructional Specialist

Project Manager/Co-author/Editor

Summer Camp Teacher

Public Relations Coordinator


Pine Jog Environmental Education Center
College of Education
Florida Atlantic University
West Palm Beach, Florida

 


Program Coordinator: Fifth and Seventh Grade programs

Grant Project Manager:

  • Oceanographic, Cultural, Environmental, Project: The O.C.E.A.N. Project. A teacher in-service workshop and curriculum writing program created for teachers of Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach Counties and administered by Pine Jog Environmental Education Center at Florida Atlantic University. Funded by The State of Florida - Florida Coastal Management Program Department of Community Affairs as a subgrant awarded by N.O.A.A. -National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Creating Student Centered Interdisciplinary Units with the Environment in Mind - A teacher in-service training and curriculum writing project for teachers of Palm Beach County and administered by Regional Service Project V/ Pine Jog Environmental Education Center at Florida Atlantic University, the South Florida Water Management District, the Environmental Protection Agency, The School Board of Palm Beach County and the National Science Foundation Systemic Science Initiative in the State of Florida.

Curriculum Development Team Member:

  • John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant for the creation of programs to be implemented by Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

Interpretive Display Creation Committee: West Palm Beach Water Catchment Area

 

August 1993 - 1995

Adjunct Instructor

Department of Teacher Education
College of Education
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida

 

Course Taught:

Methods in Elementary and Middle School Science Education

 

August 1990 - August 1993

Teacher

Statesboro High School
Statesboro, Georgia

Course Taught:

  • College Placement Chemistry

Academic Coach:

  • Science Bowl (Fall 1990 - Spring 1993)
  • Science Olympiad

Committees:

  • Media committee (Fall 1992- Spring 1993)
  • Junior-Senior Committee (Fall 1992 - Spring 1993)
August 1989 - August 1990

Teacher

Assistant Director
of Summer Camp

First United Methodist Church Preschool
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Preschool Age Level Taught
4 year old class

Summer Camp Age Level
3-9 years old

 

August 1988 - August 1989

Teacher

Screven County High School
Sylvania, Georgia

 

Courses Taught:

  • Physics
  • Earth Science
  • Biology

Club advisor:

  • Williams - Montague Y-club
August 1984 - August 1987

Teacher

Screven County High School
Sylvania, Georgia

Courses Taught:

  • Physics
  • Earth Science
  • Everyday Chemistry

Yearbook advisor:
1984/85 and 1985/86

Committee:
SACS Accreditation - Science Committee Secretary (Fall 1985- Spring1986)

Summer 1984

Medical Secretary

Ogeechee Clinic
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Ogeechee Clinic is a medical practice of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Responsibilities included basic secretarial tasks.

 

January 1984 - June 1984

Lab Technician

Chemistry Department
Georgia Southern College
Statesboro, Georgia

 

Responsibilities included preparation and instruction for several undergraduate chemistry labs.
January 1984 - June 1984

Part-time Teacher

Bulloch Academy
Statesboro, Georgia

Course Taught:
Eighth Grade Biology
Fall 1983

Student Teacher

Screven County High School
Sylvania, Georgia

Completion of preparation for Secondary Science Certification in Georgia.

January 1982 - June 1983

Laboratory Assistant

Chemistry Department
Georgia Southern College
Statesboro, Georgia

Responsibilities included chemical and materials preparation for undergraduate chemistry labs.

 

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL AWARDS, HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Elected to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – Spring 2010
  • Algernon Sidney Sullivan Award for Commitment to Students and the College - May 2009
  • Named member of the Executive Board of Directors – South Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development – 2009-present
  • Named member of the Board of Directors for the Academy of Educational Studies - 2009 -present
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee member for the College of Education at Georgia Southern University – 2008-2009
  • South Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement – CERRA – Advisory Board Member 2003-2006
  • Named member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of College Science Teaching. Summer 2003
  • Named member of the National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) Press Publication Review Panel. Summer 2003
  • ADEPT certified for supervision in the State of South Carolina - January 2003
  • Asked to serve on the School Board of First Baptist Church School, Charleston, SC (Curriculum Committee Chair and Finance Committee Secretary)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Successfully Defended - March 2001
  • Named Co-Chair Character Education Committee – Statesboro High School -  2001
  • Science Teacher Team Member for Statesboro High School's Georgia Learn and Serve grant to build a Habitat for Humanity
  • House (House number 1 was presented to the family and moved to its lot on March 13, 2001.) 2000-2001
  • 2000 Teacher of the Year - Statesboro High School
  • Statesboro High School SACS Accreditation Committee Chair for section 4 - 2000-2001 Ten Year Study
  • Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Approved - Fall 1999
  • Appointed Clinical Associate - Georgia Southern University and Statesboro High School - Fall 1999 - 2001
  • Doctoral Comprehensive Examinations Passed - Fall 1998
  • Demonstration Teacher - July 1998 - 2001
  • Demonstration Teacher Task force - Fall 1998 - 2001
  • Statesboro High School Teacher of the Month - December 1997
  • Georgia Coastal Region American Chemical Society Teacher of the Year - 1996
  • Teacher In-service training in planning as interdisciplinary teams using the 4-Rs Curriculum - Imokolee,FL - Fall 1994
  • Judge - Palm Beach County "Envirothon" and Science Fair - Spring 1994
  • Curriculum Related Environmental Education Presentations - Broward Environmental Education Fair - Fall 1993 and Fall 1994
  • Served on the School Board of First Methodist Church Preschool 1989-1993 - Chair 1992-1993
  • Inducted into Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Educational Fraternity - 1992
  • Nominated for Sigma Xi Science Educator's Award - Spring 1992
  • Science Committee member in preparation for the 1991 application for Statesboro High School's 1990-1991 School of Excellence award.
  • Academic Coach for academic teams that are state ranked - Science Olympiad Team(1990-1993, 1995-2001), Georgia Tech Multiplexer(1996-2001), Science Bowl (1990-1993 and 1998-2001), Academic Quiz Bowl and Computerized Quiz Bowl (Fall 1998 -2001)
  • Master's orals passed with distinction - Georgia Southern - Summer 1989
  • Screven County STAR Teacher - 1989
  • Science Evaluator for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools during the 1989 accreditation of Jenkins County High School
  • Panorama Yearbook dedication - 1987
  • Honor Graduate, Statesboro High School - 1981
  • University of Georgia Certificate of Merit – 1980

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books and Book Chapters

 

Authored and Co-Authored Books

 

Richardson-Jones, Kathryn (2001) Retracing the Savannah River portion of John Muir's Thousand Mile Walk: an interpretive regional study suggesting curriculum for sustainability. Doctoral Dissertation directed by Delores Liston, PhD. Georgia Southern University.

 

Authored and Co-Authored Chapters

 

Manuals, Workbooks, or Other Supplemental Teaching Materials

 

Richardson-Jones, K. (2005) Teaching Today - Instructor's Manual. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Richardson-Jones, K. (2005) Teaching Today - Test Bank. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Richardson-Jones, K. (2005) Teaching Today - Transparency Masters and Power Point Presentations. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Richardson-Jones, K. (2005) Teaching Today - Companion Website Materials including PRAXIS Case studies and Review. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Richardson-Jones, K. (1998) Contributing Author and Consultant, The State of Georgia Intervention Curriculum. For use with VOCA courses.

Richardson-Jones, K. co-author of the Bulloch County Course Outlines for Applications in Biology/Chemistry and Physical Science for the 1996-2001 textbook adoption to correlate with the State of Georgia Quality Core Curriculum and Georgia High School Graduation Test.

Richardson-Jones, K. (1994, 1995, 1996) Project Manager, Editor, and Contributing Author, Oceanographic, Cultural, Environmental, Activity Notebook - The O.C.E.A.N. Project (A teacher in-service workshop and curriculum writing program created for teachers of Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach Counties and administered by Pine Jog Environmental Education Center at Florida Atlantic University. Funded by The State of Florida - Florida Coastal Management Program Department of Community Affairs as a subgrant awarded by N.O.A.A. -National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - First printing 1994, Second printing 1995, Third printing 1996, now available through the Florida Department of Education.

Richardson-Jones, K. (1995) Project Manager, Editor, and Contributing Author, Creating Student Centered Interdisciplinary Units with the Environment in Mind (A teacher in-service training and curriculum writing project for teachers of Palm Beach County and administered by Regional Service Project V/ Pine Jog Environmental Education Center at Florida Atlantic University, the South Florida Water Management District, the Environmental Protection Agency, The School Board of Palm Beach County and the National Science Foundation Systemic Science Initiative in the State of Florida.).

Richardson-Jones, K. (1990) Co-author of the Bulloch County Chemistry Course Guide for the 1990 - 1995 textbook adoption to correlate with the State of Georgia Quality Core Curriculum

 

Scholarly Journal Publications - peer reviewed

 

Published Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

 

National

 

Graham, T.J., Richardson Jones, K., Hewett, S. (April 2009) Mission possible:  using technology to assist with academic career progress.  Southeastern Teacher Education Journal.

Lehr, J., Richardson-Jones, K., Amico, B. and Davila, S. (2005) Women leaders at The Citadel offer strategies for success. Women in Higher Education. 14(3), 30-31.

Darden, A and Richardson-Jones, K. (2003) Student learning outcomes in a learner-centered genetics classroom. Education. 124 (1), 31-39.

Richardson-Jones, K. and Ward, V. (2003) Teacher Cadet: a unique learner-centered high school course. Education 124(1), 92-98.

Regional

Graham, T.J., Richardson Jones, K., Hewett, S. (April 2009) Mission possible: using technology to assist with academic career progress. Southeastern Teacher Education Journal.

 

State

 

Lehr, J., and Jones, K. (2006) South Carolina ASCD - the future. The Reporter. Spring.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

International

Richardson-Jones, K, and Jones, W.M., Jr. (2005) On the effectiveness of the web-enhanced classroom. Proceedings, 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, 2053-2055.

 

Regional

 

Jones, W.M. Jr. and Richardson-Jones, K. (2004) Student perception of the efficacy of online enhancements to the traditional college classroom via the internet, Proceedings, Southeaster Chapter of the Decision Sciences Institute, 78-79.

 

Other Published Evidence of Scholarship

  • Manuscript Reviewer – The Academy for Educational Studies – 2009-present
  • Editorial Advisory Board - The Journal of College Science Teaching - note: ended third year and rotated off during Summer 2006
  • Manuscript Reviewer for NSTA Book Projects

Presentations at Conferences and Professional Meetings

 

Peer Reviewed

 

International

 

"If Classrooms Could Talk:  Training University Faculty to Work with a Diverse Population" presented with Tammy J. Graham, Ed.D., and Jane Warner, Ed.D. at the Annual Meeting of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.  Charlotte, North Carolina. November 14, 2009

"Joy in Higher Education and Beyond: Using Technology to Frame and Reframe Academic Careers" presented with T. Graham and S. Hewett at the 20th International Conference of The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. March 5, 2009.

"On the Effectiveness of the Web-Enhanced Classroom," with W. M. Jones, Jr. 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 5, 2005.

 

National

 

“Stained Glass:  Seeing American Education through Our Students’ Eyes” Academy for Educational Studies Critical Issues Conference.  St. Louis, Missouri.  October 19, 2009.

"Saving the Light: Rethinking Public Education in the United States." Academy for Educational Studies. Branson, Missouri. October 20, 2008.

"Weaving a Web: Using Interdisciplinary, Multi-sensory, Technology Infused Lesson Design to Assist, Develop, and Enhance Professional Teaching." American Institute of Higher Education Conference on The Impact of Information Technology in Business and Education. Atlantic City, New Jersey. September 25, 2008.

"School as Prytaneion: Considering the Question of the Vital Center of American Communities." Presentation to the Academy for Educational Studies meeting at Missouri State University. October 5, 2007.
"Using Survey Data to Create a Learner Centered Classroom" with A. Darden as part of a breakout session for "Teacher Researcher Day" at the NSTA 2004 National Convention in Atlanta, April 3, 2004.

"Student Retention: Taking Another Look" with C. Bolt, and A. Darden at the Colloquium of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Collaborating for Change (Carnegie Academy for Teaching and Learning - CASTL) in San Diego, CA April 1, 2004

"Lessons Learned from Making the Jump to Cyberspace" with Wesley M. Jones, Jr. Poster presented at the Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Collaborating for Change conference Co-Sponsored by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and The American Association for Higher Education. March 13-14, 2003.

 

Regional

 

"Teaching with Toys: Providing Opportunities for the Articulation of Career Ethics." Interactive Workshop
presented at the Charleston Connections Conference: Innovations in Higher Education. May 24, 2007.

"Did we Listen to the Children? Teacher Quality, Teacher Candidate Dispositions and UNESCO's What makes a Good Teacher?" presented at the Southeast Philosophy of Education Society meeting at the University of Alabama, February 20, 2004.

"Student Perception of the Efficacy of Online Enhancements to the traditional College Classroom via the Internet" presented with W. M. Jones, Jr. at the Southeastern Chapter of the Decision Sciences Institute February 2004.

"Creating a Learner Centered Classroom" Workshop presented with A. Darden at the Lowcountry Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, May 30, 2003.

"Strategies to Improve Instruction through the use of Qualitative Survey Information." Presentation of research
with A. Darden at the Lowcountry Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, May 30, 2003.

"Incorporating Web Enhanced Instructional Methods: Student and Professor Perspectives" Presentation of
research with Wesley M. Jones, Jr. at the Lowcountry Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, May 30, 2003.

"Integration of Theory and Practice: Suggestions for Curriculum of Sustainability" Presented at the annual meeting of the Southeast Philosophy of Education Society meeting. January 31-February 1, 2003.

 

By Invitation or Volunteer

  • "Hope for the Future:  Making Sure High School Students Know Enough about Career Options to be Ready for Post-Secondary Decisions"  High Schools that Work Conference hosted by Charleston County School District, West Ashley High School, January 15, 2010  With Dr. Tammy Graham
  • “Post-secondary Institution Implementation of Personal Pathways (EEDA)”  Panel discussant – “Bridging the Cultures to Success” Symposium sponsored by P-20 Council of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Education Foundation.  June 10, 2009.
  • "Integrating Active Learning Strategies." Interactive Workshop Presentation for CASTLE - The Citadel Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation, October 15, 2007.
  • "The Art of Effective Instruction - Strategies for Observing Colleagues" Interactive Workshop Presentation for the School of Business at the Citadel. February 14, 2007.
  • "Piaget and Perry: Theories of Development…So What?" Interactive Workshop Presentation for CASTLE - The Citadel Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation, April 11, 2005.
  • "Women at The Citadel" Presentation to Zonta Club of Charleston. February 15, 2005
  • "College Partner Successes" Round-table Discussion with Mrs. Donna Parrish at the CERRA Fall Recruitment Workshop. Friday, October 15, 2004.
  • "Critical Thinking and Assessment" Interactive Workshop Presentation for CASTLE - The Citadel Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation, November 3, 2003.
  • "Meeting and Exceeding Standards" In-Service workshop conducted for First Baptist Church School preplanning August 15, 2002.
  • Teacher In-service training in planning as interdisciplinary teams using the 4-Rs Curriculum - Imokolee,FL - Fall 1994
  • Curriculum Related Environmental Education Presentations - Broward Environmental Education Fair - Fall 1993 and Fall 1994

WORKSHOPS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

 

 

Workshops for Editors - Co-organized

 

  • South Carolina Association for Supervision and Administration - Winter Conference – February 27, 2010

 

Workshops Attended for Professional Development

 

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development International Conference.  San Antonio, Texas March 3-7, 2010.
  • South Carolina ASCD Fall Meeting with Mr. Stephen Peters – Blythewood High School, Blythewood,  South Carolina – October 7, 2009
  • South Carolina ASCD Spring Meeting – Charleston, South Carolina.  April 2009
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development International Conference.  Orlando, Florida March 12-16, 2009.
  • South Carolina ASCD Fall meeting.  Columbia, South Carolina
  • NCATE Professional Development Conference. September 17-19, 2008
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development International Conference.  March 13-17, 2008.
  • South Carolina Middle School Association.  February 29, 2008
  • CERRA Advisory Board – Rotated off after 3 year term in Spring 2006  
  • NCATE Board of Examiners Training for State Teams – May 21-25, 2006
  • AACTE “Cracking The Code” Conference addressing Standards 1 and 2  - March 3-5, 2006
  • SC-ASCD Winter Conference – “Exceeding Expectations: Brain Research from Theory to Practice What Works in Schools” at
  • Blythewood High School - January 27, 2006 with EDUC 402 Students
  • Fall Teacher Recruitment Workshop sponsored by the South Carolina Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement – Myrtle Beach, SC October 2003, October 2004, and October 2005

 

Advanced Courses or Other Off Campus Professional Development Activities

Participation in On-Campus Professional Development Activities

 

 

Communication Across the Curriculum Coordinator

 

Organized with committee members and guest presenters the following CAC Professional Development Workshop/Luncheons for

 

The Citadel :

CASTLE member - (Also see invited presentations above)

 

Computer Services Training

Professional Certification Obtained

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

SERVICE

Service to College

Standing College-wide Committees

College-wide Accreditation or Strategic Planning Initiatives

Intercampus Committees with the College of Charleston

Service to School and/or Department

 

School of Education Committees:

Member First Baptist Church, Charleston, South Carolina

Other Community Involvement

Service to the Discipline


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