Service
 
Below are details of how I extend service to the profession, to my department, the school of education, the university, and the greater community. I welcome further opportunities. If you have a need, feel free to contact me.


Professional Service

Memberships

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)
National Council of Professor of Educational Administrators (NCPEA)
University Council of Education Administrators (UCEA)

Peer-Reviewer

Comparative Education Review (2009 - present)
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (2011 - present)
Educational Administration Quarterly (2011 - present)
Educational Policy (2012 - present)
Educational Researcher (2011 - present)
International Journal of Development (2009 - present)
International Journal of Educational Development (2009 - present)
International Journal of Leadership in Education (2009 - present)
International Journal of Peace and Development Studies (2010 - present)
International Journal of Science and Technology Education (2010 - present)
International Review of Education (2011 - present)
Information Technologies and International Development (2009 - present)
Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments (2011 - present)
Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies (2010 - present)
Journal of Educational Controversy (2011 - present)
Journal of Education for International Development (2009 - present)
Journal of Media and Communication Studies (2010 - present)
Journal or Research in International Education (2012 – present)
Journal of School Leadership (2009 - present)
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (2011 - present)
Kentucky Journal of Higher Education Policy and Practice (2012 - present)
Teachers College Record (2013- present)
Wiley Publishers (2009 - present)Pearson Publishers (2011 - present)

Conference Proposal Reviewer, Chair, and/or Discussant

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (2009 - present)
American Education Research Association (2008 - present)
Comparative and International Education Society (2007 - present)
National Association for Multicultural Education (2009 - present)
University Council of Education Administrators (2008 - present)

Consulting

Citizen Schools, Charlotte, North Carolina 
Effective teaching, supervision, and 21st century skills. Co-presented workshop for administrators of this national network of after-school education programs about strategies for effective teaching and supervision. Additionally trained administrators on the  effective use of digital technologies to meet 21st century standards.

Pine Island Elementary School, Pine Island, Minnesota 
Becoming a global educator: Practical ways to connect teachers and students across cultures and virtual landscapes. Co-presented two half-day seminars on strategies for local teachers to become global teachers. Trained teachers how to implement global partnerships as well as classroom to classroom projects.

University of Minnesota, Cookies & Coffee Workshop Series
Becoming a global educator: Practical ways to connect teachers and students across cultures and virtual landscapes. Co-presented one-day seminar on strategies for local teachers to implement global teacher partnerships as well as classroom projects.

Community Outreach

Graduation Judge,, Elkhorn Crossing High School, Georgetown, KY
Served as judge for sophomore and junior high school projects.

Next Generation Academy, Lexington, KY
Invited to co-present a workshop to group of 10 technology school leaders across Kentucky on technology tools for administrators.

Kentucky Regional Technology Coordinators, Lexington, KY
Invited to co-present to group of 50 technology coordinators across Kentucky about the importance of leadership in schools looking to become more technologically savvy.

Davies County Public Schools, Owensboro, KY
Invited to co-present to group of 75 technology school leaders about 1:1 laptop initiatives. 

Cooper High School, Cooper, KY
Presented a the Making the MOST of High School Conference. Presented two sessions titled "Impact  of technology on change and thinking for the 21st Century" to parents, students, and staff.

Mary C. Williams Elementary School, Wilmington, NC
BARNGA - Conducted cultural simulation with 50+ elementary teachers.
Graduation Judge, Ashley High School, Wilmington, NC
Serve as judge for senior projects for local high school.

Digital Literacy Portfolio Assessment at Isaac Bear Early College High School, Wilmington, NC
Served as adult community member to assist in assessing students Digital Literacy Portfolios. This served as a freshmen project where students are asked to assimilate evidence from their coursework into a digital portfolio.  Volunteered  to read the portfolios and meet with the students for a brief question and answer session on their work 

Isaac Bear Early College High School, Wilmington, NC -  Interview Presentations
Listened to final presentations about majors, interests, and career goals of senior high school students taking college credits. Provided feedback and constructive criticism to improve their interview skills

College Service

Cultural Engagement Committee
Curriculum , Instruction, and Supervision (CIS) Committee
Dean’s Information Technology Group
Diversity Committee
Education Abroad Scholarship Committee
Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) Committee
Inclusiveness Committee
International Committee
Masters of School Administration (MSA) Committee
Middle East International Strategic Planning Committee
Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Support Committee
Technology Committee
University of Kentucky LMS Review/Selection Committee

University Service

21st Century Learning: Information, Media, and Technology Skills
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Presented to 120+ teachers across Southeast North Carolina on ways to incorporate 21st century learning outcomes in their classes. The workshop focused on various ways teachers can use digital games, simulations, virtual worlds, data visualization tools, and social networks to foster creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving within their classrooms.

Infusing Globally Responsive Learning Techniques in Classrooms
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Presented to 75+ teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and technology leaders across Southeast North Carolina on tools and techniques to better engage students. Through this hands-on, full-day seminar, attendees learned technologies, discussed integration ideas, and engaged in using Web 2.0 tools to foster global connections and to better engage their students.

Trials and Tribulations of a Doctoral Candidate: Practical Advice for a Dissertation Research Project
Department of Education Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota
Presented how to develop a research study, gain an overseas internship, and collect data from the internship. The audience was a class of doctoral students in the early part of their doctoral experience.

EndNote Software Presentation
Department of Education Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota
Co-presented how to effectively use the EndNote software for bibliographic citations to doctoral class of school principals.

Current Student Panel Discussion Participant
Department of Education Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota
Provided audience with program highlights and hints for successful completion the CIDE program at the CIDE 20th Anniversary Celebration and Academic Symposium.

How to Effectively Use EndNote for Writing Papers
Department of Education Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota
Co-presented on how to effectively use this bibliographic citation manager. Presented on how this product compares with an online version, RefWorks, which is provided by the university to all current students. Presentation supported by the Graduate and Professional Student Association.

Funding Doctoral Research and Study: There Really is Money Out There & You Can Get Some
Department of Education Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota
Served on a panel of 2nd and 3rd year doctoral students to described to 1st year doctoral students how to apply and receive various forms of funding.