Professor McKee has extensive experience in curriculum development and educational reform initiatives ranging from educational leadership development to policy development in Louisiana's Department of Education. She has provided customized leadership training programs to school districts and helped to develop state-wide training modules. Her teaching experience includes educational leadership training for teachers, principals and district staff, secondary language arts and gifted education.
Professor Kilbane has taught science and an integrated curriculum at the middle school level, as well as courses at the university level in teaching, teaching science, middle school teaching, and assessment. He has provided professional development in inquiry for K-12 students, inquiry for teachers, professional learning communities, and whole school reform. He has also studied environmental education, supervision, and administration. His doctoral work was in Curriculum and Instruction with a study of whole school reform. His areas of interest and research include professional development schools, school reform and integrated curriculum.
Professor Fordham's primary areas of interest are assessment, program development and program evaluation. She has taught secondary language arts, developed curriculum in middle school and secondary language arts, created training programs and workshops for secondary teachers and college faculty, taught in teacher education programs and developed both program-level and institutional level assessment systems.
Professor Dermody has been a faculty member in Literacy Education at both Loyola University and Holy Cross College and served as an Educational Consultant and Instructor at the University of New Orleans where she worked in assessment of students with academic and behavioral differences. Her focus areas are urban literacy, emergent and family literacy, assessment & remediation, and educational technology. Her teaching experiences include kindergarten, elementary, moderate and severe special education, and higher education.
Professor Whelan has served as an assistant state superintendent and state director of technology for Louisiana. She has been a faculty member at both The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and LSU, working with teacher education programs in the area of early childhood education. Her focus areas are early childhood education and educational technology, having worked as an elementary teacher, counselor and testing specialist.
Mrs. Hodges' primary areas of interest are marketing, accounting and technology maintenance. Her past experience included training staff members and implementing marketing and merchandising directives for major retailers. She is currently assisting with the program’s data management and coordinating marketing plans to recruit students and advertise TPCP to the community and country.
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