Dr. Beth Nason Quick

Dean, College of Education, Education

Biography

Dr. Beth Nason Quick's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ed.D., Early Childhood Education, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1996
  • M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1990
  • B.S., Education, Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, 1989

Classes Taught


Affiliations

  • American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education)
  • National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Education (NAECTE)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA)

Honors and Awards

  • Membership in “Who’s Who in Collegiate Faculty, 2010/2011”
  • Membership in “Who’s Who in American Education, 2007”
  • Membership in “Who’s Who in America,” 2007
  • Candidate for NAEYC Governing Board, 2004
  • Nominee for International Educator of the Year for 2004
  • Membership in “Who’s Who of American Women, 2003”
  • Membership in “Women’s International Hall of Fame, 2003”
  • Membership in “Who’s Who in American Education, 2003”
  • “Most Inspiring Educator 2002-03” Award from TSU STEA (student nomination and vote)
  • Membership in “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers” (2000, 2002, 2004)
  • 1997-98 Nominee for University Teaching Award - Florida State University
  • 1996-97 Nominee for University Teaching Award - Florida State University
  • Teaching Assistantship (1993-96); Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • Graduate Assistantship (1989-90); Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • Valedictorian (1989); Samford University
  • Honors Scholarship (1985-89); Samford University
  • Leadership Scholarship (1985-89); Samford University
  • Exemplary Education Student Award (1989); Samford University
  • Senior Education Major Award (1989); Samford University
  • Phi Kappa Phi Award (1988); Samford University

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Quick, B. N. (2010) Mastery learning. In J. C. Carper, T. C. Hunt, T. J. Lasley, & C. D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (pp. ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Quick, B. N. (2010) Project learning. In J. C. Carper, T. C. Hunt, T. J. Lasley, & C. D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (pp. ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Quick, B. N. (Fall 2009) The six Cs of effective teaching. New Teacher Advocate. Kappa Delta Pi.
  • Quick, B. N. (1998). Beginning reading and developmentally appropriate practice (DAP): Past, Present, and Future. Peabody Journal of Education, 73(4), 253-272.
  • Quick, B. N. (1995, Fall). Play: The cornerstone of the early childhood curriculum. Tennessee’s Children, 15-18.
  • Quick, B. N. (1991). Retaining children: Is it the right decision?. Childhood Education. Annual Theme Issue 1991, 300-304.
  • Book Chapters

  • Quick, B. N. (2010). Dogs Don’t Brush Their Teeth. In What’s New in Children’s Books? 2010 Edition. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Quick, B. N. (2009). Quinito Day and Night and The Contest Between the Sun and the Moon. In What’s New in Children’s Books? 2009 Edition. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Quick, B. N., & Wolfgang, C. W. (1999). Working with parents. In C.H. Wolfgang (Ed.), School for Young Children: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, pp. 211-228. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Books

  • Quick, B. N. (2003). First steps. Birmingham, AL: WMU.
  • Quick, B. N. (2000). Let’s learn and play: An integrated early childhood curriculum. Nashville, TN: Pinnacle Solutions Publications.
  • Book and Manuscript Reviews

  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Wadsworth/Cengage. Child and adolescent development in your classroom. Fall 2009.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for McGraw Hill. Classroom assessment (6th ed.) by Airasian and Russell. Summer 2009.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall. Parents as partners in education: Families and schools working together. Spring 2007.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Thomson Learning. Authentic science teaching grades K-8: From pedagogy to practice. Spring 2007.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall. Skills for preschool teachers. Spring 2005.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Delmar/Thomson Learning. Beginnings and beyond. Spring 2004.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Prentice-Hall. Observing and assessing young children. Spring 2003.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Corwin Press. Improving Early Reading: A Resource Guide for Elementary Schools. Fall 2001.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Prentice-Hall. Let’s Begin Reading Right, 4e, Spring 2001.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Pearson Publishing. Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, 2e. Spring 2000.
  • Quick, B. N. Editorial Board Member for Perspectives: Early Childhood Education; a college text published by CourseWise Publishing, Inc. Fall 1999.
  • Quick, B. N. Reviewer for the Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Childhood Programs Resource Guide published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Fall 1998.
  • Quick, B. N. Invited Book Review for Allyn & Bacon: Curriculum in the Early Years: An Integrated Approach. Spring 1997.