Dr. Dana Skelley

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Biography

Dr. Dana Skelley's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ed.D., Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (reading), The University of Memphis, 2017
  • M.S., Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (reading), The University of Memphis, 2013
  • B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies (K-4), Lambuth University, 1998

Certifications

  • University of Memphis Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research
    • Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research
  • State of Tennessee Department of Education Professional License #000233039
    • Endorsements: Elementary K-8, Reading Specialist PreK-12
    • Highly Qualified: Reading, Language Arts

Classes Taught


Affiliations

  • International Literacy Association, 2016-Present
  • Literacy Research Association, 2016-Present
  • Tennessee Reading Association, 2016-Present
  • Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2015-Present
  • National Education Association, 1999-2005
  • Tennessee Education Association, 1999-2005

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Doctoral Student, Reading Program: The University of Memphis, 2016
  • Outstanding Master's Student, Reading Program: The University of Memphis, 2013
  • Outstanding Staff Person: YMCA at Schilling Farms, 2006
  • One of twenty teachers in Eastern US selected to write and publish unit plan: Southern Regional Education Board, 2004
  • Teacher of the Year Award: Crocket County School District, 2004
  • Teacher of the Year Award: Crocket County Middle School, 2004
  • Outstanding Elementary Education Major Award: Lambuth University, 1998
  • Study Abroad Program Oxford University: Westminster College, Oxford, England, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Skelley, D.L., Stevens, M., & Anderson, R.S. (in press). A university literacy center moving to offsite after school tutoring: Perceptions of tutors, children, and parents. ALER Yearbook Volume 39: Literacy: The Critical Role of Teacher Knowledge.
  • Stevens, M., Skelley, D.L., & Anderson, R.S. (2016). Exploring cultural responsiveness in after school literacy tutoring: "White people don't eat chicken!" Manuscript in preparation.
  • Skelley, D.L., Stevens, M., & Anderson, R.S. (2016, November). A University Literacy Center Moving to Offsite After school Tutoring: Perceptions of Tutors, Children, and Parents. Round table Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Skelley, D.L. and Anderson, R.S. (2015). Content area literacy: An online compressed format. Syllabus Journal, 4 (2). http://www.syllabusjournal.org/ syllabus/issue/view/ 15
  • Skelley, D.L. (2005). What Does Math Have to Do with My Bedroom!?! Southern Regional Education Board.