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 ED 308 - Educational Psychology ED 608 - Expand Rdg Abil Cont Area Inst ED 690 - Master's Action Research Proj 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.