Dr. Fran Hamilton Assistant professor, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION Biography Mrs. Fran Hamilton's Curriculum Vitae Education Ed.D., Assessment, Learning, and School Improvement, Middle Tennessee State University, 2016 Ed.S., Curriculum and Instruction, Middle Tennessee State University, 2013 M.A., Administration and Supervision, Tennessee State University, 2008 B.S., Education, Athens State University, 1999 Certifications 402 Elementary K-8 DOE 8/31/2022 (Tennessee) 497 PreK-4 DOE 8/31/2022 (Tennessee) Highly Qualified in Middle School Science (Tennessee) ILL-B Beginning Administrator DOE 8/31/2020 (Tennessee) Classes Taught EDC 311 - Instr Strategies Inclusive Clr ED 607 - Edu Leader as Evaluator Affiliations Tennessee Educators of Aquatic and Marine Science (TEAMS) Tennessee Earth Science Teachers (TEST) Tennessee Science Teachers Association (TSTA) National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Tennessee Academy of Science (TAS) Geological Society of America (GSA) Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Honors and Awards National Association of GeoScience Teachers, Tennessee Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Tennessee Science Teachers Association Teacher of the Year Grades 5-8 Blanche School Teacher of the Year Lincoln County Middle School Teacher of the Year Lincoln County Distinguished Classroom Educator (all grades) Oceans Alive (took 3 students to sea-one of 8 teachers selected in the nation) Sea Scholar (one of 13 chosen nation-wide to go to sea) One of 25 selected to travel to Biloxi, Mississippi for water studies Provider of the Quarter (for preschool program in Augsburg, Germany) Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers Apple for the Teacher Award Nominee Selected Publications Hamilton, F. & Royle, P. (2009). Teaching Evolution, 84(1-2), 13-35. Abstract retrieved from Abstracts in Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. Hamilton, F. (2007). The Evolution of a Teacher's Teaching of Evolution, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007SE/finalprogram/abstract_119288.htm (Accession No. 119288). Crews, L., Gibson, M. & Hamilton, F. (2007). Infusion of Integrated Earth and Planetary Science Activities Into Middle School Curricula: A Selection of the Best Practices From the IMEGS Program, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007se/finalprogram/abstract_119140.htm (accession no. 119288). Vinson, B.M. (2004). Mathematics in the Preschool and Primary Grades. Colorado Springs, CO: Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc. Contributed Chapter 9 Measurement.