Professor

Office: Bishop Hall 408
Phone: (231) 591-3518
E-mail Address: AmyKavanaugh@ferris.edu

EDUCATION:

  • Ed.D, Curriculum & Instruction, Western Michigan University
  • M.A., Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Michigan State University

CONCENTRATION:

  • Curriculum Design & Evaluation
  • Elementary and Middle School Language Arts

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Study Abroad Trinity College, Dublin
  • Instructor, Western Michigan University
  • Teacher, Lakeview School District and Battle Creek Public Schools

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Academic Success of Diverse Learners
  • Literacy and Data Driven Instructional Decision Making
  • Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Evaluation

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • Curriculum Camp for Charter Schools, June & August 2016
  • Student Motivation and Cooperative Learning for International Visiting Faculty, December 2015
  • Kavanaugh, A. (2013). Quality Rating Improvement System: A National Scene. In Shen, J., Ma, X., et al., Quality rating and improvement system for early care and education: Development, implementation, evaluation and learning. New York: NY: Peter Lang.
  • Kavanaugh, A. & Shen, J. (2013). Issues in Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Quality Rating Improvement Systems. In Shen, J., Ma, X., et al., Quality rating and improvement system for early care and education: Development implementation, evaluation and learning. New York: NY: Peter Lang.