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Advantages of an Educational Specialist Degree

What is an Educational Specialist Degree? I will admit that I was not familiar with an educational specialist degree when I was exploring my options for advancing my career. I knew I wanted to pursue more educational opportunities, but I was unsure about returning to school due to the time

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Administrative Leadership Degree: Ed.S. vs. Ed.D.

Do you want to serve your community as a change agent and champion of educational equity? Read more about accelerating educational systems with curriculum and instructional design, teaching, and learning best practices through Ed.S. in Administrative Leadership or Ed.D. in Administrative Leadership degrees. What is Administrative Leadership? At its very

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How Administrative Leadership Skills can Address Teacher Burnout

How Prevalent is Teacher Burnout? What Leads to Burnout? In the wake of the global pandemic, roughly four in 10 teachers have considered career changes (Walker, 2021). 55% are considering resigning earlier than initially planned (Walker, 2022). Historically, marginalized and economically disadvantaged communities have encountered recurring educational inequities adding to

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Dr. Ronda Blevins, Assistant Professor of Education, Coordinator for the Job-Embedded Practitioner program, Carson-Newman University, TN

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ronda Blevins, Assistant Professor of Education

What programs do you teach at Carson-Newman University? What drew you to this field of study? What keeps you excited about it? I teach multiple classes at Carson-Newman University and serve as the Coordinator for the Job-Embedded Practitioner program. Across our programs, I teach courses in educational technology, assessment, research,

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All About Carson-Newman University’s Ed.D. Educational Leadership with Curriculum and Instruction Concentration Program

What does the Ed.D. Educational Leadership with Curriculum and Instruction Concentration program encompass? The Carson-Newman University Curriculum and Instruction Concentration is focused on developing leadership skills and extending research expertise within the context of curriculum and instruction pedagogy. It is designed for the teaching practitioner, instructional coach, lead teacher, and others who wish to

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Brenda Dean, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Strategic Planning & Assistant Professor of Education, Carson-Newman University

Faculty Spotlight: Brenda Dean, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning & Assistant Professor of Education

What program do you teach at Carson-Newman University? The Carson-Newman University Education Department has offered graduate programs for almost 35 years. I work in the graduate program that includes students seeking master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Most often, I teach doctoral candidates in the administrative leadership or curriculum and

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