Dr. KFM GHOLAM KIBRIA
Tel. 302-***-****; email: email@example.com
(Note: The applicant is a native speaker of Bengali and the medium of instruction at the school and college levels was in Bengali. He has taught in higher education using Bengali as the medium of instruction in Bangladesh and English as the medium of instruction in USA, Zambia, and Botswana. He has published nationally and internationally in English and Bengali )
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (1991) Special Education
Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, IND (1970) Higher Education
M.S. Indiana University, Bloomington, IND (1968) Guidance & Counseling
B.Ed. The Punjab University, Lahore (1961) Social Studies Education
M.A. Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1960) Geography
B.A. Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1959)
Geography (Honors), English, History, & Political Science
1980: Certified as 'Human Developmentalist' at the Institute for the Achievement of Human Potential and Temple Fey Institute of Academics, Philadelphia, PA.
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
2015(Fall): Virginia International University, Fairfax, VA. Adjunct Professor of Education.
Taught Introduction to Education & Research course at the MA in Education program.
1990-2013: Delaware State University. Professor and Coordinator of Special Education Programs; Director, DSU- CR Transition Partnership Project, and Founding Dean, School of Education.
Responsibilities: Coordination and supervision of all graduate and undergraduate programs in Special Education. Develop new programs and revise existing programs to meet the State, NCATE, and CEC Standards. Prepare program folios for CEC and NCATE accreditation. Teach courses and supervise clinical experience of interns; conduct workshops for adjuncts and cooperating teachers, monitor their performance and evaluations at three different campus sites; advise students, guide multimedia research presentations and theses; write grants.
organize professional development for faculty; member of the doctoral oversight committee and guide dissertation. Prepare data driven assessment reports of all programs analyzing student performance in each course using the TK-20 and Weave On-Line systems.
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1988-1990: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL. : Assistant Professor & Project Coordinator, Special Education Department.
Designed and implemented the MS program in Early Intervention funded by the US Department of Education. (The competitive grant proposal was written and submitted by Dr. Kibria). Served as Project Coordinator, taught graduate courses in special education, and supervised clinical experience of the candidates. Also, guided Master theses and prepared progress report for each candidate.
1981-1987: University of Botswana. Chairperson and Associate Professor, Education Dept.
Developed and implemented Master program in Education. Helped design and develop services for individuals with disabilities at the Ministry of Education. Conducted research on issues concerning child development funded by UNICEF.
1978-1981: University of Zambia. Associate Professor, Dept. of Education.
Designed and implemented the Diploma program in Teacher Education for
Lecturers of Teacher colleges in Botswana, sponsored by the German Foundation.
1973-1978: Institute of Education & Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Associate Professor of Education. Taught Educational Statistics and Guidance
and Counseling Courses at the Master and Ph. D. programs in Education.
1970-1973: National Institute of Educational Admin & Research, Dhaka, Bangladseh.
Specialist in Education.
Overall planning, design, coordination, and evaluation of in-service training
programs for teacher educators, health personnel, and educational administrators;
conduct needs assessment for launching new courses and programs.
1961-1966: Teachers College, Comilla, Bangladesh. Assistant Professor of Education.
Taught Social Studies methods courses at the B.Ed. program.
CONSULTANCY AND OTHER RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Member, Editorial Board, Asia-Pacific Journal of Inclusive Education (2009-2014)
Reviewer of Text Book, Comprehensive Behavior management, Sage Publications (2010)
Key note speaker, Convention of University Vice Chancellors at IUBAT, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2009)
Member, Delaware State Committee for Talented and Gifted Programs (2006-2013)
Reviewer of Text Book, Hallahan, et al., Introduction to Learning Disabilities (3rd,2005)
Consulting Editor, Interdisciplinary Studies (1999-2003)
Member, Board of Directors, National Society of Educators and Scholars (1998-14)
Visiting Scholar, George Washington University Rehabilitation Capacity Building Project (1997-01)
President, Delaware Federation of Council for Exceptional Children (1997-98)
President, Kent-Sussex Chapter of Delaware Federation of Council for Exceptional Children (1998-99)
Member, Board of Directors, International Association of Special Education (1993-97)
Member, Statewide Task Force for Comp. System of Personnel Development (1990-98)
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Member, Comp. School Discipline Oversight Com., appointed by the Governor (95-97)
Member, Advisory Board, Delaware Assistive Technology Project (1991-95)
Member, state-wide Assistive Technology Education Task Force, Delaware "Tech Act" Project, (1993-95)
Reviewer, Grant proposals for White House initiated 21st Century Community Learning Centers (1998-02)
Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Special Education, (1985-2003)
Chairperson, Division of Teacher Ed., International Association of Special Education, (1989-1990).
CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS (2001-2014)
2014: ADHD and Preschoolers. A presentation at the Conference for Families of Children with Special Needs and the Professionals who Work with Them. Organized by ARC of Northern Virginia at Hylton High School, November 8, 2014.
2013: Paper presented at the Regional Conference of the Asian Inclusive Education Society, held at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2012: Annual Conference of the National Society of Educators and Scholars, San Antonio, TX, USA
2012: Keynote Paper “Excellence in Higher Education: Essential Standards for Quality and Quality Assurance”, presented at the International Conference, held at the International University of Business, Agriculture & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2010: International Conference on Inclusive Education, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
2009: Annual Conference of the National Society of Educators and Scholars, CA, USA
2009: Keynote Speaker and Presenter, National Convention of University Vice-Chancellors, International University of Business, Agriculture and Technology, Dhaka.
2008: Annual Conference of the National Society of Educators & Scholars,CA, USA
2007: Biennial Conference of International Association of Special Educ, Hong Kong
2005: International Conference on Teaching Strategies, Reno. Nevada, USA
2004: Regional Conference of Fulbright Scholars, Goa, India
2003: International Conference of the National Society of Educators & Scholars, Louisville, KY, USA
2002: Annual Conference of the Association of Educational Research, FL.
2002: International Conference of the National Society of Educators & Scholars, San Antonio, TX., USA
2001: Joint Conf. of Educational Research & National Academy for Ed. Research, FL.
2001: Biennial Conference, International Association of Special Education, Warsaw.
2004: Fulbright Senior Specialist Award (2004-2013)
2003: Fulbright Award for Lecturing/Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
2003: Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, Delaware State University
2001: Faculty Excellence Award for Service, Delaware State University
1999: State Leadership Award, Delaware Federation of Council for Except. Children
1995: State Presenter Award, Delaware Federation of Council for Exceptional Children
1989: Illinois Congress of Teachers and Parents Special Education Annual Award 1992-2011: Merit Award for outstanding performance at DSU for consecutive 20 years.
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GRANTS EXPERIENCE: (Funded)
Principal Investigator and grant writer, DSU-CR Transition Partnership Project. Funded
$123,000.00 p.a. since 1996 by the CR School District, State Department of Education, and Delaware Developmental Council.
Principal Investigator and grant writer, Early Intervention Project at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Funded $100,000.00 per year for 5 years by the OSERS.
Principal Investigator and grant writer, Project Quest (Personnel Prep Grant). Fund requested to U.S. Department of Education for $971,065.00. Selected but not funded.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH/PRESENTATIONS (2003-2014)
Kibria, G. (2014). ADHD and Preschoolers. Paper presentation at a Conference for Parents and
Caregivers organized by the ARC of northern Virginia.
Kibria, G. (2013). Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Essential Standards for
Developing Countries. In, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of National Society of
Educators and Scholars.
Kibria, G. (2013). Preparing Teachers for Inclusive Classrooms: The Case of Bangladesh.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Child Friendly Inclusive Education.
Kibria, G. (2012). Standards for Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Some Essential Criteria.
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Society of Educators and Scholars.
Kibria, G., and Bryant, D. (2009). Academic achievement and psycho-social development of
students with disabilities in Inclusion classrooms: A critical review of Research. In,
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Society of Educators and scholars,
University of Pepperdine, Malibu, CA
Kibria, G. (2005). Inclusion Movement and the Third World Countries: The Case of
Bangladesh. International Journal of Special Education. Vol6, No.1, P.43-47.
Kibria, G. (2005). Performance-Based Assessment of Student Learning. The Teachers’ World.
Kibria, G. (2005). Professional and legal challenges of teaching students with disabilities in
Pos-tsecondary education. The International College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal.
Vol.1, 1, pp.57-62.
Kibria, G. (2003). Challenges of teaching students with disabilities in higher education. Scholar
And Educator, vol. XXIV; #2; pp. 1-8.
Kibria, G. and Miller, L. (2003). Comorbidity of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in
Adults with Mental Retardation. Educational Research Quarterly.Vol.2, pp.24-27.