currently pursuing a PhD in Literacy and Technology
MSEd. Educational Psychology/Gifted and Talented Education. May 1995
BSEd. Elementary Education. May 1991
Marygrove College – Detroit, Michigan
January 2008- present
Instructor in online Masters’ of Education program in research methodology
Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Enid, OK
Assistant Professor of Education
Reading Specialist Program Coordinator
Taught both online and conventionally in both undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher preparation. Complete design of the Reading Specialist program including course development, content, and instruction. Developed many courses online. Taught science and language arts methods courses at the undergraduate level. Supervision of student teachers and residency teachers as well as working with public schools in professional development.
Public School Teaching Experience
Gifted/Talented, Newspaper, Yearbook, Leadership. Edmond Public Schools, Edmond, OK. Summit Middle School. Aug 1997-June 2001
4th-5th self-contained. Deer Creek Public Schools, Edmond, OK. Prairie Vale Elementary. August 1995-July 1997.
5th grade self-contained. Allen ISD, Allen, TX. Alton Boyd Elementary. August 1993-June 1995.
5th grade Language arts, Social Studies. Lancaster ISD, Lancaster, TX. Lancaster Intermediate School. August 1991-June 1993.
Oklahoma Encyclomedia – Notable Activities and Strategies to Capture Adolescent Male Readers. September 2008
Oklahoma Reading Association – Notable Activities and Strategies to Capture Adolescent Male Readers. February 2008
Northwest Oklahoma Cooperative Inservice –Sheltering the English Language Learner September 2005
Guest lecturer – NWOSU Student Teachers – Techniques for ELL learners – February 2005, September 2005, September 2006
Guest lecturer – NWOSU. Gifted and Talented – What do I do with this kid? July 2004.
Oklahoma State University Writing Project. Poems for Two Voices. June 2004.
Oklahoma Association of Gifted, Creative and Talented spring conference. February, 2004. Ready, Set Question. Using Active Questioning in the Classroom.
Kildare Public Schools. Reading Assessment and Instruction. January 2004.
Encyclomedia. September, 2003. Web Questing Across the Universe.
Guest lecturer – NWOSU. Gifted Learners. July 2002.
Waller Junior High, Enid, OK. Curriculum Compacting. March 2002.
Technology conference. Norman OK. December, 2002. Smart Board Smarts.
Enid Public Schools 4th grade. Curriculum Differentiation. October 2001.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Faculty Facilitator All Star Academic Bowl Try-Outs Fall 2004.
Faculty Facilitator Junior High Regional Academic Bowl. Spring 2002, Spring 2004, Spring 2005
Student Oklahoma Education Association Sponsor 2002-present
Randall, K. (2005) Step up to the plate for ESL/ELL learners: A needs assessment for northwest Oklahoma. Oklahoma Association of Teacher Educators Journal.
Volunteer at Fairview Cornelson Elementary to read with children and help with special events. Fall 2005-present
Director of the BEACH youth ministry program for grades Pre-K to 12 at Central Christian Church in Fairview, OK Fall 2005-present
Founder of OPAT/NWOSU play days at Fairview, OK Fall 2002-Spring 2003.
Member of the diaconate at Central Christian Church, Fairview, OK.
Areas of Oklahoma Certification
Gifted and Talented