Dr. Junior High, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor of Education


Contact Info:

Email: junior.high@lipscomb.edu

Office Location: Ezell 335

Faculty Phone:  615-966-6067

Faculty Fax: 615.966.7628


Teaching Information:

Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor of Education

Courses:  Best Practices, Student Teaching Seminar

Start Date at Lipscomb: August 2001


Education/Certifications: 

  • BS (David Lipscomb College)
  • M.Ed.  (Middle Tennessee State University)
  • Ed.D. (Trevecca Nazarane University)

Area of Expertise:

  • Leadership
  • Trainer for Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Primary Research Interest:

  • Fidelity of Implementation of classroom practices
  • Meeting the needs of diversity in the classroom

Awards and Honors:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award from Lipscomb University – 1999
  • Exemplary Award – Doctorate Project at Trevecca - 2001
  • iSTEM Grant with Ben Hutchinson for 2012-13

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
  • Phi Kappa Delta

Past Experience:

  • 31 years in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. 
  • Eleven of those years were at Head School, working with 5th & 6th graders. 
  • Forming administrator at Cole, Fehr, McGavock, and Hattie Cotton Elementaries.
  • Taught GED at Nashville Tech for approximately 12 years.