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Dr. Kathleen Tate

Program Director Professor, Education

Education

Ph.D. in Elementary Education
Florida State University
M.Ed. in Special Education
The University of Texas at Austin
B.A. in Soviet and East European Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Interests

Language arts, social studies, and science methods; fine arts/creative arts methods; humane education; research methods; personalized and online learning; classroom management; ESL/TESOL/ESOL; special education

Positions Held

2007 - 2011
University of West Georgia
Generalist and Assistant Professor
2002 - 2007
Auburn University
Generalist and Assistant Professor
2000 - 2002
Florida State University
Graduate Research Assistant
1997 - 2000
Austin Independent School District-Govalle Elementary School
Elementary Special Education Teacher
1992 - 1997
AT&T Wireless (Formerly McCaw Cellular One)
Customer Service Representative (and Account Activation, Credit, etc.)

Intellectual Contributions

Designing a Completely Online Course to Prepare Elementary Teacher Candidates to Integrate the Arts across the Curriculum.

Kathleen J Tate, Brian K Faulkner
March 5, 2017
Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017

An experimental, mixed methods study: Blogging and graduate teacher certification candidates' reflection.

Kathleen J Tate, William M Gillum, Gregory C Mandalas
2014
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)/AACE

Personalized learning, technology, and teacher education

Kathleen Tate, Tammy Lynn Woody
2012
AACE

Personalized learning, technology, and teacher education.

Kathleen J Tate, Tammy L Woody
2012
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)/AACE

Integrating humane education into teacher education: Meeting our social and civic responsibilities

Kathleen Tate
2011
Teacher Education and Practice

Changing teacher education from an organizational perspective

Kathleen Tate, J Strickland
2010
GATEways to Teacher Education

Issues with using discussion boards and incentives in teacher education research

Kathleen Tate, J Strickland
2008
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Proceedings

Hidden bias: A study exploring the preparing of White preservice teachers to teach science to Black, rural elementary and middle school girls

Kathleen Tate, L O Tripp
2007
Journal of the Research Association of Minority Professors

Tiny, powerful, awesome ants!

Kathleen Tate
November 2007
Science and Children

Notable trade book lesson plan: 20 Degrees below

Kathleen Tate
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2007
Social Studies Research and Practice

Presentations

Designing a completely online course to prepare elementary teacher candidates to integrate the arts across the curriculum

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) 2017 28th International Conference
March 7, 2017

An experimental, mixed methods study: Blogging and graduate teacher certification candidates’ reflection.

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)
March 20, 2014

Using Creative Drama to Prompt Reading & Writing

University of Texas Teachers of Tomorrow Student Organization
April 2013

). Personalized learning, technology, and teacher education.

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)
March 2012

Personalized learning, technology, and teacher education.

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) 2012 23rd International Conference
March 2012

Submitting to and Reviewing for GATEways to Teacher Education: The Journal of the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators.

Annual Conference of the 2010 Georgia Association of Teacher Educators
October 2010

Session Title: Using Photos across the Curriculum

University of West Georgia 3rd Annual Learning Festival
June 3, 2010

Session Title: Vocabulary and Comprehension through Visual Arts and Creative Drama in the Elementary Classroom

University of West Georgia 2nd Annual Learning Festival
June 5, 2008

Session Title: Art-based Approaches to Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom

University of West Georgia 2nd Annual Learning Festival
June 4, 2008

Issues with using discussion boards and incentives in teacher education research.

Annual International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
March 2008

Media Contributions

More Options for the M.Ed.: STEAM (STEM + the Arts) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Concentrations Meet the Needs of Society and Students

Online Career Tips
September 25, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Two New Exciting M.Ed. in Teaching Concentrations at American Public University

EduTrendsOnline
September 11, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Social Media Hazards and Tips for Teachers

EduTrendsOnline
May 7, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Earth Day 2015: How green can you be?

Online Learning Tips
April 22, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Arts-based Teaching in Elementary Schools

Arts-based Teaching in Elementary Schools
2014
Social Media - Blog

Bullying: Creative Approaches for Teachers

Bullying: Creative Approaches for Teachers
2014
Social Media - Blog

5 Qualities of Great Teacher

5 Qualities of Great Teacher
2013
Social Media - Blog

Humane Education and the Clinton Global Initiative

Humane Education and the Clinton Global Initiative
2013
Social Media - Blog

Humane Education: What's Your Mission?

Humane Education: What's Your Mission?
2012
Social Media - Blog

Is Special Preparation Needed for Teaching K-12 Online? Yes!

Is Special Preparation Needed for Teaching K-12 Online? Yes!
2012
Social Media - Blog

Edutrendsonline.com

Edutrendsonline.com
November 8, 2012
Internet

Edutrendsonline.com

Edutrendsonline.com
November 1, 2012
Internet

Humane education: What's your mission?

apus-ctl.com
November 1, 2012
Internet

Edutrendsonline.com

Edutrendsonline.com
April 25, 2012
Internet

Institute for Humane Education

Institute for Humane Education
November 2011
Internet

Institute for Humane Education

Institute for Humane Education
November 2011
Internet

Certifications and Licensure

May 17, 1997
Texas Educator Certificate
State Board for Educator Certification
August 24, 2016
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Awards & Honors

November 2016
Bronze Level-2016 Chapter Standards Program
APUS Save the Earth
As Lead Advisor, earned Bronze level in Chapter Awards Program for 2016
January 2016
Silver Level - 2015-Chapter Standards Program
APUS Save the Earth Club
As Lead Advisor, earned Silver level in Chapter Awards Program for 2015
January 2015
Bronze Level-2014-Chapter Standards Program
APUS Save the Earth Club
I am the Lead Advisor for Save the Earth student club. Though just established in summer 2014, we reached bronze level standing by the end of 2014.
June 10, 2014
2nd Place Innovation in the Classroom Poster Contest
American Public University System
Won 2nd place and a Beats Pill at the Deans and Directors Meeting, June 2014, poster competition
2005
Finalist for the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) Distinguished Dissertation Award
AATE
Dissertation was finalist, but did not win
2002
Graduate Student Professional Meeting Expenses Award
Florida State University
2001
College of Education Alumni Association Professional Development Travel Grant
College of Education, Florida State University
2001
Kathy and Dennis Newman Endowed Scholarship,
Florida State University
$1000.00 for research/dissertation
2001
Phi Sigma Theta Honor Society
Florida State University
Honor Society-Ph.D. program
2000
Fay Kirtland Endowed Scholarship
Florida State University
Scholarship award during Ph.D. program
2000
Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society
Florida State University
Honor society-Ph.D. program
1994
Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
University of Texas
Honor society-M.Ed. program