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Lora Bailey

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Sample Peer Reviewed Publications

Bailey, L. B. (2010). The impact of sustained, standards-based professional learning on second and third grade
teachers’ content and pedagogical knowledge in integrated mathematics. Early Childhood Education Journal, 38 (2), 123-132

Sirota, E. & Bailey, L. B. (2009). The impact of teachers’ expectations on diverse learners’ academic
outcomes. Childhood Education, 85(4), 253-256.

Bailey, L. B., Lomax, M. L., Rucker, R., Harrington, S., Fujimoto, A. C. & Brown, M. C. (2007). Training up our
children: rural early childhood education and African-American Student,
Patterson Research Institute: Fairfax, VA.

Bailey, L. B. (2006). Examining gifted economically at-risk students to determine factors that influence early
reading success for economically at-risk students. Early Childhood Education Journal, 33(5), 307-315.

Bailey, L. B., & Swick, K. J. (2005). Creating supportive home learning environments for parents and children who
are homeless. Dimensions of Early Childhood.33(1), 17-23.

Sample Books/Book Chapters

Bonner, F. A., Smith, P.C., Marbley, A. F., Neal, L. I., & Bailey, L. B. (2010). African American Female
Administrators in Academe: Transgressing Multiple Marginality and the Dilemma of Self-Definition. San
Diego, CA: Birkdale Publishers

Peterson, T., Carter, K. G., Swick, K. J., Jackson, C. W., Freeman, N. K., and Bailey, L. B. (2004). Powerful
Allies Afterschool Programs, Service-Learning and Community,
National Dropout Prevention Center: Clemson, S. C.

Sample Grants

Bailey, L. B. (July 17-18, 2009). Early Childhood Constructivist Institute. Georgia Department of Education.
Principal Investigator.

Purpose: To develop research-based professional development activities for two days, and to fund two early
childhood mathematics/constructivist educators and 300 first through fifth grade teachers to attend a two day symposium to enhance teaching and learning in early childhood mathematics using constructivist principles (Funded, 45,000).

Bailey, L. B. (2008). Summer 2008 Promotion and tenure and promotion enhancement
Project.
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Principal Investigator.

Purpose: To provide the funds needed to complete one research article using data from my completed Improving Teacher Quality No Child Left Behind SC Grant. Completed two chapters in a text.

$25,000 (Funded, 100% Contribution toward proposal development)

Bailey, L. B. (2008). English Language Learner (ELL) & the Minority Child: an
Integrative Approach to School & Family Education.
National Institute of Health, Interagency School Readiness Consortium. Principal Investigator.

Purpose: The goal of this project is to investigate the impact of an integrative approach and family training on minority at-risk child's development across multiple domains of learning and competencies for 3-5 year olds. The project investigator and team intend to perform quasi-experimental efficacy trials on the CLASSIC© English as a second language/Dual Language (ESL) Program, which is a national level integrative early childhood programmatic approach that promotes school readiness for children ages 3-5 who are English Language Learners and at-risk for later school difficulties.  $2,100,000 (Not funded, 100%Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2007). Summer 2007 Promotion and tenure and promotion enhancement Project. Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Principal Investigator. Purpose: To provide the funds needed to complete the analysis of a data set and write a research article and to embark on work to complete two books for the McGraw-Hill Teacher education series.  $20,000 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2007). Improving preschool education for rural children: Pew Rural Early Education Initiative (PREEI) research team. Frederick Patterson Research Institute. Principal Investigator.

Purpose: This research was funded by the Frederick Patterson Research Institute to investigate and disseminate research for improving preschool education for rural children.  $5000.00 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2006, 2007). Improving Student Learning and Teachers’ Content Knowledge and Early Elementary Algebraic Thinking. Federally Funded through the Improving Educator Program, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Principal Investigator.

Purpose: To determine if web-based training mathematics instruction delivered to early elementary through middle grade teachers throughout the Ohio Valley will increase their algebra content knowledge and improve their pedagogy. Instruction was delivered via synchronous and asynchronous technology, using WebCT Vista and six SREB courses developed at taught by colleagues at the University of West Virginia. Technology was also donated by the Kentucky Virtual University. $426,000 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2005-2006). Increasing second and third grade teachers’ mathematics knowledge using standards-based…Federally Funded through Improving Teacher Quality, No Child Left Behind program - South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Principal Investigator. Lora Battle Bailey, Vice President Academic Affairs Updated October 2011 19

Purpose: To determine if standards-based teacher and parent training will improve teachers’ ability to design instruction that will impact learning for second and third grade students, as well as impact parent involvement during the completion of interactive mathematics homework. $78,594 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2004-2005). Increasing second and third grade teachers’ mathematics knowledge using standards-based…Federally Funded, Improving Teacher Quality: No Child Left Behind Grant, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Principal Investigator.

Purpose: To determine if standards-based teacher and parent training will improve teachers’ ability to design instruction that will impact learning for second and third grade students, as well as impact parent involvement during the completion of interactive mathematics homework.
$78,588 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (2003-2004). Increasing second and third grade teachers’ mathematics knowledge using standards-based…Federally Funded, Improving Teacher Quality: No Child Left Behind Grant, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Principal Investigator

Purpose: To determine if standards-based teacher and parent training will improve teachers’ ability to design instruction that will impact learning for second and third grade students, as well as impact parent involvement during the completion of interactive mathematics homework.  $77,591 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. and Cooper, A. (2/2003-8/2003). Constructivist learning for pre-engineering and undergraduate engineering education. National Science Foundation – Seed Grant. Co-Principal Investigator.

Purpose: To develop a pilot study to determine if incorporating teaching strategies proven successful in a college of education (teacher education department) will impact the acquisition of pre-engineering concepts for undergraduate pre-engineering students.  $8,000 (Funded, 50% Contribution)

Bailey, L. B. (March 2003 – July 2003). School math and science coaches program. South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Principal Investigator

Purpose: To collaborate with the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and the South Carolina Department of Education to draft a proposal to increase the quality of school mathematics using a research-based coaching model.  $8,640 (Funded, 100% Contribution)

Gregg, P. & Bailey, L. B., et al. (March 2004 – May 2005). Developing high quality middle School mathematics teachers. South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Co-Investigator.

Purpose: To determine if the development and implementation of five courses (Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability, Measurement, Number and Operation and Geometry) will increase the number of highly qualified middle school teachers in the Midlands of South Carolina.  Principal Role: Co-Grant writer and pedagogy expert.  $124,999 (Funded, 30% Contribution)

Gregg, P. & Bailey, L. B., et al. (March 2005 – May 2006). Developing high quality middle school mathematics teachers. Federally Funded Improving Teacher Quality: No Child Left behind Program. South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Co-Investigator. Purpose: To determine if the development and implementation of five courses (Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability, Measurement, Number and Operation and Geometry) will increase the number of highly qualified middle school teachers in the Midlands of South Carolina.  My principal role was that of co-grant writer and the development of appropriate pedagogy.  $125,000 (Funded, 30% Contribution)

Brodie, R. & Bailey, L. B. ( July 2003 – June 2008). IBN: Ecological and Evolutional Physiology. National Science Foundation. Co-Investigator.  My principal role was to write the teacher education component of this career grant. I served as the early childhood curriculum and teacher quality expert, and lesson plan consultant/evaluator.  $574,286 (Funded, 30% Contribution)

Sample Peer Reviewed Presentations

Bailey, L. B. & Mason, J. (2011). Completing the dissertation at research intensive institutions. American         Association for Colleges of Teacher Education: San Diego, CA.

Bailey, L. B. & Nganga, C. (2010). How to seek a mentor and maintain the mentoring relationship.  Homes Partnership: Charleston, SC.

Bailey, L. B., Marrah, C., Mason, J., & Gonzales-Worthen, D. (2010). NAHSA & CCSD Collaborating to improve student and candidate learning. Holmes Partnership Charleston, SC.

Bailey, L. B. (2008). Strengthening a charter PDS through strategic planning following National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)Professional Development (PDS) Standards. National Association of Professional Development Schools: Orlando, FL.

Bailey, L. B. (2006). Integrating mathematics across the early childhood curriculum. NCTM Regional Conference: Richmond, VA.