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Rebecca O'BrienRebecca O'Brien

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3383
Fax: 509.777.None listed
Office Location: Dixon Hall 314
Email: rebeccaobrien@whitworth.edu

Courses Taught

Research & Scholarship

RESEARCH:

Center for Gifted Education at University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA Director of Children’s Programs : Designing, coordinating, and conducting weekend and summer programs for PK-10th grade high potential learners; planning courses for M.Ed. in Gifted Education program

Center for Gifted Education at University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA Gifted Education Program Faculty: Developing, planning, and conducting courses for M.Ed. in Gifted Education program; revising program artifacts and constructing rubrics to align with NAGC’s standards and assessments

National Association for Gifted Children Chair-Elect, Early Childhood Network: Conducting the membership meeting at the 2018 annual conference, supporting the  Chair in the mission of promoting developmentally appropriate, high quality services for children from birth to 8 exhibiting high potential

University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA Co-Principal Investigator (Believe & Prepare-Deans for Impact): Grant from the Louisiana Department of Education to work with Deans for Impact collaborative to analyze data to initiate changes in the teacher preparation program that support candidate success in the classroom after graduation

University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA Co-Principal Investigator (Residency Program Pilot Study) Grant from the Louisiana Department of Education to conduct a pilot study on the consequences of teacher candidates participating in funded and unfunded year-long residency as part of teacher preparation programs