Donna Druery

Donna M. Druery

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development

College of Education and Human Development

Texas A&M University


Office: 441 Harrington Tower, 4226 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843

Phone: 979-775-4264

Email: many2try@tamu.edu


RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

•     Education PreK- 16 

- Leadership roles among female principals in K-12 schools

- Organizational learning culture and learning organization

- Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in female principals

- Job satisfaction, work engagement, and employer of choice

•     Culturally Responsive School and Community Partnerships

•     Organizational Behavior and Organization Development

•     Policies and Social Justice in Education 

•     Women in Leadership and Management

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Ph.D. Student Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA [2012 – present]
GPA: 3.6/4.0, Anticipated graduation date: December 2017
Area of concentration: PreK-16

M.E.  Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas (2006)

            Area of concentration: Education Administration

            PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, PRAIRIE VIEW, TX (2001-2002)

            Post-Baccalaureate Program, Teacher Certification

B.A.  Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (1995)                                                    

MajorEnglish   Minors: Speech Communication and Business Management

A.A.  Blinn College, Bryan, Texas (1992)                                                                                   

MajorBusiness Management

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

•     Certificate in College Teaching, Certified by the College of Education, Texas A&M University, USA, (2016)

•     Graduate Teaching Academy (GTA) Fellows Certificate Program,   (2015)

•     Harvard National Institute for Urban School Leaders (2014)

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

•     Texas Educator Certificate, Assistant Principal (Grades Pk-12) (2005-2015)

State Board for Educator Certification

•     Texas Educator Certificate, English Language Arts and Reading (Grades 6-12)

(2001-2015) State Board for Educator Certification

PUBLICATIONS

A. Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Druery, D. M. (in press). Transformational leadership: A Case study of a successful African American principal. Journal of Texas Alliance of Black School Educators.

B. Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

Liles,V., Larke, P. , & Druery, D. M. (in press) Community service learning roles in the education of African American girls. In G. Webb-Hasan & P. Larke (Eds.), Cultivating achievement, respect, and empowerment (CARE) for African American girls in preK-12 settings: Implications for Access, Equity and Achievement. North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

C. Manuscripts in Progress

4.  Druery, D. M. (in progress). Posttraumatic stress disorders in principals

3.  Druery, D. M. (in progress). Mentorship for African American principals in K-12 Schools.

2.  Druery, D. M. (in progress). What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Continuing the Combahee River’s Success in the Lives of Three African American Principals

1.  Druery, DM. & Villareal, E. (in progress). Creating Community in the Classroom: Decreasing First Day of Class Anxiety Amongst Students

D. CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

1. Druery, D.M. & Villarreal, E. (2016). Creating community in the classroom: Decreasing first day of anxiety amongst students. Wakonse South Conference on University and College Teaching.  Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet, Texas 

2. Druery, D.M., Novacinski, L.A., & Williams, V. (2016). Parental engagement in Middle Schools: An urban education leadership perspective. Presented at Texas Middle School Association, Arlington, Texas

3. Druery, D. M. (2016). Academic Oral Language Scaffolding: AOLS. Presented at The Belizean Symposium, Belize City, Belize. 

4. Druery, D.M. (2016). A Scoping Analyses of African American Female Principals: 2000-2015. Poster Presentation. In conjunction with Graduate Representative Advisory Board’s Annual Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. 

5. Druery, D. M. & Larke, A. (2015). What you don’t know can hurt you: Continuing the Combahee River experience. Presented at the Third Annual Black Doctoral Conference. Atlanta, GA.

6. Druery, DM. (2014). Where Have All of the Black Teachers Gone? Presented at the International Conference on Urban Education, Montego Bay, Jamaica.  

E. TEACHING EXPERIENCES 

2016 Spring Theory EDAD Research Proposal Preparation. Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University.

2016 Spring Culturally Responsive Instructional Leadership Development. Teaching Assistant. Texas A&M University. 

2015 Fall Culturally Responsive Development of School and Community Partnerships (online graduate course), Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. USA.

2014 Fall Culturally Responsive Development of School and Community Partnerships (on-line graduate course), Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. USA.

200l-2004 Bryan High School, English Teacher, 9th Grade, Bryan Independent School District, Bryan TX. USA.

F. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

2016-2015  Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, TAMU

2015 Reviewer, American Education Research Association, (AERA) for Religion and Education

Student Reviewer, Dual Language Research and Practice Journal, (the only open access journal related to dual/bilingual issues,

  founded in 2015)

2004-2015  Assistant Principal, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

2005-2015      Certified Teacher Evaluator, 6th – 8th grade Teachers

2005-2015      Administrator for Campus Activities/Clubs/Organizations

2013-2015      Title 1 and Parent Involvement Liasion

2014           Stewards of Children Online Train the Trainer

2014           Active Monitoring, Texas Certified Test Administrator

2007-2015      Duty Roster Administrator for Campus Teachers

2006 – 2014     Truancy Court Campus Representative

2006-2013      Administrator- Advancement VIA Independent Determination (AVID)

2010-2013      Campus Planning Improvement Committee Campus Liaison

2010-2011      Calendar Committee Campus Representative, District Committee

2009-2014      Minority Recruitment Member – District Committee Representative

2010           Coordinated Faculty –Police Conference, Stephen F. Austin Middle School

2009-2010      Campus Liaison Committee – Campus Representative for District

               Textbook Adoption

2009           M.A.L.E Call: Motivating African American Students to Learn and Excel

               in Texas Schools Participant

2009           Texas Behavior Support Initiative Positive Behavioral Supports:

               School-wide Classroom Interventions, Train the Trainer

2009            Texas Behavior Support Initiative Positive Behavioral Supports:

                Individual Interventions, Train the Trainer

2009            Texas Behavior Support Initiative Positive Behavioral Supports:

                Time-Out, Train the Trainer               

2008 - 2013      Texas TAP Summer Institute, Trained Certified Teacher Appraiser,

                National Institute for Excellence in Teaching

2008            Tutorial Training for Teachers, Advancement for Individual

                 Determination

2007-2010       Project Achieve Liaison (In Conjunction with Texas A&M University)

2009            Assisted with designing, Planning, and implementing a series of Town

                Hall Meetings with Texas A&M, Bryan ISD

2004-2006       Administrator – Admission Review and Dismissal, Special Education,

                6th – 7th Grade Students

2005            Certified TOP Rater of Teachers (Teacher Observation

                Protocol)

2002 - 2003          English Department Head- 9th Grade English Center

2002-2003            Freshman Representative for 9th Grade Students

2000-2004       Freshman Fish Camp Planner and Sponsor

G. MAJOR CONSULTING / PROJECTS

2015

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finalized Attendance Project, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District (BISD)

Assisted with Graduate Representative Advisory Board Calendar of Events,

Education and Human Resource Department, Texas A&M University

 

Designed and developed Campus Behavior Intervention Success Strategies  (Student Discipline Plan), Stephen F. Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Developed strategies and operated the Title 1 Budget for Parent Involvement, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Operated the Discipline Center for Grades 7th and 8th, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Designed and developed all campus duty stations for campus staff, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Trained campus Assistant Principal and Discipline Center Secretary, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Designed and developed Campus Behavior Intervention Success Strategies (Student Discipline Plan), Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Operated the Discipline Center for grades 7th and 8th, Stephen F, Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Designed and developed all campus duty stations for campus staff, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, (BISD)

Operated the Discipline Center for grades 7th and 8th, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Designed and developed all campus duty stations for campus staff, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Designed and developed Campus Behavior Intervention Success Strategies, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Liaison for Parent Involvement, Campus Plan Improvement Committee, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Formulated and finalized campus activities, clubs, and organizations for campus staff, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Designed and developed all campus duty stations for campus staff, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Operated the Discipline Center for grades 7th and 8th, Stephen F. Austin Middle School (BISD)

Designed Training for Faculty Police Relations Training, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

Texas Behavior Support Initiative: Positive Behavioral Supports:  Individual Interventions, Train the Trainer Model, Stephen F. Austin Middle School

Adoption of Science Buddies, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan ISD

Developed and worked with students In Academic Enrichment classes, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan ISD

Trained teachers in instructional and planning strategies to increase rigor and college readiness for all students, Stephen F. Austin Middle School

 

Texas TAP Summer Institute, National Institute for Excellence in Teaching

Texas Behavior Support Initiative Training for Administrators to train the teachers

2008

Train the Trainers Model- Completed Tutorial Training for Teachers for the Advancement for Individual Determination, (AVID).

2007

Certificate of Completion, Professional Development and Site Team Management, Advancement Via Individual Determination.

2006

Designed the Special Education Meetings for Staff and Students, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

Planned and Operated the Special Education Meetings for Staff and Students, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

2005

Planned and Administrator Special Education Meetings for Staff and Students, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

Testing Coordinator for Campus, Stephen F. Austin Middle School, Bryan Independent School District

2004

Designed and Wrote the Teaching Curricula for 9th Grade English Language Arts and Reading

2003

Designed and Wrote the Teaching Curricula for 9th Grade English Language Arts and Reading

Planned and Operated the Freshmen Fish Camp for Incoming High School Students, Bryan High School, Bryan Independent School District

2002

Designed and Wrote the Teaching Curricula for 9th Grade English Language Arts and Reading

Developed the Freshmen Fish Camp for Incoming High School Students,  Bryan High School, Bryan Independent School District

H. LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

2016-2015

Programming Chair

Graduate Representative Advisory Board

Department of Educational Administration & HRD, Texas A&M University

2016                Conference Speaker                        Developing Positive Self-Esteem. Blinn

                                                                        College, Bryan, Texas

                        Organizer                              Tutorials, Lily of the Valley Church, Bryan,

                                                                        Texas

2015

Organizer

Submitting Proposals for Conferences

Graduate Representative Advisory Board, Department of Educational Administration & HRD, Texas A&M University

2012 – 2016

 

 

 

2012-2014 

 

2012

Member

 

 

 

Member

 

Member

Graduate Representative Advisory Board, Department of Educational Administration & HRD, Texas A&M University

 

District Minority Recruitment Committee

 

Sam Houston State University Charter Club

2011           Participant                                         Bryan Leadership Academy, City of Bryan,       

                                         Texas

2010           Candidate                        Who’s Who in Professional Community

           

GRANTS

2. [2014]            Travel Grant, Graduate Representative Advisory Board. Texas A&M University, $500, to attend International Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica

1. [2015]      Travel Grant, Graduate Representative Advisory Board, Texas A&M University, $500, to attend Black Doctoral Conference, Atlanta, GA, US

 

EDITORIAL / REFEREED REVIEW WORK

•     Reviewer,-Student Editor, Dual Language Research and Practice Journal (the only open access journal related to related to dual/bilingual issues, founded in 2015) (http://duallanguageresearch.tamu.edu). College of Educational and Human Development

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Education Research Association, (AERA),  [2015-Present]
  • Program Chair, Graduate Representative Advisory Board (GRAB), TAMU [2015-Present]
  • Member, Graduate Representative Advisory Board (GRAB), TAMU  

[2012 – Present]

  • Member, Kappa Delta PI Honor Society [2013 – Present]
  • Member, National Association of Professional Women [2014 – Present]
  • Member, National Alliance of Black School Educators [2010 -2011, 2015]
  • Member, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals [2004 – Present]
  • Member, Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, [2010-12, 2015]
  • Member, Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration [2013 – Present]
  • Member, Texas Council of Women School Executives, [2011, 2014-Present]

 

L. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

•     Academy For Future Faculty, [2015-2016]

•     Teaching Certificate Program of Graduate Teaching Academy, which is a graduate student-led organization supported by the Office of Graduate Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence in Texas A&M University [2015-2016]          

•     Research Assistant and training with English Language and Literacy Acquisition (ELLA-V) [2015]

•     Completed the Teaching Assistant Institute offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence in Texas A&M University [2015]

•     Completed Grant Proposal Workshop hosted by Piper & Associates, Houston, Texas [2015]

•     Faculty Teaching Academy, [2014-2015]

•     Grad Aggies Professional Development Certificate, [2014]