Faculty Achievements: College of Education and Professional Development


The College of Education and Professional Development (COEPD) Recognition Committee has issued updates on accomplishments for COEPD faculty located on the South Charleston campus.

Professional activities are listed for Dr. Jane Bogan, assistant professor (special education); Dr. Andrew Burck, assistant professor (counseling); Dr. Lori Ellison, associate professor (counseling);  Dr. E. J. Inyang, assistant professor (counseling); Dr. Jonathan Lent, assistant professor (counseling); Dr. Barbara Nicholson, professor (leadership studies) and Dr. Carol Smith, associate professor (counseling), in addition to Laura Stapleton, instructor (mathematics, Huntington campus).

Bogan, J. E. (2014, November). Building Teacher Reflectivity: Finding a Balance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Indianapolis, IN.

Jane Bogan was elected as Vice President of the West Virginia chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children in October 2014.

Burck, A., & Ellison, L. (2014). Ethical dilemmas for counseling in rural settings. Presented at the National Assessment and Research Conference, Moline, IL.

Burck, A., & Ellison, L.  (2014). Increasing adult learners’ success in the online classroom. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision conference, Birmingham, AL.

Ellison, L. (2014). Ethics: New horizons in ethical practice. Presented at the annual ethics conference for the CE Alliance Group, Huntington, WV.

Ellison, L. (2014). Taming the ethics monster: Teasing out the greys in a black and white world. Presented at the WV Division of Rehab Services Annual Conference, Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, WV.

Ellison, L. & Smith, C.M.(2015). Creative expression and healing. In S. Degges-White & B. Colon (Eds.), Expressive arts interventions for school counselors. (pp. 60-62). New York: Springer Publishing.

Ellison, L. & Stapleton, L.(2015). Surfing the wave of online learning: Tips and tools for meaningful student engagement. Presented at the annual iPED conference for the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Marshall University.

Ellison, L. (2014). Psychological first aid and assessment of trauma in disaster survivors: Tools for responders. Presented at the National Assessment and Research Conference, Moline, IL.

Ellison, L. (in review). Emotional Disengagement. In J. Carlson & S. Dermer (Eds.), Encyclopedia of  Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing.

Ellison, L. (in review). Scapegoating. In J. Carlson & S. Dermer (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing.

Lent, J., Burck, A., & Ellison, L.  (2014). A counselor educator’s guide to use of technology in counselor education. Presented at the Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision conference, Birmingham, AL.

Nicholson, B. (2014, October). Valuing Oneself: How Women in the Academy Evaluate Their Work. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration, Atlanta, GA. (Co-presenter Eugenia Damron)

Nicholson, B. (2014, October). Increasing Student Achievement in Low-SES, High-Minority Elementary Schools: A Case Study in Staff Longevity. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration, Atlanta, GA.  (Co-presenters Mike Cunningham and doctoral student Beth Hoylman)

Nicholson, B. (2014, October). Undermining Authority: Restoring Intellectual Relevance in an Anti-Intellectual Democracy. Journal of the Alliance of Universities for Democracy, 4, 38-53.