Jennifer Williams Herring

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EDUCATION
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Concentrations: Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Administration

Dissertation: An Investigation into the current practices of formal and informal teacher technologists on the use of computers in the classroom in an urban academy school and a private academy

M.Ed. Secondary Education University of North Texas, Denton Texas
Concentrations: Secondary Education, Health Education

B.S. Computer Science University of North Texas, Denton Texas
Concentrations: Computer Science, Health Education

Certifications
Grades 6 – 12 Computer Information University of North Texas
Grades 6 – 12 Health Education University of North Texas
EC-12 Principal Administrator University of North Texas

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Taught and graded undergraduate and graduate level courses: Elementary Education Science Methods; Curriculum Development for Diverse Secondary School Teachers; and Teaching Diverse Populations. Designed hands-on and group study skills, ordered coursework materials, participated in committees, faculty meetings, curriculum development, set and graded exams.

Adjunct Professor Duplichain University, Lake Charles, LA
Courses: Taught and graded online undergraduate and graduate level courses: History and Philosophy of Curriculum Theory; History and Philosophy of Education; Health and Safety; Foundations of Advance Educational Theory

Assistant Professor University of Illinois at Springfield, IL
Courses: Taught and graded online and face-to-face Technology for Teachers; History and Philosophy of Education; Exceptional Child for Teachers; Teaching Diverse Populations; Seminar on Strategies for Teaching Special Populations

Field Experience Director University of Illinois at Springfield, IL

Private High School Teacher Ursuline Academy of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Taught Pascal Programming, Web Authoring, HTML programming, Java programming courses to high school students. Computer Science Department Chair.
Results: Increased girls’ interest in Computer Science.

Public Middle School Teacher Alex W. Spence Talented and Gifted Academy, Dallas, TX
Taught 7th and 8th grade Computer Literacy course to middle school students. Electives Department Chair.

Public Chapter I Teacher Dallas Juvenile Detention Center, Dallas, TX
Taught Computer Literacy and Job Training classes to incarcerated juveniles.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Computer Programmer Analyst, City of Dallas, Data Services Department, Dallas, Texas
Programmer for the City of Dallas Public Libraries computers

Air Traffic Controller Trainee, Federal Aviation Administration, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Flight Service Center, Dallas Love Field Weather Station, Redbird Control Tower.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Black Teachers in the Classroom Study - Black Teachers Study: Needed: black teachers who taught 1975 or before 1975. Please email me at jherring@duplichain.org or jennifer_herring@yahoo.com if you or you know of someone who taught public school in 1975 or before. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egIbwx7eBaI

Mary McLeod Bethune Index of Reputable Web links - https://edocs.uis.edu/jherr3/www/mmbweblinks.html

Case Study – Book Development on the role of the teacher technologist in classroom technology integration in multicultural schools.

PRESENTATIONS

Herring, J., Ogwal, M. and Garrett, V. (2010). Childhood obesity and its impact on learning in
marginalized communities. Presented at the Illinois National Association for Multicultural Education /Health Nutrition and Clinic Seminars, Springfield, Illinois.

Herring, J. (2010). Using rubrics to evaluate online projects and assignments. Presented at the New
Century Learning Consortium -2010 Faculty Forum Series, Online Conference, University of Illinois at Springfield in Springfield, Illinois.

Herring, J. (2009). Using the learning dialogue to discuss ‘How do we get beyond Sundown
Towns and Brown v. the Board of Education (1954)? Presented at the 49th Annual
Conference of the Association for General and Liberal Studies in St. Louis, Missouri.

Herring, J. (2009). Teacher candidate assessment and the professional e-Portfolio. Presented at the
Kappa Delta Pi Convo 2009 in Orlando, Florida.

Herring, J. (2009). Digital Storytelling: Using PowerPoint to Sustain Photos, Voice and Text.
Presented at the University of Illinois at Springfield Technology Day 2009 Conference in Springfield, Illinois.

Herring, J. (2008). Parental School choice for poor students in grades k-12. Paper presented at the
National Association for Multicultural Education in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Herring, J. (2008). Book review on ‘Sundown Towns’ by James Loewen: the implications for
pernicious segregation of public K-12 schools by skin color and socio-economic status. Paper presented at the Association for Integrative Studies 30th Annual Conference in Springfield, Illinois.

Herring, J. (2008). The after-school girl scouting model for girls from marginalized communities.
Presented at the National Youth At-Risk Conference in Savannah, Georgia.

Herring, J. (2007). The power of economics and parental school choice for poor students in grades
K-12. Paper presented at the 16th Oxford Roundtable on Public v. Religious Schooling in Oxford, England.

Herring, J. (2006). Ten teacher technologists’ stories. Summer 2006 China Faculty Exchange.
Presented at MuDanjiang Teachers College, MuDanjiang, PRC, China.

Herring J. (2006). Building a resume webpage using HTML. Workshop. Summer 2006 China
Faculty Exchange. Presented at Heilongjiang University, Harbin, PRC, China.

Herring, J. (2006). Ten teacher technologists’ stories. Summer 2006 China Faculty Exchange.
Presented at Heilongjiang University, Harbin, PRC, China.

Herring, J. (2006). Multiple intelligences and African American children. Summer 2006 China
Faculty Exchange. Presented at Heilongjiang University, Harbin, PRC, China.

Herring, J. (2006). Building a Jackdaw resource box. Summer 2006 China Faculty Exchange.
Presented at Heilongjiang University, Harbin, PRC, China.

Herring, J. (2006). Made in China. Summer 2006 China Faculty Exchange. Presented at
Heilongjiang University, Harbin, PRC, China.

Herring, J. (2006). An investigation into the current practices of effective teacher technologists on
the use of computers in the classroom in an urban academy school and a private academy school. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Herring, J. (2005). The dynamics of using blackboard’s discussion in an eight-week seminar
course. Presented at the University of Illinois at Springfield Technology Day 2005 Conference, Springfield, Illinois.

Panel Discussant (2005). Balancing faculty roles and responsibilities. Presented at the University
of Illinois at Springfield New Faculty Orientation, Springfield, Illinois.

Panel Discussant (2005). One thing I want to know about being a teacher. Presented at the
University of Illinois at Springfield Midstate Student Support for Teaching Orientation Program. Springfield, Illinois.

Herring, J. (2005). African American teenage unemployment in Illinois Report. Presented at the
Springfield Urban League Study Group on African American Achievement and Student Success in Springfield, Illinois.

Contreras, G., Wilhelm, R. & Herring, J. (2004). A conversation on the nature of resistance to
multicultural education. Presented at the Annual American Association for Teaching and Curriculum, Portland, Oregon.

Herring, J. (2003). Addressing racism and diversity using web technology. Presented at the Texas
National Association for Multicultural Education, Dallas, Texas.

Herring, J. (2002). Addressing racism and diversity using web technology. Presented at the
Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, San Antonio, Texas.

Herring, J. (2002). Multiple regression methodology in the Journal of Education for Students
Placed at Risk: effect sizes and structure coefficients. Presented at the Southwest Educational Research Association Conference, Austin, Texas.

PUBLICATIONS

Herring, J. (2011). Book Editor: Chicago’s Viet Nam (Author: Doug Lyes). Publisher: MMBA
Press – www.lulu.com .

Herring, J. (2010). Book Chapter: Strategies to Enhance the Curriculum in Charter Schools.
Charter Schools: Answering the Call; Saving Our Children. Editors: Esmail, Asraf & Duhon-Ross, Alice. Publisher: University Press of America.

Herring, J. (2010). Using technology to teach about African American women teachers and other
roles they held during the Civil War. Black History Bulletin, Fall 2010 (Vol. 73, No. 2)

Herring, J. (2009). Equal education opportunities and the school choice disparity for poor students
in grades K-12. Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) Journal, 2009 (Vol. 25, No. 1).

Herring, J. Seif, H., Weichart, & Wood, S. (2008). Continuing Diversity: a column of periodical
reviews. Multicultural Review, Fall 2008 (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Herring, J. (2007). Seven best practices of ten effective teacher technologists. Conference
Proceedings. Texas Computer Association Research Symposium, Austin Texas. Vol. 1; Destech Publications.

Herring, J. (2007). A black professor’s narrative: the good, bad and ugly of higher education.
Thresholds in Education, Winter 2007 (Vol. XXXIII, No. 4).

Herring, J. (2006). Preacher’s Daughter: Preacher’s Kids, Church Kids: the phenomenon of
growing up crazy in the Apostolic Pentecostal Church. Published at www.lulu.com.
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