Arkansas Tech University Graduate College

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The mission of the Graduate College of Arkansas Tech University is to encourage a diversity of ideas in a climate of academic freedom and integrity. Advanced degrees are designed to complement and enhance undergraduate programs.

The Graduate College is an advocate for graduate study and seeks partnership with other entities to accomplish our goals more efficiently. The Graduate College serves to nurture and preserve academic excellence by taking the lead in shaping policy and assisting faculty in guiding and mentoring graduate students in becoming accomplished and ethical scholars, researchers and practitioners in their disciplines.

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Doctor of Education Dissertation Defense Schedule

Student Name Dissertation Title Date Time Location 
Keith McGee School Transition from Elementary to Middle School: Perceptions from Economically Disadvantaged Students 02/15/2017 1:00 pm CLL
Ivy Pfeffer Arkansas’ Excellent Educator Workforce and Title II-A Funding 02/20/2017 1:00 pm CLL
Tiffany Bone School Board Leadership and Student Achievement: An Investigation of the Potential Relationship 02/21/2017 11:00 am CLL
Cody Chatman Hire, Train, Retain: Addressing the Arkansas Special Education Teacher Shortage 02/21/2017 1:00 pm CLL
Christopher Johnson How the Response to Intervention Model Utilized by an External Provider Impacts Student Achievement in an Urban Setting 02/21/2017 2:00 pm CLL
Cynthia Rice 21st Century Teaching and Learning: The Perceptions and Practices of Teachers in Four Schools in One Arkansas School District 02/23/2017 4:00 pm CLL
Keri Rathbun Perceptions of School Counselors Regarding Barriers to Implementing the ASCA National Model 02/24/2017 10:00 am CLL
Mary Ann Spears An Investigation of the Superintendent Induction and Mentoring Program in Arkansas 02/27/2017 11:00 am CLL




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