Professor from USF becomes the director of the URI’s School

The University of Rhode Island has named Danielle Dennis, an expert on perusing, proficiency, and expert advancement, as the new executive of its School of Education situated at the University’s Kingston Campus.

In her new job, Dennis will be in charge of driving the individuals from the School of Education in the arranging and improvement of broadly perceived research; allowing and instructional exercises; financial responsibility; and fusing instructional conveyance innovations into learning forms crosswise over up close and personal and online settings.

“Dr. Dennis has a solid record of scholarly distributions, look into award grants, and, by every other record, is a brilliant educator. Her expert encounters in improving instructional practices, and understudy education, in both urban and rural locale and schools, are significant advantages for offer with our understudies and workforce,” said R. Anthony Rolle, Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies. “Her initiative style will upgrade the benevolent acts that are now happening in the School of Education, and will support the improvement of new ones.”

Dennis succeeds David Byrd, who served in the situation for a long time. He will come back to his situation as educator of instruction and show undergrad and graduate level classes.

Dennis comes to URI from the University of South Florida where she filled in as a partner educator of proficiency thinks about, co-facilitator of the Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program, and program chief of the Cambridge (United Kingdom) Schools Experience. A proficiency instructor, her exploration centers around education evaluation, arrangement, and educator proficient improvement.

Dennis serves on the  survey board for The Reading Teacher. Also, she fills in as an individual from the Literacy Research Association’s Policy and Legislative Committee, the International Reading Association’s Presidential Task Force for Teacher Education Reform, and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Clinical Practice Commission.

She earned her Ph.D. in language and proficiency instruction from the University of Tennessee.