Faculty Profile

Dr. Cherie Gaines, Director, Clinical/Field Experiences

Phone: 865.531.4154
Alt phone: 865.617.9433
Office: 121 Cedar Bluff

Education and Background

    PhD, Education, The University of Tennessee, 2011

    EdS, Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University, 2007

    MA, Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University, 2006

    BS, Multidisciplinary Studies - Grades 1-8, Tennessee Technological University, 2001

    AS, Transfer: Education-Elementary, Roane State Community College, 1998

    Relevant Experience:
    Graduate Assistant/Graff Scholar, University of Tennessee, 2010-11

    Adjunct Instructor, Education and Developmental Studies, Roane State Community College, 2007-10, Roane State Community College

    7th Grade Reading Teacher, Anderson County Schools, 2006-08

    6th Grade Language Arts Teacher, Loudon County Schools, 2004-06

    6th & 7th Grade Science & Reading Teacher, Roane County Schools, 2001-04

    Student/Practicum Teaching, Tennessee Technological University, 2000 to 2001

    Midtown Elementary School, Harriman, TN: 3rd Grade; Cherokee Middle School, Kingston, TN: 6th Grade;           Martin Elementary School, Crossville, TN: 2nd Grade; Stone Elementary School, Crossville, TN: 3rd Grade

Research and Teaching Areas

    Teacher/principal burnout/efficacy

    School culture/climate

    Teacher leadership

    Middle school instructional practices
    Common planning times

Scholarly Highlights

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