Faculty Profile

Dr. Okie Lee Wolfe, Professor of Education

Phone: 423.869.6248
Office: 221 Business-Education Building

Education and Background

    Ed.D. (Educational Administration and Supervision, Early Childhood Educ),
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA May 1977

    M.A. (Elementary Education, Early Childhood and Instructional Media),
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN May 1971

    B.S. (Business Education 7-12 and Music Education K-12),
    Union College, Barbourville, KY Fall 1968

    1972-73 Montgomery County School Sys.Christiansburg, Virginia
    Shawsville, Elementary School,Kindergarten Teacher

    1971-72 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Instructor - Voc Educ Grad Assistant, Supervisor of Student Teachers

    1970-71 East Tennessee State Univ. Johnson City Instructor in Education
    Graduate Assistant – Early Childhood Center

    1969-70 Henry County School System Martinsville, Virginia
    First Grade Teacher Rich Acres Elementary

    1968-69 Bell County School System Business Education Teacher
    Pineville, Kentucky Lone Jack High School

Research and Teaching Areas

    Teaching areas:
    Early Childhood Education
    Intergrated Arts in Early Childhood,(Art, Music, Drama, Dance)
    Diversity and Learning Styles
    Learning Styles of Students Entering Teacher Education - on going
    Identifying Learning Styles of Learners That Must Fail the Praxis Exams - on going

    A Curriculum Model for a Rural Kindergarten 1977
    Lesson Plan Component for Vocational Cosmetology 1972

Scholarly Highlights