Associate Professor — Elementary, Early & Special Education
Davis, S.A. (2018). Are they ready? Teacher candidate dispositions. The Field Experience Journal, 21(1), 1-16.
Ray, J.A., & Davis, S.A. (2016). Language diversity. In The Sage Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. (Vol. 1, pp. 804-807). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Emphasis: English as a Second Language
M.S. in Education, Early Childhood; Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
B.S. in Education, Elementary; Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
2014 State of Missouri Educator’s Certificate, continuous professional certification – elementary education 1-6, early childhood education B-3, social science 5-9, and English for speakers of other languages K-12
Southeast Missouri State University:
EL 310 Pedagogy: Elementary-Interdisciplinary Methods
EL 410 Differentiated Instruction
EL 430 Advanced field
CE 480 Student teaching
CE 614 Parent/School Partnerships in Childhood/Elementary Education
CE 634 Assessing young children’s learning and development
EL 314 Literacy Field Experience
EL 316 Emergent and Early Literacy Instruction
EL317 Intermediate and Middle School Literacy Instruction
EL 350 Elementary Block III: Field Experiences
EL 352 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
EL 615 Research in Action
EDUC 203 The American Classroom (Lebanon campus)
EDUC 302 Educational Psychology and Assessment (Lebanon campus)
EDUC 338 Elementary School Curriculum (St. Robert campus)
EDUC 407 Methods of Teaching Reading-Elementary (St. Robert campus—8 week session)
EDUC 605 Advanced Educational Psychology and Assessment (seated & online)
EDUC 607 Human Growth and Development (online)
Arkansas State University:
ECH 2013 Survey of Early Childhood
ECH 2023 Child Development
ECH 3013 Children’s Literature
ECH 3043 Program Development
ECH 3053 Curriculum Development
RDNG 3203 Foundations of Reading
ECH 4403 Early Literacy: Theory and Practice
ECH/MLED 3033 Effective Instructional Strategies
MLED 3003 Nature and Needs
ECH 4013 Organizing and Managing the Learning Environment: Field Experience III
ECH 4023 Methods and Materials of Language Arts and Social Studies
ECH 4086/4096 Teaching Internship MLED
4106/4116 Teaching Internship
ECH 6543 Administration and Supervision of programs for young children
Davis, S., & Uchtman, B. (2018, November). Breakout of bad behaviors. Interactive session presented at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators conference, Washington, D.C. National conference.
Davis, S., & Uchtman, B. (2018, August). If you take a teacher to the fall institute. Interactive session presented at the Southeast Missouri State University Fall Institute, Cape Girardeau, MO Local conference.
Uchtman, B., Ritchie, L., & Davis, S. (2018, June). If you give a teacher a breakout box. Interactive session presented at CORE Academy, Cape Girardeau, MO Local conference.
Uchtman, B., & Davis, S. (2018, May). If you take a teacher to MAECTE. Interactive session presented at the Missouri Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators conference, Cape Girardeau, MO State conference.
Davis, S. (2017, November). Building a STEAM team: Connecting home and school through STEAM family events. Poster session presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Atlanta, GA.
Davis, S., & Dunaway, C. (2017, June). Building a STEAM team: Connecting home and school through STEAM family events. Paper session presented at the CORE Academy: Next Generation Teaching and Technology Conference, Cape Girardeau, MO.
Davis, S., & Bohannon, L. (2016, February) Before and After. Are They Ready? Paper presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Chicago, IL.
Ray, J., Dees, S., & Davis, S. (2015, October) Leading the way with technology: Using the iPad as an instructional tool in early childhood teacher education courses. Paper presented at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.
Lawler, D., & Davis, S. (2015, October). How do preservice teachers learn to manage classrooms? Research results. Paper presented at the Center for Scholastic Inquiry Conference, Charleston, SC.