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Shalanda Stanley
Associate Professor
School of Education
Walk 2-139
318-342-1270
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Shalanda P Stanley, PhD
Associate Professor, Education
Interim Associate Director, School of Education

Education

Ph D

2012, Curriculum and Instruction: Reading
Louisiana State University

MEd

2008, Special Education: Educational Diagnostics
The University of Louisiana at Monroe

BA

1998, English: Creative Writing
The Florida State University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Shalanda Stanley (Full Graduate Member)
Assistant Professor 
George T Walker Hall 2-139 
(318) 342-1270 
sstanley@ulm.edu

 

Licensure & Certification

Special Education: Mild Moderate 1-12, . (Present)
Secondary English, . (Present)
Reading Specialist, . (Present)
Elementary Education 1-5, . (Present)
Educational Diagnostician, . (Present)

Research Interests

Areas of Expertise:

  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Literacy and Reading Education
  • Elementary Education 1-5
  • Special Education

Dr. Stanley earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in reading and literacy education from Louisiana State University in 2012. She has been teaching elementary school since 1998, and now teaches undergraduate and graduate reading and special education methods courses in the School of Education. Dr. Stanley's research interests include best practices in reading, writing and literacy.

 

Recent Publications

Stanley, S., Powell, S., Dan, E., Colleen, E. Interactions of The Family Systems Theory and the Grief and Coping Cycles.
Shalanda, S. P., Sherlyn, P. E., Dan, E. L., Colleen, K. (2014). Character Education Using Children’s Literature, Puppets, Magic Tricks and Balloon Art (pp. 15). Los Angeles, California: International Journal of Humanities and Social Science.
Stanley, S. (2015). Drowning is Inevitable. NY, NY: Penguin Random House: Knopf Books for Young Readers.
Stanley, S. (2018). Nick and June Were Here. NY, NY: Penguin Random House: Knopf Books for Young Readers.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M., Powell, S. (2017). Implementing a Year-Long Internship in Lieu of Traditional Student Teaching. New York, New York: International Journal of Education and Human Development.
Stanley, S. Impact Study on Histories, Beliefs, & Writing Practices of Teachers Focusing on the Teacher as Writer.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M. A Plan for Standard 4, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Washington, D.C.: Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M. Piloting a Yearlong Internship. Mobile, Alabama: Mid-South Educational Research Association.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M., Jennings, S. Flipped Classroom. Nachitoches, Louisiana: Louisiana Pre-Service Educator Conference.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M. Using Surveys to Address CAEP Standard 4.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M. A Yearlong Residency for Secondary Education Candidates.
Stanley, S., Lovett, M. Mentors' & Residents' Perceptions of Attributes for Successful Field Experience.
Stanley, S., Pugh, A. Elementary Education, ACEI, Master of Arts in Teaching. Association for Childhood Education International.
Stanley, S., Schween, D., Powell, S. Educational Diagnostician, CEC, Master of Education. Council for Exceptional Children.
Stanley, S., Rhorer, D. English Education, NCTE, Bachelor of Arts. National Council for Teachers of English.
Lovett, M., Stanley, S. Social Studies Education, NCSS, Bachelor of Arts. National Council for the Social Studies.
Stanley, S., Pugh, A. Elementary Education, ACEI, Bachelor of Arts. Association for Childhood Education International.
Lovett, M., Stanley, S. (2018). Attributes of a successful field experience: A best-worst scaling study (pp. 116-141). Greeley, CO.: The Field Experience Journal.
Stanley, S. P. Teachers as Writers: A Study on Histories, Beliefs, & Writing of Teachers. The Journal of Educational Research.

Research Grants

Lovett, M. B. (Principal), Stanley, S. P. (Co-Principal), "Formula Transition Believe and Prepare" (), Sponsored By LDOE, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $89,302. (October 2018 - September 30 2019).
Lovett, M. (Principal), Stanley, S. P. (Co-Principal), "Impact Collaborative" (), Sponsored By LDOE, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9,700. (October 2018 - September 30 2019).
Lovett, M. B. (Principal), Stanley, S. P. (Co-Principal), "2017-18 Believe and Prepare: High Needs & Formula Transition" (), Sponsored By LDOE, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $95,000. (June 2017 - June 2019).
Stanley, S. P. (Principal), "ULM North Star: Leading the Region's Teachers" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Department of Education, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $108, 000. (August 8 2017 - September 30 2018).
Stanley, S. (Principal), "Louisiana Early Education Program (LEEP) Summer Institute" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Early Education Program (LEEP) Summer Institute, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $20,000. (2012 - 2013).

Awards & Honors

April 2016 Keynote Speaker.

March 2016 Keynote Speaker.

January 2016-2017 Award of Excellence Dean's Award.

2014-Present The Upshaw Family Professorship for the College of Arts, Education and Sciences.

May 2003 Teacher of the Year.

Courses Taught

ELED 3040Balanced Literacy in the Primary Grades, 1 course(s)

SPED 5061, 1 course(s)

CURR 3002INCLUSIVE INSTR SEC STUDENTS, 10 course(s)

CURR 4091DIRECTED STUDY, 1 course(s)

CURR 5042SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM, 4 course(s)

CURR 5046ED TECH/DIV LEARN INCL-ELEM, 8 course(s)

CURR 5047ED TECH/DIV LEARN INCL-SEC, 4 course(s)

CURR 5091DIRECTED STUDY, 5 course(s)

ELED 3040BALANCED LITERACY:PRIMARY GRDS, 25 course(s)

ELED 5091DIRECTED STUDY, 1 course(s)

READ 4019TEACHING READ-SECONDARY, 3 course(s)

READ 5001TCHG READ/STU/SPEC NEEDS, 13 course(s)

READ 5002BALANCED READING INSTRUCTION, 1 course(s)

READ 5007PRACTICUM IN READING, 4 course(s)

READ 5018CRIT THEO/CHIL YOUNG ADULT LIT, 1 course(s)

READ 5020MAT LIT INTRVN ADLSC, 2 course(s)

READ 5030READING LIT CONTENT AREAS, 5 course(s)

SPED 3010BEHAVIOR SUPPORT INTERVEN, 1 course(s)

SPED 4025COLLABORATIVE TEAM TRANSITION, 6 course(s)

SPED 5061ASSESS STRATEGIES & PRACTICUM, 10 course(s)

SPED 5071ADV DIAGNOS/EXCEP LEARNERS, 4 course(s)