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ROGER W. WIEMERS

5312 Wessex Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
615-333-8472 home
615-963-1553 fax

1. ACADEMIC DEGREES

Ed.D.   Tennessee State University
            Nashville, Tennessee
M.Ed.  Tennessee State University
            Nashville, Tennessee
B.A.     International Bible Seminary
            Independence, Missouri
Dipl.    Center For Christian Education
            Dallas, Texas
***      Southwest Texas State Univ.
            San Marcos, Texas
1998   Educational Administration
 
1995   Educational Administration
 
1993   Bachelor of Arts - Missiology
 
1975   Bachelor of Religious Education
(equivalency)
1973   (no degree; major: sociology)
 

  Specialized Training:

- Czech Language School
- SAS Computer Software Training
- NASA Technology School
1992   language acquisition
1999   StatView statistical package
2000   technology training

2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001-present   Tennessee State University
                        Nashville, Tennessee
Associate Professor
Educational Administration
  Taught classes in the M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ed.D. programs. Specialized in Global Education, Statistics, Computer Applications, and Advanced Methods of Research. Advised students and conducted research for departmental and educational purposes. Organized and led global educational projects and partnerships.
1999-2002      Tennessee State University
                        Nashville, Tennessee
Director of Public Service &
Interim Dir., Teacher Ed.
  Served the College of Education as the public relations officer and the coordinator of all off-campus programs, including the development of international linkages with sister institutions. Coordinated all graduate level testing. Directed all functions of the Teacher Education office: placing student teachers, certification matters, etc. Served as the lead planner in the 2000 NCATE evaluation for the College of Education. Also, led the department of Educational Administration as the Acting Head for 15 months. This involved scheduling, research, planning, assessment, hiring, student advisement, and teaching in the Ed.D. program.
1997-1999      Tennessee State University
                        Nashville, Tennessee
Assistant Professor
 
  Taught courses in the M.Ed. and Ed.D. Programs for the department of Educational Administration. Specialized in Statistics, Computer Applications For Statistics, and Global Education courses. Advised students and conducted research for departmental and educational purposes. Previously taught undergraduate courses in the department of Teaching and Learning.
1995-1997      Tennessee State University
                        Nashville, Tennessee
Research Assistant
 
  Assisted the department head in research related to departmental concerns. Reviewed literature, collected data, and performed analyses necessary for the completion of research projects. Wrote reports and presented results of research as prescribed by the department head. Taught as substitute in courses.
1992-1994      Krestane v Praze Educational Foundation
                        Prague, Czechoslovakia
Executive Director
 
  Responsible for the overall operations of a private educational foundation in the Czech Republic. Duties included government relations, placement of sabbatical professors at Charles University, placement of English teachers in the local schools, oversight of work with state orphanage, and guidance of a private tutoring program for adult education.
1989-1994      Woodmont Hills Family of God
                        Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea
                        & Prague, Czechoslovakia
Missionary
 
 
  Served in all capacities as a missionary: teaching, helping the needy, leadership training, church development, etc. Financial support and direction came from the founding church in Nashville, though operations in each mission church were localized.
1980-1989      Southwest church of Christ
                        Amarillo, Texas
Educational Director,
Minister/Missionary
  Served in several mission locations as the educational director for newly planted churches. Financial support and direction came from the founding church in Amarillo, though operations in each mission church were localized.
1976-1979      University church of Christ
                        San Marcos, Texas
Educational Director,
Minister/Missionary
  Served in a mission location as the educational director for a newly planted church. Financial support and direction came from the founding church in San Marcos, though operations in the mission church were localized.

3. FACULTY (Classes Taught)

EDCI 201      Foundations of Education
EDCI 301      School Organization and Management
EDCI 400      Professional Rights and Responsibilities
EDCI 502      Philosophy and Intro. to School Administration
EDCI 503      Supervision and Improvement of Instruction
EDCI 511      Research and Statistics
EDCI 592      Problems and Projects
EDCI 600      Advanced Educational Statistics
EDCI 601      Theory & Principles of Educational
                      Administration
EDCI 604      Leadership and Interpersonal Relations
EDCI 606      Administration of Instructional
                      Programs/Materials
EDCI 625      International/Global Education
EDCI 712      Advanced Methods of Research
EDCI 718      Computer Applications for Statistics
EDCI 811      Readings and Research in Educational
                      Administration
Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Graduate
Graduate
Graduate
Graduate
Doctoral
Graduate
 
Graduate
Graduate
 
Graduate/Doctoral
Doctoral
Doctoral
Doctoral
 

  Other Collegiate Assignments (Present):

- Chairperson - Curriculum Revision Committee (Non-Licensure Track), Dept. of
   Educational Admin.
- Chairperson - Facilities Expansion Committee, College of Education
- Committee Member - ELL Program Revision Committee, Dept. of Teaching
   and Learning, COE
- Committee Member - Graduate Council (2003-04), Graduate School, Rep. Of
   Dept. of Ed. Admin.
- Grader - Doctoral Qualifying Exams, Doctoral and Masters Comprehensive    Exams
- Plenum Representative - UCEA, 2001-2003, Dept. of Educational
   Administration, COE

  Other Collegiate Assignments (Past):

- Recruitment and Placement of Visiting Professors at Charles University, Prague,
   Czech Republic 1992-94
- Computer-Lab Supervisor, Department of Educational Administration,
   1995-96, Tennessee State University
- Assisted in the direction of Summer Grant and Workshop on Inclusion, 1996,
   Department of Educational Administration, Tennessee State University
- Researched and authored degree proposals for the Department of Educational
   Administration, Tennessee State University
- Master of Science in Urban Education, Spring 1996
- Doctor of Education in Higher Ed. Administration, Spring 1996 (accepted)
- Specialist in Education, Fall 1996 (accepted)
- Master of Science in Diversity Education, Fall 2000 (pending)
- Researcher relating to degree proposals, grant execution, and NCATE visit
   preparation, Department of Educational Administration, Tennessee State
   University
- Grant writing for Phi Delta Kappa, TSU Chapter and for the College of
   Education, TSU
- Served on the Professional Education Council, TSU, 1995-2002
- Served on the Evaluation Committee for College of Education, TSU, 1996
- Test Examiner, ETS, Validating a standardized test for Supervisors of
   Instruction, Nov. 1999
- Adjudication of Doctoral Dissertations, Andhra University, Vizakhapatnam,
   India and Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India, 2000 to present
- SACS Accreditation Review Committee, Gallatin High School, Gallatin, TN,
   Spring 2002
- SACS Accreditation Review Committee, Howard Elementary, Gallatin, TN,
   Spring 2003
- Researcher, Degree Proposal for Master of Education in Diversity Education,
   Spring 2000-02
- Grant Writer, Consortium of Universities seeking Federal Technology Grant,
   Spring 2000-01
- Proposal Reviewer, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education,
   Summer 2001
- UCEA Conference 2003 Proposal Reviewer, University Council on Educational
   Administration

4. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS

- World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, President, North American
   Chapter
- Phi Delta Kappa - Past President of TSU Chapter
- National Association of Multicultural Education, Member
- Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Member
- PACTS International Educational Foundation, Executive Director
- National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Member
- National Association of Secondary School Principals, Member
- Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society Member (chosen while serving as a professor)

5. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

- Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Tennessee
   State University
- President, North American Chapter, World Council for Curriculum and
   Instruction; co-editor of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Education
- Executive Director, PACTS International (A non-profit Christian educational
   foundation)
- Coordinator of Evaluation, Interdisciplinary Studies and Political Science,
   "Cross Hemispheric Partnership Project", Curriculum Development on African
   Influence
- Coordinator of Evaluation, CARP Grant, "Strengthening Teachersí and
   Studentsí Knowledge of Agricultural Biotechnology Through Hands-On
   Training Workshops and Outreach"
- Evaluation, Continuation of Safe Schools Healthy Students Grant, supervision
   of evaluation team
- Grant Writer, Global Education linkages with India and Kurdistan, Fulbright
   Partnership Programs
- Advisory Board, Excellence for All, Franklin Special School District,
   2000-03
- Plenum Representative, UCEA, representing Dept. of Educational
   Administration, TSU
- Lead Case Study Analyst, Tennessee Just For the Kids Program, Tennessee
   Tomorrow Inc

6. RESEARCH

- "Preparing Teachers for the NTE" Grant Proposal, Phi Delta Kappa, 1995
- "The Relationship Between Family Configurations and Third-Level Discipline in
   a Nashville School", Research Assignment, Tennessee State University, 1996
- Degree Proposal for Master of Science in Urban Education, Department of
   Educational Administration, Tennessee State University, Spring 1996
- Degree Proposal for Doctorate in Higher Education Administration, Department
   of Educational Administration, Tennessee State University, Spring 1996
- Degree Proposal for Education Specialist, Department of Educational
   Administration, Tennessee State University, Fall 1996
- "Pre-Enrollment Goals Versus Post-Program Outcomes of Doctoral Students in
   the College of Education at Tennessee State University," Dissertation, 1998
- Degree Proposal for Master of Education in Diversity Education, Department of
   Educational Administration, Tennessee State University, Spring 2000
- ISLLC Standards Review, Examining the curriculum for the Department of
   Educational Administration in comparison to the ISLLC standards and other
   university programs.
- "The Relationship between Absenteeism and Academic Achievement," Chaired
   and participated in doctoral dissertation research, Spring 2000
- "An Examination of ELL Instructional Delivery Methods in MNPS
Elementary Schools," Current research in collaboration with Metro school principals,
    2002-03
- "A Meta-Analysis of Research in Tennessee Concerning Perceptions of
   Leadership Differences in Public School Administrators" Current research
   collaborating with school leaders, 2002-05
- Tennessee Just For the Kids Program, Case Study Analysis, Tennessee
   Tomorrow Inc. in association with the National Center for Educational
   Accountability, Austin, TX

7. PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

- Unpublished, "Best Practices in High Performing Tennessee Elementary
   Schools", Presented at National Technology & Social Science Conference, Las
   Vegas, NV, April 2005
- Published, "Implications of the Theory of Reality Consciousness", Presented at
   the Triennial International Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and
   Instruction, Wollongong, Australia, July 2004
- Unpublished, "Diversity in Education...", Presented at National Technology &
   Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 2003
- Published, "A Comparison of the Satisfaction Levels of Collegiate
   Student-Athletes and their Non-Athlete Peers with their Collegiate Experience",
   The Academic Athletic Journal, Winter 2002 (Vol. 16, No. 1).
- Unpublished, "Utilizing Technology in the Accreditation Process", Presented at
   National Technology & Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April
   2002.
- Published, "Developing A Graduate Degree Program In Diversity Education",
   Presented at World Conference for Curriculum and Instruction, Madrid, Spain,
    September 2001.
- Unpublished, "Gateway Tests: New Requirements for High School Graduation",
   Forum Panelist at Public Forum, Nashville, TN, April 2001.
- Unpublished, "Collaboration At Its Best - A Computer Lab For Students And
   Faculty", Presented at National Technology & Social Science Conference, Las
   Vegas, NV, April 2001.
- Unpublished, "The Teacher Crisis", Presented at Leadership Nashville,
   December 2000.
- Published, "The Relationship between Absenteeism and Academic Achievement
   in Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Public Schools", Presented at
   Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration, Nashville, TN,
   November 2000.
- Unpublished, "The Current Accountability Crisis in Education", Presented in
   three parts at Andhra University, Department of Education, Vizakhapatnam,
   India,
   December, 2002.
- Unpublished, "Research Methodology", Presented at Andhra University,
   Department of Education, Vizakhapatnam, India, August 2000.
- Unpublished, "Synergistic Instruction", Presented at Andhra University,
   Department of Education, Vizakhapatnam, India, July 1999.
- Unpublished, "Global Collaboration Among Professors of Education", Presented
   at University of Goroka, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, July 1999.
- Unpublished, "Trends in Global Education", Presented at Andhra University,
   Department of Education, Vizakhapatnam, India, July 1998.
- Published, "Pre-Enrollment Goals Versus Post-Program Outcomes of Doctoral
    Students in the College of Education at Tennessee State University,"
   Dissertation, 1998
- Unpublished, "Contrasts in Curriculum Development", Presented at Andhra
   University, Department of Education, Vizakhapatnam, India, July 1997.

8. REFERENCES

Dr. Janet Finch, Chair
Dept. of Educational Administration
Tennessee State University
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209

Dr. Gary Cage
Philosophy Department
University of Nevada - Reno
Reno, NV 89599
 

Dr. Don G. Holt
6055 Temple Road
Nashville, TN 37221
 
 
Dr. Pamela Harquail
Dept. of Educational Administration
Tennessee State University
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209

Dr. P. V. V. G. Raju
M. I. G. - 45, Baba Metta
A. P. H. B. Colony
Vizianagaram 535 002
A.P., India

Randolph Gonce
Past Chairman of the Board of Directors
Institute of Biblical Studies
276 County Road 56
Stevenson, AL 35772