Dr. Rachelle Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the Windgate Foundation to complete program evaluation for the next three years for Arkansas A+ Schools. Arkansas A+ Schools combines arts integration and multiple learning pathways to nurture creativity and critical thinking skills in all students. She will be completing this evaluation with College of Education Associate Dean Dr. Donna Wake, and Dr. Jeff Whittingham, associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning.
In addition to program evaluation, Dr. Miller will be working with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to write items for the Gifted Education Praxis Exam. She was recently certified as an Item Writer for ETS and looks forward to contributing to this assessment. Dr. Miller currently teaches courses for the Department of Teaching and Learning and for the Leadership PhD program.