Debbie Dailey, Ed.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor

ddailey@uca.edu

Mashburn 105

(501) 852-2965

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
Major: Education Administration and Supervision

G.C. Harding University, Searcy, AR
Gifted and Talented Education Certificate

M.S.E., Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
Major: Biology

B.S.E., Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
Major: Biology, General Science
Co-Emphasis: Chemistry

Teaching Field Specialization

Classroom Assessment, Research Methods, Digital Age Professional Learning and Leading

Research Interests and Areas

Dailey, D., & Robinson, A. (2016). Elementary teachers: Concerns about implementing a science program. School Science and Mathematics, 116(3), 139-147. School Science and Mathematics, 116(3), 139-147.

Dailey, D., Bunn, G., & Cotabish, A. (2015). Answering the Call to Improve STEM Education: A STEM Teacher Preparation Program. Journal of the National Association of Alternative Certification, 10(2), 3-16.

Dailey, D. (2015). Elementary science curriculum for gifted learners. In B. MacFarlane (Ed.) STEM education for high-ability learners: Designing and implementing programing (p. 17-32). Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Dailey, D., & Cotabish, A. (2015). Implementing engineering practices with advanced learners. In B. MacFarlane (Ed.) STEM education for high-ability learners: Designing and implementing programing (p. 71-84). Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Dailey, D., & Cotabish, A. (Eds.). (in press; publication Nov. 2016).Designing innovative engineering instruction for high ability learners. [Service publication for the National Association for Gifted Children and Council of Exceptional Children- The Association of the Gifted]. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Dailey, D., Trumble, J., & Cotabish, A. (2022, in press). Developing experiences in engineering design processes for advanced learners. In J. VanTassel-Baska & C. A. Little’s (Eds.) Content-based curriculum for high ability learners (4th ed.). Routledge Press.


Dailey, D. (2019). Engineering and the gender gap: Improving interest in engineering among girls. Teaching for High Potential, 2019 (November), 12-13.


Dailey, D. (2019). Thinking like an engineer: Lessons that develop habits of mind and thinking skills for young engineers in grade 4. Prufrock Press.


Dailey, D., Cotabish, A., & Jackson, N. (2018). Increasing early opportunities in engineering for advanced learners in elementary classrooms. Journal for the Education of the Gifted (Special STEM issue) 41(1), 93-105. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162353217745157.

Specialty Areas

STEM and Gifted Education, Teacher Candidate Preparation, Teacher Professional Learning, Classroom Assessment