Dr. Cora Thompson

Dr. Cora Thompson

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Teacher Education
Discipline: Education
Office: Whiting Hall Rm. 203E
Phone: 912.358.4145
Fax: 912.358.3541
Email: thompsonc@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Cora Thompson is an Assistant Professor and Field & Clinical Experience Coordinator for the School of Teacher Education (SOTE). She joined SOTE September 2013.She is a dedicated educator and is passionate in preparing future highly qualified teachers. Dr. Thompson teaches EDUC 4100 (Contemporary & Critical Issues in Education) and EDUC 4475 (Clinical Internship). Her duties also include coordinating field placement and supervising per-service teacher candidates and teacher candidates in their field experiences, practicum and clinical internship experiences. Dr. Thompson serves as a liaison agent for the School of Teacher Education and the public school systems. She is an advisor for Savannah State University Student Georgia Association of Educators. Prior to joining Savannah State University, Dr. Thompson was an adjunct professor for South University where she taught Leadership and Strategies for Success courses. Dr. Thompson is a certified teacher and has taught in the public school system for 32 years. Her P-12 sector included classroom teacher, resource teacher, district differentiation specialist, and she served on the Superintendent Teacher Council. She has recently published a book chapter entitled Classroom Management in Introduction to Critical Issues in Education edited by Kisha R. Cunningham, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Highly qualified teachers vs. highly effective teachers Teacher recruitment and retention

Education

EDD, Education - Nova Southeastern University
MEd, - Troy State University

Awards & Honors

Name: Women of Excellence
Organization: Sisters Striving For Excellence, Inc.
Date: 2/19/2014

Publications

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