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Dr. Tiffany Boury

Associate Professor of Education

Director of the Masters in Catholic Leadership

Available to speak on the topics: Leading is Easy; the Difficult Part is Following, A Second Chance; Accepting the Decisions that Lead to this Moment of Greatness, Educational Consulting and Collaborative Professional Development Workshops

To read more about Dr. Tiffany Boury:
Web: https://tiffanyboury.wixsite.com/portfolio/
tboury@franciscan.edu
(740) 284-5294

 

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Dr. Tiffany Boury is the director of the newly launched Master of Catholic Leadership Graduate degree. This innovative graduate program is the first for Franciscan University offering a cohort model. Fully online the program serves both domestic and international leaders. While continuing her teaching responsibilities as an Associate professor, her research is in international education, civic, and school leadership. She has led Franciscan University in establishing international educational partnerships in Kowloon, Hong Kong, and Erbil, Iraq. In 2017, she was named the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award from Franciscan University and 2020 the Excellence in Service Award. She has contributed to the Center for Leadership as a session facilitator for undergraduates. She is a Board member for the Aim Women’s Crisis Pregnancy Center.

  • Robert Morris University, PH.D., Instructional Management and Leadership, March 2012
  • Walden University, Masters of Education, Specialization in Reading and Literacy, April 2006
  • West Virginia University, Masters Courses in Special Education, September 2005
  • West Liberty University, Special Education, April 2003
  • West Virginia, K-6 Elementary Education
  • West Virginia, K-12 Intervention Specialist
  • Ohio, K-3 Elementary Certification
  • Ohio, K-12 Intervention Specialist, Highly Qualified
  • Intercultural Developmental Inventory, Administrator
  • Ohio Department of Education, Resident Educator Certification

Professional Experience

  • MCORE Coach
  • 2019-~Director of Catholic Leadership
  • 2017 Gaming, Austria: Guest faculty member
  • 2008-present: Undergraduate program Reading, Language Arts Instruction and Middle School, Curriculum & Graduate program Reading, Human Development and School & Society courses.
  • 2010-present: Coordinator for the Gaming, Austria International Field Experience (ELISA)
  • 2012-present: Online course development: Undergraduate and Graduate Education
  • 2015-2018: EdTPA Teacher Assessment Coordinator
  • 2016: Student Teaching Supervisor

Professional Associations

  • International Editorial Team-European Scientific Journal
  • CHESCH Catholic Higher Education Supporting Catholic Schools
  • ILA International Leadership Association
  • The National Society of Leadership and Success
  • NCEA National Catholic Educator Association
  • Association for the Sociology of Religion
  • Comparative and International Education: Religion and Education SIG –Secretary 2017-2019
  • Comparative and International Education Society: Reviewer for Higher Education SIG
  • Comparative and International Education Society: Religion and Education SIG , Globalization and Education SIG and Cultural Contexts of Education and Human Potential SIG
  • Academy for Educational Studies
  • Japan- America Society of Pittsburgh
  • OATE (Ohio Association of Teacher Educators)
  • Intercultural Academy for Intercultural Research
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Association for Middle Level Educators
  • International Literacy Association

Awards

  • 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award: Franciscan University
  • 2016 European Scientific Journal Reviewer of the Year
  • 2014 Civic Award: Martin Luther King Youth Advocacy Committee
  • 2012 Outstanding Field Experience Program: Ohio Association of Teacher Education

Community and Service Activities

  • Faculty Council, Faculty Governance
  • Chairperson for the New Faculty Committee
  • Center for Leadership
  • Franciscan After School Tutoring Program, Steubenville Public Library and Martin Luther King Center
  • Chiron Student Advisory Council of Franciscan University
  • Comcast Cares Day : Martin Luther King Center
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Select Publications
  • “FROM OHIO TO HONG KONG: FOSTERING DYNAMIC…”
    From Ohio to Hong Kong: Fostering Dynamic Learning Communities Through the Building of International Partnerships in the World Journal of Education and Humanities , June 2020
  • “FOSTERING A CULTURE OF COLLABORATION….”
    Fostering a Culture of Collaboration During International Pre-service Teacher Field Placements: The Power of Mentor Teachers European Scientific Journal July 2016
  • “CONNECTING FAITH AND PEDAGOGY…”
    Presenter: Comparative and International Educational Society, Ubuntu! 2015” Connecting Faith and Pedagogy: Identifying Charisms in a Catholic University’s Study Abroad Experience.
  • “TECHNOLOGY-LITERATE SCHOOL LEADERS IN A 1:1 IPAD PROGRAM…”
    Technology-Literate School Leaders in a 1:1 iPad Program and Teachers’ Technology Self-Efficacy. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (IJICTE)Issue #42 (Vol 11 Nr 2) In Press

Full List

  • “CRITICAL ISSUES IN EDUCATION CONFERENCE…“
    Presenter: Critical Issues in Education Conference, Academy for Educational Studies 2014 “The Development of a Procedural Program (E.L.I.S.A) Establishing International Preservice Teacher Field Placements with Reflections of Cross Cultural Observations in Gaming, Austria. (Longitudinal Study)
  • “CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: CONNECTING SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY…“
    Presenter: Bishop King Mussio 2014: “Catholic Social Teaching: Connecting School and Community Using KIVA to Teach the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Justice.” (Co-authored curriculum resources)
  • “SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DISTANCE LEARNING: LESSON LEARNED FROM A PILOT STUDY IN EDUCATOR PREPARATION”
    Presenter: Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations, 2014 “Synchronous Online Distance Learning: Lesson Learned from a Pilot Study in Educator Preparation”
  • “TEACHER PREPARATION TOWARD 2030”
    2013 Penn Sate Shenango Teaching Conference “Teacher Preparation Toward 2030: Global Cyber and Technology”
  • “REFLECTIONS FROM AUSTRIA:…”
    “Reflections from Austria: The Use of Online Technology to Facilitate Pre-Service Teachers’ Engagement and Cultural Competency Development During an International Field Placement.” International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (IJICTE) Issue #35 (Vol 9 Nr 3)
  • “THE HEART AND SOUL OF OUR CLINICAL PRACTICES:…”
    Professional Development Schools National Conference, 2012 “The Heart and Soul of Our Clinical Practices: Strategic Partnerships”
  • “USING A WIKI TO FACILITATE…”
    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 2012 “Using a Wiki to Facilitate Pre-Service Teachers’ Cultural Awareness Evolutions during an International Teaching Field Placement: A Preliminary Report”
  • “THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCEDURAL PROGRAM (E.L.I.S.A)”
    The Development of a Procedural Program (E.L.I.S.A) Establishing International Preservice Teacher Field Placements with Reflections of Cross Cultural Observations in Gaming, Austria. ProQuest. DA1/A 74-02 (E),p.,Oct. 2012
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