Sarah Russback, Ed.D.

Education

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration, Arkansas State University
    • Dissertation: The Perceived Value of Reflective Thinking by Preservice Teachers and New Teachers in Missouri
  • S.C.C.T. in Community College Teaching and Training, Arkansas State University
  • M.S. in Elementary Education with Early Childhood Emphasis, Southwest Baptist University
    • Thesis: Whole Group Learning vs Small Group Learning in Reading
  • B.S. in Elementary Education with minor in Vocal Music (K-9), Southwest Baptist University
Certifications
  • Lifetime Teaching Certificates in Elementary Education (1-8), Vocal Music (K-9), and Early Childhood Education (B-3)

Selected Publications

  • The Perceived Value of Reflective Thinking by Preservice Teachers and New Teachers in Missouri. Published dissertation. UMI Number: 3397963, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas. Spring, 2010 .

Selected Presentations

  • Curriculum Wars Symposium, Arkansas State University. The Swinging of the Pendulum: Curricular Conflicts in Higher Education. Jonesboro, Arkansas. April, 2008.
  • Portfolios in the Classroom. Head Start Workshop. West Plains, Missouri. October, 2003.
  • Mentoring Teachers. Education Day. Bolivar, Missouri. Fall, 2000.

Related Experience

  • Elementary Music Teacher, 1986 - 1993
  • Kindergarten Teacher, 1993-1997
  • First Grade Teacher, 1997-2000
  • Coordinator of Teacher Education (Mountain View/Salem) and Associate Professor of Education

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri State Teachers Association

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Many Springs Baptist Church
    • Pianist
    • Music Director
    • Sunday School Teacher
    • Assistant Director, Vacation Bible School