Clinical Associate Professor
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University
3101 University Blvd, Ste.345
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Barbara Morganfield began teaching in the Center for Teacher Preparation in
fall 1997. She serves as a clinical associate professor teaching courses in secondary
teaching methods, effective learning environments, and student assessment.
She is the primary advisor to pre-service teachers who plan to teach in
middle or high schools. Dr. Morganfield also serves as the secondary education
coordinator responsible for overseeing the secondary program for the center.
Dr. Morganfield serves on the advisory board for the Texas Beginning Educator
Support System (TXBESS) and is currently working on a grant sponsored by TXBESS
with her colleague, Dr. Lee Alvoid. The grant helps provide ongoing support for
graduates of the Center for Teacher Preparation. She also served a two-year term
as the secretary of the Texas Coordinators of Teacher Certification Testing.
Dr. Morganfields research interests are the alignment of assessment with
instructional practice and the development of quality student-centered learning
environments. She is currently serving as a consultant to a project related to
assessment with Highland Park Middle School in the Highland Park ISD.
Dr. Morganfields degrees include a B.S. in Business Education from the
University of South Dakota (1975); M.Ed. from George Peabody College for
Teachers of Vanderbilt University (1982); and an Ed.D. from George Peabody
College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University (1986).
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
- Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
- Texas Coordinators for Teacher Certification Testing
- National Middle School Association
- Association of Teacher Educators
- American Education Research Association