by Kathleen Fabrikant

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ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Department of Adolescent and Adult Education


 

Name: Kathleen Fabrikant

Position: Assistant Professor

Email: Kathleen.Fabrikant@armstrong.edu

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Credentials

Educational/Professional Credentials

  • Ed.D.Curriculum Studies

  • M.Ed. Special Education (Learning Disabilities)

  • B.A. Journalism

 

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Academic)

Clinical Instructor / Assistant Professor

Adolescent & Adult Education, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA

 

(G = graduate level, UG = undergraduate level)

RDEN 7070   Understanding Readers & the Reading Process (G)

RDEN 7072 Reading int he Content Area (G)     (2)

ADED 7210: Communication Skills in Low Literate Adults   

RDEN 7070  Understanding Readers & The Reading Process (G)

ADED 7170: Research 7 Grant Writing (G)

ADED 7200 Theory of Adult Literacy

ADED 7220 Situated Literacies

                         

?ADED 7100 History of Adult Education (G)

ADED 7110 Psychology of Adult Learning (G)                                        

ADED 7120: Program Design and Development (G)

ADED 7210: Communication Skills in Low Literate Adults (G)

EEXE 6031: Language and Literacy Skills for Reading, Spelling, and Written Expression (G)

ECUG 3072: The Teaching of Reading (U)

ADED 7170: Research and Grant Writing (G)                        

ADED 7200: Theory of Adult Literacy (G)                              

EEXE 6750: Supervision of Graduate Interns (G)                                                  

CEUG 3012: Language Development: Ages and Stages (U)

 

  

Spring, 2013

 

Fall, 2012

 

 

 

Summer, 2012

 

Fall, 2011

Sum, 2011

Spring, 2011

Spring, 2011 Spring, 2011

 

Spring, 2011

Fall, 2010

Fall, 2010

Fall, 2010

Fall, 2010

 

?Adjunct Instructor

Adult & Special Education, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA

ADED 7200: Theory of Adult Literacy (G)

ADED 7210: Communication Skills in Low Literate Adults (G)

ADED 7220: Literate Communities (G)

ADED 7120: Program Design and Development (G)

ADED 7160: Community Development & Leadership (G)

 

 

2004-2010

2004-2010

2004-2010

Spring, 2010

Spring, 2010

 

 

 

Learning Disabilities Teacher                                                                                     1992-1998

Mercer Middle School, Savannah, GA

Utilized inclusion, resource, and self-contained models.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Enrichment Specialist                                                                                                  1999-2000

Mercer Middle School, Savannah, GA

Chaired school governance board, coordinated all public relations for the school, administered Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration grant (CSRD) and Schoolwide Enrichment Model as a Georgia Charter School.

 

Executive Director                                                                                                       2000-2010

Royce Learning Center, Savannah, GA

Supervised three programs within the center: Chatham Academy, a day school for children with

learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, Adult and Community Education (ACE), and

The Tutoring Center.

 

Intellectual Contributions

Intellectual Contributions

A. Professional Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Burke, K. (2003). A qualitative study of the schoolwide enrichment model at Mercer Middle School. Journal of Critical Inquiry into Curriculum and Instruction, 5(1), 13-18.

 

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Burke-Fabrikant, K. (2005, winter). The impact of private LD schools on American education.

Perspectives: The International Dyslexic Association, 31 (1), 21-23.

 

Book Chapter

York C. S., & Fabrikant, K. B. (2011). High technology. In O. Wendt, R.W. Quist, & L.L.

Loyd (Eds). Assistive technology: Principles and applications for communication disorders and special education.

 

Professional Presentations

B. Professional Presentations

 

Professional Presentations

Fabrikant, K.B. (2013). Role of the University in the Community. paper presented at Youth At Risk Conferenc;e, Savannah, GA  March, 2013

 

Coberly-Holt, P., Morris, M. E., & Fabrikant, K. B. (2010). Workshop: Teach the

Teachers, at the Federal Correctional Institute, Estil, SC.

 

Fabrikant, K. B., Robinson, J., & Skillen, D. (2009, April). Administering Learning

Differences: SB10 and Your School. Paper presented at seminar meeting of the Georgia

Independent Schools Association. Macon, GA.

 

Burke, K. (1999, October). The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Theory and Praxis. Paper

presented by invitation of State Superintendent of Schools, Linda Schrenko, at the Georgia

Mega-Conference, Macon, GA.

 

Burke, K. (1999, December). The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Theory and Praxis. Paper

presented by invitation at the conference of the League of Professional Schools, Savannah, GA.

 

Conference Paper Presentations

Coberly-Holt, P., Stumpf, D. & Fabrikant, K. B. (2010, October). Lifelong Learning for

Generation NeXt: Ubiquitous Computing, Technology Mediated-Mobile Education, and

Workforce Development. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education conference, Clearwater Beach, FL.

 

Coberly-Holt, P., Stumpf, D., & Fabrikant, K. B. (2010, October). Preparing for the Next

Generation of Adult Learners. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of

Adult and Continuing Education conference, Clearwater Beach, FL.

 

Burke, K., (2005, April). An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into the Schoolwide Enrichment Model at

Mercer Middle School in Savannah. Paper presented as part of an Interactive Symposium:

Developing culturally relevant inquiries into the life in schools, families and Communities at the

meeting of the American Education Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

 

He, M. F., & Burke-Fabrikant, K. (2003, October). Searching for Autobiographical and

Cultural Roots of Educational Inquiries. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Georgia

Education Research Association, Savannah, GA.

 

Burke, K. (2000, October). The Commodification of Education. Paper presented on a panel at the Bergamo conference of the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Bergamo, OH.

 

Burke, K. (1998, October). The Use of Multicultural Folk Tales as a Means to Interest High-

Risk, Low-Level Readers. Paper presented at the Middle Grades conference, Savannah, GA.

 

Burke, K. (1998, April). The Implementation of Title I Schoolwide. Paper presented at the P-16

Initiative, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

 

McKenna, M., Burke, K., & McMurrain, M. (1997, May). The Individual Reading Inventory:

Testing and Application of Test Scores in a Regular and Inclusion Classroom. Paper presented at

the meeting of the International Reading Association conference, Atlanta, GA.

C. Professional Organizations

 

Memberships

 

AAACE (American Association for Adult and Continuing Education)

CPAE (Commission of Professors of Adult Education)

IDA (International Dyslexia Association)

GISA (Georgia Independent School Association)

2010- present

2010- present

2005- present

2006-2010

D. Other Contributions (grants, etc.)

 

Grants Awarded

 

  bCo-authored based on University Forum on Special Education State Department Mini Grant to fund the College of Education Graduate Expo, October 2010

Supervising Instructor to Senior Citizens by Isle of Hope Methodist Church Women Grant written by students in ADED 7170 – Research and Grant Writing, 2010

Supervising Instructor to Mercy Housing Grant by Dan Vaden Extra Mile written by students in ADED 7170 - Research and Grant Writing, 2010

Author of the United Way of the Coastal Empire for Adult & Community Education and The Tutoring Center Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center each year from 2000-2010

Author of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center, 2005

Author of the Anderson Family Foundation Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center, 2006

Author of the Legends of Golf Tournament Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center,2006

Author of the Sally Allen Lindsey Brannan Foundation (Wachovia Holdings) Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center, 2005

Author of the Sally Allen Lindsey Brannan Foundation (Wachovia Holdings) Grant awarded to Royce Learning Center, 2004

 

 

$4,500

 

$2,000

 

 

$500

 

$60,000 -

$77,000/year

 

$1,634,000

 

$10,000

 

$1,100

 

$5,000

 

$5,000