Patton Hall 309LL
Mr. Christopher Kennedy earned the Bachelor of Sciences degree in Sports Science and Early Childhood Education and Master of Education degree in Reading Education from OHIO University in Athens, Ohio. He is currently working on his Doctorate in Educational Administration from OHIO University. Mr. Kennedy teaches courses in early childhood reading methods, reading assessment and remediation, developmental reading instruction, and content area literacy. He is the coordinator of two professional development school partnerships: the Morrison-Gordon Early Childhood Partnership and the East Elementary Middle Childhood Partnership. His research is focused on how PDS partnership experiences prepare teacher candidates to teach reading and how PDS partnerships influence student learning in the partnering PK-12 schools.