Donna Brackin, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Donna Moucha Brackin, NBCT, is joining the Department of Leadership & Administration as a part-time adjunct faculty member. Donna has served as chair, assistant dean, graduate coordinator, assistant professor in differentiated instruction, and PK4/SPED in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. She began her career as a classroom teacher in grades 2, 3, and 5 in high poverty areas of Mississippi and Arkansas. She completed the Harvard Management Development Program and has obtained her Literacy and Reading endorsement. She serves on site teams for CAEP accreditation visits and is a university reviewer for the Journal of Education Research and Practice. Donna and her husband enjoy traveling and she is an avid gardener.  When not traveling, they spends most of their free time with their family and grandson, Jaxson Wyatt.

Education

  • Doctorate in Higher Education
    University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education
    Mississippi College
  • Master's in Elementary Education
    Mississippi College
  • Degree in Literacy and Language
    Purdue University Global

Research Interests

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

34

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Ed.S. in District Level Administration Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in District Level Administration degree is designed for educational leaders who wish to become a superintendent or district level administrator. This program equips students with the skills necessary to effectively lead a PreK-12 school district.

34

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Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners.

34

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Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.

34

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Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study Certificate

This program is designed for students wishing to design their own program of study at the post-master’s, advanced level. Students can choose from a variety of courses to study the topics they want to study.

30

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