Mary Strong, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Mary W. Strong has served as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and elementary school principal in public schools. Before joining the faculty at American College of Education, she taught at Iowa State University in the Curriculum and Instruction Department and at Widener University in the Reading Department.

Dr. Strong co-authored a book on the topic of literacy coaching and has published over 20 other articles on literacy instruction and leadership in state, national, and international journals. She is presently a board member of the Language Experience Special Interest Group in the International Reading Association and has served on the editorial review board of the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Education

  • Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction & Educational Administration
    West Virginia University
  • Master's in Reading Supervision
    West Virginia University
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education
    Duquesne University

Research Interests

  • Adolescent and adult literacy
  • Literacy coaching and instruction

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 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.

The program leads to PreK-12 district-level administrator’s licensure in Indiana.

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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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education

Designed to help you become a school principal, the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a PreK-12 school.

34

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