Wayne Lord

Associate Dean

Wayne Lord

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

Wayne is the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs in the College of Education. His PhD in Educational Administration and Masters in Music Education are from the University of South Carolina. He earned a B.A. in Music (Piano Performance) from Augusta College.

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  • UH 345

Education

  • Ph.D., Edual Admin and Supervision University of South Carolina -, 1993

  • EDS, Edual Admin and Supervision University of South Carolina -, 1990

  • MMED, Music Teacher Education University of South Carolina (, 1975

  • BA, Music Augusta State University, 1972

Certifications

  • South Carolina Teaching Certificate South Carolina State Department of Education,

Awards & Honors

  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2011

  • Faculty Teaching Award College of Education, 2008

  • President’s Award National Association for Gifted Children, 2006

  • Richard W. Riley Service Award South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education, 2004

  • Friend of Gifted Education Award South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDEI 8461

    Educational Change
  • EDTD 6950

    Selected Topics: Curr. and Instr. Conversion

Teaching Interests

Leadership, Educational Policy, Instructional Supervision

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education, 2016
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Harnessing and Guiding the Power of Policy: Examples From One State’s Experiences., 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Off the page and into practice: Advocating for implementation of gifted programming standards, 2012
  • Gifted education: Promising policies, promising practices, promising progress., 2010
  • Policy and underrepresented gifted students: One state’s experience, 2010

Research Interests

Gifted Education Policy

Department Service

  • New Faculty Mentors 2008 - 2010

    Role: Faculty Mentor

College Service

  • Graduate Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • NCATE Steering Committee 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Dean Search Committee College of Education 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Search Committee Associate VP Interdisciplinary Research 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Enrollment Management 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • SACS Faculty Credentialing 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee Associate Vice President for Major Gifts 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee College of Education Dean 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • NCATE Specialized Professional Association 2009 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer
  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission 2007 - 2015

    Role: Task Force Member
  • NCATE Board of Examiners 2007 - 2015

    Role: Task Force Member
  • National Association of Gifted Children 2004 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Department of Education 2009 - 2011

    Role: Other