Beth Murray-Pendergraft

Program Director

Beth Murray-Pendergraft

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

The Graduate School

  • (706) 737-1414
  • UH 382

Education

  • Ph.D., Education, Other Georgia State University, 2008

  • MED, Early Childhood Edu and Teachi Augusta State University, 1993

  • BA, Early Childhood Edu and Teachi Augusta State University, 1987

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ELED 4381

    The Creative Arts
  • EDTD 6120

    Basic Instruction in Literacy

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Empowering Young Children in Poverty by Improving Their Home Literacy Environments, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Examining Elementary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy in three settings in the Southeast. , 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Understanding the impact of a state-wide reading consortium on literacy teacher educators, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Program Coordinator 2015 - Present

  • University Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Strategic Planning Environmental Scanning Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • College of Education Faculty Development Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • COE Promotion and Tenure 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Professional Education Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • COE Scholarship Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • University Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Convocation
  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Graduation
  • Institutional Study Abroad 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • SACS Visit Review 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • International Literacy Association 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • International Literacy Association 2012 - Present