Paulette Harris

Cree-Walker Chair in Education

Paulette Harris

Cree-Walker Chair in Education

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

The Graduate School

  • (706) 737-1497
  • UH 309

Education

  • EDS, Educational Leadership and Adm Augusta State University, 1995

  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction University of South Carolina -, 1983

  • MED, Elementary Education and Teach Augusta State University, 1974

  • BA, Elementary Education and Teach Augusta State University, 1971

Certifications

  • Early Childhood Education, Preschool through Grade 5

  • Educational Administration/Supervision/Leadership (L-7)

  • English (grades 6-12)

  • Gifted (P-12) Consultative

  • Gifted-Language Arts

  • Gifted-Reading

  • Middle Grades, Grades 4-8

  • Reading Specialist, Preschool-Grade 12

  • SP ED Language Arts Cognitive (P-12)

  • SP ED Math Cognitive

  • SP ED Reading Cognitive Level (P-12)

  • SP ED Science Cognitive Level

  • SP ED Social Science Cognitive

  • Special Ed. Curriculum (P-12) Consultative

  • Teacher Support Specialist and Gifted Endorsements

  • Teaching (T-7) and Leadership (L-7)

Awards & Honors

  • Poster Contest National Youth at Risk, 2019

  • Alumnae of the Year Augusta University College of Education , 2017

  • National Exemplary Model Status, AU Literacy Center National Reading Styles Institute, 2017

  • Outstanding Faculty Award Augusta University College of Education, 2015

  • Senior Navigator, United States Power Squadrons 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDUC 2900

    Literacy Tutoring/Mentoring L.
  • EDTD 4950

    Selected Topics: Family/Comm Literacy
  • EDUC 6950

    Selected Topics: Literacy in Family & Community
  • EDUC 6273

    Curr & Pro Design for Devl Tal
  • EDUC 6272

    Developing Outstanding Talents

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Lights, Camera, Read! , 2017
  • Puppetry Path 2 Science & Math, 2017
  • Family Literacy: Proven Practices , 2016
  • Leading Literacy Programs: Proven Practices. , 2016
  • Empowering Young Children in Poverty by Improving Their Home Literacy Environments, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Improving home literacy environments resulting in increasing literacy achievements and expanded interests of children in poverty and Dyslexia, Visual Edge, Literacy and Special Needs

Department Service

  • ASI Ed.D Committee Pre-Tenure Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Search Committee EDLR 2016 - 2017

College Service

  • AU Carnegie Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU COE PEC 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • AU Pre-tenure Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU COE EdD Committee - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU COE New Faculty - 2018

    Role: Faculty Mentor

University Service

  • AU Faculty Senate 2019 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • National Exemplary Model Program 2016 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • AU Faculty Development Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • AU Graduate Council 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Senate 2018 - 2019

    Role: University Senate Service

Professional Service

  • AU Literacy Center 1990 - Present

    Role: Director
  • Literacy Grant Reviewer/Burke County Early Headstart Program 2013 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer
  • Augusta Technical Institute, Early Childhood Institute 1992 - 2020

    Role: Board of Advisors of a Company
  • Augusta Technical College 2018 - 2019

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • Delta Kappa Gamma 2018 - 2019

    Role: Officer, Other Officer

Public Service

  • Burke County Schools/Blakeney Elem School, 21st Century Program & Head Start 2014 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • Terrell Academy 2003 - 2020

    Role: Board Member
  • Patchwork Players Performances & Porkchop Productions (Literacy Center) 1985 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • Charter School Bettis Academy, Aiken County 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Technical College Early Childhood Development Conference 2017 - 2018

    Role: Board Member