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Dr Beth Fleener

[Dr Elizabeth Fleener]

Academic Staff
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
about me

Research Interests

Research Interests
Mathematics Education and Teacher Preparation especially in math with an emphasis in data driven instruction and special student populations. Pedagogically research and development with practically application for on-campus and online learning environments.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Teacher Preparation and Elementary Mathematics

Education

Education

    • 2016 PhD in Curriculum and Instruction and Higher Teacher Education
      Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • 2011 MED in Arlington, Texas
      The University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2006 B. A. S in Communication
      Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas
      (Distinction: Magna cum laude)

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2008 EC-4 ESL Supplemental,
    • 2007 EC-4 Generalist,

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2020 to Present Senior Teaching Innovation Research Associate
      Center For Research in Teaching and Learning Excellence - Faculty Affairs, Office of The Provost - University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    • Sept 2017 to Present Clinical Assistant Professor
      College of Education; University of Texas – Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2020 Director of Accelerated Online Programs
      College of Education, University of Texas – Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    • Aug 2015 to Aug 2017 Fourth Grade Lead Math Teacher; Team Leader
      Grand Prairie ISD, Grand Prairie, Texas
    • Aug 2016 to Dec 2016 Adjunct Professor
      Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Memberships

    • Oct 2012 to Present National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
      Teaching and Learning: NCTM provides guidance and resources for the implementation of research-informed and high-quality teaching that supports the learning of each and every student in equitable environments. ◦Access, Equity and Empowerment: NCTM advances a culture of equity where each and every person has access to high-quality teaching empowered by the opportunities mathematics affords. ◦Building Member Value: NCTM provides community and resources to engage and listen to members in order to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. ◦Advocacy: NCTM engages in advocacy to focus, raise awareness, and influence decision makers and the public on issues concerning high-quality mathematics teaching and learning.

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2020 Best Online Master's in Education Programs in 2020 sponsored by US News and World Report

Publications


      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Building a Connection: Mentoring over Managing
        [Fleener, Elizabeth]. Educational Leadership : Journal of the Department of Supervision and Curriculum Development, N.E.A. Submitted.

Courses

      • ELED 4687-002 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4687-200 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4311-002 TEACH MATH IN EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101487)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4687-008 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ELED 4687-800 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ELED 4311-002 TEACH MATH IN EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101487)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4687-010 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4687-110 CLINICAL TEACH EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101492)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ELED 4311-002 TEACH MATH IN EARLY & ELEM ED
        (Course Id: 101487)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      EC-6 Program
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Program Coordinators Council
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Attendee, Meeting
      Recruitment Committee
    • Jan 2018 to  May 2018 Course Designer
      Course Development EDUC 4319 Classroom Assessment
      Created and designed a course that will introduce students to classroom assessment strategies that are used to inform teaching. Focus includes ways to interpret standardized test results and create and use authentic classroom-based assessments to design and deliver differentiated instruction. Course topics also include: RtI (Response to Intervention), and ESL/ELL and Special Education students. Data-based instructional decisions will also be introduced. Course includes a field-based component.

Service to the Profession

    • 2011 to  Present
      Peer Journal and Elementary Book Reviewer
      National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    • 2017 to  2017
      Presenter for 40th Annual SERA – Educational Leadership: Elementary Administration’s Effect on Campus Culture and Climate (2/2017)
      Southwest Educational Research Association
    • 2016 to  2016
      Presenter for 39th Annual SERA – Graduate Student Research: Impact of Teachers’ Years of Experience of Student Mathematics Achievement from 3rd to 5th Grades: A Quantitative Study (2/2016)
      Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA)
    • 2015 to  2015
      Elementary Math Presenter
      Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Conference, Region X