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Dr. Kelly Clark

Director of Innovative Undergraduate Curriculum
Assistant Professor, Ed.D.


  • BS, East Carolina University
  • MA, Gardner-Webb University
  • EdD, Gardner-Webb University

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Gardner-Webb University
  • Dissertation Chair, Gardner-Webb University
  • Independent Consultant, Frontline Education
  • Service Provider, Teachscape
  • Co-Founder, Camlynn Consulting
  • Assistant Principal, Liberty Middle School
  • Middle Grades ELA Educator, Heritage Middle School and Topsail Middle School
  • High School ELA Educator, Bunker Hill High School and East Burke High School
  • Other various responsibilities: edTPA Coordinator, Alternative Licensure Officer

Courses Taught

  • Select courses in BS in Education
  • All courses in EdD in Curriculum and Instruction
  • All courses in Masters in Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Select courses in Masters of Executive Leadership Studies
  • Select courses in EdD in Organizational Leadership

Awards and Recognitions

  • National Board Certified Teacher, 2005-2015
  • North Carolina Middle School Association’s Team of the Year for Region 7, 2002
  • North Carolina Teaching Fellow

Selected Interviews and Publications

  • Successful eLearning begins with well-prepared teachers – Editorial published in eCampus News and eSchool News, 2014
  • Using Video for Action Research – White Paper published by Teachscape, 2013

Dissertation Title

  • Technology-Assisted Formative Assessment and its Impact on Instructional Decision Making:  A Mixed Methods Collective Case Study of Study Island in the Middle Grades

Areas of Research Interests/Expertise

  • Mixed Methods
  • Teacher Leadership
  • Technology
  • Action Research
  • Assessment
  • Computer Aided Instruction
  • Competency-Based Instruction
  • Standards-Based Grading