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Dr. Lori Nanney

Associate Professor of Education


  • BS, Elementary Education, Gardner-Webb University
  • M.Ed., Gardner-Webb University
  • Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction, Gardner-Webb University
  • Certified National Board of Professional Teaching Standards

Courses Taught

  • Birth-Kindergarten Education
  • Elementary Education

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2018 GOAL - The Degree Completion Program Faculty Member of the Year
  • National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC) Peer Reviewer for Early Childhood Programs
  • Environmental Rating Scales Assessor
  • Early Head Start Education Policy Council- Cleveland County Partnership for Children

Dissertation Title

  • Perceptions of High School Graduates and High School Dropouts Regarding Early Education Experiences

Areas of Research Interests/Expertise

  • Case Study
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education