Instructor

Biography

Cynthia L. Wadlington

114 East Club Drive

Carrollton, Georgia 30117

404-944-8684

cwadling@westga.edu

 

 

Professional Objective:       To develop a community of learning through meaningful                                                                  instruction.

 

Education:

Ed.L. 2001                              University of West Georgia

                                                Leadership Academy Cohort

                                                Educational Leadership and Supervision

 

Ed.S. 1994                               University of West Georgia

                                                Early Childhood Education

 

M.Ed. 1985                             University of West Georgia

                                                Early Childhood Education

 

B.S. 1980                                University of West Georgia

                                                Early Childhood Education

 

 

 

Teaching Experience:

 

2015-                                       University of West Georgia – Carrollton, GA

Instructor

                                                Early Childhood through Secondary Education

 

2011-2015                               University of West Georgia

                                                Part time Instructor

                                                Department of Teaching and Learning

 

2009                                        University of West Georgia

Part Time Instructor

Department of Testing and Support

 

1985-2010                               Central Elementary School – Carrollton, GA

 

1981-1985                               H.A. Jones Elementary – Bremen, GA

 

1980-1981                               Temple Primary School – Temple, GA

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

  • Carroll County Schools – Carrollton, GA
    • Aspiring Leaders Cohort Program, 2004-2005
    • Young Georgia Author Teacher, 2002
  • Central Elementary School – Carrollton, GA
    • Budget Committee - Chairperson, 2001
    • Curriculum Committee, 1990-2005
      • Chairperson, 2000-2003
    • Founder and Director of Parenting Program (PAWS), 2005-2008
    • School Council, 2002-2004
    • School of Excellence Committee, 2003
    • School Improvement Board, 2000-2003
    • Student Support Team Coordinator, 2004-2006
    • Summer School Director, 2003
    • Teacher Support Specialist, 1990-2010
  • Training & Certification
    • Autism Training Certification, 2004
    • EDTPA Training, 2014
    • Georgia Teacher Evaluation Training (GTOI), 2004
    • In-Tech Certification, 2003
    • Learning Focused Strategies, 2003
  • Grants
    • Carroll EMC Operation Roundup Grant, 2005
    • Community Foundation of West Georgia Grant, 2006
    • Atlanta Gas Light Fund Grant, 2006
  • University of West Georgia Leadership Academy Cohort, 2001
  • “Who’s Who Among American Teachers”, 2005

 

 

Professional Service:

 

University of West Georgia

  • A-Day Fundraising Committee, 2016-present
  • Affiliate Graduate Faculty Appointment 2018
  • CCSE Tutoring Initiative Coordinator, 2018-present
  • College of Education Early Childhood Education Science Search Committee, 2016
  • College of Education Rebranding Committee
  • College of Education Tech Hub Committee, 2016-present
  • Early Childhood Education Block 1 Coordinator, 2016-present
  • Early Childhood Education Special Education Dual Certification Committee, 2017
  • Early Childhood through Secondary Education Sunshine Committee Chair, 2016-present
  • ECED 3214 (Exploratory Activities Music and Fine Arts) deemed a Service Learning Course, 2018
  • ECED 3214 Service Learning Projects – West Carrollton Park, 2017-2018
  • Faculty Senate, 2018-present
  • Graduate Oral Examination Committee for Candidate Maria Menendez, 5/2/2018
  • Graduate Oral Examination Committee for Candidate Kathleen Ingraham, 10/16/2018
  • Preview Day Representative, 2017-2019
  • Service Learning LEAP/CE Service Learning Committee, 2017-present
  • Undergraduate Program Committee, 2018-present

 

Courses Taught at UWG:

 

  • Children’s Literature (READ 3251), Fall 2015-present
  • Exploratory Activities Music and Fine Arts (ECED 3214), Fall 2014-present
  • Exploratory Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (ECSE 3214), Fall 2017-present
  • Investigating Critical Issues and Contemporary Issues in Education (EDUC 2110), Spring 2018
  • The Reading Writing Connection (READ 4253), Fall 2016
  • Teaching Creative Arts (ECED 7267), Summer 2016-present

 

 

Professional Organizations:

 

  • Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Georgia Association of Teachers and Educators (GATE)
  • National Education Association (NEA)

 

 

Professional Conferences:

 

  • University of West Georgia
    • Future Georgia Educators Day (Presenter), February 2017
    • Literacy and Beyond Conference, January 2016
    • Literacy and Beyond Conference, February 2017
    • Literacy and Beyond Conference (Presenter), January 2018
  • Association of Literacy, Education, and Research (ALER) National Conference (Presenter) - Myrtle Beach, SC, November 2016

(Presenter) - Louisville, Kentucky, November 2018

  • Common Ground Conference - Ocean City, Maryland, May 2019
  • EDTPA Southeastern Conference (Presenter) - North Carolina State University,

April 2017

  • Georgia Association of Teachers and Educators (GATE) Conference (Presenter) - Kennesaw State University, October 2017
  • Learning and the Brain National Conference – Orlando, FL, April 2016
  • Learning and the Brain National Conference – San Francisco, CA, April 2018
  • SHAPE America National Convention and Expo – Nashville, TN, March 2018
  • Woodruff Arts Educators Conference (Proposal) – Atlanta, GA, June 2016

 

 

Presentations:

 

  • “Are We There Yet?” – EDTPA Southeastern Conference, April 2017
  • “Designing with Little Bits” – UWG U-Code, March 2016
  • “Dr. Seuss and Literature” – Read Across America Day, March 2016 & 2017
  • “Into the ABC’s: Pre Service Teacher Candidates Learn About the Writing Process Through the Creation of Multi Genre Alpha Autobiographies” – Association of Literacy, Education, and Research (ALER) National Conference, November 2016
  • “Little Bits: Design and Build Your Own Invention” – Future Georgia Educators (FGE) Conference, January 2017
  • “Little Bits of Literature” –
    • Literacy and Beyond Conference, February 2017
    • Literacy and Beyond Conference, February 2018
    • Georgia Association of Instructional Technology (GAIT) Forum,

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Early Childhood Education, West Georgia College, 1980
  • M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, West Georgia College, 1985
  • Ed.S., Early Childhood Education, West Georgia College, 1994
  • Graduate Certificate, Educational Leadership and Instruction, University of West Georgia, 2001
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 01
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 02
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 03
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E02

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 01
    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 91
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 02
    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 02
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 03
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 91
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E02

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 03
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 91
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECSE-3214 (Expl Curr for PreK-5 Classroom) Section: 02
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 03
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 91
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 91
    • ECED-7267 (Teaching Creative Arts) Section: E01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 02
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 02
    • READ-4253 (The Reading Writing Connection) Section: 01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 01
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 02
    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 03
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 01
    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 02

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • ECED-3214 (Expl Activ:Music and Fine Arts) Section: 02