TWC graduates Master's students

Posted on: August 1, 2014

TWC celebrates the completion of its second cohort of MSCL graduates.

Tennessee Wesleyan College is celebrating the completion of its second cohort of students in the Master of Science in Curriculum Leadership (MSCL) graduate program. Participants began their studies last fall and have worked diligently to finish all requirements in the 30 semester-hour program of study. Essential parts of their coursework included opportunities to put theory into practice through a hands-on administrative internship plus a capstone action research project. They chose to examine a wide variety of issues related to leadership in both educational and non-profit settings.

Students in the 2014 MSCL cohort and their research interests are:

Graduate Student

Action Research Project

Barnett, Melissa

Students At-Risk: Prevention through Risk Factor Identification

Casteel, Cody

Algebra I Discovery Education Benchmarks: An Indicator for End of Course Exam Results?

Ingram, Carol

The Effects of TAPTM: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement on Student Growth in English/Language Arts (ELA)

Irwin, Ashley

The Effects of Smaller Class Size in Kindergarten

Self, Staci

The Effectiveness of an Adult Life Skills Program

Tallent, Donna

The Effect of School Media Library Pedagogy and Interventions on Student Attitudes toward Reading and Independent Reading Habits

Traer, Marissa

Gender Grouping in the Classroom

Vacheresse, Josiah

Higher Education Fund Raising: Where Does Donor Loyalty Lie?


For more information on TWC’s Master of Science in Curriculum Leadership, contact Dr. Patricia Ging, TWC interim associate dean for education and behavioral sciences, at