Dr. Cheryl Cummins


Cheryl Jackson Cummins, Ed. D.


Associate Professor of Elementary Education


 


 


            Dr. Cummins received her Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi.   She received her Master of Education and Bachelor of Science in Education degrees in Elementary Education from Delta State University.


            Dr. Cummins began her career as an elementary teacher in Indianola, MS.  She taught first grade for 8 years at Lockard Elementary School.  She began her college teaching career at Delta State University in 1996.


 


Scholarly interests:  literacy instruction and disabilities in reading


Ask her about:  her children and her love of roller coasters


 


Courses taught:


     CEL 301        Introduction to Elementary Education


     CEL 312        Language Arts for the Elementary School


     CEL 317        Principles and Techniques of Teaching in Early Childhood


     CEL 497        Diagnosis and Evaluation of Student Achievement in the Elementary School


     CEL 496        Directed Teaching in the Elementary School


     CRD 325       Reading in the Intermediate and Secondary Schools


     CRD 326       Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties


     CRD 492       Special Topics in Reading Education


     CUR 302       Orientation and Field Experiences


     CRD 624       Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School


     CEL 612        Development, Assessment and Evaluation


     CEL 613        Communicative Arts


     CEL 620        Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education


     CEL 621        Education in the Intermediate Grades


     CEL 630        Practicum in Elementary Education           


 


Professional Memberships:


     International Reading Association


     Delta Kappa Gamma


     American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education


     Mid-South Educational Research Association


     Delta Reading Council