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Education, Development, Teaching, and Learning

College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Dia Gary Bio

Name

Dr. Dia Gary
 

Title/Rank

Associate Professor
 

Contact Information

  • Email: garyd@cwu.edu
  • Telephone: 509-963-1471
  • Office number: Black Hall, Room 208-6
     

Program

Early Childhood Education
 

Education

2016  Online Instructor: CWU Multi-Modal Certification

2014  TPEP Teacher and Principal Evaluation Training (ESD 105)

2013  Meyers Briggs Personality Assessment MBTI  Certification: Centers for Psychological Type Inc. (CPTI)

2013  First Aid Training Defibrillator: Red Cross Certification

2010  National Association of School Psychologists, National Certification

2010  Administration Certification: OSPI Washington State

2010  Ed.D Educational Leadership, George Fox University

2005  School Psychologist Certification: Eastern Washington University

1995  Montessori Certification Elementary I: American Montessori Society

1995  Montessori Elementary 1 Certification

1992  Montessori Certification Preprimary: American Montessori Society

1992  Master’s in Education Professional Development: Heritage University

1992  Elementary Ed Endorsement K-8: Central Washington University

1992  Montessori Certification Preprimary

1979  B.A. Education K-8, Psychology 4-12, Health Education 4-12: Central Washington University
 

Publications

Gary, D. (2019). Short and Sweet Volume 5 "All in the Family Tree" (pp. 26–27). Broken Arrow,  Oklahoma: Grace Publishing- Susan King Editor.

Gary, D.R. (2019) Support for Teacher Candidates and the edTPA.  Journal of Global Education and Research.

Gary, D., (2018, April). Service Learning: Practicing what we preach. Conference Preceding at the annual conference of Association of North America Higher Education International, Las Vegas, NE.

Gary, D. (2017). I Saw Warsaw. International Travel News (November) https://www.intltravelnews.com/2017/i-saw-warsaw

Gary, D., & Mathias, K. (2016). The effectiveness of peer review and preparation of teacher candidates for the edTPA. National Teacher Education Journal, 9 (2) pp.57-60.

Gary, D. (2016). A global experience; Teaching international students in an international setting. Journal of Educational Research and innovation, 6 (1) pp. 1-9.

Gary, D. (2016). Bilingual education; histories, controversies, and the philosophies that drive it. Journal of Modern Language Teaching Methods, 6 (1) pp. 256-263.   http://mjltm.org/files/cd_papers/r_20_170607222554.pdf

Gary, D. (2015). What is a “good teacher”? Does “good” resonate with the edTPA? Northwest Journal of Teacher Education. (Winter 2015). Retrieved from https://nwate.com/2015/01/11/what-is-a-good-teacher-does-good-resonate-with-the-edtpa/

Georgeson, T., Erion, V., & Gary, D. (2013). Threefold partnership. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Conference on Mentoring in Higher Education (pp. 1-5). Albuquerque, NM. University of New Mexico.

Gary, D. (2010). Response to intervention (RTI): An ethnographic study of special education directors' attitudes, thoughts, and perceptions working in rural communities in eastern Washington. (April 2010, UMI Publishing Dissertations).  http://www.amazon.com/Response-Intervention-RTI-ethnographic-perceptions/dp/1248956796


Presentations

Gary, D.R. (October, 2019) CWU: An Opportunity. Hou Kong Middle School. Macau, China: Government of China.

Gary, D (March, 2019) International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research-IOSSBR. Support for Teacher Candidates and the edTPA, New Orleans, Louisiana (March 25-26, 2019).

Gary, D (2018). Community Engagement Institute- PICCA- Partners in Campus and Community Engagement Service learning practicing what we preach. Spokane, Washington (May 22-23, 2018).

Gary, D (2018) Association of North America Higher Education International, Service learning practicing what we preach. Las Vegas, Nevada (April 16-21, 2018).

Gary, D. (May, 2017) Oh the places you will go; Teach internationally. Presentation for the Department of World Languages, Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University.

Gary, D. (October, 2015). Building positive relationships by knowing yourself. WAEYC: Seattle/Tacoma, Washington.

Gary, D. (March, 2015). ATLAS Panel Discussion. NBPTS: Teaching and learning, Washington, D.C.

Gary, D. (November, 2014). Teaming without tears: A Meyer’s Briggs training session. WAEYC: Seattle/Tacoma, Washington.

Gary, D. (November, 2014). A global experience; Teaching in an international setting. WAEYC: Seattle/Tacoma, Washington.

Gary, D. (June, 2014). Teaming without tears. Identification of personality traits/dispositions, and implementing strengths in team situations. Early Learning Conference, Yakima, Washington.

Gary, D. (May, 2014). Teach internationally: A perspective change. Infant and Toddler Conference, Tacoma, Washington.

Gary, D. (April, 2014). Threefold partnership: collaboration and mentoring program with the Ellensburg school district, Central Washington University, and Pre-service teacher candidates. Presentation at the Association of Childhood International Global Summit, Vancouver, British Columbia.

ATLAS I GRANT; National Board of Professional Teaching Standards 2013-15

Gary, D. (October, 2013). Impact and effectiveness of developmental relationships. Presentation at the University of New Mexico.

Gary, D. (October, 2013). The threefold partnership: Collaboration and mentoring program with the Ellensburg school district Central Washington University, and Pre-service teacher candidates. Presentation at the University of New Mexico.

 

Research Interests

Global and Cultural Competency

Early Childhood and Special Education

Teaching Internationally

Education Abroad
 

Professional Organizations

National Association of School Psychologists

Association for School Curriculum and Development

Association of Childhood International

 

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