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Kitty Spires, TeamUP Faculty Advisor

Kitty Spires teaches all Developmental Courses at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, South Carolina. She serves as lead teacher for Reading 032 and as a committee member for the English 032 course. Her professional memberships include NADE, SCADE, International Reading Association, and National Council of Teachers of English. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Columbia College, a Master’s in Divergent Learning from Columbia College, and the Educational Specialist degree in Language and Literacy from the University of South Carolina. Her teacher research focused on Self-efficacy and Self-regulated Learning in the Community College setting.She has presented seminars on critical thinking, reading strategies, and Self-efficacy at NADE and SCADE. Her experience in the Dev. Ed classroom equips her to be able to help other professors in developing support for their educational and pedagogical challenges. She enjoys the research, planning and presentationof an effective seminar that bring new ideas and information to the learner.     [ Click for More ]