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Educational Foundations

Educational Foundations & Special Education

Deborah Harley EdD
Deborah Harley-McClaskey

Deborah  Harley-McClaskey EdD

Associate Professor
Program Advisor
Contact:
423-439-7683 /
Warf-Pickel 426

 

 

See Dr. Harley-McClaskey's Selected Works


EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
  • M.A. Guidance and Counseling, University of South Florida
  • B.A. Mathematics & Secondary Education, University of South Florida
  • A.A. Mathematics, St. Petersburg Junior College

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Leading Nonprofits
  • Introduction to Leadership Effectiveness
  • Strategies for Workplace Communication and Personal Effectiveness
  • Foundations of 21st Century Organizational Leadership
  • Orientation to the Profession of Education

RESEARCH FOCUS

  • Leadership Development
  • Non-profit Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Consult: Strengths Coach, 7 Habits, 7 Habits for Managers, 5 Choices
  • Consult: 7 Habits for College Students, Great Leaders, Trust, Behavior Styles
  • Consult: Custom Designed Leadership Programs
  • Engagement in Organizations
  • Development process of growing as a leader
  • Service Learning

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Covey, S., De Zelaya, M.R.N., and Harley-McClaskey, D. (2019). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students: Succeeding in College ... and in life, 2nd Ed. Franklin-Covey.

Harley-McClaskey, D. (2016). Developing Human Service Leaders. Sage Publishing: San Francisco.

Peer Reviewed:

Moore, T.W., Harley, D. K., & Tarnoff, K. A. (2011) Assessing Student Leadership Learning Objectives: It isn’t as difficult as it appears. Journal of the Academy of Business Education, 12, 35-55.

(1998) Monograph AAHE Caring and Community: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Nursing: A Case Study of a Service-Learning Project in a Nurse-managed Clinic for Homeless and Indigent Individuals. Carol Macnee, Deborah H. White, and Jean Hemphill. ERIC.

 Publications By Invitation:

Harley-McClaskey, D. K. (2009) and (2018) Leadership. In Owens, D. & McClaskey, D. J., Introduction to Quality Management Training Manual (pp.2-1 - 2-42) American Society for Quality.

White, D. H. Ed. (2002) Learning through Service: A Tennessee Sampler. Tennessee Commission for National and Community Service, on-line publication.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Presentations:

Harley-McClaskey, DK. (July 2019) Franklin-Covey LeaderU Summit, Integrating Leadership Education into Teacher Education.

Harley-McClaskey, DK. (July 2018) Early Childhood Conference, Stress Reduction and Time Management.

Harley-McClaskey, D. (July 2016) Association of Leadership Educators. Mining for Gold: New leadership program partners between 2 and 4 year colleges.

Cromie, P. & Harley, D.K. (October 2012) Association for Constructivist Teaching. Teaching Leadership and Constructivist Theory.

Horton, A., Harley, D. K., & Morris, N. (Nov. 2011) NMSA/AMLE National Conference, A Community of Leaders: One Middle School’s Experience.

Harley, D. K., & Cockerham, S. (October 2010) National Organization for Human Services Annual Conference, “Educating for Global Citizenship.”

Invited presentations:

SAAS/NIATx , National Conference 2008, Keynote Speaker: Leadership Impact on Human Resources; Workshop: Execution (June 2008).

Other Presentations:

Harley, D.K. (July 2018) Early Childhood Conference, Stress Reduction and Time Management

Cromie, P. & Harley, D.K. (October 2012) Association for Constructivist Teaching. Teaching Leadership and Constructivist Theory.

Cromie, P., Harley, D. K., & Polling, N. (March 2012) International Association of Laboratory & Charter Schools Conference, The Leader in Me Experience.

Horton, A., Harley, D. K., & Morris, N. (Nov. 2011) NMSA/AMLE National Conference, A Community of Leaders: One Middle School’s Experience.

Harley, D. K., & Cockerham, S. (October 2010) National Organization for Human Services Annual Conference, “Educating for Global Citizenship.”

Harley, D. K., & Richesin, A. (April 2010) Southern Organization for Human Services Regional Conference, “Building Capacity: Engaging staff to deliver children’s services through a new framework.”

Moore, T. W., Harley, D. K., & Tarnoff, K. A. (November 2009) Southern Management Organization Annual Conference, “Assessing Student Leadership Learning.”

Harley, D. K. (March 2008) Gulf South Summit, “Sustained Community Partnerships.”

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Clemmer College Award, Outstanding Faculty Collaborator, April 2013.

  • Women Who Make a Difference, recognition from Girls Scouts of the USA, Fall 08.

  • ETSU Outstanding Staff Member of the Year 2008.

  • Selected, Tennessee Volunteer Hero, Office of Governor of the State of Tennessee (Dec. 2000).

  • Recipient TN Higher Education Love Community Service Award, 1995.

SELECTED GRANTS RECEIVED

May 2014 – May 2015: In Top Form. Program funds to increase success through self-discipline and motivation for students enrolled in EDFN 2100, the gateway class to all students entering teacher education.  Part of a campus-wide effort to increase retention and successful degree completion at ETSU. 

August 2004 & 2005: Appalachian Regional Commission.  Funds to support college and high school student involvement in Tri-State Regional Economic Development Conference.

January 2002 –December 2004: Tennessee Campus Connection. Funds to support training students in Tennessee to become leaders in service and to establish criteria to assess best practices in Service-Learning in Tennessee Higher Education.

January 2000-December 2002:  Tennessee Campus Connection.  Funds to support training students in Tennessee to become leaders in service.  Research, writing and editing of online book Learning Through Service: a Tennessee Sampler. 

May 2000-2003: Tennessee College Corps. Funds to support a 96 member, part-time AmeriCorps program for higher education in Tennessee. 

July 1997-December 2000:  East Tennessee Consortium for Service-Learning.  Author and director of a program funded by the Corporation for National Service.  Consortium is a partnership between ETSU, King College, Milligan College, Tusculum College, Walters State Community College, Carson-Newman College, Maryville College, University of Tennessee, and Chattanooga State Community College.  Program creates service-learning course components and develops agency relations supporting student service placements.  Coordinate faculty and support staff and serve as liaison to a higher education advisory council to sustain the program. 

July 1994-1997: Northeast Tennessee Consortium for Service-Learning.  Author and director of a program funded by the Corporation for National Service.  Consortium is a partnership between ETSU, Milligan College, Northeast State Technical and Community College, and Tusculum College.  Established service learning course components and developed agency relations supporting student service placements.  Supervised faculty and support staff as well as served as liaison to a community advisory council to sustain the program.  Created plan to sustain service-learning programs within the consortium. 

October 1986-1989: Volunteer East Tennessee State University.  Author and director of a grant funded by ACTION to create a campus community service center.  Program involves coordination of student groups in volunteer activities, Adopt-a-School, Alternative Spring Break; verification and evaluation of volunteer hours and volunteers annually, advisement and training for student steering committee, work with 50+ community agencies.  Program continues to be sustained as a component of Student Affairs programs.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Community leadership, history, travel, master gardener, public affairs

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