NWP Co-Director, National Presenter/Trainer Teacher: Middle School At-risk/Gifted and Talented/Pre-AP; Instructor: Developmental Writing, Assoc. Prof. of English English Composition I & II; Freshman Year Experience AP Exam Scorer (ETS/CollegeBoard) Author of Standardized Writing Passages THECB Item Analysis Review Team Lumina Nex Dev Challenge Getting Past Go Certifications: Emotional Intelligence, Developmental Adult Education, Secondary Language Arts, Peer Mediation
Student Led Active learning Peer workshopping Critical thinking Flipped classroom
2013 Instructor of the Year at COM 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012 Finalist for College of the Mainland Instructor of the Year 2004 Texas State Middle School Teacher of the Year 2004 Teacher of the Year, Dickinson ISD 2004 Channel 2 Sunshine Award Margaret Hill/Greater Houston Area Writing Project Scholarship CCCC (NCTE) Scholarship TCTELA Research and Travel Grant Scholarship
2008-2009 Kellogg Institute/NADE, Doctoral Courses & Research Project (Learning Communities and EI), Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C. 2004 Masters of Art; Literature/Creative Writing, UHCL, Houston, Texas 1999 Bachelors of Science/Secondary Ed.; University of Oklahoma, Norman, Ok. 1997 Associates; Murray State College, Tishomingo Ok.
Publications: "Why I Teach" Southern Poverty Law Journal's Teaching Tolerance Journal Writing in the Classroom (Kindle/Nook) Five Flash Fiction Tales for Teens (Kindle/Nook) NADE Digest Using Emotional Intelligence in a Learning Community Setting Natalie: Diary of a Senior Year (Publish American--Young Adult Novel) College 411 (Kendall Hunt Publishing; First Year college survival skills) Developmental Writing Workshop (Basic Writing Skills) MindPlay (Secondary Assessment Articles) NCTE TCTELA Numerous Educational Articles WEBSITE: www.bethhammett.com