Meet the Editors and Reviewers
Dr. Marva Solomon
Marva Solomon is an Associate Professor at Angelo State University. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include digital literacy, early readers and writers, and culturally responsive teaching. She has had articles published in The Reading Teacher, Research in the Teaching of English, and Talking Points. She regularly presents at national literacy conferences including the International Literacy Association, National Council of Teachers of English, and the Literacy Research Association.
Dr. Carlos Flores
Carlos A. Flores, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Angelo State University. He holds an EdD from Texas Tech University. His research interests include co-teaching, online education, and Deaf and Hard of Hearing. He is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children and has presented at numerous CEC state, divisional, and national conferences.
Dr. Leah Carruth
Leah Carruth is an Assistant Professor at Angelo State University. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. Her research interests include social and emotional development, early childhood, early readers and writers, and culturally responsive teaching. She regularly presents at national conferences including the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Kappa Delta Pi Convocation, and Whole Language Umbrella.
Dr. Raelye Self
Raelye Self is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Angelo State University. She facilitates the principal and superintendent certification programs. She holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Texas Tech University. Her research interests are primarily focused upon principal preparation, effective school leadership practices, and competency-based curriculum. She presents at state and national conferences and is a member of numerous state, national, and international professional organizations.
Dr. Tia Agan
Tia Agan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Angelo State University, where she oversees the graduate field experience program, including practicums in Professional School Counseling and School Administration and internships in Superintendent and Student Development and Leadership. Dr. Agan has almost 30 years of experience in education as a teacher, public school administrator, university advisor, and instructor. Her research interests include best practices in online education, certification, field experience, and practicums. She has several published articles, and she regularly presents at conferences such as the Southwest Educational Research Association, the Consortium of State Organizations of Texas Teacher Education, and the Delta Kappa Gamma Texas State Organization.
Dr. Brook Dickison
Brook Dickison is an Assistant Professor at Angelo State University. She holds a Ed.D. from Texas Tech University. Her research interests include education policy, higher education student development, higher education special populations such as veterans, and online higher education/adult learners. She is the chair of the West Texas Legislative Summit hosted by Angelo State University, Congressman Mike Conway, Senator Charles Perry, and State Representative Drew Darby. She is a member of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the United Way as the ASU representative. She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.