Penney Carden
2001-2004 Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale,Florida
  • Ed.D. Instructional Technology and Distance Education
1998—1999 ValdostaStateUniversity Valdosta,Georgia
  • M.Ed. Secondary Education
  • 4.0 GPA
1972–1975 Whitworth College Brookhaven,Mississippi
  • B.S. in Education
  • Salutatorian of Graduating Class
  • Ira C. Mayfield Teacher’s Award
2009 – Present Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN
Assistant Professor
  • Teach Undergrad Courses
    • Technology for Educators (EDU 2100)
    • Educational Test and Measurements (PSY 4020)
    • Teaching in Middle and Secondary Schools (EDU 2200)
    • Methods and Materials for Secondary (EDU 4230)
  • Teach Masters Level Courses
    • Technology for Instructional Leaders (EDU 6015 - Ed Leadership Program)
    • K-6 Math (TMA 6530 - MAT Program)
    • Math for Elementary Educators (TMA 6505 - MAT Program)
  • Serve on University QEP Committee
  • Chair Committee to create Graduate level technology course for MAT Program

2004 – 2010 Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, Indiana
Adjunct and Category B Faculty
  • Taught a variety of Master’s level online classes including Computers in Education
  • Served on Standard 1 NCATE Committee
  • Wrote Curriculum and Intro to Teaching Master’s level courses
  • Instructional Advisor for Masters of Education cohorts
  • Lead Facilitator for Curriculum course in M.Ed. program
  • Trained and mentored new facilitators and advisors

2004 - 2009 Pike County Schools Zebulon, Georgia
  • Title I Math teacher for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades (4½ years)
  • High School Math (Geometry and Algebra) Teacher (1 year)
  • Served on the District Response to Intervention Team
  • Conducted progress monitoring for at-risk students
  • Redelivered Georgia Performance Standards training to Colleagues
  • Served on Professional Learning Committee
  • Mentored new teachers

1997–2003 Ware County High School Waycross, Georgia
Math Teacher
  • Taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Applied Math
  • Served on “Algebra I End of Course Test” review committee for theGeorgia
Department of Education* Served on “Curriculum Mapping and Alignment” Math Committee
  • Served as Co-chair for School Improvement
  • Chaired sub-committee for SACS accreditation
  • Mentored new teachers and student teachers

  • Mathematics Certification (6-12) Georgia and Tennessee
  • Music Certification (K-12)GeorgiaandTennessee
  • TeacherSupportSpecialistEndorsement–GeorgiaDepartmentof Education
  • GPS Train the Trainers for 7th Grade Math (6-day training by State DOE)
  • STAR Math (Diagnostic Assessment)
  • Accelerated Math (a computer-managed math instruction)
  • iLearn Math (a computer-based math instruction)
  • STEEP (a Response to Intervention Program)
  • Plato (a credit recovery program)
  • Office Products
  • GeorgiaVirtual School Instructor Training
  • Learning Focused Schools
  • Understanding by Design
  • Cell Phones Have Class. (2010). Nazarene Educators Worldwide(online).
  • Cell Phones Have Class. (2010). City Educators Magazine.
  • 2011. Cell Phones Have Class.Midwest Scholars Conference (with Lea).
  • 2011. Teaching Online with Ease and Grace: The Claroline System. PDK
International (with Cox, Lea, Parrot, and Swink)* 2010. Teaching Online with Ease and Grace: The Claroline System. Southeastern
Regional Association of Teacher Educators (with Cox, Lea, Parrot, and Swink)* 2010. Teaching Online with Ease and Grace: The Claroline System. International
Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning. (with Cox, Lea, Parrot, and Swink)* 2009. Using Standards to Teach Fractions.Murfreesboro City Schools
  • 2008. Georgia Performance Standards Redelivery.Pike County Middle School
  • 2007. Math GPS training. Pike County Schools
  • 2007. Differentiated Instruction for 7th Grade Math.Pike County Middle School
  • 2006. The Math Journey from NI to AYP. Georgia Compensatory Educational
Leadership Conference* 2006. GPS Assessment for Pike County Middle School
  • 2005. Georgia Performance Standards. Pike County Middle School
  • 2004. Innovative Math Strategies. Bacon County High School Staff Development
  • 2003. Math Matters. Georgia Tech Prep State Conference
  • 2003. Email as an Instructional Aid. Georgia Tech Prep State Conference
Service Activities
  • Served on “Algebra I End of Course Test” review committee for Georgia DOE
  • Advisory Panel Member for iLearn Math Company
  • Basic Computing for Nazarene Haitians (2010) with Lea