Donald A. Williams
- Ph.D., The Ohio State University; Teacher Education - Science Education, 1995
- MA., Grace College and Seminary; School Administration, 1980
- M.S., State University of NY; Mathematics Education, 1975
- BS., Wayne State University; Biophysics, 1973
2003-Present: Professor, Malone University; teaching Middle Level education and graduate courses. Directing the graduate education programs.
1999-2003: Associate Professor, Grove City College; teaching science methods and educational foundations. Supervising secondary mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology student teachers. Developed partnerships with two schools in conjunction with field studies in elementary science methods.
1995-1999: Visiting Assistant Professor; The Ohio State University; Department of Integrated Teaching and Learning. Teaching science methods in OSU's M.Ed. program and graduate level courses in science education, developmental psychology, and foundations of education. Conducting research in reform-based partnerships between teachers and science professionals, in problem-based learning, and in mentoring of beginning teachers.
1997-98 Project Discovery Instructor; Project Discovery - Ohio Systemic Science Initiative; Coordinating and instructing Physics-by-Inquiry summer institute for middle level and high school teachers.
1995 - 1997 Adjunct Professor, Ashland University; Teaching elementary mathematics methods to master's degree students.
1995, Program Evaluator, Science and Math Network of Central Ohio
1994-1995, Strand Coordinator, The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
1989-1992, Headmaster, Houston, Texas
1985-1989, Elementary Principal/ Headmaster, Prairie Village, Kansas
1980-1985, High School Principal/H.S. Science-Math Teacher, Forrest City, AR
1976-1980, High School Science Head, Fort Wayne, IN
1975-1976, Junior High Teacher, Poland, NY
- Nature and Needs of Adolescents
- Teaching Integrated Science in Secondary Schools
- Teaching Science in Middle Grades
- Techniques of Research
- Practicum in Staff & Curriculum Development I
- Principles of Secondary Instruction
- Instructional Design
- School Law
- Practicum in Staff & Curriculum Development II
Recent Scholarly Work
Research and CLASS (Classroom Assessment System) Trainer with the Teacher Quality Partnership