Georgia State University Scholar Named to State Education Post

CaitlinDooleyCaitlin Dooley, an associate professor of education at Georgia State University in Atlanta, was named deputy superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Georgia Department of Education. Dr. Dooley will take a one-year leave of absence from her faculty duties in the College of Education at Georgia State. As deputy superintendent, Dr. Dooley will lead a statewide early literacy campaign.

Dr. Dooley has been on the faculty at Georgia State since 2005. She recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop curriculum for integrating computer science into urban elementary school classrooms. Dr. Dooley serves as co-editor of the journal Language Arts, a publication of the National Council of Teachers of English.

Dr. Dooley holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Virginia. She earned a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in language and literary at the University of Texas at Austin.

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