Dr. Christie M. Rodgers, EdD
Dr. Christie Rodgers is the Director of Clinical Experiences for CBU’s Department of Education. She specializes in reading achievement and technology. Being able to partner with local school districts as well as mentoring students and teachers are the things she is passionate about the most. Investing in the next generation of educators is incredibly inspiring to her because she had so many educational leaders who were instrumental in her career of 26 years. Dr. Rodgers is married and has two teenage sons. In her free time, she runs TV cameras for Hope Church’s Production Team.
- Union University, EdD
- Union University, EdS
- Freed-Hardeman University, MA
- University of Memphis, BA
Publications and Research Focus
Rodgers, C. M., & Campbell, L. (2021, July 26). How read-alouds can benefit older students.
Rodgers, C. M. (2021, May) What if We Read Together?
Rodgers, C. M. (2021, February 23). Using read-alouds to improve older elementary students’ literacy skills
Rodgers, C.M. (2014). Augmented reality books and the reading motivation of fourth-grade students (Publication No. 3582799) [Doctoral Dissertation, Union University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.
Service and Community Engagement
In 2021, Dr. Rodgers represented the state of Tennessee and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTEE) in Washington, D.C. She spoke to Congressional leaders and their staff about how to safely transition schools to a post-pandemic world. Additionally, she advocated for Congress to pass the $7.1 billion dollar American Rescue Plan Act that provided funding for universities, colleges, and school districts. At the local level, Dr. Rodgers is a middle school mentor at Hope Church. She also serves on the Hope Video Production Team where she runs TV cameras for live events and services.
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