Stephen Anderson Profile

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Dr. Stephen Anderson View CV

  • Department: College of Education
  • Associate Professor
  • Room: WH-322n

Stephen C. Anderson an associate professor of Curriculum & Instruction and graduate coordinator at Texas A&M Central Texas. He studied at the Catholic University in Lima Peru, in 1976 and Huancayo, Peru, in 1978. He receive his M.A. in Latin American studies in 1979 and his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. His specialties are educational biography and curriculum issues. He began teaching in Georgetown Texas in 1984 as Migrant Coordinator. From 1987 to 1994 he taught secondary courses in social studies. He is certified in composite social studies, Spanish and English as a Second Language. From 1994 to 1999 he taught at Richate High School, an at risk school in Georgetown, Texas.  He is one of three professors who began the department of education at Tarleton State University-Central Texas in 1999. He earned tenure at Tarleton State University in 2006. He joined the faculty at Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 2008 to 2012. In 2009 he did professional development in the United Arab Emirates in the Emirates of: Al Sharjah, Ras Al Khamiah, and Khorfakkan In 2012 he joined the faculty at Texas A&M University Central Texas. In 2014 he received the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Community Development Award. He served as Faculty Senate President from 2014 to 2015. He received the R.E.C.K.E.D. award from the student government senate in May, 2016. In December, 2016, he was selected to the Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators. He is the author of J. W. Edgar, Educator for Texas, published by Eakin Press in 1984 and one of six authors of The Best Preparation for the TExAS (Texas Examination of Educator Standards) PPR (Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities) Tests for EC-4, 4-8, and EC-12, Published by the Research  & Education Association in 2004.