Faculty Profile

Kae E. Keister

Assoc Prof/Chair

College of Education

kae.e.keister@wilmu.edu

Phone: (302) 734-2594

Associate Professor

Ed.D., NOVA

M.Ed., Salisbury University

B.A., Pfeiffer University

Biography

Experience 1/10 – Present Regional Chair Teacher Preparation Undergraduate Programs for Dover and Georgetown – Advise, hire and teach adjunct faculty. Schedule and manage course offerings. Advise, mentor, teach and counsel student teacher preparation candidates. 7/07 – 1/10 Coordinator Teacher Preparation Undergraduate Programs for Dover and Georgetown – Advise, hire and teach adjunct faculty. Schedule and manage course offerings. Advise, mentor, teach and counsel student teacher preparation candidates. 3/10 – Present Associate Professor, School Leadership Faculty, Wilmington University, New Castle, DE – Apply new trends in school leadership to course content and syllabus. Mentor, coach, teach and advise new school leaders and their faculty in school settings. 3/03 – 2/10 Assistant Professor, School Leadership Faculty, Wilmington University, New Castle, DE – Apply new trends in school leadership to course content and syllabus. Mentor, coach, teach and advise new school leaders and their faculty in school settings. 7/06 – Present Electronic Portfolio Liaison – Coordinated and developed the use of an electronic portfolio for students in eleven College of Education programs for use with NCATE data collection of student outcomes on university program and graduation competencies 9/06 – 8/09 Co-Chairperson, Instructional Resources Committee, Faculty Senate, Wilmington University, New Castle, DE 3/09 – Present Member, Instructional Resources Committee, Faculty Senate, Wilmington University, New Castle, DE 3/03 – 7/07 Clinical Coordinator for Lower Delaware and Maryland, Wilmington College, Dover, DE and Assistant Professor, School Leadership Faculty, Wilmington College, New Castle, DE 3/03 – 7/04 Downstate Program Coordinator and Advisor for Graduate Education Programs – MEE, MSE, MEDSL, MET, MEDIN - Wilmington College, Dover, DE 6/85 – 3/03 Principal, Benjamin Banneker Elementary School Milford School District, Milford, DE Chairperson, District Reading/Language Arts Committee Chairperson, District Values Committee Chairperson, District Writing Committee Collaborator, NCREST with Linda Darling-Hammond, Beverly Faulk and Ann Liebermann, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY Network School, Basic School Model for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching with Ernest Boyer 10/84 – 3/03 Professor, Adjunct School Leadership Faculty Wilmington College, Wilmington, DE 9/89 – 3/03 Associate Professor, Adjunct Faculty University of Delaware, Newark DE 9/81 – 9/86 Adjunct Instructor Delaware Technical and Community College Georgetown, DE 10/75 – 6/85 Assistant Principal, Milford Middle School Milford School District, Milford, DE 9/71 – 10/75 Fifth and Sixth Grade Elementary Education Teacher Cape Henlopen School District, Nassau, DE 6/71 – 9/71 Pre School Teacher Assistant, Migrant Program Smyrna School District, Smyrna, DE 2/71 – 6/71 Fifth Grade Teacher Millingport Elementary School, Millingport, NC 6/70 – 9/70 First Grade Teacher Assistant, Summer School Smyrna School District, Smyrna, DE 9/73 – 3/74 Sports Photographer and Developer, 9/74 – 12/74 County Post newspaper, Millsboro, DE 9/69 – 6/70 Director, Mental Retardation Recreation Program Albermarle Presbyterian Church, Albermarle, NC 6/69 – 9/69 Lead Counselor, Delaware Easter Seal Society, 6/68 – 9/68 Fairlee Manor Camp, Chestertown, MD 6/67 – 9/67 6/66 – 9/66 Certifications and Training 2003 PATHWISE** Training, Enhancing Professional Practice, Educational Testing Service, Wilmington University, Dover, DE 2004 Online Training, Hybrid and Distance Learning Instructional Authorization, Wilmington University, New Castle, DE 2006 National Assessor for Delaware Academy for School Leadership, State of Delaware Developmental Assessment Center, Dover, DE 2007 – Present Vision 2015 “Thought Partner” for Millsboro Middle School, Indian River School District