Faculty and Staff Profiles

Dr.Torre Kelley
Instructor Coordinator, Instruction Curriculum Leadership
Email: tckelley@memphis.edu
Office Location: 705 Lambuth Blvd Rm 219
Education
  • Bachelor of Science Education - Lambuth College - 1989
  • Master of Arts in Education Teaching and Learning - Bethel College - 1996
  • Doctorate of Education Leadership and Professional Practice - Trevecca Nazarene University - 2010

Work Experience

  • Teacher, Second Grade - Ripley Elementary School - 1990-1992
  • Teacher, Fifth and Sixth Grade Language Arts - Tipton-Rosemark Academy - 1992-2002
  • Adjunct Instructor, College Prep Reading and Writing - Dyersburg State Community College - 1997-2002
  • Teacher, Third Grade - East Side Elementary School - 2002-2009
  • Instructor, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership - University of Memphis - 2009- present
Honors/Awards
  • Teacher of the Year - Tipton-Rosemark Academy - 1996
  • Teacher of the Year - East Side Elementary - 2007

Teaching Experience

  • ICL 4001 Learning in the Urban Environment - University of Memphis
  • ELED 4353 Science Methods BLOCK - University of Memphis
  • ELED 4354 Practicum BLOCK - University of Memphis
  • RDNG 4240 Literacy in Grades K-3 - University of Memphis
  • RDNG 4241 Literacy in Grades 5-8 - University of Memphis
  • ELED 3261 Method/Teach/Science/Elem Grde - University of Memphis
  • ICL 7605 Methods of Teaching Science - University of Memphis
  • ICL 4904 Student Teaching Supervision - University of Memphis
  • ELED 3242 Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools - University of Memphis
  • RDNG 7553 Literacy in Grade K-4 - University of Memphis
  • ELED 3281 Practicum TAL K-6 - University of Memphis
  • ICL 7709 Urban Learning Environment - University of Memphis
  • ELED 3271 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementay Schools - University of Memphis
  • ICL 7030 Assessment and Evaluation - University of Memphis
Service
  • University of Memphis - Teacher Education Program Interviews - Fall 2009 to Fall 2016
  • University of Memphis - ICL-Elementary Education Program Area Committee - Fall 2009 to present
  • University of Memphis - Masters Project Evaluator - Spring 2009 - Present
  • East Side Elementary - Mentor Teacher - 2005-2006
  • East Side Elementary - Mentor Teacher - 2008-2009
  • East Side Elementary - Leadership Team - 2007-2008
  • Tipton-Rosemark Academy - Alumni Association Board of Directors - 2001-2002
  • Haywood County Schools - Regional Academic Decathlon Proctor - 2004-2010
Presentations
  • Watlington, D., Cornelius, A. & Kelley, T. (2015, June). Windows, android, apple: Use any tablet or smartphone in the classroom with device neutral apps. Poster presentation at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Cornelius, A., Kelley, T., & Watlington, D. (2015, January). Windows, android or apple? Tablet or smartphone? Learn how to incorporate multi-platform tablet or smartphone technology and device neutral apps into instruction. Lifelines for Educators, Jackson, TN.
  • Watlington, D., Cornelius, A., & Kelley, T. (2014, June). Breaking new ground: iPads in teacher education programs. Poster presentation at International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE), Atlanta, GA, June, 2014.
  • Watlington, D., Cornelius, A., & Kelley, T.(2014, April). Using QR codes in the classroom. Tennessee Educational Technology Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Cornelius, A., Kelley, T., & Watlington, D. (2014, January).Uncovering more resources through QR codes in the secondary classroom. LifeLines for Educators Conference, Jackson, TN.
  • Cornelius, A., Kelley, T,. & Page, L. (2014, October) Dealing with the Ds: Differentiation and Disabilities. Hardeman County Correctional Center Faculty In-service, Somerville,TN.

Appendix A - Teaching Experience

  • RDNG 4240 - Literacy in Grades K-4
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 5-8
  • ICL 4001 - Learning in the Urban Environment
  • ELED 4353 - Methods of Teaching Elementary Science
  • ELED 4354 - Practicum in Elementary Education
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy for Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3261 - Methods of Teaching Elementary Science
  • ICL 7605 - Methods of Teaching Science in Elementary Schools
  • ICL 4904 - Student Teaching Supervision
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • ICL 7709 - Urban Learning Environment
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • RDNG 7553 - Literacy in Grades K-4
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3261 - Methods of Teaching Elementary Science
  • ELED 3281 - Practicum in Elementary Education
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • ICL 4904 - Student Teaching Supervision
  • ICL 4001 - Learning in the Urban Environment K-8
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3261 - Methods of Teaching Science in the Elementary Grades
  • ELED 3281 - Teaching Practicum/Elementary
  • ICL 7709-341 - Urban Learning Environment
  • ELED 3242-241 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • ELED 3242-341 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • RDNG 4241-501 - Literacy in Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3242-501 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • ELED 3261-503 - Method/Teach/Science/Elem Grde
  • RDNG 7553-501 - Literacy in GradesK-3
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning Elem School
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning Elem School
  • ICL 7709 - Urban Learning Environment
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning Elem School
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning Elem School
  • RDNG 4241507 - Literacy in Grades 4-8
  • RDNG 4241503 - Literacy in Grades 4-8
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning in Elementary School
  • ELED 3242501 - Teaching/Learning in Elementary School
  • ELED 3242505 - Teaching/Learning in Elementary School
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 4-8
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 4-8
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School
  • RDNG 4240-504 - Literacy in Grades K-3
  • RDNG 4241-503 - Literacy in Grades 4-8
  • ELED 3242-141 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary Classroom
  • ELED 3242-505 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary Classroom
  • RDNG 4240-503 - Literacy in Grades K-3
  • RDNG 4240 - Literacy in Grades K-4
  • RDNG 4241 - Literacy in Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School
  • RDNG 4240 - Literacy in Grades K-4
  • RDNG 4241 - Literature in Grades K-4
  • RDNG 4241 - Literature in Grades 5-8
  • ELED 3271 - Methods for Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Schools
  • ICL 7030 - Assessment and Evaluation
  • ELED 3271 - Methods for Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Schools
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • RDNG 4240 - Literacy in Grades K-4
  • ELED 3242 - Teaching and Learning in Elementary Schools
  • ELED 3271 - Methods for Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Schools