Cynthia M. Compton

Cynthia M. Compton, Assistant Professor of Graduate EducationCapstone Coordinator and Coordinator of the MAED program
University of Virginia, Ph.D. (2002) - Educational Leadership
Butler University, M.A. (1986) - English
N.C. State University, B.A. (1977) - English with teaching certification
Contact Information
"The Impact of an Educational Intervention on Students' Abilities to Identify Plagiarism" (in press) American Journal of Pharmacy Education 2014
Authors: Michelle DeGeeter, PharmD1; Kira Harris, PharmD, BCPS2; Heather Kehr, PharmD, BCPS2; Carolyn Ford, PharmD2; Daniel C. Lane, PharmD, PhD2; Donald S. Nuzum, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDE2; Cynthia Compton, PhD3;and Whitney Gibson, PharmD candidate2

"Thank You, Miss Katherine," in Kappan  November 1, 2008

"What Do Teachers Want?" in Journal of Staff Development  August 2010
Book Review
American School of Board Journal - Kime 2001

Invited Presentations

Horn, Suzanne; Compton, Cynthia; Gleiser, Samantha; Etheridge, Kimberly (2012)  “Assisting Struggling Biology Students to Succeed Using the Use of SQ3R.” The 3rd International Multi-Conference on   Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2012. Orlando Florida.   

Thornburg, A.W., Horn, S.E., Arriola, T., Bonner, P. & Compton, C. (2010) “Learning Together to Help At-Risk Fifth Graders Succeed.”  National Professional Development School Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Horn, S.E., Thornburg, A.W., Irma, B., Doran, B, Bonner, P & Compton, C.  (2010) “Working Together to Help Prevent Kindergarten Student Summer Reading Loss,” .National Professional Development School Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Favorite Podcasts

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Diversity and Global Development
Communications and Community Relations
Supervision of Instruction
Curriculum and Instructional Leadership
Capstone Seminar
Research Design
Professional Organizations
North Carolina Association of School Administrators
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Phi Delta Kappa International
Learning Forward (previously National Staff Development Council)