Service


Higher Education Service Experience

Doctoral Externship Project:
Develop New Special Education Licensure Track
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
Wrote full proposal and developed coursework to add a new Special Education (General Curriculum, K-12) licensure track to the current education program. The new program was approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and was implemented in Fall, 2014.  New courses developed and approved by Virginia Department of Education, Accreditation Board for Teacher Education Licensure and Randolph-Macon Curriculum Committee as part of new special education endorsement program include:                                                                                      

EDUC 234 Issues in Special Education
EDUC 235 Characteristics of Exceptional Learners
EDUC 236 Characteristics of Exceptional Learners Fieldwork
EDUC 357 Principles and Methods in Special
EDUC 425 Student Teaching for Special Educators
EDUC 426 Observation for Special Educators

For additional information about the new Special Education Track a Randolph-Macon College, click the newsletter link below.
SPED Newsletter

Education Alumni Board Member, 2013 to present
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia

Clinical Faculty Training, 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Participated in semester-long clinical faculty training experience
Supervised novice teacher using collaborative coaching methodology

Teaching-Related Community Service Experience

Disciples Class Teacher, 2015 to 2017
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Taught classes for college students and young adults
Write new objective-based curriculum
Adapt published curriculum to meet participants’ needs

BYKOTA Class Teacher, 2000-2015
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Taught classes for adult learners
Write new objective-based curriculum
Adapt published curriculum to meet participants’ needs

Middle School Girls Deeper Groups Teacher, 2012-2013
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Hosted and taught small group sessions for middle school girls
Wrote new objective-based curriculum

Family Life Educator, July 2008
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Taught AIDS prevention and relationship skills in three high schools to about 700 secondary students

Odyssey of the Mind Coach, 2006-08
Pole Green Elementary School, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Coached one Primary and two Division I teams

Vacation Bible School Director, 2005-08
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Wrote new curriculum and/or adapted curricula to meet participants’ needs
Recruited and trained leaders
Administrated program from initial planning to evaluation

Relationship, Marriage and Parenting Teacher, 1998-present
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Teach topical seminars/series that strengthen marriages and equip parents
Write new curriculum and/or adapt curricula to meet participants’ needs

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Contact: Amber Peacock
Randolph-Macon College
Education Department
P. O. Box 5005
Ashland, VA 23005-5505
amberpeacock@rmc.edu
804.412.2025 (office)
804.564.9860 (cell)