Dr. Davis awarded Educator’s Honor Roll from Southeastern Louisiana University
Dr. Bridgette Davis has joined the “Educator’s Honor Roll,” an appreciated group of educators that go above and beyond, from the College of Education at Southeastern Louisiana University. She was recognized at Southeastern as a distinguished alumna.
“I'm honored and incredibly humbled to have a plaque with my name and picture added to the ‘honor roll’ with so many other professors I have admired and respected throughout my educational career,” said Dr. Davis.
Dr. Davis is a two-time alumna of Southeastern, receiving her bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry Secondary Education in 1999 and her master's degree, Biology Secondary Education in 2003. She completed her PhD in secondary education with an emphasis in science education and adolescent literacy in 2010 from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Now Dr. Davis is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at LSU. In this position, she teaches and prepares future and veteran teachers to effectively design and teach science, using research-supported instructional practices. She is dedicated to the education of students.
Dr. Davis serves as the principal investigator, director, and designer for the Gulf Coast Academy for Science Literacy in which she is responsible for creating and implementing professional development training for middle school teachers using STEM modules with embedded literacy instruction. She is also the director of the Gulf Coast Regional Seaperch Challenge.
Dr. Davis’ research interests include K-12 STEM curriculum development, particularly in the areas of literacy integration, student awareness, and preparedness for careers in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, specifically preparing future teachers and professional development for current K-12 teachers.
The LSU School of Education offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction and in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling. The school’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues.
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The College of Human Sciences & Education is a nationally accredited division of LSU. Formed in 2012, the college brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer eight undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.