Dr. Melissa Deibel

Dr. Melissa Deibel
Chair of Education, Co-chair of Professional Studies, Assistant Professor of Middle Grades Education
melissa.diebel@kwc.edu
(270) 852-3230
Faculty Office Building #17

 


Education

  • Ed.D., Higher Education, Concordia University-Portland
  • M.S., Elementary Education, Reading Specialist, Fort Hays State University
  • B.S., Middle Grades Education (ELA, Social Studies, K-12 ELL, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Certifications

  • NE English and Social Studies, 4-9
  • NE ELL, K-12
  • KS English and Social Studies, 6-8
  • KS Reading Specialist, K-12

Professional Memberships

  • International Literacy Association
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Association for Middle Level Education

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer, Middle Grades Curriculum, EPSB, 2019- present
  • National Teacher Advisory Board for Teaching Tolerance Magazine, 2011-2013

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Diebel, M.M. (2019). From crickets to engagement: How to use questions in your classroom. Presentation for Faculty, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY
  • Diebel, M.M. (2019). Play and fun in the secondary classroom. Presentation accepted by Colorado Council of International Literacy Association, Denver, CO.
  • Diebel, M.M. (2016).Let’s play! Engaging students in the classroom. Presentation accepted by Colorado Council of International Reading Association, Denver, CO.
  • Diebel, M.M. (2015).Creativity, innovation, motivation, learning. Presentation accepted by Colorado Council of International Reading Association, Denver, CO.
  • Diebel, M.M. & Jank, R.M. (2014).Modifying the reading workshop to meet the needs of all learners. Presentation accepted by Colorado Council of International Reading Association, Denver, CO.