Faculty Profile


Beverly Chin

Beverly Chin

Professor and Chair of English Department

Email: beverly.chin@umontana.edu
Office: Liberal Arts 132
Office Hours:

Fall 2018:  Wednesdays & Thursdays      3 pm --5 pm  by appointment, please.

Because I have numerous meetings, I encourage people to make an appointment (for any day of the week) by phone or email.  

Personal Website

Current Position

Chair, Department of English

Director, English Teaching Program & Montana Writing Project

Courses

Fall 2018:   ENT 440 Teaching Writing  and ENT Creative Drama in the English Class

 

 

 

Education

Ph. D. in Curriculum & Instruction, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR--emphasis in Reading & Language Arts and Secondary Education

Graduate courses in Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA--emphasis in Alternative Teacher Education

M. A. in English Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL--emphasis in English Education and Higher Education

B. A. in English Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL--emphasis in Education and Humanities

Honors

Richard W. Halle Award for an Outstanding Middle Level Educator--National Council of Teachers of English (2015)

Distinguished Service Award of National Council of Teachers of English; a lifetime achievement award for outstanding contributions of professional service (within the Councl and outside), including scholarly or academic distinction at any level; distinguished use of language; and excellence in teaching (2012)

Rewey Belle Inglis Award for an Outstanding Woman in English Education--National Council of Teachers of English; a lifetime achievement award (2005)

Who's Who in American Education (2004)

Distinguished Educator Award--Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts (2001)

Distinguished Alumni Award--Florida State University-College of Education (1995)

Phi Kappa Phi (1994)

Distinguished Teacher Award--University of Montana (1987)

Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award--University of Montan (1985)

Outstanding Young Women in America (1980)

Phi Delta Kappa (1974)

Kappa Delta Pi (1971)

Phi Beta Kappa (1970)

Lambda Iota Tau (1970)

Mortar Board National Honor Society (1970)

 

Home Department

Department of English 

Area of Expertise

English Curriculum and Instruction; Reading and Language Arts

Chair Director Departments

English

Teaching Experience

Previous teaching experience:

Asst. Prof. of Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Visiting Asst. Prof. of Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Asst. Prof. of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Adjunct Asst. Prof. of English, Pinal Community College, Mesa, AZ

 Asst. Prof. of Elementary and Secondary Education, University of New Orleans, LA

English & Reading Teacher, Melbourne High School, Melbourne, FL

Adult Education Instructor, Brevard County Public Schools, Melbourne, FL

Affiliations

President, National Council of Teachers of English (1996)

Board Member, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (1995-2003)

Senior Project Consultant, National Assessment of Educational Progress--2011 Writing Framework (2009-2011)

President, Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts (1985); NCTE Liaison and UM Representative (2000 to present)

Executive Board, NCTE Middle Level Section Steering Committee (2010-2014)

Executive Committee, Conference on English Leadership (2003-2006)

Executive Committee, Conference on English Education (1982-85)

Member, Adolescent Literature Assemby of NCTE (2000-2015)

Member, Children's Literature Assembly of NCTE (2000-2015)