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Dr. Craig Hammonds

Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Programs in Education
Education Department
Office: Parker 112
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8017900 College St, Box 8017BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4189(254) 295-4189
Subjects Taught: Classroom Management; Education Administration
Degrees Earned: Doctor of Education - University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Master in Teaching - City University; Bachelor of Arts - Western Washington University; Associate in Arts & Sciences - Lower Columbia College
Bio

Dr. Craig Hammonds has lived and served as an educator in Texas and Washington State.  He received his Associate in Arts & Science degree from Lower Columbia College; his Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington University; his Master in Teaching degree from City University of Seattle; and his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Dr. Hammonds worked for 13 years in public education as teacher and administrator.  He join the faculty at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor as an Assistant Professor of Education in 2011 and currently serves as Director of Graduate Programs in Education.  Dr. Hammonds has authored and co-authored articles found in Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, Instructional Leader, Insight, and The Texas Forum of Teacher Education. He also co-authored the books Professional Development for School Leaders and Trust and Verify: The Real Keys to School Improvement.  Dr. Hammonds has presented at numerous state, regional, national and international conferences.  He has served on the ad hoc communications committee for the Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, as a public school representative board member for the Texas Association of Teacher Educators, and as a Developing Disciplinary Literacy Consultant with the University of Texas.  He is a member of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Association of Teacher Educators.  He currently serves as a Principal Investigator with Project mNET through The Ohio State University. Dr. Hammonds’ professional goal is to serve the field of education through quality leadership, research and instruction.  Areas of professional interest for Dr. Hammonds include: succession management; sustainable leadership; leadership recruitment and development, teacher preparation; educator trust and motivation; and campus administration.

Dr. Hammonds and his wife Megan were married in 1999 and have two daughters, Mylie and Chloe. The Hammonds live in Belton, Texas where they worship and serve at First Baptist Church. Dr. Hammonds enjoys sporting events, running, mountain biking, and spending time with family and friends.

Publications and Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

 

Referred Journal Articles

 

  1. Hammonds, C.  (2015). Success from the start: Supporting new principals through collaboration.  Insight: Texas association of school administrators journal. 30(3).

  2. Schumacher, G., Hammonds, C. (2015). There’s battle lines being drawn.  Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership.  18(4).

  3. Kunders, T., Hammonds, C. & Schumacher, G. (2014).  Excuse buster: The newest role for the instructional leader.  Insight: Texas association of school administrators journal.  29(2).

  4. Allison, B., Schumacher, G., & Hammonds, C. (2013).  Teacher dismissal for cause.  Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. 16(4).

  5.    Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., & Galow, T. (2013). Motivating teachers, meeting expectations. Instructional Leader. 26(6).

  6.    Galow, T., & Hammonds, C.  (2012). Professional growth for school principals.  The Texas Forum of Teacher Education. 2(1), 69-87.

     

     

    Book

     

    1.         Galow, T., Hammonds, C. (2014). Professional development for school leaders.  Saarbrucken: Scholars Press.

     

    Book Chapter

     

    1.         Hammonds, C. (2016) And the pendulum swings. In, Trust and Verify:  The Real Keys to School Improvement edited by Dr. Dean Fink.  London: Institute of Education Press.

     

    Dissertation

     

    1.         Hammonds, C (2011). An analysis of ideal and actual succession management practices in a select region of Texas public schools (Doctoral dissertation, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2011).

     

     

    PRESENTATIONS – Peer Reviewed and Invited

  1. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., Hendricks, R.  Inspiring and Motivating Pre-Service Teachers.  Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference.  Orlando, FL.  February 2017.

  2. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., Hammonds, C.  Improving Graduate Educator Preparation Programs: An Alternate Route to Alternative Educator Certifications.  Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference.  Orlando, FL.  February 2017.

  3. Fink, D., Hammonds, C., Sanden, T., Svedberg, T., Whittingham, T. Trust and Verity: The Real Keys to School Improvement. International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Annual Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland.  January 2016.

  4. Riegel, L., Parker, B., Hammonds, C.  6 Golden Nuggets for Successful Online Community Management.  International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Annual Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland.  January 2016.

  5. Hammonds, C. Growing Leaders Through Casual Conversations. Kappa Delta Pi Convo 2015. Orlando, FL.  October 2015.

  6. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T. Collaboration: A necessary Ingredient for Teacher Motivation. Kappa Delta Pi Convo 2015. Orlando, FL.  October 2015.

  7. Kunders, T., Hammonds, C. Excuse Buster: The Newest Role of the Instructional Leader. Kappa Delta Pi Convo 2015. Orlando, FL.  October 2015.

  8. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., Hendricks, R. Shaping the Motivational Orientation of Pre-service Teachers. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Minneapolis, MN. August 2015.

  9. McQueen, A., Kunders, T., Hammonds, C. Interventions Throughout the P-20 Education System. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Minneapolis, MN. August 2015.

  10. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., Bellomo, C., Gallardo, A., Sanchez, B.  Improving Graduate Programs: Creating an Alternate Route to Alternative Certification.  Texas Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference.  Austin, TX. June 2015.

  11. Hammonds, C. 2014 Summer Research Grant.  Fall Faculty Workshop. UMHB, Belton, Texas. August 2014

  12. Schaffer-Rose, J., Hammonds, C., Kunders, T. Recruiting and Retaining Quality Teachers and Administrators. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Niagara Falls, NY.  August, 2014.

  13. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T., Hendricks, R. Motivating Teachers and Meeting Expectations.  Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Niagara Falls, NY.  August, 2014.

  14. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T. M., Galow, T. Leadership Synergy: Conquering Confusion Through Collaboration. Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, TEPSA Tour. San Antonio, TX. November 2013.

  15. Hammonds, C., Chaney, A., Davis, A., Woodall, J. Improving Graduate Programs: Reflections from Students on Program Changes. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Washington D.C. July 2013.

  16. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T. M., Galow, T. Leadership Synergy: Conquering Confusion Through Collaboration. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Washington D.C. July 2013.

  17. Hammonds, C., Kunders, T. M., Galow, T. Leadership Synergy: Conquering Confusion Through Collaboration. Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, Summer Conference. Austin, TX. June 2013.

  18. Hammonds, C. Acquiring skills in working with others as a member of a team and Developing creative capacities (writing, inventing, designing, performing in art, music, drama, etc.)CELT Presentation. UMHB, Belton, Texas. March 2013.

  19. Hammonds, C. Succession Management: Striving to Increase Sustainable School Leadership. Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Cambridge, MA. 2012.

  20. Hammonds, C. Training Leaders. Temple Independent School District Leadership Cohort. Temple, TX. 2012.

  21. Hammonds, C. Modeling Auditory Reading Strategies in Math and Science. Disciplinary Literacy Task Force at the University of Texas. Austin, TX. 2012 

  22. Hammonds, C., Vasek, A., Zipperlen, M. Planning for your Successor. Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education Fall Texas Teacher Education Conference. Corpus Christi, TX. 2011.

  23. Hammonds, C. An Introduction to School in Texas. Openbare basisschool ‘de Kring’. Maastricht, The Netherlands. 2010.

  24. Tyson, J., Hammonds, C., Bohannon, K., Jones, G. Transforming a Large Urban School into a PYP School. International Baccalaureate North America Regional Conference. Chicago, IL. 2007.

GRANTS AND GRANT INVOLVEMENT

 

  1. Site Principal Investigator, (University of Mary Hardin-Baylor), Temple ISD and Killeen ISD partnership with The Ohio State University KNOTtT 3.0: Mobilizing National Educator Talent (m-NET) Transition To Teaching Project (2011-2016). Teacher Quality Grant, Office of Innovation and School Improvement, $10.8 million, No Child Left Behind (2001) US DOE Grant

     

     

    Internal Support

     

    • Faculty Development Funds Award – Received financial support ($1,300) to attend and present at the ATE Summer Conference: Living and Learning Across a Lifetime in Cambridge, Massachusetts (May 2012).

 

  • Summer Research Grant – Received financial support ($5,000) to contribute a chapter for publication in: Trust and Verify: The real keys to school improvement.  The book is scheduled to be published by the Institute of Education Press ((IOE Press) based in the Institute of Education at the University of London (Summer 2014).

Dr. Craig Hammonds
Dr. Craig Hammonds