Dianne Reed, EdD

Professor of Education


  • EdD, Educational Administration, Texas A&M University
  • MA, Special Education-Educational Diagnostician, Prairie View A&M University
  • BA, Elementary Education, Prairie View A&M University

Courses Taught

  • Individual Psychological Evaluation
  • Educational Appraisal of Individuals with Exceptionalities
  • Practicum in Diagnosis (Educational Diagnosis)
  • Advanced Assessment in Special Education
  • Internship (Principalship)
  • Clinical Teaching in EC-6 Classrooms

Teaching Focus

Special Education- training the beginning educational diagnostician
Educational Leadership- training the beginning principal/assistant principal

Awards and Honors

  • Biltmore 2009 Honors Edition of Who’s Who Among Executives and Professional Women – representative for the professional and business community of The Woodlands, Texas (2009)
  • Promotion to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure (2007)
  • Approval to retain Full Membership- Doctoral Graduate Faculty Status [pursuant to Academic Policy Statement 801014] (2007)
  • Nominated to serve as an external program reviewer for Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas (2007)
  • Recipient of an enrichment grant from the College of Education and Applied Sciences, (2001)
  • South Montgomery County Century Club- Generous Support of Services to Young People (2000)
  • The Texas Alliance of Black School Educators- Minority Principal of an Exemplary Rated School (1999)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Weblog Fox Patrol of Pack 886 for helping them complete the requirements to receive their scholar pin  (1998)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from FFA of The Woodlands High School for encouragement, cooperation, and assistance given to the students of the organization in helping them to accomplish outstanding achievements in agriculture, leadership, citizenship, and community development (1997)
  • South Montgomery County, The Woodlands, Texas, YMCA honor and enrollment as a member of the YMCA Century Club for the generous support of services to young people (1993)

Current Research Interests

  • Development of educational leadership programs designed to assist school districts in the development, enhancement, and expansion of innovative programs to recruit, train, and mentor principals and assistant principals
  • Literacy programs for students at risk of failing in school;
  • Teaching and learning classroom strategies
  • Cultural proficiency for school leaders
  • Educational assessment
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