Dr. Tiffany Boury

Dr. Tiffany Boury
Associate Professor of Educationtboury@franciscan.edu(740) 284-5294


  • Instructional Management and Leadership, PH.D. – Robert Morris University
  • Masters of Education, Specialization in Reading and Literacy – Walden University, April 2006
  • Highly Qualified Teacher Certification – Muskingum College
  • Masters Courses in Special Education – West Virginia University
  • Teacher Mentor Program, 2003
  • Special Education – West Liberty University
  • B.A. in Elementary Education – West Liberty University

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor – Franciscan University
    • Undergraduate Reading, Language Arts Instruction and Undergraduate and Graduate Language Arts and Reading course , Field Experience and Teaching Strategies (EdTPA assessment)
    • Coordinator for the Gaming, Austria International Field Experience (E.L.I.S.A.)
    • Graduate Education
    • Online course creation with synchronous and asynchronous instruction
    • Center for Leadership, faculty
    • LD/DH Intervention Specialist – Bridgeport School District
      • Writing and maintaining Individualized Education Plan goals, creating behavior charts and modification for students.
      • Provided inclusion support and accommodations
      • Reading and Language Arts Instructor for 5th through 8th grade students.

Current Certifications

  • West Virginia – K-6 Elementary Education
  • West Virginia – K-12 Intervention Specialist
  • Ohio – K-3 Elementary Certification
  • Ohio – K-12 Intervention Specialist, Highly Qualified
  • Intercultural Developmental Inventory, administrator

Professional Associations

  • European Scientific Journal
  • Association for the Sociology of Religion
  • OATE Ohio Association of Teacher Educators
  • Japan American Society of Pittsburgh
  • 2015 Steubenville Community Lending Library Project, advisor
  • Intercultural Academy for Intercultural Research
  • ASCD
  • Advisor for Kappa Delta Pi
  • Association for Middle Level Educators
  • Comparative and International Education Society:
    • Religion and Education SIG Committee
    • Religion and Education SIG – Secretary 2017-2019
    • International Education SIG Committee
    • High Education SIG
    • Academy for Educational Studies
    • Society of Catholic Social Scientists

Professional Development

  • Visiting Professor: University of Grigol Robakidze, Tbilisi , Georgia
  • Presenter: 7th Global Academic Meeting 2017 “Cultivating A Community of Change Through The Implementation of Shared Leadership Theory” Budapest , Hungary
  • European Scientific Journal Reviewer
  • Comparative and International Education Society Reviewer
  • 2014 Civic Award: Martin Luther King Youth Advocacy Committee
  • 2012 Outstanding Field Experience Program: Ohio Association of Teacher Education
  • Ohio Department of Education, Social/Emotional Learning, Standards Committee, Columbus, OH 2010
  • Martin Luther King Celebration, Student Advisory, Steubenville, OH 2009, 2010
  • OCTEO (Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations) Conference, Dublin, OH 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Literacy for a Lifetime, Powerful Teaching, Engaged Learning, Youngstown State University, OH 2010
  • Pennsylvania Association of Young Children Conference, Pittsburgh, PA 2009

Community and Service Activities

  • Chairperson for the New Faculty Committee
  • Center for Leadership, fall 2014
  • Franciscan After School Tutoring Program, Steubenville Public Library and Martin Luther King Center
  • Chiron Student Advisory Council of Franciscan University
  • Comcast Cares Day : Martin Luther King Center


  • Excellence in Teaching Award

Select Publications & Accomplishments

  • “Fostering a Culture of Collaboration….”

    Fostering a Culture of Collaboration During International Pre-service Teacher Field Placements: The Power of Mentor Teachers European Scientific Journal July 2016

  • “Connecting Faith and Pedagogy…”

    Presenter: Comparative and International Educational Society, Ubuntu! 2015” Connecting Faith and Pedagogy: Identifying Charisms in a Catholic University’s Study Abroad Experience.

  • “Technology-Literate School Leaders in a 1:1 iPad Program…”

    Technology-Literate School Leaders in a 1:1 iPad Program and Teachers’ Technology Self-Efficacy. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (IJICTE)Issue #42 (Vol 11 Nr 2) In Press

  • “Critical Issues in Education Conference…“

    Presenter: Critical Issues in Education Conference, Academy for Educational Studies 2014 “The Development of a Procedural Program (E.L.I.S.A) Establishing International Preservice Teacher Field Placements with Reflections of Cross Cultural Observations in Gaming, Austria. (Longitudinal Study)

  • “Catholic Social Teaching: Connecting School and Community…“

    Presenter: Bishop King Mussio 2014: “Catholic Social Teaching: Connecting School and Community Using KIVA to Teach the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Justice.” (Co-authored curriculum resources)

  • “Synchronous Online Distance Learning: Lesson Learned from a Pilot Study in Educator Preparation”

    Presenter: Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations, 2014 “Synchronous Online Distance Learning: Lesson Learned from a Pilot Study in Educator Preparation”

  • “Teacher Preparation Toward 2030”

    2013 Penn Sate Shenango Teaching Conference “Teacher Preparation Toward 2030: Global Cyber and Technology”

  • “Reflections from Austria:…”

    “Reflections from Austria: The Use of Online Technology to Facilitate Pre-Service Teachers’ Engagement and Cultural Competency Development During an International Field Placement.” International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (IJICTE) Issue #35 (Vol 9 Nr 3)

  • “The Heart and Soul of Our Clinical Practices:…”

    Professional Development Schools National Conference, 2012 “The Heart and Soul of Our Clinical Practices: Strategic Partnerships”

  • “Using a Wiki to Facilitate…”

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 2012 “Using a Wiki to Facilitate Pre-Service Teachers’ Cultural Awareness Evolutions during an International Teaching Field Placement: A Preliminary Report”

  • “The Development of a Procedural Program (E.L.I.S.A)”

    The Development of a Procedural Program (E.L.I.S.A) Establishing International Preservice Teacher Field Placements with Reflections of Cross Cultural Observations in Gaming, Austria. ProQuest. DA1/A 74-02 (E),p.,Oct. 2012

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