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Kathy Mountjoy Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Foundations

Dr.
Business Education
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 346
Office Hours
Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11
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Biography

I began my career as a high school business teacher. I have taught at the high school level, community college level, and university level. I have a B.S. and M.S. in Business Education; my Ph.D. is in EAF.

Current Courses

362.001Basic Business and Marketing Instruction

462.001Basic Business and Marketing Instruction

499.001Independent Research For Master's Thesis

363.001Methods of Teaching Keyboarding, Info Processing, and Computer Applications

141.003Personal Financial Literacy For The College Student

364.001Teaching Keyboarding & Info Processing In Elementary Schools

482.091Coordination Techniques of Career and Technical Cooperative Education Programs

499.001Independent Research For Master's Thesis

480.091Organization and Administration of Career & Technical Cooperative Education Programs

141.001Personal Financial Literacy For The College Student

398.001Professional Practice: Business Education Internship

Teaching Interests & Areas

Business Education; Business Teacher Education, Computer Education; Financial Literacy

Research Interests & Areas

Business Teacher Education; English Language Learners; Workforce Education

PhD Educational Administration and Foundations

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

MS Business Education

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

BS Business Education

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

Teacher Educator of the Year

Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education
2021

Association for Research in Business Education (ARBE) Business Education Research Award (for empirical research)

Delta Pi Epsilon Research Conference
2016

Illinois Business Education Association Writers' Hall of Fame

Illinois Business Education Association
2016

Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a University Business Teacher

North Central Business Education Association
2015

Alpha Phi Omega Chapter Distinguished Service Key

Alpha Phi Omega Theta Epsilon
2013

Collegiate Teacher of the Year

Illinois Business Education Association
2010

Exploring the Concerns of Business Student Teachers

Delta Pi Epsilon
2010

Book, Chapter

Davis, T., & Mountjoy, K. Teacher Certification and Licensure Assessments. Assessment Strategies in Business Education. National Business Education Association Yearbook (2017): 38 - 47.
Davis, T., & Mountjoy, K. Innovative Instructional Strategies for Integrating Soft Skills. Diane J. Fisher (EDs). National Business Education Association Yearbook (2016): 63 - 78.
Fletcher, E., Mountjoy, K., & Bailey, G. Exploring the Preparedness of Business Education Teacher Candidates for Their Internships: The Perspectives of Mentor Teachers. Technological Applications in Adult and Vocational Education Advancement. IGI Global (2013): 171-183.
Mountjoy, K., & Drage, K. Entrepreneurship. Beryl C. McEwen (EDs), Effective Methods of Teaching Business Education - National Business Education Association 2013 Yearbook. National Business Education Association (2013): 209-220.

Conference Proceeding

Davis, T., & Mountjoy, K. Planning for Student Teacher Success in the Era of Performance-Based Assessments (2019): 2 - 3.
Davis, T., & Mountjoy, K. Supervising Student Teachers in the World of Performance-Based Assessments. Business Education Research Conference in cooperation with the National Business Education Association Annual Convention (2018)
Mountjoy, K. A Comparative Study of Professional Requirements for Career and Technical Education Cooperative Education Program Coordinators in Secondary Schools in the United States. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon) (2017)
Davis, T., Mountjoy, K., & Singley, R. K-12 Teacher Perceptions Concerning Their Knowledge of Personal Financial Literacy and Dispositions to Teach Personal Financial Literacy Courses in Illinois Public Schools,. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon) (2015)
Mountjoy, K. English Language Learners in Business Education. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon) (2015)

Journal Article

Davis, T. S. & Mountjoy, K. J. (2021). Impact of psychological contact violations: Stories from educators. International Journal for Business Education, No. 161, 9 - 22.

Davis, T., & Mountjoy, K. Supervising student teachers in the world of performance-based assessments: Professional development needs of cooperating teachers and university supervisors. Elizabeth Hodge (EDs). Business Teacher Education Journal (2018): 9 - 14.
Davis, T., Mountjoy, K., & Palmer, E. Creating an Instructional Framework to Prepare Teacher Education Candidates for Success on a Performance-Based Assessment.. Stephen D. Lewis (EDs). Journal of Research in Business Education, The 57.2 (2016): 1-13.
Fletcher, E., Mountjoy, K., & Bailey, G. Determining the Professional Development Needs of Business Education Mentor Teachers. Workforce Education Forum 36.1 (2012): 21-43.
Fletcher, E., Mountjoy, K., & Bailey, G. Exploring Concerns of Business Student Teachers. Delta Pi Epsilon Journal 53.1 (2011): 14-27.

Presentations

Does Utilizing a Lesson Plan Template as an Instructional Support Prepare Pre-Service Teacher Candidates to be More Successful on a Performance-Based Assessment and Build Comfort and Confidence Levels during Student Teaching?. Business Education Research Conference. Business Education Research Conference in cooperation with the National Business Education Association Annual Convention. (2019)
Utilizing a lesson plan template as an instructional support to prepare pre-service teacher candidates to be successful on a performance-based assessment. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2019)
Supervising Clinical and Student Teachers in the World of Performance-Based Assessments. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2018)
A Comparative Study of Professional Requirements for Career and Technical Education Cooperative Education Program Coordinators in Secondary Schools in the United States. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2017)
Creating an Instructional Framework to Prepare Teacher Education Candidates for Success on a Performance-Based Assessment. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2016)
English Language Learners in Business Education. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2015)
K-12 Teacher Perceptions Concerning Their Knowledge of Personal Financial Literacy and Dispositions to Teach Personal Financial Literacy Courses in Illinois Public Schools. Association for Research in Business Education: Delta Pi Epsilon (formerly Delta Pi Epsilon). (2015)
Margaret Erthal, Dona Walzer, and I presented a session on the changes in teacher certification requirements in the State of Illinois.. Illinois Business Education Association. (2014)
Exploring Business Teachers' Perceptions of Business Education Curriculum in the 21st Century. Delta Pi Epsilon Research Conference. (2012)
Exploring the Preparedness of Business Education Teacher Candidates for Their Internships: The Perspectives of Mentor Teachers. National Association for Business Teacher Education. (2012)

Grants & Contracts

Becoming an Urban Educator: Intellectual Growth and Development of Social Justice in Re-Designed Courses Serving Urban Teacher Preparation Program. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Initiative (SoTL) - Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2009)
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