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Connie L. Bowman, Ph.D.

Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education

Full-Time Faculty


Email: Connie Bowman, Ph.D.
Phone: 937-229-3305

Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 680Y


  • Ph.D. in Teacher Education, The Ohio State University
  • M.Ed. in Counseling, University of Cincinnati
  • B.A. in Secondary Education, Capital University

Professional Activities

  • International Reading Association
  • Association of Teacher Educators
  • National Professional Development Schools
  • Ohio Association of Teacher Educators
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Ohio Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts

Research Interests

  • Mentoring pre-service and in-service teachers

Selected Publications

Bowman, C. L., & Herrelko, J. M. (2014). Bridging theory to practice with classroom rounds. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning14(4), 51-66.

Bowman, C., Collopy, R. M. B., Bentley, J., Cameron, E., & Taylor, D. A. (2013). Urban PDS Partnership: Preparing Teachers for Social Justice. In K. Zenkov, D. G. Corrigan, R. S. Beebe, and C. R. Sell (Eds.), Professional Development Schools and Social Justice: Schools and universities partnering to make a difference.  New York: Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing GroupRead online >>

Collopy, R. M. B., Bowman, C., & Taylor, D. A. (2012). The educational achievement gap as a social justice issue for teacher educators.Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 16(1), 4-25. Read (pdf) >>

Collopy, R., & C. Bowman. (2008). Teacher candidates' perceptions of urban and poor students. Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, 21(1):25-30.

Bowman, C. (2007, June-August). Professional Development in Adolescent Literacy. The LS Exchange. Literacy Specialist Project, Vol. 27.

Bowman, C., & P. Drake. (2006). Living in two worlds: The clinical educator. Ohio Journal Teacher Educators,19(2):10-15.

Bowman, C., M. Martin, & M. Morrison. (2005). Reflection and the preservice teacher. In Israel, Block, Bauserman, & Kinnucan-Welsch, Eds., Metacognition and Reading. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: Mahwah, NJ.

Bowman, C., & S. Adams. (2005). The Journey together: University and clinical educators. Ohio Journal Teacher Educators, 18(1):11-17.

Richards, S., C. Bowman, & S. Hunley. (2003).  Building partnerships through collaboration and accommodation skill training. Michigan and Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, 16(2).

Bowman, C., & C. Giebelhaus. (2002). The study of Pathwise and its effect upon supervision of student teachers.Pedagique, Sophie, Bulgaria.

Bowman, C., & C. Giebelhaus. (2002).  Teaching mentors: Is it worth the effort? Journal of Educational Research,95(4):246-254.

Bowman, C., & S. Adams. (2002).  Portfolios, performance-based assessment, and benchmarks: How the NCATE process can empower faculty. The Michigan & Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, 15(1):5-8.

Seery, M.E., S. Adams, K. Kinnucan-Welsch, C. Bowman, & P. Grogan. (2002). Women scholars, integration, and the Marianist tradition: Learning from our culture and ourselves. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 5(3):297-314.

Bowman, C., & S. McCormick. (2000, March/April). Peer coaching versus traditional supervision. Journal of Educational Research, 93(4):256-261.

Kinnucan-Welsch, K., S. Adams, C.L. Bowman, L. Joseph, & M.E. Seery. (2000, Spring). Write(ing)(ers') Support Group: Stories of facing publish or perish. Teacher Education Quarterly, 27(2):105-118.

Williams, D., & C.L. Bowman. (2000). Mentoring and the preservice teacher. ATE Teacher Education Yearbook.Corwin Press.