Dr. Neelie Dobbins
Associate Professor of Education / Chair of Teacher Education / MAT Director
Building/Office: Cross (CRS) 113 Slot Number: 29
- B.A., M.Ed., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
- Ph.D., Walden University
C. Neelie Dobbins is an Assoiciate Professor of Education in the College of Education at Southern Arkansas University. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a minor in Secondary Education in 2001 and in 2003 a Masters of Education. In 2009 Dr. Dobbins received a PhD in General Track Education with an emphasis on Instructional Facilitation in mathematics from Walden University. Dr. Dobbins is the Chair of Teacher Education and MAT program director. She is also the CAEP coordinator for the College of Education.
Dr. Dobbins has taught grades 6 – 12 and spent over 15 years in K-12 classrooms helping teachers be the best they can be. Dr. Dobbins has done extensive research on mathematics coaching/instructional facilitation and has acquired many school partnerships working to build exemplar coaching programs in schools. Dr. Dobbins collaboration and school partnerships allow her to continue to work with students on a weekly basis and stay up to date with school curriculum and the implementation of best teaching practices.