Dr. Clinton Petty
Assistant Professor of Education / Middle School Education Faculty
AddressBuilding/Office: Education (EDUC) 122 Slot Number: 25
Clinton Petty earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Texas in 2019. As a graduate assistant, he taught undergraduate education courses centered on professional issues in teaching and educational psychology. He received his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Texas State University in 2004, and he received his Bachelors in History from Texas A&M University in 1995.
Dr. Petty has 19 years of experience in the Texas public school system as an English language arts and social studies teacher (grades 6 & 7), an assistant principal, and as a middle school principal. He specializes in social studies methods by focusing instruction on the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) based on the C3 Framework. His research interest centers on in-service teacher professional development. In his most recent research, he examined contextual factors influencing motivation as teachers participated in a Lesson Study professional development.