Vince Laverick, Ed.D., Vince Laverick, Ed.D., Chair of the Division of Education; Associate Professor of Education
Dr. Laverick began teaching at Lourdes University in 2017. Prior to higher education, Dr. Laverick taught for 13 years in public education as an English teacher for grades 7-12.
Dr. Laverick’s research interests are in educator improvement and reflection. He has presented at numerous conferences and authored articles on these topics.
Laverick, V.T. (2021). Building your brand in the classroom and establishing a professional identity. In A.M. Quinzio-Zafran & E.A. Wilkins (Eds.). The new teachers guide to overcoming common challenges: Curated advice from award-winning authors. (pp.115-117). Kappa Delta Pi.
Laverick, V. (2020). 7 tips for surviving your first year of teaching when you don’t know what it will look like. The Teacher Advocate 28(1). 2-3.
Laverick, V.T. (2018). Reflection or metacognition: What are teachers really thinking about? The Ohio Journal of Teacher Education 32(2). 5-23.
Laverick, V.T. (2018). Dribbling activities to beat an opponent. Soccer Journal 63(5). 80-81.
Laverick, V.T. (2017). Thinking about teaching: Does a student teacher impact the reflective practices of in-service teachers? TheOnline Journal of New Horizons in Education 7(2). 87-95.
Laverick, V.T. (2017). Secondary teachers’ understanding and use of reflection: An exploratory study. American Secondary Education 45(2). 56-68.
Kachur, Curtis. (March 2024). You can do it!: How educators can teach academic hope to undergraduate adult learners. University of Findlay.
Interchanges- The Transatlantic Conference on Education, Research, and Community Engagement. Renvyle, Ireland. June 2019. Presented “Hello from Ireland: The impact of imbedded destination experts on a short-term study away experience” with Verena Roe.
Interchanges- The Transatlantic Conference on Education, Research, and Community Engagement. Renvyle, Ireland. June 2018. Presented “Understanding the Thinking of Educators: Metacognition and Reflection in Ireland and the US.”
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Online. November 2021. Will present “Designing a Teacher of Color Pipeline in Lucas County, Ohio.”
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Atlanta, GA. November 2016. Presented “You Taught What?: The final results of using children’s books to teach challenging topics to students.”
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Minneapolis, MN. November 2015. “The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Using Google Docs to Teach the Writing Process.”
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Conference. Bowling Green, OH. July 2021. Presented “Imbedded instructors: Impact on short-term study away experience with videoconferencing.”
Midwest SoTL. South Bend, IN. April 2021. Presented “Imbedded instructors’ impact with videoconferencing on short-term study away experience.”
Tech and Trek. Hiram, OH. May 2020. Presented “Two parents’ perceptions of remote learning during COVID-19” with Dr. Erin Laverick.
Tech and Trek. Hiram, OH. June 2019. Presented “I received an iPad, now what? How we bridged the gap from acquisition to effective use.”
Tech and Trek. Hiram, OH. June 2019. Presented “Forming the iWolf pack: Implementation of a cultural shift involving technology in higher education” with Dr. Terry Keller, Dr. Kate Beutel, Carrie Griffith.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Academy. Findlay, OH. May 2019. Presented “Yeah, technology: Now what do we do with it?”
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Academy. Tiffin, OH. May 2018. Presented “Learning by doing: The use of project-based learning in a classroom.”
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Academy. Tiffin, OH. May 2017. Presented “The Impact of Audio Feedback on Student Perceptions and Satisfaction” with Drs. Cheri Hampton-Farmer and Robert Postic.
Mid-Western Educational Research Association (MWERA). Evanston, IL. October 2016. Presented “Thinking about teaching: Does a student teacher impact the reflective practices of a cooperating teacher?”
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Academy. Findlay, OH. May 2016. Presented “What are teachers thinking: Metacognition or reflection?”
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Academy. Findlay, OH. May 2015. Presented “The Current Disconnect From Perceived Reflection and True Reflection in the Classroom.”
Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children. Online. January 2023. Presented “Like Me: Diversifying the education workforce” with Angelica Johnson.
Illinois New Teacher Collaborative: 2021 Beginning Teacher Conference. Champaign, IL. June 2021. Presented “Reflective practice: How can I implement it into my teaching?”
Quality Matters Annual Member Meeting. Ashland, OH. May 2020. Presented “Easing online and hybrid course development for instructors: Creating a course blueprint for LMS application to all courses” with Alisa Smith.
Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Opportunities (OCTEO). Dublin, OH. October 2019. Presented “Supporting future teachers’ development with short-term study away in Ireland.”
Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children. Dublin, OH. February 2018. Presented “Students learning through experience: Successes and challenges in preparing an on-campus panel” with Cody Culver, Regina Hanson, & Braelee Stewart.
Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Opportunities (OCTEO). Dublin, OH. October 2017. Presented “Supporting student satisfaction: An audio method to address the trauma of feedback.”
Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Opportunities (OCTEO). Dublin, OH. March 2016. Presented “You Taught What?: Using children’s books to teach challenging topics to students.”
College English Association of Ohio (CEAO). Toledo, OH.April 2015. Presented “Preparing Teachers to Teach Grammar in the Context of Writing: A Collaborative Effort” with Dr. Erin Laverick.
Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Opportunities (OCTEO). Dublin, OH. March 2015. Presented “Student Teachers in the Reflective Practice of Cooperating Teachers and the Connection to High Stakes Testing.”
Faculty Athletic Representative. Aug. 2017 to present.
Faculty Life/ Professional Development Committee. Sept. 2020 to present
Co-Chair of Committee- Aug, 2021 to present
eLearning Committee. Aug. 2017 to Aug. 2020.
Chair of Committee- Aug. 2018 to Aug. 2020
Adolescent Young Adult Dual Endorsement/ Integrated Language Arts Program Review Committee at Ohio Department of Higher Education. May 2021 to present.
Adolescent Young Adult Integrated Language Arts Program Review Committee at Ohio Department of Higher Education. October 2020 to present.
Common Elements Review Panel at Ohio Department of Higher Education. December 2021 to present.
Education and Training Advisory Board at Sylvania City Schools. Dec. 2021 to present.
NAIA Council of Faculty Athletic Representatives. May 2020 to present.
NAIA Learning Disability Advisory Committee. May 2018 to present.
Penta Career Center Advisory Board. August 2018 to present
Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. Jan. 2017 to present.
Quality Matters Master Reviewer. July 2018 to present
Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric facilitator. January 2018 to present
Issues of Teacher Education Journal article submission peer reviewer. Spring 2016- present.
Educator Prep Program Review Redesign Committee at Ohio Department of Higher Education. June 2020 to August 2021.
Toledo Workforce Development Committee on pre-k Initiatives. November 2019 to March 2021.
English Language Arts- Content Advisory Committee: Ohio Department of Education. Jan. 2018-Dec. 2018
Mid-Western Educational Research Association Proposal Peer Reviewer- Annual Convention. June/July2018.
edTPA Secondary ELA Scorer. Nov. 2016 to May 2018.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Proposal Peer Reviewer- Annual Meeting. June/July 2017.
Mid-Western Educational Research Association Proposal Peer Reviewer- Annual Convention. June/July2016.
Ohio Department of Education Panelist High School Language Arts Standard Setting Meetings for Ohio English Language Arts Tests. Columbus, Ohio. December 2015.
NAIA Convention. April 2022. Panelist for “Eligibility Personnel Development Workshop: Seeking Work/Work Balance.”
Learners Edge, Cultivate Series. August 2021. Presented “Taking Your Place in the Classroom: From Student to Professional and from Surviving to Thriving.”
The University of Findlay, Summer Ed.D. Symposium. July 2021. Presented “Options After Finishing Your Doctorate.”
The University of Findlay, Summer Ed.D. Symposium. July 2018. Presented “Life After the Doctorate.”
Invited Professional Development
St. Peter’s Catholic School, January 2020. Presented “Addressing Conflict in a School Setting”
Toledo Diocese Principal Formation, November 2019. Presented “Invitational Education.”
Toledo Islamic Academy, August 2018-December 2018. Presented “Effective Strategies to Implement Differentiation in a Classroom.”
Michigan Wolves-Hawks, October 2016. Presented “Building Effective Relationships and Providing Effective Feedback.”
Anthony Wayne Local Schools, March 2012. Presented “Ideas for Using Technology in Teaching the Research Process.”
Golden Apple Award Judge. Toledo Diocese. Toledo, OH. 2020.
Spelling Bee Judge. Lake Erie West ESC. Maumee, OH. February 2018, 2019, 2020
School Advisory Committee. St. Joseph of Maumee, Maumee, Ohio. July 2015 – July 2017
Test Analysis of Assessment of Catechesis Religious Education (ACRE) Test. St. Joseph of Maumee, Maumee, Ohio. May 2014.
Introduction to Graduate Studies and Applied Research (EDU 600)
Action Research Project Design (EDU 620)
Action Research Project (EDU 621)
Community Engagement in the Educational Process (EDU 668)
Education Assessment Support (EDU 099)
Foundations of Education Bridge Course (EDU 101)- online
Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults (EDA 210)
Child Development (EDE 210)
Education for Young Adolescents (EDM 210)
Multicultural and Social Issues in Education (EDU 216)
Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies (EDU 220)
Educational Psychology (EDU 250)
Role of Phonics and Foundation of Reading (EDU 324)
Differentiated Instruction and Assessment (EDU 329)
Capstone: Middle Childhood Student Teaching (EDM 490)
Capstone: Adolescent Young Adult Student Teaching (EDA 490)
Topics in Education (EDU 499)
Oral Communication (COM 100)
How Does Place Shape Understanding: Ireland (ENQ 399)
Ireland- June 2019