Karen A. Bosch
Professor Emeritus, Education
Dr. Bosch has a BA from Michigan State University, MA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Ph.D. from Old Dominion University. She teaches EDUC 366, Classroom Management & Teaching Strategies, EDUC 367, Classroom Management Practicum, and INST 482, Issues in Education. She has written four books, The First Year Teacher (1994, 2000), Planning Classroom Management for Change (1999), Planning Classroom Management (2006), and The First Year Teacher: Planning A Classroom That Works (2010). She has published over 25 articles in such journals as Middle School Journal, Current Issues in Middle Level Education, Schools in the Middle, Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, Clearing House, and Journal of Research on Computing in Education. Dr. Bosch has presented research at national and state conferences on topics such as redesigning field experiences in teacher education, classroom management, and lesson planning for improved student learning. In 2004, she was named a Batten Scholar at Virginia Wesleyan College. In 2006, she received the Samuel Nelson Gray Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2007, she was a lead workshop participant in Leadership and Classroom Management for Teachers and Administrators at The Common Wealth in Education Conference.Faculty Features:
Bosch, Karen. Planning Classroom Management. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press, 2006 Bosch, Karen.
Bosch, Karen. The First Year Teacher: Planning A Classroom That Works. Washington DC: NEA
Professional Library, 2010. "Leadership and Classroom Management for Teachers and Administrators."The Common Wealth in Education Conference, March 30-31, 2007.
Retiring professors, each with VWC careers of more than two decades, honored May 7 at reception and tree planting