Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, College of Education, 2005
M.Ed. in Early Childhood. Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA. College of Education, 1995
B.A. in Women and African-American Studies. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1978
Gladys Yarbrough is the Collaboration and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education (CREST-Ed) project director at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on teacher beliefs and online learning and developing effective community partnerships.
Yarbrough teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in literacy, specifically, reading and children’s literature. She has been active in community service in her neighborhood and at Georgia State University.
She currently serves as a member of the board of directors at The Study Hall, Inc. and was the faculty advisor of Omicron Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for the College of Education, Georgia State University. She was also the co-founder of Ubiquity, an online journal of literature, literacy, and the arts, and served on the executive committee of the International Women’s Think Tank in Georgia
Yarbrough, G., Magaro, T., Patterson, D., Benson, G., Ogletree, S., & Granville, H. (2018, March). “Crossing the Bar: Preparing paraprofessionals to serve as special education teachers in rural high needs PDS schools.” Session presented at the 2018 National Association for Professional Schools Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Yarbrough, G., Benson, G., Hendrick, R., & McIntyre, Q. (2017, March). “Climbing to Higher Ground: Expanding our PDS work in our new Teacher Quality Partnership Grant.” Session presented at the 2017 National Association for Professional Schools Conference, Washington, DC.
Yarbrough, G., McGrail, E., & Tinker Sachs, G. (2013, October). “Building a Bridge, and not a Dam: Creating an online journal in Literacy and the Arts.” Session presented at the 2013 Georgia Association of Teacher Education Annual Conference, Jekyll Island, GA.
Yarbrough, G., & Manley, O. (2011, February). “Cultural Change in Higher Education: Faculty Perceptions of Teaching.” Session presented at the 2011 Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.