Dr. Parrish serves as an Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director in the
Department of Special Education. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in special
education, a certificate in educational administration, and a doctoral degree in Instructional
Technology. Within the K-12 system, Dr. Parrish worked as a special educator and central
office administrator providing technical support at the district-wide level. Currently,
Dr. Parrish coordinates the special education graduate programs, including successful
program development, recruiting, marketing, and advising. Dr. Parrish teaches graduate
and undergraduate coursework in technology integration, Universal Design for Learning,
Autism Spectrum Disorder, instructional methods, and foundational topics in special
education. Her current research focuses on effective technology integration, both
in the general education classroom and specialized settings.
Scholarly Publications and Presentations
Foulger, T. S., Graziano, K. J., Parrish, A. H., Sadera, W., Schmidt-Crawford, D.
A., & Slkyhuis, D. (2017, March). Employing Delphi methodology in educational technology research. Panel presentation at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
Conference, Austin, TX.
Richman, L. & Parrish, A. (2017). Foreword to the spring 2017 School University Partnerships special issue: Technology to support and enhance professional development schools.
School-University Partnerships, 10(3), 5-8.
Richman, L., Parrish, A. H., & Heath, M. (March, 2017). Technology to support and enhance professional development schools: Discussion of
the School University Partnerships special issue. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools conference,
Parrish, A. H., & Harkins, S. N. (May, 2017). English language learners in the digital age: Integrating technology to enrich instruction.
Presentation conducted at Common Ground Conference, Ocean City, MD.
Parrish, A. H., & Sadera, W. (2017, March). A Delphi study to develop an inventory of competencies needed to facilitate instruction
in student-centered, one-to-one learning environment. Roundtable discussion conducted at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher
Education Conference, Austin, TX.
Parrish, A., & Sadera, W. (2016, March). Not another workshop: Designing quality faculty
development that supports technology use in teacher education. Paper presented at
the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Savannah, GA.
Sadera, W., & Parrish, A. (2016, March). The one-to-one classroom: Are we preparing
preservice teachers for technologically advanced learning environments? Paper presented
at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Savannah, GA.