Donna Rice – Courses, Presentations and Publications

Professional Development Courses Recently Attended

  • Classroom Assessment Techniques, University of Phoenix, Online – Online assessment of learning
  • How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, Nashville, TN – Opportunities for Computer-based Learning
  • Teacher Education and Certification in the Post Reform Age, Tom Welch, Providence, RI – Redesign of the learning process/21st Century Learning
  • Tough Choices or Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on Skills of the – American Workforce, Senator William Brock, Philadelphia, PA
  • Presenting Data and Information, Edward Tufte, Newport News, VA – Methods of presenting information for understanding
  • Secondary Methods, Steve Dunn, Distance Learning Course and DVD – Teaching strategies using the four phase lesson plan
  • Leadership Management, Army Management Staff College Ft. Belvoir, VA – Preparing leaders to be “Pentathletes” who can effectively perform in a changing environment
  • Learning and the Brain, Larry Martel, Nat Acad of Integrative Learning – Learn more in less time with greater results



  • Project Partnership for All Students’ Success, Virginia Dept of Education Conference, Williamsburg, VA. 2011
  • Integrating Serious Gaming, Portfolios, and Response Systems to Accelerate Learning, Presented at the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education, Atlanta, GA 2010
  • 21st Century Learning and JROTC presented at the Fourth Brigade Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, 2009
  • Gaming and Simulations for Millennial Learners presented at the Sixth Brigade Conference, Atlanta, GA 2008
  • The Impact of Credit Substitution and State Licensure on JROTC Programs, presented at National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN 2006
  • What Works in Schools, presented at JROTC Training Workshop, Ft. Monroe, VA, 2006
  • Distance Learning – Contemporary American Education/Dynamic Teaching, presented at annual European JROTC workshop, Riedstern, Germany, 2006
  • Thinking Maps and JROTC Update, presented at the George C. Marshall JROTC Leadership Symposium, Lexington, VA, 2006
  • Overview of JROTC and Education, presented to the ROTC Subcommittee, Hampton, VA, 2006
  • Army JROTC Curriculum and Training, presented at the Tri-Service Workshop, Pensacola, FL, 2006
  • Qualifications of JROTC Instructors, presented to the Assistant Secretary of Education, Washington DC, 2005
  • Georgia Teacher Certification Requirements, presented at GACTE JROTC workshop, Atlanta, GA, 2004
  • The Four Phase Lesson Plan, presented at District Workshops, Houston, TX, Ft. Worth TX, Birmingham, AL, and Garmisch, Germany, 2003
  • Engaging Students & Evaluating Classroom Performance, Advisory Panel Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL, 2002
  • Curriculum Update, presented at the Western Region JROTC Conference, Reno, NV, 2001
  • JROTC Cadet Service Learning, presented at the annual Service Learning Conference, Denver CO, 2000
  • JROTC and Character Education, presented to the Executive Director, National Center for Learning and Citizenship, Denver, CO, 1999



  • Rice, D. M. (2011). Qualities that Exemplify Student Leadership. Techniques, 86( 5), 28-31.
  • Doyle, M. & Rice, D. (2002). A Model for Instructional Leadership. NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine
  • Rice, D. & Banton, L. (2001). JROTC Builds Character/Capability Character Ed Partnership Newsletter