Dr. Jayne White was a professor at Southwest Baptist University and Oklahoma State University before coming to Drury in 1984. Dr. White also taught at the elementary and secondary levels. In 1996, she served as visiting faculty fellow at Yale University's Child Study Center (while on sabbatical leave from Drury). Upon return, she was instrumental in the development of the collaborative partnership between Drury, Yale University and Boyd/Berry, Pipkin and Central Schools. She is currently a member of the National Faculty for the Yale University Child Study Center's School Development Program.Dr. White has served as a consultant to many school districts regarding child/adolescent issues and school reform.
Dr. White is a co-author of chapters Math and Science Education for All Our Children. This book, edited by two staff members at the Yale Child Study Center was published by Teachers College Press.
B.A., Education, Physical Education and Biology, Southwest Baptist College, 1971
M.Ed, Adaptive Physical Education, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1976
Ed.D., Higher Education, Oklahoma State University, 1983
Drury University faculty member since 1984
Emeritus Professor since 2014
Life Service Award, Southwest Baptist University, 1996
Drury University Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1997