Kathleen Collins McCabe

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Educational Leadership

Phone: (603) 279-4753
E-mail: kmccabe@plymouth.edu


Kathleen McCabe has been an elementary classroom teacher for more than 15 years, a director of gifted education for 5 years, and a central office administrator for 14 years. She is a member of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development and the New Hampshire School Administrators Association.

Degrees and Education

  • PhD, Capella University
  • CAGS, Plymouth State College
  • MEd, Plymouth State College
  • BEd, Plymouth State College

Research Interests

  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Teacher Leadership
  • The Role of the Brain in Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Soft Leadership Skills

Recent Publications

  • Teacher Leadership: The Call of the Committed. The New Hampshire Journal of Education, Volume XV, Spring 2012
  • The Emergence of Elementary Teacher Leadership Through the Process of Becoming a Professional Learning Community in a Rural Area of New Hamsphire: One Group’s Story.ProQuest, Spring 2008
  • One School’s Journey: On the Road to Proficiency. The New Hampshire Journal of Education, Volume X, Spring 2008. Co-authored with Susan Auerbach and Kathleen Cuddy-Egbert
  • Does Matter Matter? A Look at Teaching Sixth Grade Science in the Elementary School.The New Hampshire Journal of Education, Volume III, Spring 2000.

Awards and Distinctions

  • New Hampshire Women in Leadership Award, 2004
  • Outstanding Service Award, New Hampshire School Administrators Association, 2006
  • Dennise Maslakowski Phi Delta Kappa Excellence in Education Award, 2009
  • Distinguished Graduate Faculty, 2015

Associations, Boards, and Committees

  • Phi Delta Kappa, Board Member, Profile Chapter
  • Lakes Region School Administrators Association
  • Lakes Region Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • MMIRA – Mixed Methods International Research Association

Courses Taught

  • EP 8000 Emerging Perspectives
  • EP 7040 Planning in Education and Human Services
  • AD 5330 Leadership in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • AL 5070 Learning in Adulthood
  • ED 5500 Dynamic Teacher Leadership