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Gail Dickinson

  • Gail Dickinson
  • Associate Dean, Graduate Studies & Research
  • Darden College of Education
  • 145 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6777
  • gdickins@odu.edu
  • Education

    University of Virginia, 2000
    Major: Educational Administration
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1987
    Major: Library Science
    Degree: M.S.
    Millersville University, 1977
    Major: Education
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    national board certification, school library administration
  • Licensures and Certifications

    School Administrator/Supervisor
    Sponsoring Organization: State of New York
    Date Obtained: 1996-08-01
    School LIbrary Media Specialist
    Sponsoring Organization: State of New York
    Date Obtained: 1996-08-01
  • 2012: Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research, Library Research Round Table / American Library Association
  • 2012: Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research, Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association
  • 2010: Shining Star, ODU Office of Student Affairs
  • 2008: Largest Grant Award, Darden College of Education
  • 2008: Service Award, Darden College of Education
  • 2007: LIRT Top Twenty Library Instruction and Information Literacy article, Library Instruction Round Table / American Library Association
  • 2005: 103 Outstanding School Library Media Specialist
  • 1994: Dewey Fellow, New York Library Association
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    The Impact of National Board Certification of Library Media Specialists on Student Academic Achievement
    Sponsoring Organization: Institute of Museum and Library Services
    Date: July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Pribesh, S. L.
    The Impac of National Board Certification of Library Media Specialists on Student Academic Achievement
    Sponsoring Organization: Association for Library and Information Science
    Date: January, 2011 - December, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Pribesh, S. L.
    GROW Virginia
    Sponsoring Organization: IMLS
    Date: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Doll, C. A.
    Faculty Innovator Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: CLT
    Date: February, 2011 - August, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Kimmel, S.
    LUCY II: Librarianship Upgrades for Children and Youth Services
    Sponsoring Organization: Institute of Museum and Library Services
    Date: July, 2009 - June, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Doll, C. A.; Dickinson, G. K.; Hinton-Johnson, K.
    Exploratory Study of the Relationship between National Board Certification in Library Media and Information Science and Student Academic Achievement
    Sponsoring Organization: Institute of Museum and Library Services
    Date: July, 2007 - June, 2010
    Investigators:Pribesh, S. L.; Dickinson, G. K.
    Faculty Innovation Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU - CLT
    Date: June 1, 2008 - August 1, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.
    Sponsoring Organization: Institute of Museum and Library Service
    Date: July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2008
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Bucher, K.
    Sponsoring Organization: North Carolina University-School Teacher Education Partnership
    Date: September 15, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.
    University of North Carolina Clinical Faculty Cadre grant
    Sponsoring Organization: University of North Carolina Council of Program Coordinators
    Date: January 15, 2004 - June 3, 2004
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.
    USTEP Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: USTEP
    Date: January 15, 2003 - May 30, 2004
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Gavigan, K.
    Clinical Faculty Cadre grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Council of Program Coordinators, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Date: January 15, 2004 - May 15, 2004
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.
    Advancement of Teaching and Learning Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Date: January 15, 2002 - May 15, 2002
    Investigators:Dickinson, G. K.; Barron, P.