Department of Teacher Education

Dr. Kimberly McCormick

Dr. Kimberly McCormick is an Assistant Professor of Learning and Assessment in the Teacher Education Department at Salisbury University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Butler University and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from Ball State University. She has endorsements in Computers and Gifted and Talented Education on her teaching license. She attended graduate school at Indiana University, where she earned a Ph.D. in Learning and Developmental Sciences with a specialization in Educational Psychology. She teaches courses in educational psychology, assessment, and gifted and talented education.

Dr. McCormick started her career as a Technology Coordinator at a science and technology magnet school in Indiana and then went on to teach first grade. She has also taught fourth grade at an independent school for gifted and talented students.

Dr. McCormick has published book chapters on conceptions of giftedness, connecting student engagement to the academic and social needs of gifted and talented students, and understanding and measuring student engagement in schools.

Dr. McCormick is an active member and has presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and the Indiana Association for Gifted Children (IAG).