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Mark Deschaine, Ph.D.
Mark Deschaine, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Assessment Coordinator, Program Director - Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
Department of Educational Leadership
EHS Building 347
EDL 620: Administration within Diverse Populations
EDL 662: School Business Administration
EDL 669: Rural School Leadership
EDL 690: Administration of School Curriculum
EDL 694: Educational Leadership Capstone
EDL 765: Organizational Change in Educational Institutions
EDL 773: Instructional Supervision and Leadership
Dr. Deschaine's research examines how theory, policy, and processes support educational leaders in their implementation of effective differentiated programs and instruction for all students.
Rice, M. F., Deschaine, M. E., & Mellard, D. (2018). Describing online learning programs and practices that serve diverse learners.
Journal of Online Learning Research.
4(2), 117-121. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from
Angera, J., Arnekrans, A., Deschaine, M. E., Rouech, K., VanDeusen, B., & Otteman, T. (2018). Launching an Interdisciplinary Network for Understanding Student Engagement (INFUSE).
Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal (RAISE),
2(1), 93-98. Retrieved from
Rice, M. F., & Deschaine, M. E. (In press). Orienting towards teacher preparation for online environments. The Educational Forum.
Deschaine, M. E., & Whale, D. E. (2017). Increasing student engagement in online educational leadership courses.
The Journal of Educators Online
, 14(1), 1-12.
Deschaine, M. E., & Jankens, B. P. (2016). Creating successful and sustainable educational administrative internship experiences.
Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning
, 7(1), 5-20.
Francis, R. W., & Deschaine, M. E. (2016). PDS partnerships: Making a priority of the partnership.
, 12(1, Summer), 12-14.
Francis, R. W. & Deschaine, M. E. (2016). Improving pre-service mentoring through the implementation of process improvement guidelines (PIGs).
The Field Experience Journal
, 17 (Spring), 8-25.
Sharma, S. A. & Deschaine, M. E. (2016). Digital curation: A framework to enhance adolescent and adult literacy initiatives.
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. Online“ Early View
Hoyle, J., & Deschaine, M. E. (2016). An interdisciplinary exploration of collegiate internships: Requirements for undergraduate and graduate programs.
Education + Training
, 58(4), 372-389.
Memberships in Professional Organizations
Alliance for Excellence in Online Education (A4EOE)
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
American Education Research Association (AERA)
Organization and Leadership
Evaluation and Assessment in Schools
Educational Policy and Politics
Special Interest Groups:
Supervision and Instructional Leadership
Professors of Educational Research
Special Education Research
Systems Thinking in Education
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
Michigan Association of Teacher Educators (M-ATE)
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Council for Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
Division for Research (DR)
Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES)
Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD)
Teacher Education Division (TED)
Technology and Media Division (TMD)
Michigan Council for Exceptional Children (MI- CEC)
International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership (ICPEL)
Michigan Association of Professors of Educational Administration (MAPEA)
International Literacy Association (ILA)
Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
Michigan Association for Supervisors of Special Education (MAASE)
Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists (MAS FPS) Michigan Reading Association (MRA)
Michigan School Administrators Association (MASA)
University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA)
Current Licenses and Certifications
Graduate Faculty Status. Central Michigan University.
Michigan Administrative Certifications and Endorsements
Supervisor of Special Education
Michigan Elementary & Secondary Administration K-12 (ES)
(Certificate #AD0005035 Expires June 30, 2020)
Michigan Central Office (AC)
(Certificate #AD0005035 Expires June 30, 2020)
Michigan Teaching Certification
Elementary 30 Hour Continuing Certificate All Subjects, Grades K-8
(Certificate # CC-TXX500319742, No expiration date)
Special Education endorsement for teaching the Autistic Impaired
(Autism Spectrum Disorders) K-12 (SV)
Special Education endorsement for teaching the Cognitively Impaired K-12 (SA)
Special Education endorsement for teaching the Emotionally Impaired K-12 (SE)
Psychology 9th Grade (CE)
Michigan Teaching Areas of Approval
Teacher Consultant for the Mentally (Cognitively) Impaired
Teacher Consultant for the Emotionally Impaired
Teacher Consultant for the Autistic Impaired (Autism Spectrum Disorders)
Curriculum Resource Consultant
Work Study Coordinator
Michigan Specialized Training Credentials
Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) Trainer - Michigan Department of Education’s State Special Education Federal Initiated Grant Program.
Professional Training Credentials
National Principal Mentor Training and Certification Program. National Association of Elementary School Principals. Alexandria, VA.
Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator. Microsoft Corporation
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