Patrice Morgan, Ed.D, is an assistant professor in the Education Program. She is a Co-facilitator of Technology Workshops for Education Program students and is involved with many Education Program committees including being the Honors Program liaison and she secures Perkins’s funding to support Education Program students’ certification efforts. Patrice currently serves on the KCC Auxiliary Board and is a member of the Civic Engagement Advisory Group. Before joining Kingsborough’s faculty in 2010, Patrice was a Principal of a NYC Charter School and prior to that she taught in the elementary grades for over 10 years.
EDC 200: Social Foundations of Education
EDC 2100: Social Sciences in Early Childhood Education
EDC 90A4: Supervised Field in Education
EDC 9300: Supervised Field in Education
Humanities 200/8181: Early Literacy and Young Children’s Literature
Sociology 3100: Introduction to Sociology
Ed.D Educational Administration; Concordia University Chicago
M.Ed Educational Leadership & Technology; Adelphi University
M.Ed Childhood Education; Adelphi University
BS Sociology; Brooklyn College
AAS Early Childhood Education; Kingsborough CC
Dr. Morgan has extensive experience teaching a wide variety of introductory and advanced education courses including Social Foundations of Education, Social Sciences in Early Childhood Education, Supervised Field in Education courses, Early Literacy and Young Children’s Literature, and Introduction to Sociology. Her newest course, Techniques in Math, Science and Technology Teaching for Early Childhood Education offers an in depth look at how to bring best practices in STEM education to young children. Students delve deep into the importance of STEM experiences in early childhood.
Interested in motivational factors influencing student success in community college. She is also interested in ways to best prepare pre-service teachers for a career in working within a highly diverse society. Dr. Morgan is a Co-Founder of an interdisciplinary research group called the IGNITERs on campus where faculty support each other’s’ research efforts, collaborate on writing projects and supervises student research assistants through the CUNY Research Scholars Program.
Selected Publications, Presentations and/or Other Resources
Morgan, P. Motivational indicators of community college students based on familial level of educational attainment. The 4th International Conference on Research in Education (ICRECONF) held on September 17-19, 2021 in Nice, France/Virtual Platform. Refereed Proceedings from this peer reviewed conference. (In Press)
Morgan, P. Motivational indicators of community college students based on familial level of educational attainment. The 4th International Conference on Research in Education (ICRECONF) held on September 17-19, 2021 in Nice, France/Virtual Platform. Presentation chosen through a refereed process
Morgan, P. (2021). We are in this Together: Reflections on how one Education Professor Reimagined Supervised Field Hours for Pre-Service Teachers. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping. (In Copyediting).
Morgan, P. (2021). The Identification of Motivational Factors Influencing Community College Enrollment Based on Student Gender, Age at Time of Enrollment, and Familial Level of Educational Attainment. Journal of Education and Learning; Vol. 10, No. 5; 2021. ISSN 1927-5250 E-ISSN 1927-5269. Canadian Center of Science and Education
Morgan, P. (2021). A Motivational Journey: Reflecting on Student Surveys to Enhance Motivation and Teaching Practices. Faculty Focus; Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications.
Morgan, P. (2021, June 17). The time is now to apply what we know; understanding culturally responsive practices to build relationships. The Educator's Room: https://theeducatorsroom.com/understand-culturally-responsive-practices-to-build-relationships.
Morgan, P. A Teacher’s Journey. Guest Speaker for the Office of Career Development at Kingsborough Community College. 10 May 2021, Brooklyn, NY, Discussant and Presentation.
Morgan, P. Building Your Professional Identity as a Culturally Responsive Educator. National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference. 22 November 2019, Austin Texas, Presentation chosen through a refereed process.
Morgan, P. Building Your Professional Identity as a Culturally Responsive Educator. National Association of Social Studies Webinar. 26 February 2019, Discussant and Presentation.
Morgan, P. & Maida, M. Enhancing Civic Engagement Experiences. Faculty Forum at Kingsborough Community College. 26. November, 2018, Discussant and Presentation.
Morgan, P. & Hirsh, O. Educational Technology for Pre-Service Teachers Supporting STEM Practices. City University of New York (CUNY) IT Conference. 6 November, 2018, Discussant and Presenter.
Morgan, P. (2018). The Identification of Motivational Factors Influencing Community College (doctoral dissertation). ProQuest Publishing Order # 10929908.
Morgan, P. Enhancing Civic Engagement Experiences sharing how becoming a culturally responsive educator is brought into teaching. Kingsborough Faculty Forum. 24 July 2018, Brooklyn, NY, Presenter
Morgan, P. Road to Becoming a College Professor. Career Day at The Joseph B. Cavallaro School. 16 May 2018. Brooklyn, NY. Discussant and Presentation.
Morgan, P. Professional Love in an Educational Setting for Young Children. Liberal Arts, What is Love? Symposium. 30 April 2018. Brooklyn, NY. Discussant and Presentation.
Morgan, P. & Disla, D. Five Reasons to Become an Education Major at KBCC. Professional Development Workshop in Career and Technical Education for NYC High School Teachers sponsored by The Offices of the President and Collaborative Programs at Kingsborough Community College. 7 November 2017. Brooklyn, NY, Discussant and Presentation.
Awards Recognition, Distinction, and Grants
2021 Association for College and University Educators (ACUE) micro- credential in Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Online Learning Environment
2021 PSC CUNY Cycle 52 Trad A Grant recipient ($3,500)
Utilizing virtual field trips to shape students' understanding of social studies concepts
2020 CUNY Online Teaching Essentials (OTE) certification
2019 PSC CUNY Cycle 50 Trad B Grant recipient ($5,900)
The Identification of Motivational Factors Influencing Enrollment in the Education Program at KBCC
2019 Faculty Recognition Award (Kingsborough Community College)
Recipient for the project, Educational Technology for Pre-Service Teachers Supporting STEM Practices
2019 Proposal Reviewer for the National Council for the Social Studies Annual conference
2018 Civic Engagement Proposal Award
Course redesign proposal for Building Culturally Responsive Pedagogy