Overview

  • Dr. Lee is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Old Dominion University. Dr. Lee earned the Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Chicago State University in 1990 and the Ph. D. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1993 in the area of Literacy and Early Childhood Education. She was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. After she completed her Bachelor’s degree, she moved to the United States of America 21 years ago to pursue her graduate education.
  • Selected Publications

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Lee's area of expertise includes parent involvement, diversity issues in education, reading instruction, and Korean education system.
  • Grants

  • NWP SEED Invitational Leadership Institute  awarded by National Writing Project 2017 - 2018
  • Tidewater Writing Project 2017-2018 SEED  awarded by National Writing Project 2017 - 2018
  • Tidewater Writing Project  awarded by National Writing Project 2011 - 2012
  • National Writing Project  awarded by NWP 2010 - 2011
  • Big Read  awarded by National Endowment for the Arts 2009 - 2010
  • Teacher Quality Partnership  awarded by Department of Education 2009 - 2010
  • Uniting People through Big Read  awarded by The Big Read, the National Endowment for the Arts 2009 - 2010
  • Heritage Language Teacher Training: Developing Global Citizens Through Heritage Language  awarded by Coca Cola - 2005
  • Mali/Old Dominion University-Learning In a Networked Community (MO-LINC)  awarded by USAID - 2004
  • Northampton County Community Technology Centers Partnership  awarded by US Federal Department of Education - 2004
  • R.E.A.D.S. Reading and Writing Excellence Across the District  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, No Child Left Behind - 2004
  • The Southeast Virginia Mentor Consortium (SVMC) led by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS)  awarded by US Federal Department of Education - 2004
  • Evaluation of Elementary Reading Program and Professional Development for Wytheville County Schools, Virginia  awarded by ODU - 2001
  • Parental Beliefs, Parental Literacy Activities, and Children’s Reading Achievement  awarded by ODU - 2001
  • Computer-Assisted Literacy Education  awarded by VETA 1998 - 1999
  • ASIA 200: "Comparative Asian Culture and Education."  awarded by ODU TABI - 1999
  • The Educational Needs of Korean-American Students: Implications for Teachers  awarded by ODU - 1999
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Curriculum  awarded by College of Education, Murray State University 1994
  • Big Read 2016 -
  • US DOE Migrant Education Even Start grant 2009 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Child Development : Early reading education and parental involvement/ Educational needs of Asian students/ Oral language/ Multicultural education/ Parent Involvement in Children's Language Development /Bilingual Education/ Understanding Asian Culture and Education Systems
  • Education : Early reading education and parental involvement/ Educational needs of Asian students/ Oral language/ Multicultural education/ Parent Involvement in Children's Language Development /Bilingual Education/ Understanding Asian Culture and Education Systems
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Reading Education, University of Minnesota 1993
  • M.S. in Early Childhood Education, Chicago State University 1990
  • B.S. in Home Economics, University of Suwon 1988
  • Full Name

  • Guang-Lea Lee