Ronna Vanderslice, Ed.D.

Center for Interdisciplinary Learning and Leadership
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PO Box 26901, TC 342
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 580-581-2566
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: December 12, 2011

Ronna Vanderslice

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: UCEDD Partner - Cameron University
Discipline(s): Psychology
Education: Administration
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: At-Risk Children, Gifted Education (& Hispanic Children/Gender), Literacy (& English Language Learners/ Reading Skills in the Content Area), Teacher Training in the 21st century, Women in Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Study Strategies
Education: School Counseling, Educational Leadership, Reading Education, Special Education
Service: Special Olympics, AdvanceED State Council, OK Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services , NCATE Board of Program Reviewers


Ronna Vanderslice, Ed.D.

Cameron University • 2800 West Gore Boulevard • Lawton, OK • 580-581-2566. • [email protected] 


M.Ed., East Central University, May 2007

                        Major:  School Counselor

Ed.D., Texas Tech University, May 1995

                        Major:  Educational Leadership

                        Minor:  Reading Education

M.Ed., Texas Tech University, December 1990

                        Major:  Reading Education

                        Minor:  Special Education, Emphasis on Gifted and

                        Talented Education

B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, December 1986

                        Major:  Elementary Education

                        Minor: Science



  • Standard Elementary Grades 1-8                              
  • Standard Elementary Principal
  • Standard Elementary Counselor
  • Standard Secondary Counselor
  • Standard Reading Specialist
  • Standard School Psychometrist
  • Standard School Psychologist
  • Standard Superintendent
  • Standard Early Childhood
  • Special Endorsement Special Education-Mentally Handicapped
  • Special Endorsement Special Education-Learning Disabled
  • Special Endorsement Special Education-Emotionally Disturbed
  • Special Endorsement Middle School Science
  • Special Endorsement Middle School Math
  • Special Endorsement Middle School Language Arts






  • Dean, School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Cameron University, Lawton, OK

2007 - present


  • NCATE Project Director, Cameron University, Lawton, OK

2006 - present


  • Professor, Department of Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University,  Weatherford, OK

2004 - 2006


  • Chair, Professor (2002), Department of School Service Programs, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK

1998 - 2004


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Elementary and Special Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK



  •  Instructor, Department of Elementary and Special Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK



  • Adjunct Faculty, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK



  • Counselor, Ash Sixth Grade, Plainview, TX



  • Fourth Grade Teacher, Highland Elementary School, Plainview, TX



















Vanderslice, Ronna, "ABC's of Keeping the Best:  Attrition, Burnout, and Climate.  Association for Childhood International, Vol. 86 (5), January 1, 2010.


Vanderslice, Ronna, "When I Was Young, An A was an A:  Grade Inflation in Higher Education," Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Vol. 84 (4), Fall, 2004.


Vanderslice, Ronna, "Risky Business:  Leaving the At Risk Child Behind?" The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Vol. 71 (1), in Fall, 2004.


Vanderslice, Ronna, "Special Olympics: Beneficial to All?" The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Vol. 68 (2), Winter 2002.


University of Oklahoma Center for Learning and Leadership, "Cameron's Camp of Champs"2011, $10, 600

Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council, "Cameron's Camp of Champs"2011, $10,000