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Deebe Milford

Dr. Deebe Milford


Assistant Professor


Educational Background

Bachelor of Arts:
Louisiana Tech University, Elementary Education/Early Childhood

Master of Education:
Southern Arkansas University, Elementary Education

Ed.D:University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Recent Academic Presentations

  • Milford, D., Osborn, G., Warnock, J., Cahoon, J., Johnson, A., Sexton, J., Sullivan, C., & Thomas, D. (2011).  Key to successful parental involvement:  Building family and community relationships.  Faculty/student group presentation at Arkansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Conference, April, 2011
  • Milford, D. (2009). Celebrating and Documenting Learning in Early Childhood Settings Presentation at Northwest Arkansas Early Childhood Conference.
  • Milford, D., (2008). Children are Naturally Naturalists.  Presentation at Northwest Arkansas Early Childhood Conference.
  • Milford, D., Osburn, G., Dooley, S., & Thomas, Z. (2007). Strengthening the Link. Faculty/student group presentation at Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Milford, D. (2006). “Smooth Sailing” in Early Childhood Education, Weekday Early Education Workshop, Little Rock, AR


Recent Research Interests

  • Self-Efficacy and Its Development and Maintenance During the Pre-Service Internship Process
  • Teacher Candidate Preparation in P-4 Settings
  • Novice Teacher Retention in P-4 Settings


Contact Information


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