Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold
Author Name: Barbara D. Culp, Ed. D.
The Art of Appraisal saves time and boosts performance with effective tools and a streamlined process. With detailed comments, an appraisal can correct weak habits, boost midlevel professionals, and launch excellent teachers into greatness, and allows administrators to reap the greatest benefits by creating clarity and efficiency in the process.
For forty-three years, Dr. Barbara D. Culp has dedicated herself to education. After teaching at the elementary and middle-school levels, she became the principal of a large elementary school and was selected as Principal of the Year. She just recently left the position of part-time clinical supervisor for Brenau University’s School of Education. Today, she focuses on her tutorial service company that she founded four years ago. The company serves public, private, charter and parochial school needs. Dr. Culp graduated from Morris Brown College and Atlanta University with a master’s degree and an Education Doctorate degree in Administration and Supervision. In addition, she graduated from the rigorous, two-year Georgia Superintendent Professional Development Program. She has conducted workshops and training programs on classroom management, differentiated instruction and other topics of interest to educators.