Dr. Ruby Willey-Rendon
Office: Old Main, Room 435
Dr. Willey-Rendon joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2008. She received a B.A. in psychology from Texas Tech University in 2001, a M.Ed. in elementary education from Wayland Baptist University in 2002, and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Texas Tech University in 2008.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Willey-Rendon teaches a variety of reading and early childhood education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These include Elementary Reading Skills, Elementary Content Area Literacy and Secondary Content Area Literacy, and Early Childhood Education.
Dr. Willey-Rendon’s current research is on high-stakes testing and reading methods.
She is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, the National Honor Society in Psychology, the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, and the National Scholars Honor Society.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Willey-Rendon’s research interests include high-stakes testing, reading methods, and content area literacy.
Dr. Willey-Rendon lives in Lubbock with her husband, Jaime her daughter, Kaylee and her son, Kory. She enjoys traveling with her husband and watching her daughter cheer, compete in gymnastics, and play basketball. In addition, she enjoys reading and playing with her son.