Murlene Watwood

Title: Dr. Murlene Watwood

Email: MurleneWatwood@letu.edu


Ed.D., Texas A&M
M.S., Texas A&M
B.S., University of Texas


2001-Present Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Programs
LeTourneau University
2001-2012 Director, Austin & Houston Educational Centers
LeTourneau University
1989-2000 Executive Director of Human Resources, Assistant Superintendent for Personel and Business
Sherman Independent School District


  • Professional Mid-Management, Superintendent, Vocational Supervisor
  • Provisional Secondary Business Administration, Secretarial Business, Vocational Office Education


  • Association for Continuing Higher Education (Presenter in National Conference 2010) “Filling in the GAPS- How to use Faculty to Promote the University.”
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • West Houston Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators
  • Delta Kappa Gamma
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Sherman Minority Scholarship Foundation
  • Supervisory Committee, Texoma Educators Federal Credit Union


  • Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award (On behalf of LeTourneau University)
  • Shining Star Award – LeTourneau University
  • Four-point average – Master’s and Doctorate Degrees
  • Delta Kappa Gamma scholarship
  • Teacher of the Month


  • Undergraduate
    • Certification Preparation Seminar
    • Classroom Management and Organization for the Secondary School
    • Differentiating Instruction
    • Home, School, and Community
    • Internship in Middle and High School
    • Introduction to 8-12 Teaching Seminar
    • Planning and Assessment
    • Principles of Self-Management
    • Strategies for Adult Learners
    • Student Teaching in the Secondary School
  • Graduate
    • Administration of EC-12 Curriculum
    • Administration of Special Programs
    • Assessing Student Learning
    • Assessment and Instructional Planning
    • Educational Research for Effective Teaching
    • Foundations of Secondary Education
    • Human Resources in Educational Environments
    • Introduction to Educational Administration
    • Introduction to Graduate Studies
    • Leadership at the Campus Level
    • Psychological Frameworks for Educators
    • Practicum for Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Administration
    • Public School Law
    • School Finance
    • Theory and Practice of Classroom Management
    • Trends and Issues – Leadership Styles, Assessments, and Inventories, State Testing for Academic Accomplishment