Dr. Brianne L. Reck


Title: Associate Professor

Area of Interest: Educational Leadership

Phone: 941-359-4277

Email: breck@sar.usf.edu

Office: B314

Executive Faculty Administrator for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
Executive Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Partnerships in Arts-Integrated Teaching
Office of the Academic and Student Affairs
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership College of Education
Executive Director and Senior Fellow, Center for PAInT

Dr. Brianne L. Reck is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education. A former middle school teacher and administrator, and a graduate of University of Virginia, Dr. Reck joined the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee faculty after serving for eight years as Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Program at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, and two years at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the same capacity. In  Virginia, North Carolina, and in Florida, she has worked extensively with local school districts to develop District/University partnerships to foster teacher leadership, engage families and communities to support student learning, and to prepare educational leaders who create safe and equitable learning environments for all students. Dr. Reck’s teaching and scholarship address models of supervision that enhance teacher interaction, the equitable implementation of educational policy, the creation of effective learning environments and opportunities for traditionally underrepresented populations.

In her capacity as Executive Faculty Administrator for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, Dr. Reck oversees the Department of E-Learning, the USFSM Library and Information Commons, and the Department of technology services. She leads the University’s efforts to support faculty development and excellence in teaching and learning.

As Executive Director and Senior Fellow for the Center for Partnerships In Arts-Integrated Teaching, Dr. Reck directs the Center’s activities in the areas of scholarship, curriculum development, community partnerships and professional development. She also edits the Center’s book series.


Ph.D., Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Virginia

M.Ed., Reading, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S. History and Social Science Education, Virginia Commonwealth University

B.A. History and Philosophy, Randolph-Macon College


Reck, B.L. (2014). Series Forward. In Hearts and minds on fire: Unmasking the sacred in teacher education. Charlotte, NC. Information Age Press.

Reck, B.L. (2014). From textbooks and tests to problems and projects. Invited chapter in K. Roney & R. P. Lipka (Eds), Middle grades curriculum: Voices and visions of the self-enhancing school.

Reck, B.L.(2011). Leaders and Leadership, In North Carolina Ready Schools toolkit2: Community-district team development. Pathways to success for young children pre-kindergarten through third grade. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Partnership for Children, http://www.ncreadyschools.org/

Reck, B.L.(2011). Teacher Supports and Adult Learning Communities. In North Carolina eady Schools toolkit2: Community-distric team development. Pathways to success for young children pre-kindergarten through third grade. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Partnership for Children, http://www,ncreadyschools.org/

Reck, B.L., & Heaton, C.R. (2010). Clarity about collaboration: Principals making sense of teacher interactions. International Journal of Leadership Preparation.

Beck, B.L., & Toler, S. (2009). The criminalization of youth misconduct. A report prepared for the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County.

Mayberry, M., Reck, B.L., & Chenneville, T. (2008). Toward creating effective educational environments: A study of gay-straight alliances in Pinellas County high schools Report prepared for : Pinellas County Schools, Research and Accountability Department.

Fueyo, V., Reck, B.L., & Nutta, J. (2007). Expanding the Impact of Democratic Teacher Education through Teacher Leadership inDemocracy and Civic Engagement: Implications for Teacher Preparation. Democracy Project.

Fields, L., Reck, B.L., & Egley R..(2006). Managing marginal employees: Applying standards-based performance measures. Lanham, MD. Rowan & Littlefield.

Reck, B. L. & Bartlett, M.J. (2005). Equal protection, social and legal issues surrounding student sexual orientation and gender identity: A policy analysis. Published Proceedings of Educational Law Association Conference, Memphis, TN, November 17-19, 2005.

Reck, B. L. & Mattiace, L. (2005). Toward creating effective educational environments: perceptions of collaborative efforts to support sexual minority youth. Published Proceedings of University Council for Educational Administration Annual Conference, Nashville, TN. November 10-13, 2005.

Duke, D., & Reck, B. (2003). The evolution of educational accountability in the old dominion in D. Duke, Tucker, P., Grogan, M., & Heinecke, W. (eds.), Educational leadership in an age of accountability, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Egley, R., Reck, B. & Fields, L. (2003). Valuable Asset or Cheap Labor: The Adjunct Professor. Invited article. AASA Professor-Special Edition-"The Adjunct Professor". V26, N1.

Grogan, M., & Reck, B. (2002). Superintendents and school board members grappling with zero tolerance. in G.M. Perreault & F.C. Lunenburg (Eds.), The changing world of school administration (pp. 109-130). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc.