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Taylor Raney, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Director of Teacher Education & Clinical Full Professor


ED 507



Mailing Address

875 Perimeter Drive MS 3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080

  • Ph.D. Northwest Nazarene University, Education, 2015

  • M.Ed. Northwest Nazarene University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2013

  • Ed.S. Northwest Nazarene University, Educational Administration, 2012

  • M.Ed. Northwest Nazarene University, Educational Administration, 2006

  • B.S.Ed. University of Idaho, Secondary Education, 2002

  • Idaho Business Review’s Accomplished Under 40 Award, 2014.

After graduating from the University of Idaho, Taylor Raney taught English, French and Spanish at West Junior High School in Boise. He then taught at Boise High School, and subsequently served as the principal of Wilson Elementary School in Caldwell, Idaho. Prior to coming to the University of Idaho as faculty, Raney was the Idaho State Department of Education and Professional Standards Commission’s Director of Teacher Certification and Professional Standards.

Raney’s interests are in educator preparation program improvement and support of teachers in their first few years in the classroom, as well as early childhood literacy.

  • Early childhood

  • Literacy

  • Education preparation program improvement

  • Educator professional learning

  • Professional Evaluation Review Committee (Idaho State Department of Education)

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Plan to Ensure Equitable Access to Excellent Educators

  • Idaho Institutions of Higher Education Coalition

  • Kellerer, P., Snow, J., Raney, T., Linder, C., Sanchez, L., Dismuke, C. (in progress) Continuum of Professional Learning.
  • Raney, T., Kellerer, P., Sanchez, L. (2014). Double dosing literacy intervention for struggling kindergarten students. Paper presented at 2015 Northern Rocky Mountain Education Research Association Conference, Boise, ID.

  • Raney, T., Sanchez, L., & Kellerer, P. (2015, October). Impact on reading fluency of double-dosed tier-one instruction for struggling kindergarten students.  

  • Raney, T. (2015, March). Educator ethics in a digital world. Idaho State Department of Education.

  • Raney, T. (2014, July). Tiered teacher licensure: Other states’ requirements and outcomes. Idaho State Board of Education.


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3082

Phone: 208-885-6587

Fax: 208-885-1071