Renae Mayes

Renae Mayes

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and School Counseling

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8056

Room:TC 639

Department: Department of Educational Psychology


About Renae Mayes

Renae D. Mayes is the Director of the School Counseling Program and an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and School Counseling. Her research focuses on the intersection of gifted education and special education for students of color in urban environments. Additionally, Mayes focuses on comprehensive school counseling models and interventions that support the holistic development and success of historically underserved student populations.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and School Counseling (2016-Present), Department of Educational Psychology, Ball State University
  • Assistant Professor of Counseling (2013-2016), Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services, Ball State University.
  • Director of School Counseling (2013- Present)

Education 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counselor Education and Supervision, 2013

The Ohio State University

Master of Education (MEd) in School Counseling, 2010

University of Maryland, College Park

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Middle School Math and Social Studies Education, 2008

University of Missouri

Research and Publications

Sample Publications (see Vita for comprehensive list)

  • Mayes, R. D. (in press). "They will leave you lost:" Experiences of a gifted Black male with a traumatic brain injury. The Urban Review.
  • Kim, J., Mayes, R. D., Hines, E. M., & Bryan, J. A. (2017). The parent-high school counselor relationship and students' postsecondary enrollment. Journal of Counselor Leadership & Advocacy,4(2),124-136.
  • Hines, E. M., Moore III, J. L., Mayes, R. D., Harris, P. C., Vega, D., Robinson, D. V., Gray, C. N.*, & Jackson, C. E.*(2017). Making student achievement a priority: The role of school counselors in turnaround schools. Urban Education, 1-22.
  • Mayes, R. D. & Moore, J. L., III (2016) Adversity and pitfalls of twice exceptional urban learners. Journal of Advanced Academics, 27(3), 167-189.
  • Vega, D., Hines, E. M., Mayes, R. D., & Harris, P. C. (2016). Preparing Latino students for life after high school: The importance of school counselor and school psychologist collaboration. National Youth at Risk, 2(1), 70-82.

Sample Funded Projects (see Vita for comprehensive list)

  • Principal Investigator, "Comprehensive Counseling Initiative: Enhancing School Principal and Counselor Preparation Program Implementation Grant." Grantor: Lilly Endowment, Lilly Endowment, Indianapolis, IN. Award: $200,000.
  • Principal Investigator, "Comprehensive Counseling Initiative: Enhancing School Principal and Counselor Preparation Program Planning Grant." Grantor: Lilly Endowment, Indianapolis, IN. Award: $20,000.


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Internship School Co 695 1 0000 - 0000
Internship School Co 695 1 1500 - 1630 T