BA- Mental Disabilities, Univ of NC at Charlotte (2002)
MEd- Learning Disabilities, East Carolina Univ (2005)
Ph.D. Special Education, Univ of NC at Charlotte (2012)
Toms, O. (2018). More than textbook knowledge: Truth arising from life experience. (Chapter 16) In R. Fox. Adoption Matters: Teacher Educators Share their Stories and Strategies for Adoption-Inclusive Curriculum and Pedagogy. Peter Lang, New York. NY
Toms, O., Campbell-Whatley, G., Stuart, S.K., & Schultz, T. (2018). The effects of check-in, check-out on the academic planning and behavior of African American males. Journal of Multicultural Education 12 (3) 278-293. Emerald Publishing. Data Based, Peer Reviewed https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-03-2017-0016
Stuart, S.K., Collins, J., Toms. O., & Gwalla-Ogisi, N. (2017). Mindfulness and an argurment for Tier 1, Whole School Support. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 13(3), 14-27.
O'brien, C.P., Campbell-Whatley, G.D., Toms, O., & Felder, C. (2016). The common core, UDL, RTI: Marriage, merger, partnership. In G. Campbell-Whatley, D. Handcock, and D. Dunaway, A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core (123-136). Rutledge/Taylor Francis Group: United Kingdom.
Campbell-Whately, G., Merriweather, L., Lee, J., & Toms, O. (2016). Evaluation of diversity and multicultural integration training in higher education. Journal of Applied Educational and Policy Research. 2(2) 1-14 Data Based, Peer Reviewed
Campbell-Whately, G., Wang, C., Toms, O., & Williams, N. (2015). Factors affecting campus climate: Creating a welcoming environment. New Waves Educational Research & Development, 18(20), 40-52
Patrick, C., Lo, Y-y., Campbell-Whatley, G.D., Flynn, S.D., & Toms, O. (2015). An antecedent-based intervention package for improvement of on-task behaviors of students with disabilities. The Illinoise School Journal. 95(1), 7-27.
Toms, O.M., & Campbell-Whatley, G., (2015) Culturally Responsive Classrooms for Black Students. In Sage Encycolopedia of Classroom Managment. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks: CA.
Toms, O. & Stuart, S. (2014). Mentoring Strategies for decreasing suspension rates of students with behavior disorders. Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies. 5(7), 6-11.
Fowler, C. H., Test, D. W., Cease-Cook, J., Toms, O., Bartholomew, A., & Scroggins, L. (2014). Policy implications of high school reform on college and career readiness of youth with disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. doi:10.1177/1044207313518072
Campbell-Whatley, G., O' Farrow, L., & Toms, O. (2012). Leadership in a Multicultural Setting (Chapter 9). In G. Campbell- Whatley & J. Lyons (Eds.), Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators. Merrill-Prentice Hall, Columbus, Ohio.
Campbell-Whatley, G.D., Lee, J., Toms, O., Wang, C. (2012). Student perceptions of diversity and campus climate: When students speak. New Waves Educational Research & Development, 15 (1), 3-22.