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Dr. Bevin Shiverdecker

Director of Undergraduate Field and Clinical Experiences

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional StudiesProfessor of Education
740-397-9000 Ext. 3408Email Dr. Shiverdecker
Professional Experience:
  •  Professor of Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2002 – Present
  • Associate Professor, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1998-2002
  • Assistant Professor of Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, August 1991 to April 1998.
  • History Teacher, Inez Middle School and Sheldon Clark High School, KY, 1981 – 1991.
  • Learning Disabilities Tutor, Greenville Senior High School, 1981.
Professional Organizations:
  • Ohio Middle Level Association
  • Association for Middle Level Education
  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Awards and Recognition:
  • MVNU - Excellence in Advising and Retention — 2003/2004
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers — 2005/2006
  • MVNU - President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (PEL) — Fall 2007
  • MVNU - President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (PEL) — Spring 2007
  • MVNU - President's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2013/14
Published Works and Presentations:
  • "Brain Gym: Cognitive Movement in the Classroom" — Presented at Annual Ohio Middle Level Association Conference in Spring 2009 & Annual Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference in Fall 2009
  • Presented Various Vicinity Professional Development Workshops (Themes Including... Learning Can Be Fun and Games, The M&Ms of Teaching (Methods and Management), The ABCs of Learning Centers)
  • Graduate Workshop Presenter … Perfecting and Personalizing Your Approach to Classroom Discipline (Spring 2016 and Summer 2016)
  • Ohio Middle Level Association Presenter … Magical Mathematics (Spring 2014)
  • Graduate Workshop Presenter … Nurturing a Growth Mindset (Summer 2017)
Favorite Subject-Related Links:
  • Ed.D. in Higher Education/Teacher Education, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1997)
  • M.A. Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky (1985)
  • B.A. Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio (1981)