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Dr. Sharon Metcalfe

Director of Teacher Education

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Jetter School of Professional StudiesProfessor of Education
740-397-9000 Ext. 3435Email Dr. Metcalfe

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Professional Experience:
  • Associate Dean for Education Programs — Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Graduate Education Department Chair — Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Associate Professor of Education — Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • High school biology and chemistry teaching (Brockton, Easton, and North Quincy High Schools, and Massapoag Alternative High School.)
  • Adjunct teaching at Eastern Nazarene College: Math for college, Intro. to Chemistry, Intro. to Biology, Human Nutrition, Freshman Seminar
  • Associate Director of Center for Academic Services; Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction program (Eastern Nazarene College)
  • Director of Curriculum Resources and Development-Eastern Nazarene College LEAD Program as well as adjunct faculty member for LEAD Program.
  • University of Phoenix Online: faculty, faculty mentor, Science Area Chair for College of Arts and Sciences
Professional Organizations:
  • AERA — American Educational Research Association
  • ASCD Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Delta Kappan
  • Ohio Association of Teacher Education
  • The International Christian Community for Teacher Education
Awards and Recognition:
  • 2019 Recipient of the Beulah Apostolic Award of Excellence at the Knox County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast
  • 2015-2016 Faculty of the Year Award Recipient
  • 1993 Outstanding Teacher Award-Eastern Nazarene College
Published Works and Presentations:
  • Co-authored chapter 15 in "Case Studies in Succession Planning for K12 Districts," in the book, Succession Planning: Promoting Organizational Sustainability, 2018, edited by P. A. Gordon and J. A. Overbey. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers.
  • Co-presenter with Stephen Metcalfe at Asuza Pacific University; The International Christian Community for Teacher Education biennial conference; May 2012
    Topic: Rural Poverty Instruction: Ideas For Teacher Education;
  • Presenter at Women’s Leadership Conference, MVNU, September 2012; October 2013
    Topic: Leading with your Strengths.
  • Presenter at AERA international conference, May 2013;
    Topic: The Effect of Strengths Intervention on Pre-service Teacher Dispositions during the student teaching experience.
  • Ed. D. Educational Leadership / Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • M.Ed. Secondary Education with emphasis in biology, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts
  • B.S. in Biology, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts