Department of Education
Jennifer Penland, Ph.D.
Richard Stevens, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education
LeAnn Johnson, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Belinda Mitchell, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Program
The Shepherd University Department of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
In the spring of 2011, Shepherd University’s Teacher Education Program passed the NCATE/ WVDE accreditation review with no reported deficiencies and received full accreditation. Shepherd University is proud of this notable achievement. Please go to the website below to examine the standards by which we were judged for our accreditation review.
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
- Summary Institution-Level Pass Rate Data (ETS)
Please visit our website devoted to making public the information provided to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for our 2017-2018 accreditation review and site visit. The information located here includes a variety of data relevant to our teacher preparation program. Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Review Website