Sharon is the Division Director of Professional Development at NCTE. With experiences in elementary education, instructional technology, and administration, Sharon has contributed to the field of education for seventeen years. In her current position, she develops online and onsite professional development experiences for K–college educators, overseeing the NCTE Consulting Network and the Pathways projects.
As an elementary teacher in a pre K-12 district, she has taught language arts, social studies, science, and mathematics. In addition to her classroom teaching experience, she has served as a curriculum coach for K-6 teachers to assist teachers in aligning classroom practices with state and national standards, and designing appropriate assessment tools.