Shara Curry
Dr. Shara B. Curry
Professor of Education
Louis Bennett Hall



Ed.D. - Ball State University

M.A. -Marshall University

B.A. Fairmont State University

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Curry joined the Glenville State faculty in 2010 from Grace College, Winona Lake, IN where she was a professor of teacher education for 23 years and the Teacher Education Department Chair for 10 years. She teaches Educational Psychology and Teaching Reading in Middle and Adolescent Education and supervises student interns in the public schools. Dr. Curry’s research has included diagnosing/correcting reading difficulties, parent involvement programs, literacy at the middle/high school levels, children’s literature and beginning teachers.

Recent Presentation:

  • 2014. All Teachers are Teachers of Reading. West Virginia Reading Association Conference, November, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV.

Professional and Academic Association Memberships:

West Virginia Reading Association

  • Executive Board Member
  • Gilmer County Contact

Delta Kappa Gamma

  • 1st Vice President
  • Chair, Education Excellence Committee

International Literacy Association

Professional Activities (non-teaching):

  • Editorial Advisory Board for Content Area Reading Journal
  • Alpha Theta Xi advisor/sponsor
  • NCATE state accreditation team member

Recent Professional Conferences:

  • West Virginia Reading Conference (White Sulphur Springs, WV)
  • International Reading Conference (San Antonio, TX)
  • NCATE Conference (Atlanta, GA)
  • Professional Development Schools Conference
  • Teacher Leadership Institute
  • Common Core Standards Professional Learning Workshop

Recent Committee Assignments:

  • Assessment Committee
  • Library Committee
  • Honors Program Committee
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee