Shelly Ratliff
Dr. Shelly A. Ratliff
Associate Professor of Education
Louis Bennett Hall



Ed.D. - Marshall University

M.A. - Marshall University

B.A. - Glenville State College

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Ratliff joined the Glenville State faculty in 2008 from Calhoun County Schools where she was employed as a Reading Specialist. She teaches elementary reading and early childhood education courses, as well as supervises interns. Dr. Ratliff’s research has included early literacy and assessment.

Recent Publication:


  • A Study of Kindergarten Teachers’ Ability to Teach the Kindergarten Informational Text Common Core State Standards in Fifteen West Virginia School Districts, December 2014

Recent Presentations:


  • Ratliff, S. and O’Dell, C. 2015. Showcasing evidence of student learning: Documentation supporting positive student impact collected by preservice teachers in preschool and kindergarten classrooms. National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, November, Orlando, FL.
  • Ratliff, S. and O’Dell, C. 2015. Enhancing young children’s curiosity through exploration & discovery activities. Celebrating Connections, February, Charleston, WV.
  • Ratliff, S. and O’Dell, C. 2013. From storybooks to activities to computer apps: Making meaningful connections for preK and K. Huntington Early Education Conference, May, Huntington, WV.
  • Ratliff, S. and Stange, T. 2011. Reading in the content areas. International Reading Association Conference, May, Orlando, FL.