Colleen Shuler, M.S.Ed.


  • M.S.Ed., Southwest Baptist University
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, Southwest Baptist University
  • K-12 Special Reading Certification

Selected Publications

  • Shuler, C. (2014). “Top 5 Ways to Create A Literate Environment”.  The Missouri Reader, (Winter ed.).

Selected Presentations

  • Shuler, C. & Bryant, J. (2016). Reading Recipe for the Write Stuff, MOEL Conference, Osage Beach, MO
  • Shuler, C. & Bryant, J. (2016). Writing Like a Thief, MOEL Conference, Osage Beach, MO (Also presented at: Bolivar Schools PD Day, Bolivar, MO & Lakes Country Council IRA meeting, Bolivar, MO)
  • Shuler, C., Bryant, J., Samek, T. & Baggert, B. (2016). Poetry's a Snap with Content Lit and Apps, International Literacy Association, Boston, MA.
  • Shuler, C., Bryant, J., Samek, T.  & Fox, J. (2015). Lit Pop Rocks, MOEL Conference, Osage Beach, MO
  • Shuler, C. (2015).  Reading Power, Humansville Elementary Teachers PD Day
  • Shuler, C. & Fox, J. (2015). Talking About Text with Edmodo: Digital Conversations Between Sixth Graders and Pre-Service Middle School Teachers, Write to Learn Conference, Osage Beach, MO

Related Experience

  • 26 years public school classroom experience (grades 1, 2, 3, & 6)

Professional Organizations

  • Lakes Country Council-International Reading Association
    • President
  • Student Missouri State Teachers Association, SBU
    • Co-leader
  • Missouri State Teachers Association (Lifetime Retired teacher member)
  • International Literacy Association
    • Co-leader of Teachers' Choice Awards with J. Fox, J. Bryant, & T. Samek (all SBU faculty members)

Honors and Awards

  • 2015, Literacy Award, Lakes Country Council-IRA
  • 2009, Outstanding Missouri Rural Elementary Teacher, Missouri Association of Rural Education

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
    • Adopt a College Student