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Colleen Shuler, Ed.D.


  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction, Evangel University
    • Dissertation: "Investigation of Teacher Leadership in Teacher Preparation Programs: A Qualitative Grounded Research Study"
  • M.S.Ed., Southwest Baptist University
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, Southwest Baptist University
  • K-12 Special Reading Certification
  • Early Childhood PK-3
  • Elementary Education 1-8

Selected Publications

  • Bryant, J. and Shuler, C. "The Write Way to Achieve the A’s." The Missouri Reader. 2019.

  • Bryant, J. and Shuler, C. "Reading Recipe for the Write Stuff." The Missouri Reader. 2018.
  • Shuler, C. “Top 5 Ways to Create A Literate Environment”.  The Missouri Reader, (Winter ed.) 2014.

Selected Presentations

  • Shuler, C. (2019). Presentation for Evangel graduate students. Dissertation Writing. Springfield, MO
  • Shuler, C. (2019). Presentation of Dissertation Topic, EDL 733, Evangel University, Springfield, MO
  • Shuler, C. (2018). Writing Workshop K-2. Polk County Christian School, Bolivar, MO
  • Fox, J. & Shuler, C. (2018). Teachers Choice Awards. Perspectives Preparatory Academy, Springfield, MO
  • Fox, J. & Shuler, C. (2018). Presentation at ILA Teachers Choice Awards. Austin, TX
  • Fox, J. & Shuler, C. (2017). "Teachers Choices Awards Winners Book Talks: How You Can Use Award Winning Literature to Support Content Learning." Missouri Early Learning Conference, Osage Beach, MO
  • Fox, J. & Shuler, C. (2017). Presentation at Stockton High School Career Day, Stockton, MO
  • Bryant, J., Fox, J. & Shuler, C. (2017). Presentation at Maplecrest Elementary School, Teachers Choice Awards, Lebanon, MO

Related Experience

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

Professional Organizations

  • Literature Bowl, Southwest Baptist University
    • Co-chair, 2018-2019
  • Teachers Choice Awards, Missouri IRA
    • Area Leader, 2017-2019
  • 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

  • 2017, Inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Evangel University
  • 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