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Shelly Haser

Shelly Haser

Professor, Tallahassee Campus


Professional Profile

Dr. Haser joined Flagler College (Tallahassee) in August 2021 as the education department chair, professor, and education department assessment/accreditation coordinator for the Tallahassee and St. Augustine campuses. In spring 2022, she oversaw the education department's FLDOE reaccreditation process and currently serves as the director for assessment and accreditation for the department. She has nearly 25 years of experience in higher education as a department head, department chair, and faculty member at Robert Morris University and Marymount University (Arlington, VA). Her expertise is teacher preparation program accreditation, student teaching internship and field experiences, and teacher education administration. She was part of the founding membership of the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).

She has authored or co-authored numerous articles, including the 2022 article, "Unlikely Additions: One Institute of Higher Education Plus Two Early Childhood Education Care Centers Equal Investment in Adult Learners". This phenomenological research was a result of a PA Early Childhood grant and was recognized by Robert Morris University as the most impactful research by a team of faculty. Dr. Haser's role in the grant was in program development and data collection. The article is available through the University of Pittsburgh open-source journals. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work (

Dr. Haser has presented at regional, national, and international conferences and was a Fulbright Lecturer in 2002 at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. She was awarded the 2007 Marymount Faculty CIEE study abroad grant and spent a summer in London, England studying the private and publish British school system. Part of her background includes program development in study aboard, student teaching aboard, and service/learning abroad experiences and courses. Her undergraduate student teaching experience was in Appalachia WVA. Her career started as a third, fourth, and ESE teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in VA.

Teaching and Related Service


Ph.D. Education Administration, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
M.Ed. Special Education, William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
BS Elementary Education, Minor: Special Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Area of Research

Teacher Education Programs
Student Teachers and Teaching Internships

Classes Taught

Classroom Management
General Methods
Intro to Special Education
Student Teaching Internship Seminar

More Information

Member of National Association of Professional Development School (NAPDS)
Member of Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) and FLATE