Sherry Steeley

Dr. Sherry L. Steeley is an Associate Teaching Professor in the English Language Center/Special Programs Department of the School of Continuing Studies at Georgetown University.

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Dr. Steeley has designed and conducted online and face-to-face U.S.-based and international teacher education programs and courses, with a focus on the paradigm shift to constructivist, student-centered, outcomes-based instruction. Dr. Steeley has extensive experience with international education programs as a designer, instructor, and PI on both State Department and USAID -funded programs for educational exchange and teacher education. Dr. Steeley also has extensive English language teaching experience in secondary, post-secondary, and graduate-level, including vocational ESL and content-based instruction. Prior to undertaking a full time career in education, Dr. Steeley served as an economic officer in the Foreign Service /U.S. Department of State. In addition to a Ph.D. in Education, Dr. Steeley holds an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, has worked in Africa, South and East Asia, and Central Europe, and has studied six foreign languages. Her research interests focus on international education, educational equity, language and culture, and teacher motivation and identity.