Faculty/Staff

Faculty

 

Dr. A. Douglas Eury, Dean
Professor
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ed.S., Ed.D., Appalachian State University
Phone: (704) 406-4402
E-mailaeury@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. John D. Balls
Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Innovative Leadership Development
B.A. Catawba College
MBA Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.A. Gardner-Webb University
Ed.D. Gardner-Webb University
Phone: (704) 406-2365
E-mailjbd0114@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Steven Bingham
Associate Professor
B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Phone: (704) 406-2364
E-mailcbingham@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Sydney K. Brown
Associate Professor
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phone: (704) 406-3019
E-mailskbrown@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Jeff Hamilton
Assessment Coordinator/Assistant Professor
B.A Campbell University
MSA UNC-Charlotte
Ed.D. UNC-Greensboro
Phone: (704) 406-2309
E-mailjhamilton2@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Sheila Ingle
Associate Professor and Chair of Elementary Education
B.A., Sacred Heart College
M.A., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., Capella University
Phone: (704) 406-3037
E-mailsgingle@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Stephen Laws
Assistant Professor
B.S., Wake Forest University
M.A., Winthrop University
Ed.S., Winthrop University
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University
Phone: (704) 406-4403
E-mailslaws@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Lucenda M. McKinney
Professor
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.A., Gardner-Webb University
Ph.D., Clemson University
Phone: (704) 406-4405
E-maillmckinney@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Jim Palermo
Assistant Professor
B.A. Muhlenberg College
M.Ed. Kutztown University
Ed.D. North Carolina State University
Phone: (704) 406-4401
E-mailjpalermo@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Jason Parker
Assistant Professor
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.A., Gardner-Webb University
Ed.S., Appalachian State University
Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University
Phone: (704) 406-3890
E-mailjlparker@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Jennifer Putnam
Assistant Professor and Program Director of Elementary Master's Program
B.S.  Appalachian State University
M.A.  Appalachian State University
Ed.D  Gardner-Webb University
Phone: (704) 406-2015
E-mailjputnam2@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Faye Rucker
Associate Professor and Director of Field Experience, Statesville Campus
B.S., Winston-Salem State University
M.A, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ed.S., Appalachian State University
Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phone: (704) 761-5019
E-mailfrucker@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Anita Sanders
Assistant Professor
B.S., North Carolina Central University
M.A., Fayetteville State University
Ed.S., South Carolina State University
Ed.D., South Carolina State University
Phone: (704) 406-2199
E-mailadsanders@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. David Shellman
Associate Professor and Chair of Executive Leadership Studies
B.S., Appalachian State Teachers College
MHDL, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ed.S., Winthrop University
Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Phone: (704) 761-5016
E-maildshellman@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Kelly Clark
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Middle Grades Education
B.S., East Carolina University
M.A., Gardner-Webb University
Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University
Phone: (704) 406-2209
E-mailktclark@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Lane Wesson
Associate Professor and Chair of Evening Education Programs
B.S., Western Carolina University
M.A., Gardner-Webb University
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Phone: (704) 761-5021 - Statesville Campus
E-maillwesson@gardner-webb.edu

 

 

Teacher Education Undergraduate Program Coordinators/Chairs

 

Dr. Doug Eury, Dean of School of Education
Phone: (704) 406-4402
E-mailaeury@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Ken Baker, Physical Education
Phone: (704) 406-4481
E-mailkbaker@gardner-webb.edu

 

Mr. Mark Cole, Music Education
Phone: (704) 406-4456
E-mailmcole@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Tamara Cox, Spanish, French, and English as a Second Language Education
Phone: (704) 406-4499
E-mailtcox@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Shana Hartman, English Education
Phone: (704) 406-4482
E-mailsvhartman@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Sheila Ingle, Elementary Education
Phone: (704) 406-3037
E-mailsgingle@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Kelly Clark, Middle Grades Education
Phone: (704) 406-2209
E-mailktclark@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. Lane Wesson, Evening Education Programs
Statesville Campus
Phone: (704) 761-5021
E-maillwesson@gardner-webb.edu

 

Mr. Jason Willis, Mathematics Education
Phone: (704) 406-4431
E-mailjwillis@gardner-webb.edu

 

Dr. David Yelton, Social Studies
Phone: (704) 406-4471
E-maildyelton@gardner-webb.edu


Staff

 

Barbara Hildreth, Office Manager 
Phone: (704) 406-3030
E-mailbhildreth1@gardner-webb.edu


Seth Oprea, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (704) 406-4406
E-mailsoprea@gardner-webb.edu

 

 

Contact:

Dr. Doug Eury

Phone: (704) 406-4402

E-mail: aeury@gardner-webb.edu