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Lloyd Sharp, M.A.

Associate Faculty

Lloyd Sharp, M.A.
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Tucson Center
2233 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson , AZ 85719
520-319-9868 ext. 4

Lloyd's professional experience includes teacher preparation and substitute teaching at the elementary level; teaching all four levels of high school English at Patagonia High School in Patagonia, Arizona; and 13 years at Pima Community College teaching four levels of scholarly writing. In addition, Lloyd taught multicultural adolescent literature for Northern Arizona University in the NAU-Nogales School-Based Teacher Education Partnership. Since 2004 at Prescott College, Lloyd has served as a mentor for education students in the Adult Degree Program, a graduate mentor for education students in the Master of Arts Program, and a core faculty member in the Master of Arts Program in Education and Teacher Preparation.  In addition, she has an active private business that offers tutoring, editing, and writing workshops for graduate and undergraduate academic writers.  

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree (Gradutated with Distinction), University of Arizona, Extended English Major, Secondary Education, 1973

Master of Arts Degree, University of Arizona, Teaching & Teacher Education, 1995

Arizona Teaching Certificates:  Elementary Education, Secondary Education (English); Community College

Research

Research

Lloyd is an Arizona native who lived for 25 years on the border of Mexico in an agricultural setting. Her graduate research focused on rural education and the challenges faced by rural schools in terms of funding, accreditation and faculty credentials needed to offer students a full secondary curriculum and the necessary experiences in preparation for college application, acceptance and success.

Expertise

Expertise
  • Graduate study in Education
  • Teacher Certification:  Elementary and Secondary
  • School Guidance Counseling certification
  • Scholarly writing
  • Creative non-fiction writing
  • U.S. and Mexico border studies, especially as related to rural schools, sustainable ranching and agriculture
  • Off-the-grid living

Presentations

Presentations

Since 2006, Lloyd's presentations have been conducted in conjunction with the Prescott College Master of Arts colloquia, concentrating on scholarly writing, education-related subjects, effective presentation techniques, thesis design, matters of interest in school counseling, social and ecological literacies, and border issues.  

Awards

Awards

Outstanding Adjunct Faculty, Pima Community College, Tucson AZ, 2005.

Instruction at Prescott College

Instruction at Prescott College

Education

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Teacher & Administrative Preparation

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Master of Arts in Education

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