Ms. Shirley Smart

Ms. Shirley Smart

Adjunct Instructor of English

Email: smarts@tntemple.edu

Education


  • National Louis University, Chicago, IL - post-grad certificate – 2003 Reading/Writing Specialist
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI - M.A. English Language and Literature - 1996
  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI - B.A. Secondary Ed. - English – 1991
    • Also Graduate studies – Reading and Composition
    • Honors: graduated Cum Laude
  • Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, MI - transferred to NMU
  • Tennessee Temple University , Chattanooga, TN - Th.G. 1969
  • St. Clair Co. Community College, Port Huron, MI - A.D. Nursing 1967

Academic Experience


  • Lake Superior State University , Sault Ste. Marie, MI - Assistant Professor of English Fall 1999 – current
    • Full time – Dev. Reading/Writing, Freshman Comp. I & II, and Grammar, Also, Medical Terminology and Issues of Aging, Adjunct – Developmental Reading and Writing, Fall 1996 – Spring 1999
  • Chippewa County Health Dept, Sault Ste. Marie, MI - Home Health Nursing – patient teaching and care, 2008 – current (part-time)
  • Brimley Schools, Brimley, MI - Substitute teacher Middle School and High School, May 2008
  • Sault Area High School, Sault Ste. Marie, MI - Substitute teacher Jr. High and High School, Fall 1994 – Spring 1995, Permanent sub 9 weeks – 9th grade English
  • Consolidated Community Schools, Kincheloe, MI - English/Speech/Medical Terminology instructor at Bay Mills Community College, high school and college levels

Teaching Specializations


  • Composition
  • Research Writing
  • Dev. Reading & Writing
  • Grammar

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Former choir director/praise team member
  • Sunday School teacher
  • Registered Nurse

Denominational & Community Service


  • Women’s Bible Study

Publications & Presentations


  • Waiting to hear about presentation submission for Writing across the Peninsula (Oct. 2014)