Dr. Sylvia Morrison

Dr. Sylvia Morrison is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Education, Health, and Social Work. With extensive experience in PreK-12 programs, Dr. Morrison taught students in general and special education classes at the elementary and secondary levels and was an assistant principal and principal in racially, ethnically, linguistically, and economically diverse schools. Dr. Morrison also was the director of instructional programs that included PreK/Head Start, Title III, and Title I Programs. As an administrator, Dr. Morrison was the recipient of the Nancy C. Walker Award for Outstanding Support to School Library Media Programs, the Superintendent’s Annual Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award, and the Friends of ESOL Award for Outstanding Leadership and Support of the ESOL/Bilingual Program. Her research and teaching interests broadly focus on how issues of race, culture, and ethnicity influence teaching and learning. Dr. Morrison facilitates workshops, leads professional training, and monitors projects related to PreK-12 educational initiatives.!