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Sharlonne R Smith Dr.

Assistant Professor of Education

Brown Hall
Room 311
650 College Dr. Dalton, GA 30720

Office Hours

Wednesday/Thursday     8:00 - 9:00 AM;  4:30-6:00 PM



PhD                 Middle Grades Education                        University of Georgia

MEd                 Integrated Curriculum                              Cambridge College

BBA                 Risk Management and Insurance            University of Georgia


Sharlonne R. Smith received her doctorate from the University of Georgia in Middle Grades Education . The focus of her dissertation work was a narrative study of relationships between middle class African American teachers and economically disadvantaged African American students. 

Before teaching at Dalton State, Dr. Smith was a middle school mathematics and science educator for 12 years in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Dr. Smith has been teaching courses in Dalton State's School of Education for teacher candidates working toward their Elementary and Secondary certification since 2017.  Dr. Smith also serves as a special events coordinator for the School of Education. Her current research interest includes exploring teacher candidates collaboration experiences with mentor teachers in professional development schools. Dr. Smith has extensive experience working in inner city and urban learning environments. 

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE                                                                                                                  

  • Social Class and Poverty                                                                                                        
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Pre-Service Teacher Development
  • Mathematics Curriculum
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Young Adolescents
  • Elementary Education