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Dr. Sharon Chaney

Dr. Sharon Chaney (TN '99)


At the time of the Award, Dr. Sharon Chaney was:

Hunters Lane Comprehensive High School
Nashville, TN

Subject(s) taught: English/Language
Grade(s): 12

Biographical Information

After retiring in 2014 from the Metro Nashville Public Schools as Director of Advanced Academics, Dr. Chaney trained job-embedded teacher candidates at Union University's graduate campus in Hendersonville, TN, 2014-2021.  A major focus of her classes, seminars, and field experiences planned for the graduate students each semester helped candidates prepare for an edTPA portfolio submission to Pearson, a new requirement for all teacher candidates in the state. She also chaired and continues to serve on dissertation committees for doctoral students at Union University Hendersonville (UUH). 

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Milestone: Sharon Chaney (TN '99) Receives Xi State Achievement Award and Honor from College Board

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Additional Information


1970 Belmont University, B.A.

Vanderbilt University, Ed.D.

Austin Peay State University, M.Ed.