Walker, Carol

Title: Assistant Vice President, Academic Worldwide Liaison, and Associate Professor

Department:  Academic Affairs 

Phone: 352-588-8308

Email: carol.walker@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Education, The Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dissertation: “Environmental Education: Perception, Theory and Reality”
  • M.Ed., Educational Administration and Supervision (K-12), Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
  • B.S., Elementary Education (K-7), Radford University, Radford, VA

Biography:
Dr. Walker is the Assistant Vice President, Academic Worldwide Liaison as well as Associate Professor in the School of Education and Social Services at Saint Leo University. Since her association with the university, she has served as full-time faculty member in the Ocala Center, chair of the education department, and dean of the School of Education and Social Services. Her current position provides supervisory academic leadership as the liaison between school administration and all worldwide locations, including online, centers, and new modalities.

Prior to her employment at Saint Leo, Dr. Walker served as dean of education at a junior college and coordinator/director of a university branch campus. Her previous employment also included a variety of positions in the education field including national and state lobbyist (Washington DC and Colorado) for education, technology instructor in K-12 education, on-screen talent for public television events and talk shows, newspaper columnist on environmental education issues, and teaching in a virtual K-12 school environment.

Dr. Walker also serves as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Faculty Athletic Representative for the university.

Community Affiliation:

  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
  • Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Educational Research Association

Teaching & Professional Interests:
Dr. Walker has taught courses in the Undergraduate Education Department and Graduate Studies in Education. She has supervised undergrad and graduate interns in a variety of locations. Her research interests include the infusion of values into curriculum, servant leadership, leading change, and assessment and evaluation for teaching and learning.

Honors & Awards:

  • Rank of Associate Professor awarded in 2008
  •  Tenure awarded in 2009
  •  Recognition of ten years of service at Saint Leo in 2014

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