Rev. Sha'Leda Mirra, MS, MSW, LCSW, CAP
Instructor of Undergraduate Social Work
Rev. Sha’Leda Mirra, is an Instructor of Undergraduate Social Work in the College of Education and Social Services serving as full-time faculty of the Gainesville Education Center since 2016. Rev. Mirra is an ordained pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, has served as a community activist, advocating for causes such as child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and mental health education within the African American community. In addition, much focus has been devoted to consulting within the spiritual community to improve education and equip the spiritual community with essential resources to resume their role as the help seeking entity within the community. Rev. Mirra is a graduate of Saint Leo University, receiving two Masters Degrees in both Criminology and Social Work, and a recent graduate of Regent University, where she has received a Master of Divinity. Presently, Rev. Mirra in candidacy as a doctoral learner at Capella University, pursuing a Ph.D in General Psychology. Rev. Mirra has over 20 years of experience in the field of Social Work, specializing in micro clinical practice, maternal mental health, and child safety. Rev. Sha’Leda Mirra has a passion for education, as teaching is an integral part of impacting the lives of others within the community and assisting them in achieving self-actualization. Professional interests include teaching for Saint Leo University in the Social Work program, and contributing to the growing organizational objectives through knowledge, skills, and experience.