Mississippi College

Cheryl Sheppard

Welcome to Mississippi College and the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership.  As an Associate Professor of Education, I teach

  • Educational Psychology (EDU 304)
  • Language Arts for Children (EDU 439) and 
  • Studies in the Teaching of Elementary Language Arts (EDU 6525). 
  • I supervise student teachers.
  • Contact person for the Master's of Elementary Education degree.
  • Major professor/committee member for students working toward their Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. 

Additional courses previously taught include:  EDU 300- Introduction to Education, EDU 301- Methods of Elementary Education, EDU 6524- Teaching Skills of Reading and Comprehension and 6489- Middle Grades Literacy Skills. 

I believe that teachers are called to serve all of God's children and it is a moral responsibility for us to love, nurture and impart knowledge wherever we are placed according to God's will.  I love children and teaching, and I know you will too.  Again, welcome.

About Me

I was born and raised in Jackson, MS and graduated from Provine High School.  I am the proud mother/nana of two daughters, Amy and Anna and one grandson, Aiden.  My teaching background is in the arts, mathematics, and reading.  I have also served as an assistant principal, principal and Executive Director for Elementary Education in the Jackson Public School District.  I began teaching at MC as an adjunct in 2005 and began full time employment in 2007.  My family and I attend Ridgecrest Baptist Church. 

Class Schedule

Fall 2015

  • EDU 439 - Language Arts for Children
    Monday, 8:00 - 11:45, Lowery 206
  • EDU 6525 - Studies in the Teaching of Elementary School Language Arts
    Tuesday, 6:00 - 8:45, Lowery 206
  • EDU 304 B - Educational Psychology
    TR, 8:00-9:15, L301



EDU 439 Documents

EDU 304 B Documents

Other Documents