Dr. Sharry Kimmel has almost two decades of experience teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses at the college level in the field of teacher education. Additionally, Dr. Kimmel has taught gifted children in grades 1 through 9 in the public sector, she has been both an assistant principal and a principal in the private sector, and she has served as a grant administrator over several multi-million dollar collaborative projects.
Dr. Kimmel has served as a speaker at national conferences such as NAEYC, HCI, and NAGC and has also served as an action research coach for Broward County Public Schools. Dr. Kimmel has been the recipient of several awards and honors in the field of education such as two Endowed Teaching Chair Awards, the Noreen Webber Community Service award at Nova Southeastern University, Broward College Professor of the Year, the Broward College Distinguished Alumni Award, and Broward County Teacher of the Year.
Dr. Kimmel has three degrees in higher education and is also a certified life coach. Dr. Kimmel’s bachelor of arts degree was earned from the University of Florida, her Master’s degree in secondary education was earned from the University of Miami, and her doctorate degree in child, youth and family studies was earned from Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with a 4.0 G.P.A. and the highest of honors.
Currently, Dr. Kimmel is a Senior Professor at Broward College where she serves as a Faculty Senator and Kappa Delta Pi Honor’s Society Coordinator. She lives in Parkland, Florida.