Dr. Tammy Shutt, Associate Professor of Education


Contact Info:

Email: tammy.shutt@lipscomb.edu

Office Location: Ezell 310D

Faculty Phone: 615-966-5094

Faculty Fax: 615-966-7628


Teaching Information:

Title: Associate Professor, M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.

Courses:  Introduction to Educational Research, Applied Research Seminar, Law and Ethics in Leadership

Start Date at Lipscomb: August 2013


Education/Certifications: 

  • B.S.; M.Ed.; Ed.S. and Ed.D.

Area of Expertise:

  • Research and Statistics in the Social Sciences
  • Leadership

Primary Research Interest:

  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Leadership and Student Achievement
  • Teacher Preparation 

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCD
  • NAC-WCCI (North American Chapter – World Council for Curriculum and Instruction)
  • Editor – The Journal of Interdisciplinary Education
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • ATE

Publications and Presentations:

  • Wiemers, R., Shutt, T., & Piro, J. (2012). An ethical approach to building a positive school climate. Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, 11(1), 69-87.
  • Piro, J., Wiemers, R., & Shutt, T. (2011, September 26). Using student achievement data in teacher and principal evaluations: A policy study. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 6(4). Retrieved from Connexions Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m41125/latest/
  • Piro, J., Shutt, T., & Stewart, G. (2010). Pathways to teacher licensure: Student achievement in traditionally and alternatively trained teacher classrooms. Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 6(2), 1-8.
  • Harris, A., Bruster, B., Peterson, B., & Shutt, T. (2010). Examining and facilitating reflection to improve professional practice.  Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Shutt, T. (2010). Fostering peaceful relations through ethical leadership at school. Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, 9(1), 1-13.
  • Wiemers, R., & Shutt, T. (2010).  Preparing ethical leaders for a caring school community. Creating a Global Culture of Peace: Strategies for Curriculum Development and Implementation (253-266). Juneau, AK: International Educational Initiatives.

Presentations:

  • Shutt, T., Wiemers, R., & Piro, J. (2013, Oct. 24-26). Publishing Dos and Don’ts. Presented at the North American Chapter of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  • Piro, J., Wiemers, R., & Shutt, T. (2013, Oct. 24-26). Partnerships for Social Justice? Corporate Influences in Educational Contexts. Presented at the North American Chapter of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  • Shutt, T., & Wiemers, R. (2013, March 27-29). Ethical decision-making in teaching and learning. Presented at the Annual SoTL Commons, A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, Savannah, GA.
  • Stewart, G., & Shutt, T. (2012, April 1-3). The role of school leadership in transforming the schools of tomorrow through technology. Presented at the 28th Annual National Technology and Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Piro, J., & Shutt, T. (2012, February 11-15). A policy analysis of student achievement measures in teacher and principal evaluations. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.
  • Stewart, G., & Shutt, T. (2011, October, 26-28). Technology: Sustaining Global Education. Presented at the North American Chapter of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, Austin, TX.
  • Wiemers, R., Shutt, T., & Piro, J. (2011, October, 26-28). An ethical approach to building a positive school climate. Presented at the North American Chapter of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, Austin, TX.
  • Pirkle, S., Shutt, T., & Stewart, G. (2011, September, 19-21). STEM teaching: The critical components. Presented at the 10th Annual Tennessee Education Leadership (LEAD) Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Piro, J., Shutt, T. & Wiemers, R. (2011, April, 7-11). Teacher effectiveness in a post Race-to-the-Top paradigm: The student Achievement measures of first year traditionally and alternatively licensed teachers in Tennessee. Presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Wiemers, R., Shutt, T. & Piro, J. (2011, April, 7-11). Using student achievement data in Tennessee teacher and principal evaluations: A policy study. Presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Shutt, T., Piro, J., & Wiemers, R. (2010, October, 28-30). Principal evaluation:  What does the future hold? Presented at the 57th Annual Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE) Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Piro, J., Stewart, G., & Shutt, T. (2010, October, 28-30). Tennessee teacher evaluations. Presented at the 57th Annual Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE) Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Piro, J., Shutt, T., & Stewart, G. (2010, February, 13-17). Value added student achievement in teacher preparation pathways. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Previous Experience:

  • Associate Professor: Austin Peay State University 
  • Executive Director- Research, Federal Programs, and Grants: Rockford IL School District #5.