Marcia StewartDr. Marcia Stewart, Professor of Education

Contact Info:


Office Location: Ezell 333

Faculty Phone:  615.966.5822

Faculty Fax: 615.966.7628

Teaching Information:

Title: Professor of Education, Undergraduate

Courses: ED 3404: Primary Education, ED 3649: Clinical Practice II, LUEG 3093: Creativity—Wonder, Work & Worship (Engagements)

Start Date at Lipscomb:  August 1992


  • B.A. in Elementary Education (Lipscomb University)
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education (Vanderbilt University)
  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Supervision (Vanderbilt University)

Area of Expertise:

  • Early Childhood

Primary Research Interest:

  • Children’s literature
  • Teaching/learning strategies

Awards and Honors:

  • Lipscomb Faculty Summer Grant 2016
  • Lipscomb University Teacher of the Year 2013
  • Lipscomb Connect 2012, Academic Year 2011-2012
  • College of Education Faculty Award, May 2012
  • Lipscomb Teach I-Pad, 2010-2011
  • Delta Kappa Gamma (women educators honorary society)
  • Kappa Delta Pi  (education honorary society)
  • Sigma Tau Delta (English honorary society)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children

Publications and Presentations:

  • “The Joy of Wonderment,” The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, spring 2017
  • “Crafting a Creative Life: A User’s Guide,” Delta Kappa Gamma International Convention, Nashville, TN, July 2016
  • “A Box is Not a Box,” Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children conference, Nashville, TN, April, 2016
  • “Transforming My Thinking:  My Brain of the Past Becomes My Brain of the Future”, AHA! Process conference--Addressing the Challenges of Poverty: Solutions for K-12, Higher Education and Communities, Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 1-2, 2012
  • “Fully Nourished: Teaching Children”, Woodmont Hills church, Nashville, TN, Feb. 2012
  • “Teaching Life Lessons through Literature”, NAEYC Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, fall 2011
  • “Learning Life Lessons through Literature”, The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, winter 2011

Previous Experience:

  • Vanderbilt University—Research assistant for Doug and Lynn Fuchs, special education
  • David Lipscomb Elementary School—4th grade teacher
  • Licensed family child care provider
  • Preschool teacher