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Dr. Shellie Brown

Dean, School of Education & Social Sciences,
Director of Teacher Education,
Associate Professor of Education


Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Special Education, Liberty University
M.A. Education, Bluefield University, ’15
B.S. Early/Middle Education PreK–9th grade with a specialization in English/Language Arts, Bluefield State College


Shellie Brown serves as an associate professor of education and Director of Teacher Education for the School of Education and Social Sciences. She brings years of teaching experience to Bluefield University. She served as a general education teacher in grades second, third, and fifth and in Title I for grades K-5 at Cedar Bluff Elementary School.

After graduating in the first master’s of education program at Bluefield University, Dr. Brown served as an adjunct instructor in the Education Department, teaching online classes to undergraduates as well as math recertification courses to elementary and middle school teachers in Tazewell County for two years prior to coming to Bluefield. Dr. Brown’s dissertation pertained to improving collaboration and co-teaching among general and special education teachers in inclusion classrooms.

Dr. Brown believes that learning should be engaging, and that teaching is a work of the heart. She teaches methods, technology, and classroom management courses as well as supervises student teachers. Dr. Brown is also the wife of a pastor and the mother of two boys.

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