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College of Education

Jill Shelnut

Lecturer - Early Childhood Education

Office: 418-F Gantt Circle
Phone: 864-656-0327
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Educational Background

Ph.D. Special Education
Clemson University 2020

M.Ed. Special Education
Clemson University 1999

B.A. Early Childhood Education
Clemson University 1998


Jill joined the College of Education as a Lecturer in Early Childhood Education beginning August 2018. Her background includes serving as an early childhood teacher, special education teacher, and early interventionist. Her focus is on providing best instructional practices to teacher candidates. Jill will continue to pursue research in the areas of early literacy, critical issues in early childhood, and preservice teacher preparation.

Courses Taught

EDEC 8200
EDEC 4200
EDEC 4400
EDEC 4500
EDEC 3010/2010
EDSP 3750
EDEC 2200
EDEL 4510
EDEC 3000/2000
EDEC 4600
EDHD 8310
ED 6900
ED 4990

Research Interests

critical issues in early childhood
early childhood trauma
early literacy
preservice teacher preparation