Sharon Waller

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Dr. Sharon Waller joined the American University of Ras Al Khaimah in March 2015 where she is currently Assistant Professor in Education. She served as a public school teacher and an educational diagnostician for thirteen years before coming to the United Arab Emirates. She has served as the founding manager of the Office of Counseling, Testing, and Disability Services, an institutional effectiveness coordinator, and chair of the Student Success Committee. Dr. Waller obtained her bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, her graduate degree from the University of North Texas, and her Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University. She is a strong proponent of digital learning and an advocate for the empowerment of diverse learners.

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Today’s educators stand at the crossroads of globalization and technology. The world is rapidly shrinking. The workplace is being transformed before our very eyes. Technology is forever changing the way we perceive reality and the way we do business. Educators are required to equip students for a workplace that has yet to emerge. The skill sets of today’s job market are often obsolete before students can enter the workplace. Now is the time for educators to rise to the challenges of our modern world. By embracing the vision of yesterday’s practitioners and joining hands with tomorrow’s practitioners, educators can transform our world and equip their students for the upward mobility and career flexibility required in tomorrow’s workplace.

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