Education

Asbury Children's Literature Conference

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March 24, 2018  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Akers Auditorium

Andrew S. Miller Center for Communication Arts

Asbury Hosts Math Night for K-12 Students

Asbury University’s Math Department will host its annual Math Night, open to all students in grades K-12, on April 10.

WILMORE, Ky. — Asbury University’s Math Department will host its annual Math Night, open to all students in grades K-12, on April 10 from 6-8 p.m. The registration cost is $5 per student (maximum $10 per family). Register for Math Night. 

Asbury’s Online Master’s in Education Opens Doors

Designed for working professionals, Asbury’s master’s programs in Education offer the benefits of face-to-face with the flexibility of online education.
Lorenzo Villalobos '13, currently completing his M.A. in Education at Asbury, was named “Teacher of the Year” at Wilmore Elementary School.

Innovative Classroom Equips Asbury Education Students

Asbury University’s School of Education offers a Model Classroom — a unique stepping-stone to real-life impact.

WILMORE, Ky. — Bright colors, book shelves and chart stands are just a few building blocks of an innovative new "Model Classroom" at Asbury University.

Asbury Education Students Learn by Serving

Students and faculty in Asbury University’s School of Education volunteer with schools in Knott County, Kentucky

WILMORE, Ky. — Anyone who’s heard of Asbury University’s School of Education already knows its track record of producing outstanding teachers. With experienced faculty, rigorous curriculum and impactful field experience, the program is worthy of its reputation.

Asbury “Math-letes” Present Research at State Conference

Three Asbury University student athletes recently presented research at a state conference for teacher education.
(From left): Haley Warren ’18, Emily Flaget ’20 and Kendall Anderson ’17 presented research at the Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators annual state conference.

Travel Courses

Travel Courses are faculty-led short-term travel or off-campus opportunities.  Students have the opportunity to participate in experiential learning while traveling and earning academic credit.  From time-to-time the Education Department will offer travel course options crafted specifically for education majors.  

 

Brittany Worthen

Assistant Professor

I hold a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Asbury University and spent eight years in the elementary classrooms in Nicholasville and Lexington, Kentucky. Currently, I am working on my doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Literacy at the University of Kentucky and feel honored to be back at Asbury teaching future teachers. I live in Lexington with my husband Ryan, our daughter Willow, and our dogs, Rook and Runner.

Degrees: 

Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Asbury University.

Master's Degree in Teacher as Leader from Asbury University.

Other: 

I am currently working on my doctorate at the University of Kentucky. I am studying Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Literacy.

Dr. Sharon Bixler

Chair, Dept. of Educational Specialties, School of Education / Assistant Professor

Sharon Bixler is as an Assistant Professor of Education. She received her BA in Mathematics and her MAEd from Georgetown College and her PhD in STEM Education from the University of Kentucky. Her research interests involve the use of technology in the P-12 classrooms specifically in the areas of mathematics and science. Sharon lives in Lexington with her husband, Dwayne, and their two youngest of four children.

Degrees: 

BA Mathematics, Georgetown College

MAEd Education w/ Instructional Technology Endorsement, Georgetown College

PhD STEM Education, University of Kentucky

Selected/Recent Publications: 

Bixler, S. (2014). Using iPads to explore parabolas. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle
School, 20
(30), 174‐177.

Affiliations: 

Member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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