Shirley Van Nuland
Dr. Shirley Van Nuland is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and past Academic Lead of the Bachelor of Education Program. She is the Chair of the UOIT Research Ethics Board (REB) with two prior two terms as an REB member. Further, she is an Elected Governor on UOIT’s Board of Governors.
She brings many years of teaching experience to the university gleaned from her roles as a teacher and a principal in Ontario’s elementary and secondary school systems, as an Assistant Professor and instructor at other universities, and as an Education Officer with Ontario’s Ministry of Education.
She holds a PhD (Theory and Policy Studies) from the University of Toronto, a Master of Education (Curriculum and Design) from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Western Ontario. Her work has been recognized through Nipissing University’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Service Award from the Canadian Association for Foundations of Education (CAFE) and the Publication Award for the Online Learning Tool from CAFE.
Dr. Van Nuland teaches Education Law, Policy, and Ethics and Foundations of Education; her research interests include standards of practice, ethical standards, and codes of conduct as these intersect in the lives of teachers and students. Currently she is researching the new teacher education program in Ontario.