Sharen Cypress, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Sharen L. Cypress is an Associate Professor of Education at Freed-Hardeman University and currently serves as the Dean of the School of Education. She received a B. S. degree in Elementary Education from Freed-Hardeman University, a M. Ed. degree in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Memphis, and an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, from the University of Memphis. She served as a teacher and school counselor at the public school level and has been a part of the Freed-Hardeman University faculty since 1998.
Amy Downey, Ed.D.
Jennifer Creecy, M.Ed., Instructor
Data Analyst & Assessment Coordinator; Instructor in Education
Mrs. Jennifer Creecy began teaching undergraduate classes for the Education Department in August 2010. She teaches Technology in the Classroom and Tests and Measurement, and she also works as the Data Analyst & Assessment Coordinator for the Department of Education. Mrs. Creecy serves as a student teacher supervisor, a primary advisor for some of our K-6 and 4-8 majors, a secondary advisor for all 6-12 and K-12 majors, and a faculty sponsor of STEA.
Karen L. Cypress, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Director of Special Education
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN
Ashley Estes, Instructor
Director of Middle Grades Program
Sarah Hibbett, M.Ed.
Director of the Bobbie Solley Center for Excellence in Teaching
Shawna Northrop, Ed.S., Instructor
Director of Field Experience; Instructor in Education
Mrs. Shawna Northrop began teaching undergraduate classes for the Department of Education in August 2011. She teaches Teaching Strategies PreK-3, Reading in the Content Area, Teaching Reading in the Content Area, and Educational Strategies - Elementary. Mrs. Northrop serves as the director of field experience, a primary advisor for some of our K-6 and 4-8 majors, and a faculty sponsor of STEA.
Gloria Sneed serves as Administrative Assistant for the Education Department. Gloria began working for Freed-Hardeman in August 2005. She attended Jackson State Community College and Tennessee State University majoring in Business/Accounting. Gloria also serves as the Follow-up Assistant to the BASE-TN program/grant. She has two daughters and a granddaughter.
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FHU / Dickson
FHU / Memphis
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
855 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
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