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Dr. Shantell Strickland-Davis

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Dr. Shantell Strickland-Davis is the Associate Vice President of Organizational Learning and Development at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. She serves as the college’s chief talent officer and has the privilege of consulting with all units of the college in the design and development of faculty, staff, and leadership professional learning, programming, and resources that support a culture of institutional excellence. Dr. Strickland-Davis oversees all facets of professional learning and engagement at the college, including equity, diversity, and inclusion programs, online teaching, educational development, technology education, and support for college leaders and administrators. Dr. Strickland-Davis also teaches in an adjunct faculty capacity.

Dr. Strickland-Davis is a published author and presenter whose research agenda includes faculty efficacy and confidence and understanding the ways in which community college faculty are best supported through classroom instruction, assessment, and engagement. Her most recent research exploration is on community college faculty efficacy and how faculty development programs can be a bridge or barrier to their successes in the classroom.

Dr. Strickland-Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a master’s degree in instructional design from Appalachian State University, and a Ph.D. in education from Old Dominion University.