Edward D. Hendricks, Ph.D.
Before joining the faculty of the Farrington College of Education, I served as Director of SHU’s Leadership Studies Program. Before that I was President and CEO of a major international trade organization in which capacity I had the opportunity to serve as a guest lecturer and instructor at several higher education institutions across the United States and Europe on topics related to adult learning, professional development, leadership and management. I subsequently founded my own training and speaking company through which I provided professional development programs for K-16 educational institutions and served as a keynote speaker and trainer at many corporate, nonprofit and educational conferences throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. I am a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association and a graduate of the Graduate School of Coaching. I have several years’ experience serving as a counselor and life coach. My doctoral specialization is in Post-Secondary and Adult Education and I engage in a facilitative and collegial approach to teaching and learning in my classes.
- President, SHU University Academic Assembly 2011-2012
- Faculty Representative, SHU President’s Senior Staff, 2011-2012
- Faculty Representative, Dean’s Council, 2012-2013
- Founding Member and Director, SHU Center for Urban Policy and Action, 2012-Present
- Member, SHU Strategic Planning
- Committee, SHU Presidential Inauguration Committee, and SHU 50th Anniversary Planning Committee
Degrees and Certifications
- PhD 2010 Capella University, MN
- MA 1976 State University of New York at Albany
- BS 1975 University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- BA 1975 University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- ED152/552 Education in the U.S.
- ED272/627 Societal Issues in Adolescence
- ED553 Educational Psychology
- ED681 Human Growth & Development
- ED599 Seminar in Interpersonal and Communications Skills
- ED599 Seminar in Coaching and Motivating Adults
Publications and Presentations
Hendricks, E. and Clark, A. (2012). It takes a village: closing the education achievement gap through interdisciplinary collaborations and partnerships. Under review for presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education 65th Annual Meeting & Exhibits, Orlando, FL.
Clark, A., Giarratano, M., Hendricks, E., Libby, L. (2012, February). Developing partnerships: a university, a new science magnet elementary school, a local science museum, and General Electric Company. Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education 64th Annual Meeting & Exhibits. Chicago, IL.
Hendricks, E. (2011, February). Making NCATE matter: a study of teacher educators’ compliance with state-mandated standards. Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education 63rd Annual Meeting & Exhibits, San Diego, CA.
Hendricks, E. (2011, March). Tips, tidbits and techniques for motivating gifted children. Presentation at the Connecticut Association for the Gifted 2011 Conference. Westport, CT.
Hendricks, E. (2010, July) Using andragogy to teach pedagogy: preparing adults to become teachers. Presentation at the 2nd Paris International Conference on Education, Economy & Society. Paris, France.
Hendricks, E. (2010, July) The effect of mandated standards on teacher education and development. Presentation at the 2nd Paris International Conference on Education, Economy & Society. Paris, France.