Dr. Darla Shaw, Ed.D
Professor of Education and Women's Studies
Western Connecticut State University
Contact me for: Speaking, storytelling, and guest-teaching engagements at schools and conferences.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Shaw has been the educational literacy specialist for Western Connecticut State University’s Education and Educational Psychology Department. She is a regular instructor to both undergraduate and graduate students in the literacy-based courses students need to perform and test efficiently in the classroom.At WCSU, Dr. Shaw has developed numerous clubs and societies, including the Education Club, the Future Teacher’s Club, the Read Across American Program, the Banned Books Program, the Spooky Reading Night Program, the Danbury Mentor of the Year Program, the Danbury History Comes Alive Program, The Drum Circles for Autistic Children Program, the Oral History Program with the Senior Citizen in Danbury, The Educational Honor Society Program and many other programs.She is also well-known in the area as a storyteller, presenter at literacy conferences, musician, advocate for humanitarian and women’s issues.