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Judy Shoemaker

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Ph.D. Education

Dr. Shoemaker has worked for Walden University as a course professor, qualitative methodologist, committee member, and dissertation chair since 2008. She has a wide variety of interests in special education, arts integration, multiple intelligences, and math achievement. She lives in Winter Haven, FL and is very active with Therapy Dogs International as well as providing pet therapy to hospice patients in local assisted living and memory care facilities. She taught middle school special education for more than 13 years and has extensive experience in choral conducting, voice performance and coaching, and musical theater. She is a member of Council for Exceptional Children, Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity, AERA, Daughters of the American Revolution. She also serves as the reaccreditation coordinator for a local charter alternative high school.

Courses Taught

8081 - Completing the Prospectus

8081 - Completing Doctoral Capstone


EdD, Nova Southeastern University

Public Service

Therapy Dogs International, Volunteer - Winter Haven, FL United States

Cornerstone Hospice, Volunteer - Winter Haven, FL United States


Shoemaker, J. P. Development of Math Fact Fluency and Automaticity in Elementary Schools.


Shoemaker, J. P. (2015). Assessing the Needfor Technology-Based Behavior Intervention Strategies in a Missle School. One Voice International.

Shoemaker, J. P., Zech, D. M. (2013). Layered Initiatives: Perceived Effects of Multiple School Improvement Decisions on Teacher Performance, Motivation, and Self-Efficacy.