Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy
Dr. Tisha Shipley has been in education for over 17 years. She is an ECE advocate and professional.
She received a Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Northcentral University, a Master’s degree in Elementary Education/ Administration from Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU), and a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from NWOSU. Dr. Shipley was on faculty at NWOSU, where she taught all of the Early Childhood Education courses in her position as the Early Childhood Coordinator. She has taught multiple grade levels at Moore Public Schools (MPS), including pre-K children and gifted 3rd-6th graders, and served as a cheer sponsor and a principal for MPS. Most recently, Dr. Shipley served as Director of Pre-School Programs at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Dr. Shipley lives in Tyler, Texas, and enjoys spending time with her family, decorating, re-doing old furniture, and watching her brother coach college basketball.