Dr. Robertson earned her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Gardner-Webb University in 2011. Her dissertation titled, The Relationship of Teachers’ Perceptions of Collective Efficacy and Perceptions of Professional Learning Communities, was a completed work of current research in the field of education. She has also earned an Ed.S., in Administration and Supervision from Converse College, a M.A. in Elementary Education from Gardner-Webb University, and a B.A. in Elementary Education from Limestone College. She has also been named in the Who’s Who Among College Students, Who’s Who Among Teachers, and was selected Teacher of the Year at two different schools during her tenure as a classroom teacher.
Dr. Robertson brings several years of experience as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. She also served on the executive committee and helped to write the charter and served as Headmaster of Pinnacle Classical Academy in Shelby, NC. She served in the capacity of assistant professor at Gardner-Webb University where she was on the General Education Committee, a capstone evaluator, student teacher supervisor, and an advisor to students in the School of Education and the SNACE club. Robertson also worked with colleagues at GWU to host the first annual professional development conference titled “Keeping Learning Alive” in 2012.
Her experiences in both public and higher education as a teacher, administrator, and assistant professor have provided her with the strong leadership skills needed to fill her current position as Assistant Professor at Converse College. She currently teaches elementary introductory and clinical courses and is the Director of Teacher Education and the Director of Clinical Experiences.