Title: Media Specialist, Adjunct Professor
Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Susan Rhodes Nelson, Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Education.
For nearly 50 years, Dr. Rhodes has devoted her life to education. She has been with the University of Alabama since 2001, where she is an adjunct professor. She also currently serves as a Media Specialist for the Jefferson County Board of Education, and has been doing so since1994. Prior to this, she was a teacher for Jefferson County from the very start of her career in 1970. In addition to these positions, Dr. Rhodes currently serves in several ancillary roles. She is an online facilitator for the Alabama State Department of Education People to People Ambassador Program, a consultant for Learning Through Sports, and chairman of the Jefferson County Elementary Librarians.
Dr. Rhodes began her own education at Auburn University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1970. She then continued her education at the University of Alabama, where she would receive four degrees: she attained a Master of Arts in 1973, an EdS in 1985, a Master of Library and Information Science in 1997, and finally a Doctor of Education in 2001. Throughout her career, Dr. Rhodes has been awarded and honored many times. Among her honors are the Most Exemplary Elementary Librarian Award from the Jefferson County Library Links for Success, the Teacher of the Year award from Hueytown Elementary School, and the Leader of the Year award from the Jefferson County 4-H.
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