Title: Secondary School Educator
Company: Centenary College of Shreveport
Location: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Susan Rogers, Instructor at Centenary College of Shreveport, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of science education.
At a young age, Dr. Rogers knew that she had a passion for science. Coupled with encouragement she received from her high school chemistry teacher, she accepted the position of a teaching assistant at Louisiana Tech University in 1989. Dr. Rogers would later pursue a formal education at with the aforementioned institution, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology education in 1990. Soon thereafter, she briefly taught honors science at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for a year before joining Southwood High School in Shreveport as a science honors teacher, from 1991 to 2004. While working that appointment, she secured a Master of Education in secondary education from Centenary College in 1994 and a Master of Science in biology from Louisiana Tech University in 1999.
As Dr. Rodgers progressed through her career, she taught an advanced placement chemistry course at Airline High School in Bossier City, Louisiana for four years and contributed as a supervisor of science for Caddo Parish Schools in Shreveport, between 2008 and 2013. After receiving a Doctor of Education in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M University in 2014, she further served as an instructor for the Department of Education at Centenary College from 2017 to 2018. In a career filled with highlights, Dr. Rogers is proud to have been the first high school science teacher in the state of Louisiana to become certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. She is also gratified to have received a doctorate degree. For her accomplishments in the field, Dr. Rogers has been the recipient of Louisiana’s Most Outstanding First Year Teacher Award and the Salle Mae Teaching Award in 1990, respectively. An exceptional Marquis listee, she has been selected for inclusion in the 25th edition of Who’s Who of American Women and the 1st edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders.
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