Faculty and Staff

Melissa Sullivan

Jayne E. Sullivan

Associate Professor of Education/Special Education


B.S., University of Maryland
M.Ed., Loyola College in Baltimore
M.Ed., Bowie State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Office Location: Pruden 105/106
Phone: 757-757-455-3264
Email: jsullivan@vwu.edu
- Education
- Special Education

B.S., Home Economics: U of Maryland; M.Ed., Reading:Loyola College of Baltimore; M.Ed., Special Education: Bowie State University; Ph.D., Early Childhood Education: U of Maryland

Dr. Sullivan teaches the special education courses here at Virginia Wesleyan. She also teaches reading and elementary curriculum courses. Dr. Sullivan also supervises teachers during their practicum experience.  She has made presentations on special education topics at professional conferences.   Dr. Sullivan was employed by the St. Mary's County Public School system in Maryland for 30 years. She was a teacher, elementary principal, director of elementary schools and director of student services and special education. She has taught at five other colleges during her professional life. Dr. Sullivan joined the Virginia Wesleyan faculty in 1999 assuming a full time position since fall, 2001.

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Characteristics of the Learnr;Fdntns/Legal Issues in Sp Ed;Curriculum & Instruction K-12;Curr & Inst K-12 Practicum


Characteristics of Learner;Teaching Reading/Language Arts;Fdntns/Legal Issues in Sp Ed;First Year Experience;Peer Advising;Characteristics of Learner


Fdntns/Legal Issues in Sp Ed