Shelly Wilfong, PhD, is assistant superintendent of Wawasee Community School Corporation in Syracuse, Indiana. She has been an educational professional for 30 years, with 19 years as a classroom teacher.
Shelly Wilfong, PhD, is assistant superintendent of Wawasee Community School Corporation in Syracuse, Indiana. She has been an educational professional for 30 years, with 19 years as a classroom teacher. Dr. Wilfong’s main responsibilities include all aspects of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. She also enjoys working with educational professionals as an adjunct for Indiana State University. Prior to her current role, Dr. Wilfong served as a district chief analytics officer, her main responsibilities including assessment and data analysis, support to staff in understanding and interpreting data, program evaluation, and leading initiatives to improve student achievement.
Throughout her career, Dr. Wilfong has presented at multiple national and international conferences, including for ASCD, International Baccalaureate Americas, and Indiana Association of School Principals. Dr. Wilfong became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2000, and while a teacher, she was a guest panelist for National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation on the topics of teaching students about the presidential election (2000) and student reaction to the Iraq war (2003).
Dr. Wilfong earned a bachelor’s degree in history and education from Huntington University in Indiana, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a doctorate from Indiana State University.