Mount Vernon Nazarene University: Life Changing


Photo of Dr. Stephen MetcalfeDr. Stephen Metcalfe
(740) 397-9000 Ext. 3430

  • BA, Psychology – Eastern Nazarene College
  • M. Ed., Community Counseling – Boston University
  • M. Ed., Moderate Special Needs – Eastern Nazarene College
  • Ph. D., Curriculum & Instruction – Boston College
Professional Experience:
  • Special Education Teacher, Quincy Public schools, Quincy, MA
  • Educational Director, Massapoag School, Weymouth, Ma
  • Adjunct Faculty, ENC
  • Student Development, ENC
  • Current- M. Ed. Teacher education faculty
Professional Organizations:
  • American Education Research Association (AERA)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • ICCTE (International Community of Christian Teacher Educators)
Awards and Recognitions:
  • 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 2012 President's Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2012 (Spring) Outstanding Faculty Award PEL007PL
  • 2011 (Spring) Outstanding Faculty Award PEL006PL
  • 2011 (Fall) Outstanding Faculty Award PEL006MV
  • 2008 (Spring) Outstanding Faculty Award PEL002GH
Published Works and Presentations:
  • May 2016: Co-Presented with Shayna Noonen: Difficult Adult Learners: Lenses and Strategies for Wounded, Problem, and or Belligerent Learners in Adult Education, ICCTE Conference, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
  • "Difficult Adult Learners: Needy Types and Approaches for Addressing These Needs." Mount Vernon Nazarene University Professional Development for the Social Work Department FT and Adjunct Faculty June 2015
  • May 2014: Considering the Poor: Rural Poverty Issues and Realities for Educators, ICCTE Conference, Redeemer University College, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Dissertation (2005) Preparing At-Risk Alternative School Students For High-Stakes Testing Success
  • 2012 (May) – ICCTE Conference Presentation: "Rural Poverty Instruction: Ideas For Teacher Education"
  • Chapter: "Constructivism and Faith-Based Education: Children Separated At Birth?" in Lee, H (2010). Faith-Based Education That Constructs. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, Publishers
  • "Multicultural Education Integration in Central Ohio Public Schools" in Lee, H. (2007) Teaching With Compassion, Competence, Commitment: A Journal for Christian Teacher Education. vol1, n2 pp61-79.
Favorite Subject-Related Links: Favorite Scripture Verse:

Proverbs 3:5-6

"Trust God with everything you are. Don't think you know more than He does as far as "what's good for me". If you do this, He will bring you to places you never could have imagined."

Past jobs and/or current hobbies unrelated to your profession:

"NJ Cab Driver", gas station attendant, bindery machine operator, telemarketer, fire alarm salesman, floor buffer, greenhouse worker, in-home digital music recording, Guitar player (have been in several working bands in the Boston area), Bass player (mostly praise band experience), Hockey player (D level any more…), Soccer player (preferring indoor with age - see ‘hockey player' clarification)

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