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Dr. Stephen Metcalfe

Professor of Education


Jetter School of Professional Studies


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:

  • 2019 Recipient of the Beulah Apostolic Award of Excellence at the Knox County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast
  • 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:

  • “Who Am I Teaching and Am I Aiming True?” presented research on philosophical orientations and ideological tendencies of teacher education candidates; International Christian Community for Teacher Education (ICCTE) Conference, Abilene, TX, May 2018
  • 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.



  • Ph. D. in Curriculum & Instruction, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • M. Ed. in Moderate Special Needs, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts
  • M. Ed. in Community Counseling, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • B.A. in Psychology, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts

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