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“[I started teaching because] I wanted to ensure that as many nurses as possible could have the correct caring attitude toward patients.”
— Claudia Steele
Associate Professor, Mississippi College

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – Mississippi State University, 2003
  • M.Ed. Elementary Education – Mississippi College, 1995
  • B.S.Ed. Elementary Education – Mississippi College, 1981

Career Highlights:

National Board Professional Teacher

Which online degree program(s) do you teach?

  • What can students expect in your classes?

    Weekly discussion board posts, weekly reading assignments, professor lectures

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I began teaching at MC to encourage others to join the education field and learn the essential skills to teach our future generations.

  • What advice would you give to prospective students considering this program?

    This program will offer convenient, intense training and knowledge to work with K-12 special needs children and their families.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the profession?

    An educator who has vast knowledge, patience, confidence, is caring, and is a reflective practitioner will be someone successful in the teaching profession.

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