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Cheryl McCarthy: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Dr. Cheryl B. McCarthy
Associate Professor



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Competency-Based Student Assistant Program Certification, Center for Addictive Disease
  • Crisis Prevention Institute, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certificate
  • National Council for Exceptional Children
  • Executive Board Member, Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children
  • Multiple grant recipient for work in special education
  • Widely published in peer-reviewed academic journals

Professional Profile:

Professor McCarthy earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from State University of New York at Buffalo. She earned her M.S. from Purdue University with a focus on Learning and Behavioral Disorders and her B.A. from Purdue with a major in Psychology. She is active in the professional education community and has delivered numerous presentations and workshops across the United States.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:

  • Techniques in Assessment in Special Education
  • Instructional Practices for Secondary Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Introduction to Exceptionality
  • Classroom Management
  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Introduction to Teaching and Learning

Previously taught at:

  • West Chester University

Teacher of the Year Nomination, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society, 2009