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Carla Shearer

Subject Expertise: Physical Education and Health
Education: MEd in Education Administration from University of San Francisco; BS in Physical Education, Minor in Biology from University of New Mexico
Hometown: Jackson, MN but lives in Colorado Springs, CO today
Home Church: Woodman Valley Chapel, Colorado Springs, CO

Carla Shearer has been in education her whole adult life. Carla earned her degree from the University of New Mexico, majoring in Physical Education with a Biology minor. Carla also played on the women’s golf team for the Lobos. Later she earned her master in education administration from the University of San Francisco. She began her career teaching at a private school in Fresno, CA and from there she went to Fresno Pacific University where she taught physical education and health classes as well as supervised student teachers. She started the women’s basketball program at Fresno Pacific and was the first coach. Carla is also an accomplished writer where her poems and short stories have been in publications such as Stories for the Heart. Carla’s passion is golf and plays as much as time allows. She is a USGTF professional golf instructor and gets great satisfaction out of seeing people improve their golf game. Carla is married to Roland Shearer and have two grown children and one granddaughter.

Professional Experience: New Life Jr. High and High School; Fresno Pacific University

Personal Experience: Professor, Teacher, Golf Professional Instructor, and Author

Family Info: Married to Roland Shearer with two adult children and one granddaughter

What I Like About FPU: It’s genuine concern for the students.