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2018 NLN Publications - Author Bios

judith Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Editor, NLN Core Competencies for Nurse Educators: A Decade of Influence
NLN Press, 2018

The executive director of the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) in Washington, DC, a position she has held since July 2014, Dr. Judith Halstead has more than thirty-five years of experience in nursing education, with expertise in online education, nurse educator competencies, and evidence-based teaching in nursing education. She is co-editor of the widely referenced book on nursing education, Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty. Dr. Halstead is the recipient of numerous awards including the MNRS Advancement of Science Award for the Nursing Education Research Section and the Sigma Theta Tau International Elizabeth Russell Belford Excellence in Education Award. She is a fellow in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing. She served as the president of the National League for Nursing from 2011-2013.

Shellenbarger-photo_770-cropped Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Editor, Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies: Creating an Evidence-based Practice for Academic Clinical Nurse Educators
NLN Press, 2018

An experienced nurse educator for more than twenty-five years, Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger is distinguished university professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has taught a variety of theory and clinical courses at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels and has published and presented extensively on topics related to innovative teaching strategies, faculty role development, technology use in nursing education, and clinical nursing education. She is co-author of the popular book, Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing and a member of the editorial boards of NLN's peer reviewed scholarly journal, Nursing Education Perspectives, and Nurse Educator. Currently secretary of the NLN Board of Governors, Dr. Shellenbarger is an NLN-certified nurse educator and was inducted into the inaugural class of fellows in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education.