John Stallings, Ed.D.
Director, WVU Five-Year Teacher Education Program
West Virginia University
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies
Office: 606D Allen Hall
Dr. John Stallings completed his undergraduate degree in Elementary Education at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV (May 1975). Over the course of the next thirty-four years, he served the Taylor County, WV Board of Education and community as an Elementary School Teacher while completing a Master’s degree in Education Administration (May 1979). Subsequently, he served the Taylor County school district as an Elementary School Principal, an IEP Specialist, the Coordinator of Special Services, and finally as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction/Federal programs. Following a retirement from public education in 2009, Stallings began serving the WVU Five-Year Teacher Education Program as an adjunct instructor, small group facilitators, and a liaison between WVU and partnering Professional Development Schools while working on a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership Studies. In 2014, He earned his Doctorate in Education from WVU. Beginning in January 2014, he began serving the College of Education and Human Services as the Director of the WVU Five-Year Teacher Education Program (formerly known as the Benedum Collaborative program).