Human Development and Family Studies

HDFS Newsletter 4-16-13

Sharon Mims Promoted to Academic Professional Associate Professor

The Department congratulates Dr. Sharon Mims, Director of UNCG’s ChildCare Education Program, on her promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. Sharon joined UNCG in 1996. On top of her teaching and administrative responsibilities, Sharon is Co-Director of the NC Rated License Assessment Project which evaluates the quality of daycare centers throughout North Caroline. Sharon enjoys a national reputation as an expert in the measurement of quality in preschool child care classrooms. At the state level, Dr. Mims has been a member of the NC Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) Advisory Committee, which provides recommendations for changes to the NC Rated License process. Internationally she been invited to teach in Guatemala and Singapore.