Stacy Williams

Stacy WilliamsCoordinator of Clinical Experiences, Assistant Clinical Professor, Initial Certification
Chair, Teacher Education Department
Beatty Hall 310
410-617-2756
sawilliams@loyola.edu

Education

MAT, Secondary Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD

B.S. Biology, Concentrations in Biotechnology and Pre-Medicine, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Biography

Stacy Williams is an Assistant Clinical Professor and the Teacher Education Department Chair at Loyola University Maryland. With more than 25 years of experience in the field of education, she is dedicated to preparing teachers who will advocate for equitable and anti-racist education for all. After a career teaching high school biology and mentoring early career teachers in both public and Catholic schools, Stacy came to Loyola in 2008 to teach and supervise pre-service teachers.  

During her time at Loyola, she has collaborated with local school partners to enhance our clinically-based teacher preparation program. Stacy led the Maryland Professional Development Schools Network committee in hosting annual conferences (and a virtual workshop series during the pandemic). She is a member of the National Association of Professional Development Schools, where she served as a section editor for PDS Partners: Bridging Research to Practice and co-edited a themed issue with Dr. Afra Hersi, Leveraging PDS Partnerships to Cultivate Equity in Education.  

Stacy also enjoys baking, crocheting, golfing, and traveling (especially to warm destinations). 

Academic Interests

Clinically-based teacher preparation, mentoring pre-service and early career teachers, professional learning, STEM education, teacher inquiry, co-teaching.

Awards and Grants

ATE/NAPDS Clinical Practice Fellow  

Learning Forward Foundation Professional Learning Innovation Think Tank Challenge  

MSDE Race to the Top: Loyola University Maryland/Maryland Science Center Elementary STEM Partnership  

NSF: Linking Teachers to Research Experiences  

Disney’s American Teacher Award nominee  

Radioshack National Teacher Awards nominee 

Recent Conference Presentations 

Johnson, L., and Williams, S. (2021, March). Collaboration for Innovative Professional Learning for Teacher Educators. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference, Virtual. 
 

Williams, S., North, C. and Kruft, C. (2019, February). Using the PDS Network to Open the Doors to Post-Secondary Education. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference, Atlanta, GA. 
 

Williams, S. and Kruft, C. (2019, February). Using Systems Thinking to Impact PDS Stakeholders. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference, Atlanta, GA. 


Williams, S. (2018, March). A Collaborative Approach to Creating a Standards-Based Performance Assessment for Teacher Candidates. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference, Jacksonville, FL.  


Alpaugh, L. and Williams, S. (2016, April). The Evolution of Co-teaching in Professional Development Schools. Presentation at the Maryland State Department of Education Professional Development Schools Networking Conference, Owings Mills, MD. 

 
Alpaugh, L. and Williams, S. (2016, March). The Evolution of Co-teaching in Professional Development Schools. Presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference, Arlington, VA. 

Professional Learning Workshops 

Co-teaching with Teacher Candidates (for mentor teachers, university supervisors) 

Soaring into STEM and Summertime STEM (for Early Childhood Education providers) 

Creating Meaningful Professional Learning in Schools (for school leaders) 

Planning with the End in Mind (for practicing teachers) 

Professional Membership 

National Association of Professional Development Schools