Sharon is passionate about teaching, dedicated to service, and is purposeful in all of her endeavors. Academically, Sharon holds BA degrees from Whitworth University in Education, English, and Political Science, a M.Ed. in General Administration/Education Administration from Whitworth University, and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University.
Sharon and her husband also started and directs DSW Leads. DSW Leads is a unique boutique instructional design, education, and leadership studio. DSW Leads works with clients to build and deliver the best learning programs and courses for the greatest value according to the client’s needs. Sharon built the website herself. For the past year, Sharon has worked with various clients including: Columbia University of NYC, Agate Publishing, Brandman University, Celgene Pharmaceutical, and American Express. For these clients, Sharon has designed and developed online learning programs, written curriculum for various audiences, and worked in various types of industries. Sharon is currently writing a textbook about Instructional Design and is developing an online program about Instructional Design.