Dr. Clara Carroll

Associate Dean, Professor of Education


  • Ed.D. in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership/Elementary Education/Literacy, University of Memphis, 1996
  • M.Ed. in Education, Harding University, 1988
  • B.S. in Vocational Home Economics, Harding University, 1979

Honors and Activities

  • Director of Master of Education in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (earn a Master’s degree and pursue National Board Certification)
  • Chair, Arkansas Department of Education NBCT Advisory Committee
  • Arkansas Teachers for National Board Certification liaison with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards www.atnbc.org
  • Recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award from Harding University in 2002-2003
  • Recipient of the Advocate for Education Award for outstanding contributions to the profession awarded by the AAPT—Arkansas Association of Professional Teaching—October 14, 2006

Teaching Experience

  • National Board Certified Teacher, 2003, renewed 2013
  • Professor of Education, Harding University, 1997-Present
  • Kindergarten Teacher, Searcy Westside Elementary, Arkansas, 1991-1997
  • Science/English Teacher, Morris School for Boys, Arkansas, 1989-1990
  • Home Economics Teacher, Des Arc High School, Arkansas, 1981-1989
  • English/Reading Teacher, Coppell High School, Texas, 1980-1981

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Dr. Clara Carroll

Dr. Clara Carroll

Thornton Education Center 134
Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Harding University
Box 12254
Searcy, AR. 72149-5615

To contact us:
Phone: 501.279.4501
Fax: 501.279.4051

E-mail: ccarroll@harding.edu

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