ACEN Staff – Dr. Sharon Beasley

Dr. Sharon Beasley

Sharon F. Beasley, PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC®

Dr. Sharon F. Beasley comes from the Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL), where she directed the nursing program for five years and served on the nursing faculty before her appointment as nursing program director.  During her tenure at TCL, she served the college in different capacities ranging from strategic planning to quality enhancement for the college and program accreditation.  In her role as nursing program director, she functioned as a site visitor and evaluation review panelist for the Accreditation Commission of Education in Nursing (ACEN).  She has focused her career in education on program development, outcomes assessment, and curriculum evaluation for nursing programs.  Her resume includes content/item writing for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

Dr. Beasley is committed to community involvement as evident in her service on the board of Hospice Care of the Lowcountry and the board for the Mather School Association.  She is a dedicated nurse who served as director of the Nurse Educator Chapter for the South Carolina Nurses Association (SCNA) and served on SCNA’s Legislative committee.  Dr. Beasley is affiliated with the South Carolina League for Nurses, South Carolina Deans and Directors Council of Nursing Education, Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, and the Beaufort County Historical Society.

Dr. Beasley holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of South Carolina, a master of science in nursing from Armstrong Atlantic State University, and a doctor of philosophy with an emphasis in higher education administration from the University of South Carolina.  Additionally, Sharon has been very active with the ACEN serving as a site visitor and on the Evaluation Review Panel.