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English language educator

Sharon Hoover, American English language educator. Certified K-8 teacher; junior-senior high school English principal.


Hoover, Sharon was born on November 7, 1937 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Russell and Eva Gay (Cain) Showers.


Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 1960. Master of Education, Montana State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in English, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1992.


Teacher, Lowell Elementary School, Englewood, Colorado, 1961-1963; adjunct teacher English,, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1964-1965; secondary teacher English,, Alfred-Almond (New York) Control School, 1971-1972; administrative assistant, Alfred-Almond (New York) Control School, 1974-1976; elementary school principal, Alfred-Almond (New York) Control School, 1976-1978; adjunct instructor English and education, Alfred (New York) U., 1969-1971; adjunct instructor English, Alfred (New York) U., 1981-1985; director writing center, Alfred (New York) U., since 1983; instructor English, Alfred (New York) U., 1985-1992; assistant professor, Alfred (New York) University, since 1992; acting department chairman, Alfred (New York) U., 1992-1993, 94.


  • Certified K-8 teacher. Junior-senior high school English principal.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.


Married Dean Wolcott Hoover. Children: Mark, Nadine, Kimberly.

Kenneth Russell Showers

Eva Gay (Cain) Showers

Dean Wolcott Hoover

Nadine Hoover

Mark Hoover

Kimberly Hoover