Stetson University

Christopher Colwell

Associate Professor of Education
Director of the Department of Education

Christopher Colwell comes to Stetson following a 34-year career in teaching and administration at the K-12 level. His experience includes work as an elementary, middle and high school principal as well as deputy superintendent. Colwell was the 1997 Florida Principal of the Year. Chris has served on numerous state and national boards and is a sought-after speaker regarding education policy and practice.


  • Ed.D., University of Central Florida
  • Ed.S., University of Central Florida
  • M.Ed., Stetson University
  • B.A., Stetson University

Course Topics

  • Principles and Methods for Diverse Learners
  • Improving Reading/Writing in the Secondary School
  • Natural and Social Sciences in the Elementary School

Research Interests

  • Teacher Effectiveness
  • Teacher Evaluation and System Design
  • Time and Learning
  • Labor Management Collaboration

Chris Colwell

Faculty Expert

  • Teacher Evaluation Systems
  • K-12 Curriculum, Instruction, Professional Development and Administration
  • Teacher Union – School Board Collaboration and Communication

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