Sharon Spears

Sharon Spears is a Manager of Professional Learning, 3-6 for UChicago Impact. In this role, she provides strategic support in the administration, implementation, and coaching of staff for schools using STEP. She also collaborates on the continued improvement of STEP Professional Learning, including resources and training.

Previously, Sharon worked as a higher education administrator and professor with various institutions and has experience facilitating academic programming in teacher leadership, educational technology, curriculum and instruction. She has a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from Southern Illinois University. She also has a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership with a K-12 concentration from Lewis University and an Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership from Argosy University.


I have a passion for engaging and sharing with others in learning experiences. I come from a long-line of educators who inspired my path to teaching.