Business, Education, Computing, and Applied Technology Faculty

Sheila Allen

K-12 Liaison

B.S., Indiana University of PA
M.Ed., Indiana University of PA
Ph.D., Univ Maryland Baltimore County

Dr. Sheila Allen teaches both teacher education and transitional studies reading courses at Harford Community College. She is an author or co-author of several books and articles on reading and teacher education. She taught as a reading specialist in grades kindergarten through eight before joining the college. Her current interest is with prospective career changers into teaching. She teaches Exploring Teaching as a Next Career at Harford to assist these individuals in making the decision to teach.

Phone: 443-412-2192
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Kimberly Bell

Assistant Professor

B.S., Towson University
M.Ed., Towson University

Mrs. Bell has been an educator for 24 years in Harford County. Before arriving at HCC in 1993, Mrs. Bell taught Kindergarten in the Harford County Public School system. Currently, she teaches several courses in the Teacher Education Program. She specializes in courses related to early childhood education. One of her goals is to write and publish a children's book.

Phone: 443-412-2648

Laura Hutton

Associate Professor

B.A., Notre Dame of MD University
M.S., Johns Hopkins Univ

Laura Hutton started teaching full time at HCC in 2004. She teaches classes for the early childhood education and the teacher education transfer programs. She has also been an adjunct faculty member in the Early Childhood Education Department at Towson University since 1998.

Phone: 443-412-2093