• Doctor of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.
     
  • Master of Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Springfield College, Springfield, Mass,
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Springfield College, Springfield, Mass.

Cheryl Braxton, PhD earned her Doctor in Education from the University of Massachusetts, School of Education in Amherst, Mass. She is the first in her family to earn an advanced or terminal degree. She returned to school as a late-in-life learner when she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, and then a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Springfield College.

Assistant Professor - Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT

 

Research Interests

  • Adult education and learning style
     
  • Leadership development
     
  • Aligned Thinking
     
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and career/personal development

Courses Taught

  • Graduate Research Project  I – IV
     
  • Staffing, Supervision and Human Resource Management
     
  • Strategic Planning
     
  • Adult Development and Learning

Professional Certifications and Memberships

  • MBTI Certified administrator (2001 - current)
     
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People facilitator (2000 - current)
     
  • New England Organization for Human Services (2014 - current)
     
  • National Honor Society for Human Services (Tau Upsolon Alpha) (2012 - current)
     
  • CT Association for Talent Development (2015 - current)

Selected Works

Presentations

  • Braxton, C.D. (2016, April). Aligned Thinking and the Significant Competitive Edge to Accomplish More. New England Organization of Human Services Annual Conference. Conference held at Worcester State University, Worcester, Mass.
     
  • Braxton, C.E. (2015, April). Internships: The Ultimate Networking Experience. New England Organization of Human Services Annual Conference. Conference held at Goodwin College, East Hartford, Conn.
     
  • Braxton, C.E. (2014, May). Supervision and Management in Human Service Organizations. New England Organization of Human Services Annual Conference. Conference held at Goodwin College, East Hartford, Conn.
     
  • Braxton, C.E. and Montanaro, R.A. (2014, January). MBTI and Stress in the Workplace. Lunch and Learn workshop held at Post University, Waterbury, Conn.

 

Publications

  • Braxton, C.E. (2013, November). Finding Bilbo Badgins. Digital Life and Learning. November 2013.www.digilifelearn.com