Dr. Cheryl Wold joined NSU's faculty in 2013. She received a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, her M.S.Ed. degree in Special Education/Learning Disabilities from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill., and B.S.Ed. degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education from NSU. Dr. Wold was a special education teacher for 17 years; Title I reading and math teacher for seven years; and a director of special education for eight years.
Dr. Wold is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), and the Teacher Education Division of CEC (TED). She has served as South Dakota CEC president and past president and is currently the membership chair. At the national level of CEC, she serves on the Representative Assembly Committee. Dr. Wold is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) and is treasurer for the SDLDA. and Council of Higher Education (COHE). Dr. Wold is a member of the Council of Higher Education and is treasurer for NSU COHE. She also is a member of the American Association of University Women.
At Northern, Dr. Wold has been an advisor for student organizations Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and South Dakota Education Association (SDEA). She has been an advisor for the Council for Exceptional Children since 2013, and for the South Dakota Education Association since 2017.
Dr. Wold has most recently served on these Northern committees and councils: Faculty Senate, Graduate Council, Promotion and Tenure, Teacher Education Council, American Indian Advisory Council, HLC Criterion 5 Committee, and Presidential Investiture Committee. In the past, she has served on the Academic Affairs, Return to Campus COVID, CEEDAR, and Office of Instructional Support and Disability committees.
Dr. Wold received the Sanford...