Charity Hensley

Assistant Professor of Education Education

Dr. Hensley serves in the Education department and enjoys planning learning experiences to engage pre-service teachers in active exploration of concepts related to teaching and learning.


East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN  Degrees earned:

B.S. in Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education (research)

Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education 


Dr. Hensley’s research interests include:  the use of the physical classroom environment design a as tool for teaching and learning (dissertation topic); the impact of teachers’ philosophical beliefs and perceptions on classroom environment design (these topic);  STEM education; and the benefits and outcomes of trauma-informed care and education.