Meet Joan Ledbetter
Assistant Teaching Professor, First-Year Studies
Phone: (813) 257-4072
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
1993 University of South Carolina, BAIS
1999 University of South Carolina, M.Ed.
2007 Shorter College, M.A.
2016 University of Alabama, Ed.D.
Joan Ledbetter is especially interested in career decision-making self-efficacy, the retention benefits of first-year and transfer classes and programming, and writing preparedness of first-year college students.
Ledbetter has been an active Kiwanian in her community for over 13 years (as an officer and a board member). Ledbetter has also served on the board of Keep Rome/Floyd Beautiful and the Business Advisory Committee of Rome High School for the past four years.
In the past, Ledbetter has enjoyed serving as an Equality Alliance advisor, student mentor and mentor program coordinator, president of AAWCC, board member of AAUW, committee member of the historic preservation committee and chamber of commerce ambassador. She has presented often on career, advising, FYE and writing topics.
Four Caught in the Act of Caring Awards — GHC
First-Year Student Support, 2010 — Shorter College
Staff Employee of the Year, 2007 — Shorter College