Dr. Barbara Sunderman | Hastings College

Dr. Barbara Sunderman

Professor of Education
Hurley-McDonald #200

At Hastings College, Dr. Barbara Sunderman has had the privilege of helping Education majors work toward their ultimate goal of becoming teachers. She teaches these majors courses in Math Methods, Children’s Literature, Classroom Management and her personal favorite: Educational Assessment. Early Childhood majors take their methods and characteristics courses from her as well. Supervision of practicum students and overseeing seniors’ "Student Learning Project" keeps her grounded in current K-12 practice.

Active on many faculty committees, Dr. Sunderman currently serves as Vice President of the Faculty Senate. 


University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)Educational Leadership, Focus on P-12 Leadership, May 2015
  • Educational Specialist, May 2014

Doane University, Crete, Nebraska

  • Master’s Degree of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, May 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary EducationMagna Cum Laude, May 1987