Office Number: A- 107M

Office Tel: 718-518-4413

Academic Interest:

Dr. Sherese A. Mitchell has been privileged to work with students and teachers in a variety of Pre-Kindergarten through Higher Education settings for two decades. She has worked as a classroom teacher, Title I Reading Teacher, Camp Assistant Director, and Sunday School teacher. Dr. Mitchell also wrote a children’s book—Everyone’s Family Isn’t Invisible Like Yours! During her years in Early Childhood settings she focused on Classroom Management, Learning Styles, and Making Learning Fun! 

This chapter of her career began at Hostos Community College in the Spring of 2008. She has taught most courses in the Teacher Education Program and HLT 103 in the Health Education Program. However, she usually teaches EDU 111, 116 and 104 which are courses close to her passion of educating young learners and their development. In this time, she has continued to focus on Learning Styles and Classroom Management. The classroom management aspect has leant itself to her focus pivoting to Student Accountability and fostering self-sustained learners. Finally in making learning fun, she continues to do this but also infuses the vision of what practices look like in an Early Childhood setting. Dr. Mitchell scaffolds activities where her students can visualize the theory which is discussed into practice. She has earned the reputation of a “firm but fair” professor as noted by many reviews on She empowers to have a voice and act for themselves and their students.

Professor Mitchell has published a host of Peer-reviewed publications and delivered presentations internationally, nationally and at local levels. Additionally she has obtained grants to further investigate student accountability and educating young learners. She has served and continues to serve Hostos and our community on various committees. She has been chair of the College-Wide Curriculum, Senate Instructional Leadership, Faculty Student Disciplinary and the representative Chair of Hostos for the Title IX Committee CUNY Wide. Dr. Mitchell remains a part of NYSTCE’s assessment item and bias review. Nationally she has served as an At-Large member of NACCTEP (National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs) and remains an Ambassador for our region.  She is also a long-standing member of the Hostos Children’s Center Board of Directors. 
Courses Usually Taught:
Teaching Math and Science to Young Learners, Child Development and Teaching Language Arts to Young Learners