Dr. Sloan is an Associate Professor in the School of Education and Director of the Social Justice Living Learning Community. He is also active in St. Edward's global education program having led summer study abroad programs in Europe and South America.

Dr. Sloan teachers courses on culture, curriculum, assessment and educational policy. He supervises pre-service teachers during their clinical field placements in local schools and directs the Elementary student teaching seminar. During the summer, Dr. Sloan routinely coordinates international teaching internships. He has worked as a curriculum designer and has taught in the United States and abroad. He is the author of the book "Holding Schools Accountable: A Handbook for Educators and Parents," numerous journal articles and book chapters on the ways curriculum policies influence the classroom practices of teachers and learning experiences of children, in particular children of color.


  • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction at University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 2002
  • MEd in Elementary Education at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1993
  • BA in Political Science and Sociology at University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1987