Assistant Professor of Education
Winston-Salem , NC 27101
- Ph.D. Education with Special Education Leadership emphasis, Capella University
- M.Ed. Special Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- B.S. Special Education, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
- B.S. Education of Deaf and Hearing Impaired, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Dr. Veale was born in Laurinburg, NC and currently lives in Greensboro, NC. After teaching at the university level, Dr. Veale realized she would be more at home in a college setting that was family-oriented. A university colleague brought Salem to her attention and after further investigation she realized Salem was the setting she had been searching for.
As a woman, Dr. Veale strives to be strong, determined and open-minded toward new things. She believes learning at a women’s college can assist in bringing out these qualities and more.
Dr. Veale’s research interests include the field of special education, teacher quality and educational policy as it relates to special education. She completed research on the experiences of secondary special education teachers and how the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 questioned their teaching qualifications.
Her department strives to base every component on 21st century teaching and learning. Education students are held to the highest standards and are given the means to effectively communicate and facilitate the learning of all students. For students contemplating an education degree, she encourages you to do it! The department needs you and kids need you.
Dr. Veale is married with three children, ages 12, 8 and 3. They are a musically-inclined family. Her son plays the saxophone, her middle daughter sings in the city chorus, and her youngest daughter has a developing voice with a clear future in choir. As for Dr. Veale, she has a history in show choir and college choir, while her husband leans more toward the instrumental versions of songs.
When Dr. Veale is not working, she is enjoying a funny movie with her family, watching TV shows involving singing competitions, such as American Idol, X-Factor, The Voice, and The SingOff, or traveling out of town to visit family.