Dr. Wally Bouchillon is passionate about education and teaching. Dr. Bouchillon immersed herself in education from 1973 to 2010. As an associate professor retired from the University of West Florida in 2010, she missed her students and profession and has now returned to education as an adjunct professor at Chaminade University. Her experience includes teaching at the university, community college, and high school levels. She has also provided extensive teacher training for teachers involved in adult, and general education in prisons and correctional institutions and counties throughout Florida. As a teacher educator she has taught for the University of West Florida, Georgia State University, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research areas include restructuring education, interdisciplinary instruction, career and technical education, curriculum integration, professional development, and career academy development. Dr. Bouchillonís experiences included preparing new teachers, recertifying teachers, advising undergraduates and graduate students including masters, specialists, and doctoral students. In addition to her research and teaching at the University of West Florida, she wrote over 50 grants that were funded for a total in excess of $1,250,000.
Dr. Bouchillon continues to make contributions to education through service and volunteer activities in public schools in Georgia. She currently assists middle school math teachers three days a week and works with Georgia Department of Education evaluating student professional skills in marketing.