John Shinsky
(734) 552-6803

Dr. E. John Shinsky is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Shinsky currently serves as the Department Chairperson for Leadership and Learning, and the Program Coordinator for the Educational Specialist, and previously the Special Education Administration programs. Prior to being employed at Grand Valley State University, Dr. Shinsky had a successful 27 year career with the Lansing Public Schools, a large urban school system, as a Special Education classroom teacher, building administrator, Director of Special Education, and Area Director. Dr. Shinsky has served on numerous committees throughout the University including chairperson of the college of education technology committee for the past 9 years, the strategic planning committee, the academic policy and standards committee, and chairperson of the study abroad task force. Dr. Shinsky has led successful NCATE, NCA, and Michigan Department of Education accreditation programs.