Angela M. Schooley, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Angela Schooley


Angela M. Schooley develops and designs nursing education efforts in the undergraduate nursing curriculum. She guides students in learning nursing concepts in the classroom, online and in the clinical setting.

Research Overview

Schooley’s research focus is inclusive learning, clinical judgment in undergraduate education, indicators of NCLEX success, curriculum design and neuroprotective care of the preterm infant.

Nurses are their patient’s eyes, ears and voices when they are unable to advocate for themselves…we have an obligation to practice at the best of our ability to protect our patients and to enable them to achieve/maintain/restore health.

Select Publications

Schooley, A. (in press). Chapter 27: Career Planning and Achieving Balance. In Kelly, P & Tazbir, J. (Eds.), Nursing leadership and management (4th Ed). (ppxx-xx). Clifton Park, NY: Cengage Learning.

Schooley, A., Kuhn, J., & Strahm, C. (2018). Curriculum evaluation using path analysis. Nurse Educator, 43 (6), 334-337.

Eisenhauer, M.J. & Schooley, A. (2016). Teachers, nurses, and families: Countdown to a healthy start. Young Children, 71 (1), 30-37.

Teaching Focus

Schooley’s teaching focus is in the undergraduate program is on maternal newborn nursing, nursing care of the family, quality and safety in nursing practice and patient teaching for health promotion and education. In the graduate program her focus is on curriculum design, evidence-based practice and implementation science.

Previous Roles

Prior to teaching at PNW, she taught at Ivy Tech Community College and worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care at South Bend Memorial Hospital. As a NICU nurse she provided bedside care, acted as a charge nurse, preceptor for new nurses and transporter for critically ill infants.

Angela Schooley

Inspiring Success

Professor Schooley loves teaching students and inspiring them to be amazing nurses.

Meet Associate Professor Schooley


Angela Schooley



Office Location:

Westville, Technology Building 383


  • Ph.D. – Nursing Education, Capella University
  • MSN – Maternal Child Nursing, Valparaiso University
  • BSN – Nursing, Valparaiso University

Areas of Expertise

  • Maternal Child Nursing
  • Nursing Research
  • Quality Improvement in Nursing
  • Curriculum Design in Nursing Education

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • 2020 Awarded the 2020 Duneland Faculty Scholar
  • 2020 Sigma Theta Tau: Experienced Academic Leadership Academy, Mentor Diane Billings
  • 2015 Certified Nurse Educator – National League for Nurses
  • 2013 Awarded the 2013-2014 Duneland Health Council Emerging Scholar.

Curriculum Vitae