Degrees: 2017 - Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching - Northcentral University 1998 - M.Ed. Education; Guidance and Counseling – University of Central Oklahoma 1989 - B.S. Elementary Education - University of Central Oklahoma
Dr. Darolyn Seay is an Associate Professor for the School of Education at Peru State
College in Peru, Nebraska. Her primary responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate
courses such as Professional & Collaborative Practices, Teacher Education - Principles
and Practices, and Teaching Science in the Elementary & Middle Schools; advising undergraduate
students; and representing the college at both the state and regional level, particularly
in the areas of Elementary Education and Guidance and Counseling.
A native of Edmond, Oklahoma, Dr. Seay received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary
Education, Master’s degree in Education – Guidance and Counseling from the University
of Central Oklahoma, and Doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Northcentral University.
She taught elementary school including grades 2nd, 4th, and 5th as well as middle
school 6th-8th grade Language arts and Reading courses before joining the faculty
at Peru State as a full time instructor.
Prior to her arrival at Peru State College in August of 2008, Dr. Seay was employed
for thirteen years with the Putnam City and Edmond Public School Districts in Oklahoma.
In addition to public school experience, Dr. Seay has taught classes for the University
of Phoenix on campus site in Oklahoma City working primarily with non-traditional
students. Finally, Dr. Seay worked as an adjunct instructor for Northwestern Oklahoma
State University teaching classes in the Educational Psychology field, while serving
as the student teacher supervisor supporting teacher candidates.
Dr. Seay served six years on the Professional Practices Commission for the State of
Nebraska, ending in 2019. The Governor of Nebraska appoints the 12 members of this
commission is to uphold rules, regulations, standards and professional practices for
teachers and administrators holding certificates. This board may, for just cause,
revoke or suspend any teacher’s or administrator’s certificate.
Dr. Seay resides in Auburn, Nebraska with her husband, Greg, and has four children,
Madilyn, Mallory, Myranda and Grayson.