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Sheila Penton

Mathematics Learning Instructor

BA Ed (1969); BA (1972)


Sheila Penton is from the small rural Newfoundland community of Tilting, Fogo Island. Sheila, (nee Dwyer), is from a family with over 200 years of combined teaching experience in the Newfoundland education system. Sheila personally has 30 years of teaching experience; one year in her hometown of Tilting, and the remaining 29 years at Holy Heart of Mary High School teaching all levels of high school mathematics. Sheila joined the Mathematics Learning Centre (MLC) in September 1999 and worked from 1999-2006 as an Instructional Assistant in Math Foundation Courses (10XF) and Math 1090 and from 2006-present as a Mathematics Learning Instructor for the same courses. Sheila has also been one of the instructors responsible for all MLC courses instructed through Distance Education since the Spring Semester of 2005. Sheila’s interests include gardening, reading, sports and politics.


Office: CL1001
Telephone: (709) 864-3729/3308
Email: spenton@mun.ca

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