Sharon Wilkins


Educator  ~  Speaker  ~  Author
President of Wilkins Learning Center

Sharon Wilkins is a multi-talented woman who has encouraged parents, educators, and women throughout the country.  As an early childhood expert educator with an M.A. in Elementary Education, she has taught thousands of children for over 30 years.  Her love for her students has made her a two-time nominee of the Walt Disney's Teacher of the Year Award and has recently been inducted into the National Honor Roll's Outstanding American Teachers.  Sharon is president of the Wilkins Learning Center in Gilbert, Arizona which opened in 2007.  Along with her two daughters, Jennifer and Melissa, she co-directs the preschool and tutoring arm of the Learning Center.  She is a gifted communicator for parent/teacher workshops as well as international conferences and has appeared on numerous radio and TV talk shows.  A featured keynote speaker, she has brought her motivational messages to a variety of professional groups and organizations nationwide.  She and her family make their home in Gilbert, Arizona.

Sharon's book, Ready for Kindergarten (Zondervan 2000), is a popular and critically acclaimed book designed to prepare children for the challenges of school life and endorsed by MOPS International (

Now in its 10th printing and also available in Spanish at Search by Sharon Wilkins or Listo Para El Kinder.

Sharon's work has been featured in: 
Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul              Focus on the Family Publications
   Today's Christian Woman Magazine             Woman's World Magazine
   Chicken Soup for the Christian Woman's Soul 
   Angels Magazine...and others

Sharon's Professional Affiliations include:
   CLASS Graduate (Christian Leaders and Speaker Services)
   Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators
   Member of Tuesday's Children Professional Writing Group

Sharon Wilkins
Sharon Wilkins
Ready for Kindergarten