Dr. Pamela J. Sharpe         

Professional Degrees

1984 Ph.D., English Education, Specialization in English as a Second Language, The Ohio State University 

1971 M.A., Linguistics, Specialization in English as a Second Language, The University of Florida              

1970 B.A., Spanish, The Ohio State University, Phi Beta Kappa

Publishing Summary

2013 Barron's How to Prepare for the TOEFL, [now iBT TOEFL]14th Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Author of all 14 editions, 1977-2013. 


2013 Barron's Pass Key to the TOEFL, 8th Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Author of all 8 editions, 1994 - 2013.

 2011 Barron's Practice Exercises for the TOEFL, 7th Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Author of all 7 editions, 1980-2011. 

2008  Reading Textbook English, Chungdahm Learning, Korea.

2007  The New TOEIC, Chungdahm Learning, Korea.

2001 TOEIC on the Internet. Team Editor and Senior Author. TestU.com 


2000 TOEFL on the Internet. TestU.com in partnership with Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.


1999 Grammar Tests for TOEFL. Obunsha Publishing, Japan.

1994 Barron's Pass Key to the TOEFL, 1st Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
1994 Beginning Spanish for Teachers of Hispanic Students. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 
1984 Talking With Americans. Little Brown Publishing Company. 


1984 Getting By in English, Japanese Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 
1982 Barron's Basic Tips for the TOEFL. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 


1982 Barron's How to Prepare for the Michigan Test Battery. Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

1980 Barron's Practice Exercises for the TOEFL, 1st Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc.


1977 Barron's How to Prepare for the TOEFL, 1st Edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Numerous chapters, curriculum materials, articles, papers, book reviews, consulting projects, presentations in ESL and test preparation.

Teaching History

2000-2013 Language Training Consultants


1989-1999 Northern Arizona University


1986-1988 Arizona Western College


1981-1985 Language Training Consultants


1977-1980 University of Toledo


1976 University of Texas


1975 Wilmington Public Schools


1974 University of Florida


1973 La Universidad Pedro Ruiz Gallo

1972 Miami Dade Community College


1970-1971 University of Florida 
Many awards for excellence in teaching both in a classroom setting and on television, including Educator’s Hall of Fame and Teacher of the Year Northern Arizona University.

Leadership in Professional Organizations

Past president, Arizona TESOL (AZ-TESOL)


Charter member, board, Ohio TESOL

Regional representative, National Association for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA)

Past president, International Education Association of Ohio Colleges and Universities (IEAOCU)

Task forces, International TESOL and U.S. Office of Bilingual Education, Language Minority Affairs