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Susan Bindon is an Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Associate Professor, and Director of the Institute for Educators at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Dr. Bindon drives the development of nurse educators’ skills across academic and practice settings. Her success in advancing nursing faculty’s leadership, scholarship, and service contributions prompted her appointment as the inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty Development. She supports a large faculty and leads a $1.1 million statewide grant-funded effort to develop clinical instructors, preparing nearly 450 clinical faculty from dozens of mid-Atlantic sites to date. She is a recognized national leader in nursing professional development, and a steadfast advocate for the specialty. She is Immediate Past President of the Association for Nursing Professional Development and served five years as Co-Editor of the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.

Dr. Bindon won the AACN Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award and shares her teaching expertise with generations of current and future nurse educators and leaders. She is dually certified in nursing professional development and as an academic nurse educator. She has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and presents widely on teaching strategies and learner engagement.

Dr. Bindon received her BSN at the University of Pittsburgh, and her MS, post-master’s teaching certificate, and DNP from the University of Maryland School of Nursing.


Susan Bindon


Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Educators

University of Maryland


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