Faculty and Staff

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Admissions Staff

Kristen Nielsen

Director of Recruiting, Adult & Graduate Enrollment

Jack West

Assistant Director of Recruiting and Admissions, Adult and Graduate Enrollment, Teacher Education

Faculty

Diana Abbott, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, M.Ed. in Special Education Program

Rachel Adams Goertel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director, Elyon Program

Maryanne Barrett

Part-time Instructor

Marianne Blanda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Kristen Driskill, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Teacher Education Department; Co-Dean of the School of Education and Social Work

Elaine Gregory, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, Physical Education Program

Katie Heath, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director, Pathway to Teaching Program

Adam Huck, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director, Initial Certification Graduate Programs

Denise Johnson, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Associate Director of the Honors Program

Chris Pessagno

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Emily Robinson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Undergraduate Program

Holley Rushforth

Instructor of Education; Program Coordinator and Advisor for Elyon Program

Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director; Literacy MEd Program

Staff

Jennifer Dorr

Field Experience & Clinical Partnerships Coordinator

Sarah George

Administrative Assistant; Pathway to Teaching Program Coordinator

Amy Polisseni

Student Teaching Coordinator

Justin Pretko

Academic Advisor, Teacher Education

Ezrine Taylor

Undergraduate and Graduate Program Coordinator

Kelly Wendlandt

Certification Coordinator