Faculty and Staff

Contact Admissions

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Seminary Grad Programs


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Graduate Admissions Staff

Kristen Nielsen

Recruitment Manager for Teacher Ed, AGE Enrollment, Adult and Graduate Education Enrollment Management


Diana Abbott, Ph.D.

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

Rachel Adams Goertel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education, Teacher Education

Marianne Blanda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Kristen Driskill, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Pathway to Teaching Program

Elaine Gregory, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, Physical Education Program

Katie Heath, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Denise Johnson, Ed.D.

Undergraduate Program Director; Associate Professor of Education

Chris Pessagno

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Teacher Education

Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Graduate Teacher Education Programs


Darci Dembroski

Certification Coordinator for Teacher Education

Jennifer Dorr

Coordinator of Field Experience

Sarah George

Administrative Assistant, Department of Teacher Education

Amy Polisseni

Coordinator of Student Teaching, Teacher Education

Paula Samere

Academic Advisor, Pathway to Teaching Program

Jane Walker

Program Coordinator for Pathway to Teaching

Paul Ziegler

Program Coordinator/Advisor