Faculty and Staff

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Seminary Grad Programs


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Graduate Admissions Staff

Laurie Couch

Enrollment Coordinator for Teacher Education, Adult and Graduate Enrollment

Kristen Nielsen

Enrollment Outreach 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.

Associate Professor of Education, Teacher Education

Marianne Blanda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Kristen Driskill, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Teacher Education Department

Elaine Gregory, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, Physical Education Program

Katie Heath, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Pathway to Teaching Program

Adam Huck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Initial Certification Graduate Programs

Denise Johnson, Ed.D.

Undergraduate Program Director; Associate Professor of Education

Joseph McCarthy, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance; Dean of the School of Education & Social Work; Interim Dean of the School of Business

Chris Pessagno

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Teacher Education

Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director of Literacy MED Program


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

Jane Walker

Program Coordinator for Pathway to Teaching

Paul Ziegler

Academic Advisor, Teacher Ed. Programs