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Dr. Nancy Williams

Associate Dean
Professor: English Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: BS in Language Arts Education/Secondary – West Virginia University.
Master’s degree: MA Secondary Education/English – West Virginia University.
Ed.S. Educational Admin/Supervision – University of Florida.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction – St. Louis University.


Dr. Nadine Ball

Professor: Science Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: A.B. Earth and Planetary Sciences – Washington University, St. Louis.
Master’s degree: M.A.T. Earth Science – Washington University.
Doctorate: Ed.D. Education/Teaching and Learning – Harvard University, MA.

Dr. Cathy Bear

Associate Professor: Educational Leadership

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.S. Education – University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Master’s degree: M. Ed. Elementary Education – University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Education Specialist: Ed.S. Education Administration, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Doctorate: Ed.D. Education Administration – St. Louis University.

Dr. Steve Coxon

Assistant Professor: Gifted and Literacy

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.A. English – Virginia Tech.
Master’s degree: M.A.Ed. Secondary Curriculum and Instruction in English Education – Virginia Tech.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership: Gifted Education – College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.


Dr. Alden Craddock

Associate Professor – Social Studies Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.A. Political Science – Wright State University, OH.
Master’s degree: Political Science – Ohio State University.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Political Science - Ohio State University.

Dr. Dan Deschamp

Associate Professor: Director of Leadership Programs

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.A. Sociology/English – Westminster College, MO.
Master’s degree: M. Ed. Education Administration – University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Education Administration – St. Louis University.

Dr. Mary Lou Farb

Associate Professor: Early Childhood Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.A. Psychology – DePaul University.
Master’s degree: M.A.T. Education – Webster University, St. Louis.
Doctorate: Ph.D., Education – St. Louis University.

Dr. L. Keith Kinder

Assistant Professor: Educational Leadership

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.S. Mathematics Education – Southeast Missouri State University.
Master’s degree: M. A. in Mathematics – Central Missouri State University.
Doctorate: Ed.D. Education Administration – St. Louis University.

Dr. Marlene Montgomery

Assistant Professor: Reading Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.A. Special Education and Elementary Education – Fontbonne University.
Master’s degree: M.Ed. Reading Education – Texas Woman’s University.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Reading Education – Texas Woman’s University.


Dr. Denise Pearl

Assistant Professor: Higher Education

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.S. Mathematics/Secondary Education—Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
Master’s Degree: M. A. Human Development Counseling (School Counseling)—Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
Doctorate: Ph.D. Higher Education Administration (Student Personnel Emphasis)—Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

Dr. Mascheal Schappe

Assistant Professor: Mathematics Education & Leadership

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.S.E. Elementary Education & Middle School Mathematics – Northeast Missouri State University
Master’s degree: M.A.T. K-8 Mathematics and Computers – Webster University, St. Louis MO
Doctorate: Ed.D. Educational Leadership – Saint Louis University, MO

Penny Greene

Clinical Experiences & Certification

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.E.S. in Educational Counseling and Psychology – University of Missouri Columbia.


Sandy Hermann

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, CAP


Holly J. Stanwich

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Education

Bachelor’s degree: B.S. Business Management, Minor – Psychology - Maryville University, St. Louis.
Master’s degrees: M.E. Business Education – University of Missouri, St. Louis.

Marie Wohlert

Assessment Assistant


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