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School of Education faculty and staff

Bechen, Gene

Bechen, Gene

Teaches courses in education history, philosophy, and middle school education.

Beneke, Sallee

Beneke, Sallee

Teaches courses related to early childhood and early childhood special education certification.

Blesz, Dale

Blesz, Dale

Teaches undergraduate courses in educational psychology and child and adolescent development, and graduate courses in special education.

Boleyn, Brenda

Boleyn, Brenda

Professor of early childhood and elementary education.

Brownson, Debra

Brownson, Debra

Director, Children's Campus

Carpenter, Tom

Carpenter, Tom

Teaches classes in teacher leadership, education, geography, African American Affairs, philosophy and diversity.

Daters, Catherine

Daters, Catherine

Areas of professional interest include Student Teaching, Secondary Education & Field Placements

Degner, Kate

Degner, Kate

Assistant Professor and TEP Assessment Coordinator

Jeans, Laurie

Jeans, Laurie

Dr. Jeans focuses on preparing teachers and early intervention personnel to work with young children and their families.

Jewell, Jennet

Jewell, Jennet

Administrative Assistant helping with assessment and licensure reporting.

McDonald, Teri

McDonald, Teri

Teri is an administrative assistant for the Teacher Education program and also coordinates the Summer Reading Program.

Robertson, Richard

Robertson, Richard

Teaches courses in Educational Technology and Diversity and Culturally Responsive Teaching.

Schuster-Matlock, Tracy

Schuster-Matlock, Tracy

Now a full professor, she is the Dean of University Academic Programs, which involves overseeing: General Education, First and Second Year Experience, Student Disability Services, Institutional Research, and Assessment.

Serianz, Rachel

Serianz, Rachel

Dr. Serianz has 15 years experience K-8 Catholic School teaching, including 10 years middle school math and science.

Stoube, Deanna

Stoube, Deanna

Teaches courses focused on literacy instruction, diagnostic prescriptive techniques of teaching reading, and content area literacy.

Ubeda, Edwin

Ubeda, Edwin

Dr. Ubeda teaches English as Second Language (ESL) endorsement courses. He has worked for six years as an elementary bilingual teacher and adult ESL instructor.

Volkova, Tanya

Volkova, Tanya

At St. Ambrose University since 2006, Dr. Volkova teaches math education.

Wiese, Barbara

Wiese, Barbara

Specializes in inclusion strategies for students with disabilities.

Woods, Maggie

Woods, Maggie

Director of the Master of Education in Teaching program

Zinger, Trish

Zinger, Trish

Administrative Assistant