Meet the Faculty

Full-time Faculty:

 

Dr. Cindy Wilson, Chairoffice1

Courses taught:  TEP 419 Content Area Literacy Methods; TEP 423 Methods of Elementary Reading and Language Arts; TEP 435 Methods of Secondary English;  TEP 448 ECCE: Clinical Practice Seminar (Elementary)

Research interests:  Student teacher success, teacher-student interactions, classroom environment, Holocaust education.

E-mail:  cwils1@uis.edu

 

Dr. Victoria Childs

Dr. Victoria Childs

Courses taught: TEP 207, Foundations of American Education; TEP 424, Methods of Elementary Mathematics; TEP 426, Methods of Elementary Science; TEP 436, Methods of Secondary Mathematics; TEP 437, Methods ofSecondary Science; TEP Clinical Practice Supervisor; UIS Co-Faculty Liaison for Golden Apple Foundation.

Research interests:  Teaching and learning, attitudes toward mathematics instruction, the student teaching triad, social-emotional learning related to specific content areas.

E-mail: vchil2@uis.edu

 

Dr. Brian Kahn

Dr. Brian Kahn

Courses taught:  TEP 207, Foundations of American Education; TEP 401, Middle School Concepts and Practices; TEP 425, Methods of Elementary Social Studies and Humanities; TEP 438 Methods of Secondary Social Studies; TEP 449 ECCE: Clinical Practice Seminar (Secondary); TEP Clinical Practice Supervisor; edTPA Coordinator; UIS Co-Faculty Liaison for Golden Apple Foundation.

Research interests:  Holocaust education, the student teaching triad, primary source documents.

E-mail: briankah@uis.edu

 

Dr. Ronda MitchellRonda Mitchell

Courses taught:  TEP 211 Wellness for Elementary Teachers; TEP 318, Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment; TEP 423, Methods of Elementary Reading and Language Arts; TEP 425, Methods of Elementary Social Studies and Humanities; TEP 419, Content Area Literacy; Director of project Project Midstate Student Support for Teachers; Chapter Adviser for Kappa Delta Pi.

Research interests:  Portraiture methodology as it applies to career changers, use of biography in social studies education.

E-mail:  rmitche@uis.edu

 

 


Emeritus Faculty:

Dr. Gary ButlerDr. Gary Butler

 


LorettaDr. Loretta Meeks

 


TheresaDr. Theresa Sullivan-Stewart

 


Adjunct Faculty:


Sharon Casner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr. Scott Doerr

 

Mike Finnell-Gudwein

 

 

Dr. Mary Loken


Kara McElwrathHigh Quality LL Kara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Rod McQuality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lyle Rigdon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tyler Tanaka

 

Dr. Rick Stokes

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Therese Vinson

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