Meet the Faculty
Dr. Cindy Wilson, Chair
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); TEP Clinical Practice Supervisor
Research interests: Student teacher success, teacher-student interactions, classroom environment, Holocaust education.
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 of Secondary 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.
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 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.
Courses taught: TEP 211 Wellness for Elementary Teachers; TEP 318 Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment; TEP 425 Methods of Elementary Social Studies and Humanities; Director of 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.
Dr. Patricia Braun
TEP 419 Content Area Literacy
TEP 207 Foundations of American Education; TEP 227 Educational Psychology for Teachers; TEP 436 Mathematics Methods Grades 5-12
Dr. Scott Doerr
TEP 227 Educational Psychology for Teachers
TEP 435 English Methods Grades 5-12
TEP 224 Exceptional Child for Teachers
TEP 305 Technology for Teachers
TEP 207 Foundations of American Education, TEP 222 Child Development for Teachers; TEP 227 Educational Psychology for Teachers; TEP 401 Middle School Methods, Concepts, and Practices
TEP 207 Foundations of American Education;
TEP 318 Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment
TEP 223 Adolescent Psychology for Teachers
Dr. Rick Stokes
TEP 426 Elementary Science Methods; TEP 437 Science Methods Grades 5-12
Dr. Gary Butler
Dr. Loretta Meeks
Dr. Theresa Sullivan Stewart