Meet Our Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Christie Magoulias, Ed.D.                                                                                Department Chair and Associate Professor

Ed.D. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Educational Administration

Areas of Specialization: Principal

Areas of Interest: Practitioner research, leadership

Emailcmago1@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-8522

Office: BRK 377


Dr. Kerry Cox, Ph.D. 

Clinical Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Illinois State University, Educational Leadership

CAS  University of Illinois at Springfield

M.S. Western Illinois University, Elementary Education

Areas of Specialization: Superintendent and Principal

Areas of Interest: Gifted Education, PK-12 School Policy and Legislation, PK-12 School Leadership

Email: kcox004s@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-7520

Office: BRK 385


Dr. Leonard Bogle, Ed.D.Leonard Bogle

Associate Professor

Ed.D. Illinois State University, Educational Administration

Email: lbogl1@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-7824

Office: BRK 384

 


Dr. William Phillips, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Ed.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Educational Organization and Leadership

MA. Illinois State University, Guidance and Counseling

Areas of Specialization: Chief School Business Official, Superintendent

Areas of Interest: School reorganization, Finance, and Law

Email: wphil1@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-7155

Office: BRK 386


Dr. Vickie Cook, Ph.D.

Research Professor

Executive Director, Online, Professional and Engaged Learning (OPEL)

Ph. D. Capella University

Areas of Specialization: Education Technology Specialist, Higher Education Online Pedagogy

Areas of Interest:

Email: vcook02s@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-8303

Office: BRK 426


Dr. Karen Swan, Ed.D.

The James J. Stukel Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership

Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University – Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education

Areas of Specialization: Education Technology Specialist, Higher Education Online Pedagogy

Areas of Interest: Online learning involving the Community of Inquiry framework and social presence,  understanding issues affecting the retention and progression of undergraduate students using big data and learning analytics

Email: kswan4@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-7424

Office: BRK 388


Internship Supervisor

Maureen Talbert, M.A.

Principal Supervisor

M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois at Springfield

Principal Endorsement, University of Illinois at Springfield

Superintendent Endorsement, Western Illinois University

Areas of Specialization: Principal Endorsement

Email: talbert.maureen@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-6696

Office: BRK 380


Adjunct Faculty

Brian D. Schwartz, J.D.

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

Areas of Specialization: Legal Aspects of Education

Areas of Interest: School Law, Advanced Law Seminar

Email: bschw2@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-7522

Office: BRK 389


Leslie Arnold, M.Ed.

M.Ed., Central State University/University of Central Oklahoma – Special Education with emphasis in Cognitive Disabilities and Physically Handicapped

Certified in Emotional Disturbance, Learning Disabilities, Administration – District Level (Special Education)

Areas of Specialization:

Areas of Interest: Transition, Administration and Cognitive Disabilities/Multiple Handicapped

Email: larno2@uis.edu

 


Jill Billingsley, M.A.

M.A. University of Illinois – Teacher Leadership
B.S. Winona State University – Teaching

 

Areas of Specialization: Leadership and Learning

Areas of Interest: Incorporating technology into Early Childhood Education, Developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education, Developing Balanced Curriculum

Email: jwoll01s@uis.edu


Hattie Llewellyn, Degree

Email: hdoyl2@uis.edu


Nicole Gales, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Illinois State University – Education

Areas of Specialization: Leadership and Learning

Areas of Interest: School Improvement

Email: nnash01s@uis.edu


Kevin Garcia, M.A.

M.A. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – School Psychology

Areas of Specialization: Special Education

Email: kgarc2@uis.edu


Michael Sennert, M.A.

M.A. University of Illinois – Technology Education-CTER program

Areas of Specialization: Leadership and Learning

Email: sennert@uis.edu


Marcy Dutton, J.D.

Areas of Specialization: Legal Aspects of Education

Email: mdutt2@uis.edu


Mary Loken, Ph.D.

Ph.D. University of Iowa – Education/Psychology

Areas of Specialization: Legal Aspects of Education, Special Education

Email: mloke1@uis.edu

 

 

 

 


Aaron K. Mattox, Ed.D.

Ed.D. Oakland City University – Educational Leadership

Areas of Specialization: Legal Aspects of Education

Email: amatt4@uis.edu


Francena Turner

Email: fturner2@illinois.edu


Randy Krepel, M.A.

M.A. Concordia University Chicago, Curriculum and Instruction – ESL and Bilingual Certification

M.S. Eastern Illinois University, Educational Leadership – Principal Certification

B.A. Northern Illinois University – Spanish / Teacher Certification

B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University – Hispanic Studies

 

Areas of Interest: Teaching methodology and assessment in language classrooms, Development of ELL and bilingual programs, Teacher induction programs and the effect they have on the success of beginning teachers (or teachers new to a district)

Email: rkrep2@uis.edu


Emeritus Faculty

B. Douglas Anderson


Dr. Daniel Matthews, Ph.D. 

Mathews was approved to change from TEP to EDL in November of 2000.  He became EDL chair about 2001 and worked for EDL through Dec. 2015. His Emeritus status was approved Jan. 13, 2016.


Dr. Scott L. Day, Ed.D.