Dr. Andrea Berghoff
Lecturer of Teacher Education

Education

  • EdD, Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, 2014
  • M.A., Special Education, West Virginia University, 2010
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Fort Lewis College, 2005

Expertise

  • Identifying and Serving Gifted Students
  • Visual Spatial Engagement and Learning

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Dr. Chiara Cannella
Associate Dean
Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Culturally responsive & anti-bias education 
  • Sociocultural research on education
  • Qualitative research methods  
  • American Indian education  
  • Social justice 
  • Race, culture & equity in education 
  • Academic identity 
  • Counter-hegemonic research methods  
  • Critical pedagogy 
  • Participatory action research and community-based research  
  • Youth development 
  • Civic identity and activism  

Education 

  • Ph.D., Anthropology and Education, University of Arizona, 2009
  • M.A., Anthropology and Education, University of Arizona, 2004
  • B.A., English Language & Literature, University of Michigan, 1996

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Dr. Lorien Chambers Schuldt
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Elementary literacy development
  • Reading and writing instruction
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse students
  • Classroom discourse
  • Feedback and formative assessment

Education 

  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Teacher Education, Stanford University, 2014 
  • B.A., American Studies, Wellesley College, 1999 

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Dr. Jill Choate
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Behavioral intervention
  • Education administration
  • Elementary and middle school special education
  • Teacher education

Education 

  • Ph.D., Special Education Administration, University of Texas, Austin, 2012 
  • M.A., Special Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1996
  • B.S., Elementary Education/Special Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1992 

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Dr. Elizabeth Dorman
Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Contemplative, social emotional learning
  • Social justice education
  • Research on teaching
  • Teacher education
  • Graduate teacher licensure programs

Education 

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007
  • M.A., Prescott College, 2000
  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 1987

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Dr. Mary Catherine Gabro
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Principal preparation
  • Instructional leadership
  • Data-driven decision-making
  • Inclusive educational environments

Education 

  • Ed.D., Stephen F. Austin State University, 2002
  • M.Ed., Sam Houston State University, 1996
  • B.M.E., Texas Tech University, 1980

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Dr. Kristine Greer
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • Child care and early childhood education 
  • Educational management 
  • Multicultural family focus 
  • Working with visually impaired children 

Education 

  • EdD, New Mexico State University, 2004 
  • M.A., University of Colorado, Denver, 1994 
  • B.A., California State University, Bakersfield, 1987 

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Dr. Suzanne Null
Professor of Education

Expertise 

  • Curriculum and instruction 
  • Teacher education 
  • Professional development 

Education 

  • Ph.D, The University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010 
  • M.A., The University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007 
  • M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1997
  • B.A., The University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994

Curriculum Vitae

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Dr. Kay Hensler Phelps
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise 

  • STEAM pedagogy 
  • Home, school, and community partnerships 
  • Culturally responsive family engagement 
  • Arts integration 

Education  

  • Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University, 2010
  • M.A., Adams State College, 1985
  • B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1979 

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Dr. Di Ann Ryter
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Expertise

  • Social sciences education
  • Multiculturalism
  • International education

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2012
  • M.Ed., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2006
  • B.A., Kearney State College, 1994

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Melissa Stordeur
Graduate Studies & Outreach Coordinator

Ms. Stordeur earned her B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1998 and a M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville in 2009. She is currently the Graduate Program and Native American Outreach Coordinator and has been employed at Fort Lewis College since 2013.

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Dr. Jenni Trujillo
Dean, School of Education

Expertise 

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse education
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Educational leadership and change

Education 

  • Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University, 2002
  • M.A., University Northern Colorado, 1998
  • B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1993

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