Faculty and Staff

Dr. Emmett E. Sawyer

Dr. Emmett E. Sawyer

Department Head
Retired, Teaching Half-Time

Sally J. Buckner

RFT Administrative Assistant

Jennifer K. Jensen

Jennifer works closely with certification students, with a background in Education and Psychology.Her main responsibilities include recruiting and advising students in the Post Bac and Master's level teacher certification programs


Dr. Deanne Camp

Research and Professional Interests: Affective area of literacy development, comprehension, struggling readers

Dr. Ching-Wen Chang

Dr. Ching-Wen Chang

Associate Professor
Educational Technology Program Coordinator

Research and Professional Interests: Distance education modalities, technology in education

Dr. Steve W. Hinch

Research and Professional Interests: Civic education

Dr. Beth Hurst

Research and Professional Interests: Anything related to reading, writing, teaching, social interaction

Dr. Kayla D. Lewis

Dr. Kayla D. Lewis

Assistant Professor
Graduate Literacy Program Coordinator

Doctoral studies focused on scaffolding during literature discussions, as well as pre-service teacher education.

Annice H. McLean

Research and Professional Interests: Instructional technology in education for PK-12 schools, educational technology for engaged learning: focus on web 2.0 tools and interactive whiteboards

Per course faculty

Judy M. Brunner

Research and Professional Interests: Literacy, instructional practices, school safety