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Graduate Advising

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Staff Advisors

Staff advisors assist students with registration and enrollment issues, questions regarding graduate school forms and policies, prospective student inquiries, and administrative functions. If you have a question and you're unsure whom to contact, feel free to e-mail your staff advisor and she will assist you or get you in touch with the person who can.

Teacher Certification only - C&I
MEd in C&I Mathematics and Science
MEd Open Option

Courtney Jones,

MEd C&I Literacy Studies


MEd in ELPS Higher Education Administration Emphasis
Superintendent Program - ELPS
Principal Certification only - ELPS
MEd C&I Literacy Studies
BA-PhD track in ELPS (Higher Education Emphasis)


Faculty Advisors / Program Coordinator

Faculty advisors are responsible for a student's program of work. Contact your faculty advisor with questions regarding the courses you should take, transfer courses, practicum, Student Teaching, testing, certification, etc.

Curriculum and Instruction
Initial Teacher Certification (M.Ed.T. or Certification-Only)
ESL EC-6 Core Subjects Dr. Joohi Lee,
EC-6 Bilingual Core Subjects Dr. Carla Amaro-Jimenez,
Mid-Level Dr. Mary Curtis,
Secondary History & Social Studies Education Dr. Mary Curtis,
Secondary English Language Arts Education Dr. Holly Hungerford-Kresser,
Secondary Math & Science Education Dr. Karen Allmond,
Secondary Speech & Journalism Dr. Jon Leffingwell,
Dr. Jon Leffingwell,
Mind, Brain and Education Dr. Daniel Robinson, 
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Open Option Depends on Focus Area (see above for contact info)
Open Option (undecided Focus Area) Dr. Peggy Semingson,
Literacy (Accelerated Online & Standard Formats)

Dr. Kathryn Pole, 

Mathematics and Science Education (Accelerated Online)

Dr. Karen Allmond,
Add-On Endorsements, Certification-Only
ESL, Reading Specialist, Master Reading Teacher Dr. Kathleen Tice,
Bilingual Dr. Luis Rosado,
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
M.Ed. in ELPS

Dr. Maria Trache,

Certification-Only Programs
Superintendent certification

Dr. Diane Patrick,

Ph.D. Program
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Barbara Tobolowsky,

COEd Advisors

Teaira Little, 510 Carlisle Hall,
Caitlin Guerrero, 512 Carlisle Hall,
Lauren Vanpool, 506 Carlisle Hall,
Courtney Jones, 504 Carlisle Hall, 
Chelsey Payne, 503 Carlisle Hall, 
Diego Ramirez, 513 Carlisle Hall,