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The Whitworth School of Education has as its greatest resource an exceptional faculty. This diverse group is dedicated to the concept of teaching as a calling. From the classroom to field supervision to leadership in higher education, our faculty stands out. You can contact faculty members via email or through the School of Education main office 509.777.3229.

Wendy Bleecker, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies in Education
Director, School Counseling Program

Molly Bozo, M.Ed.
Lecturer, Education

Cyndi Caniglia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Special Education

David Cherry, Ph.D.
Professor, Master in Teaching Program
Director, Master in Teaching Program

Don Comi, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Education
Director, Assessment & Data Management

Horatius Gittens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies in Education

Megan Griffin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Special Education
BACB-Verified Course Sequence Coordinator

Angela Hall, M.Ed.
Elementary Coordinator
Instructor, Master in Teaching Program

Stacy Hill, MIT
Assistant Professor, Teacher Certification Program
Director, Teacher Certification Program

Lisa Hoxie, M.Ed.
Lecturer, Education

Ronald Jacobson, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Education

Douglas Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies in Education
Director, Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Doreen Keller, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Master in Teaching Program

Keith Lambert, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Education

Lisa Laurier, Ed.D.
Professor, Education
Department Chair, Teacher Education

Jann Leppien, Ph.D.
Professor, Education
Margo Long Endowed Chair in Gifed Education

Sharon Naccarato, M.A.
Visiting Instructor, Education

Sharon Neville-Mitchell, M.S.
Lecturer, Special Education

Kathryn Picanco, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Director, Montessori Education Program
Sue Chandler Endowed Chair in Education

Mark Selle, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Education

Flint L. Simonsen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Coordinator, Special Education Program

Steven Smedley, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education

Jessica Thomas, M.Ed.
Lecturer, Special Education
Coordinator, Filed Placement

Debbie Tully, Ed.D,
Associate Professor, Teacher Certification Program
Coordinator, Teaching & Learning Program

Roberta Wilburn, Ed.D., Th.D.
Professor of Education
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in Education and Diversity Initiatives

Anne Wilcox, M.A.T.
Assistant Professor, Teacher in Residence
Coordinator, English-Language-Learner Program


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