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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 at 509.777.3229.

Linda Buff, M.Ed.
Lecturer, Teacher Education; Assessment and Data Manager

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

Megan Cozza, M.Ed.
Lecturer, Special Education

Stacy Hill, MIT
Assistant Professor of Education, Evening Teacher Certification and Master in Teaching Program

Lori Johnson, MIT; NBPTS
Visiting Instructor; Teacher in Residence and
Elementary Coordinator, MIT Program

Douglas Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Counseling
Coordinator, Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Keith Lambert, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Teacher Education

Lisa Laurier, Ed.D.
Professor of Education, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Jann Leppien, Ph.D.
Professor/Margo Long Chair in Gifted Education

Corey McKenna, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Director, Evening Teacher-Certification Program

Randall Michaelis, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Associate Provost, Instruction

Sharon Neville-Mitchell, M.S.
Lecturer, American Sign Language

Kathryn Picanco, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Director, Center for Gifted Education

Ron Prosser, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education, School Counseling Program

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

Steven Smedley, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education

Dennis Sterner, Ed.D.
Professor of Education
Dean Emeritus, School of Education

Debbie Tully, Ed.D,
Associate Dean, Teacher Education and School Partnerships

James Uhlenkott, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, Undergraduate and
Graduate Studies in Education Programs

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, and
Coordinator, English-Language-Learner and
Intercultural Education Programs

Betty Fry Williams, Ph.D.
Professor of Education; Special Education, Undergraduate Teacher Education,
and Graduate Studies in Education Programs
Chair, Undergraduate Teacher Education


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