Faculty & Staff

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See the list below for abbreviations:
CAREER: Career Technical
ECED
: Early Childhood
EDRSCH: Educational Research
ELED: Elementary Education
INSL: Instructional Leadership
LSCI: Library Science
READ: Reading
SEED: Secondary Education (English/Math/Science/Social Studies)
SPED: Special Education (Modified/Comprehensive)
STEM:
STEM Education
TECH
: Instructional Technology

Chair, C&I

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Jeremy Wendt, Interim Chair / Associate Professor
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(931) 372-3181
Bartoo Hall (BART) 311A Webpage
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Interim Department Chair for Curriculum & Instruction; Associate Professor in Educational Technology

 

Staff, C&I
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Olivia Newman, Administrative Associate
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(931) 372-3181
Bartoo Hall (BART) 311

 

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Kathy Faulkner, Administrative Associate
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(931) 372-3458
Bartoo Hall (BART) 309

 

Staff, Instructional Leadership
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Patricia Huddleston, Administrative Associate 2
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(931) 372-3100
Bartoo Hall (BART) 206

 

Staff, Motlow State Community College (McMinnville)
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Shilia Hale
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(931) 815-2132

 

Staff, Pellissippi State Community College
Susan Jobe
 

Staff, Roane State Community College (Crossville)
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Helen Hedgecoth
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(931) 484-6715

 

Staff, Roane State Community College (Oak Ridge)
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Christina Baird, Administrative Associate 2
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(865) 481-2000
Off-Campus Office A-103

 

 

Staff, Special Education
Rebecca Violet

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Rebecca Violet, Administraive Associate 2
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(931) 372-3551
Matthews Hall (MATT) 339

 

Career Technical

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Terry Webb, Instructor
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(931) 372-6567
Bartoo Hall (BART) 208

 

Early Childhood

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Jane Baker, Associate Professor
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(931) 372-3079
Matthews Hall (MATT) 347

 

 

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Kimberly Correll, Instructor
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(931) 372-6570
Matthews Hall (MATT) 142

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Martha Howard, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3557
Matthews Hall (MATT) 337

 

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Rebekah Marcum, Instructor
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(931) 372-3535
Matthews Hall (MATT) 347

 

Educational Research and Foundations

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Julie Baker, Assistant Dean, College of Education
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(931) 372-3177
T.J. Farr Building (FARR) 101C Webpage

 

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George Chitiyo
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(931) 372-3676
Bartoo Hall (BART) 310D

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David Larimore, Professor, Research Methods in Education
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(931) 372-3623
Bartoo Hall (BART) 103

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Lisa Zagumny, Associate Dean & Director of Exceptional Learning Ph.D.
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(931) 372-3177
T.J. Farr Building (FARR) 101

 

Elementary Education

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Kathy Brashears, Associate Professor
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Off-Campus Office (865) 694-7615Resume/CV

 

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Marilyn Bruckman
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(865) 694-1484
Bartoo Hall (BART)

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Melissa Comer, Associate Professor
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(865) 481-2000
Off-Campus Office A-102 Webpage
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Melissa Comer teaches, primarily, literacy-related courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Housed at the Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, she serves on the Reading Specialist graduate faculty where she engages in team-teaching, technology integration, and innovative pedagogy and methodology.

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Sharon Edwards, Instructor
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(931) 393-1747
Other

2 + 2 Instructor/Literacy Block on the Motlow State Community College campus in Moore County.

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Sarah Keller, Associate Professor
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Off-Campus Office (865) 694-2706

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Nancy Kolodziej, Associate Professor
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(931) 668-7010
Off-Campus Office 153Resume/CV

 

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Alicia Laffoon, Instructor
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(865) 354-3000
Off-Campus Office T-103B (865) 250-5686
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Alicia Laffoon is the 2+2 instructor at the Harriman campus.  Mrs. Laffoon teaches the content block and literacy block for elementary methods. 

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Malinda Lloyd, Assistant Professor
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(931) 484-6715
Off-Campus Office Room 116 Webpage
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2012-2013 marks Dr. Lloyd's 23rd year in the education profession. Dr. Lloyd's professional exerience includes over 17 years of teaching in public schools and is in her 7th year of teaching in higher education. As a member of TTU's faculty, she teaches or has taught the following upper-division courses in the College of Education:  READ 3311, FOED 3800, FOED 3810, ESLP 4100, CFS 3600, EDPY 3300, ELED 3150, ELED 3151, ELED 4140, CUED 4800, ELED 4871, and ELED 4872. She is currently involved in the department's transition to the Ready2Teach initiative as mandated by the Tennessee Board of Regents. 

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James Martin, Associate Professor
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(865) 481-2000
A-103

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Jennifer Meadows, Instructor / Doctoral Candidate
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(931) 668-7010
Off-Campus Office MC 155

2+2 Motlow McMinnville

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Queen Ogbomo, Assistant Professor
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Off-Campus Office 865-694-7692

 

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Stephanie Richards, Assistant Professor
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(931) 393-1746
Off-Campus Office Simon Hall, Room 105 (931) 461-8992

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Amber Spears, Instructor & PhD Candidate
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Bartoo Hall (BART) 310F

I currently working in my 5th year at TTU.  I serve as a full-time Instructor in the department of Curriculum and Instruction.  I am teaching courses both on and off campus.  I have spent the past 4 years working with the 2+2 program, which serves students who seek to become elementary teachers and attend courses taught at community colleges around the state.  I have been honored to be part of such an amazing program! 

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Leslie Suters, Associate Professor
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865-481-2000 Ext. 2320
A-102

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Kristen Trent, Associate Professor, Literacy
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(865) 481-2024
Other H209

 

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Stephanie Wendt, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3459
Bartoo Hall (BART) 310C

Dr. Wendt teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education methods as well as Learning Theories and Grant Writing. Courses: ELED 3152, ELED 4140, ELED 6400, ELED 6500, CUED 7010, CUED 7802, FOED 3800, FOED 1822.  

 

Instructional Leadership

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Gwen Hobbs, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3783
Bartoo Hall (BART) 206-A

 

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Oneida Martin
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(931) 372-3857
Bartoo Hall (BART) 210

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Terry Webb, Instructor
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(931) 372-6567
Bartoo Hall (BART) 208

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Dana Winningham, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3859
T.J. Farr Building (FARR) 103

Teach Masters and Education Specialist school administration courses that lead to licensure as a public school administrator.  Also, advise Masters and Ed.S students enrolled in the Instructional Leadership program.  Currently serve as Interim Director of Teacher Education

 

 

 

 

Library Science

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Julie Stepp, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3103
Bartoo Hall (BART) 202Resume/CV

LSCI Syllabi

LSCI/READ 4570/5570 Young Adult Literature

LSCI 6010 Cataloging & Classification of Media & Materials

LSCI 6550 Contemporary Children's Literature

LSCI 6800/7800 Library Practicum

LSCI 7000 Information Literacy Tools & Services

LSCI 7030 School Library Administration

 

 

Reading

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Kathy Brashears, Associate Professor
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Off-Campus Office (865) 694-7615Resume/CV

 

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Melissa Comer, Associate Professor
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(865) 481-2000
Off-Campus Office A-102 Webpage
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Melissa Comer teaches, primarily, literacy-related courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Housed at the Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, she serves on the Reading Specialist graduate faculty where she engages in team-teaching, technology integration, and innovative pedagogy and methodology.

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Nancy Kolodziej, Associate Professor
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(931) 668-7010
Off-Campus Office 153Resume/CV

 

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Amy Rogers , Instructor
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(931) 372-6307
Bartoo Hall (BART) 303

 

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Deborah Setliff, Associate Professor
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(931) 372-3087
Bartoo Hall (BART) 201

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Frances Taylor, Instructor and PH.D Candidate
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(931) 372-6265
Bartoo Hall (BART) 307

 

 

Secondary Education English

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Janet Isbell, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3824
Bartoo Hall (BART) 310BResume/CV

 

 

Secondary Education Mathematics

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Holly Anthony, Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
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(931) 372-3854
Bartoo Hall (BART) 205

Dr. Holly Anthony teaches math content courses (MATH 1410, MATH 1420) for preservice elementary teachers, and mathematics methods courses (SEED 4122, SEED 4422) for preservice secondary mathematics teachers. She also teaches graduate courses in curriculum and instruction, as well as qualitative research courses, program planning/evaluation, and STEM education courses in the doctoral program. She is the concentration leader for the STEM Education concentration in the Ph.D. in Exceptional Learning program.

 

Secondary Education Science

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Kelly Ramey, Instructor
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(931) 372-3191
Bartoo Hall (BART) 305

 

 

Secondary Education Social Studies

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James Akenson, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
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(931) 372-3066
Bartoo Hall (BART) 310A

 

Special Education

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Helen Dainty, Associate Professor
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(931) 372-3116
Matthews Hall (MATT) 345

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Laura Graves, Associate Professor in Special Education
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(931) 372-3377
Matthews Hall (MATT) 343

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Amy Callender, Instructor
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(931) 372-3550
Matthews Hall (MATT) 331

 

 

STEM Education

Instructional Technology

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Jason Beach, Assistant Professor
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(931) 372-3069
Bartoo Hall (BART) 207 Webpage
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Cale Koester, Instructor
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(931) 372-6482
Bartoo Hall (BART) 301A

 

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Carl Owens, Professor
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(931) 372-3851
Bartoo Hall (BART) 101A

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(Dr. Sandi) Sandra Smith, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
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(931) 372-3207
Bartoo Hall (BART) 105 (931) 261-8601

Teaches upper division undergraduate, master's level, and doctoral courses on instructional technology and professional communications: FOED 3010, FOED 6320; CUED 6430, CUED 6920; CUED 6921, CUED 6923, and EDU 7440.

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Jeremy Wendt, Interim Chair / Associate Professor
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(931) 372-3181
Bartoo Hall (BART) 311A Webpage
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Interim Department Chair for Curriculum & Instruction; Associate Professor in Educational Technology