Faculty & Staff

DEPARTMENT CHAIR & STAFF

Dr. Jeremy Wendt, Department Chair

Educational Technology
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Kathy Faulkner, Adminstrative Associate

Office of the Chair
931-372-3458
kfaulkner@tntech.edu 

Olivia Newman, CAP / Administrative Associate

Office of the Chair
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Rebecca Violet, CAP / Administrative Associate

Special Education / Early Childhood Office
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FACULTY (alphabetical) 

Dr. James Akenson, Professor

Secondary / Elementary Education - History
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Dr. Holly Anthony, Professor

Secondary Education - Math / STEM
931-372-3854
hanthony@tntech.edu 

Dr. Andrea Arce-Trigatti, Instructor

Research / Introductory Classes
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Dr. Jane Baker, Associate Professor

Early Childhood Education
931-372-3079
jbaker@tntech.edu 

Dr. Jason Beach, Associate Professor

Educational Technology / VISION Lab
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Dr. Kathy Brashears, Professor

Elementary Education / Literacy
2+2 Program / Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
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Dr. Marilyn Bruckman, Associate Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Pellissippi State Communty College (Knoxville)
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Dr. Amy Callender, Lecturer

Special Education
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Dr. George Chitiyo, Professor

Research
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Dr. Melissa Comer, Professor

Elementary Education / Literacy
2+2 Program / Roane State Community College (Oak Ridge)
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Dr. Helen Dainty, Professor

Special Education
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Kimily Dement, Instructor

Curriculum & Instruction / Office of Teacher Education
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Dr. Laura Graves, Professor

Special Education
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Dr. Paula Greathouse, Assistant Professor

Secondary Education - English
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Dr. Martha Howard, Associate Professor

Early Childhood Education
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Dr. Janet Isbell, Associate Professor

Literacy / Research
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Dr. Glenn James, Associate Professor

Research
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Angela Jones, Lecturer

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / W.H. Swain / Scott County Center
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Dr. Krystal Kennedy, Lecturer

Special Education / Applied Behavior Analysis
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Cale Koester, Lecturer

Educational Technology
931-372-6482
ckoester@tntech.edu 

Dr. Nancy Kolodziej, Professor

Elementary Education / Literacy
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Dr. Alicia Laffoon, Lecturer

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Roane State Community College (Harriman)
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Dr. David Larimore, Professor

Research
931-372-3623
dlarimore@tntech.edu 

Dr. Malinda Lloyd, Associate Professor

Elementary Education
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Dr. Rebekah C. Marcum, Lecturer

Early Childhood Education
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Dr. Buddy J. Martin, Associate Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Roane State Community College (Oak Ridge)
865-481-2000, ext. 2361
jmartin@tntech.edu  

Elizabeth McMillan, Instructor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Chattanooga State Community College (Hamilton Co.)
423-697-4797
emcmillan@tntech.edu 

Dr. Jennifer Meadows, Assistant Professor

Elementary Education - Math / STEM
931-372-6269
jrmeadows@tntech.edu 

Kelly Moore, Lecturer

Secondary Education - Science / STEM
931-372-3191
kellymoore@tntech.edu

Dr. Queen Ogbomo, Associate Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
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Dr. Carl Owens, Professor

Educational Technology / Director, Learning Resources Center
931-372-3851
cowens@tntech.edu   

Dr. Kristen Pennycuff-Trent, Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
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Dr. Stephanie J. Richards, Assistant Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Motlow State Community College (Main Campus)
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Dr. Amy Leigh Rogers, Lecturer

Elementary Education / Literacy
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Dr. Dorota Silber-Furman, Instructor

Early Childhood Education / ESLP
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Dr. Matthew Smith, Professor

Instructional Leadership
931-372-6235
mrsmith@tntech.edu 

Dr. Sandi Smith-Andrews, Associate Professor / Crawford Village Head

Educational Technology / Non-Licensure (General)
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Dr. Amber Spears, Assistant Professor

Elementary Education / Literacy
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Dr. Julie Stepp, Assistant Professor

Library Science
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Dr. Leslie Suters, Associate Professor

Elementary Education
2+2 Program / Roane State Community College (Oak Ridge)
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Dr. Leann Taylor, Lecturer

Instructional Leadership
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Sara Wehrmann, Instructor

Instructional Leadership
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Dr. Stephanie Wendt, Assistant Professor

Elementary Education - Science
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