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Dr. Cyndy Nasman

Adjunct Professor, She/her/hers


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I was born to be a music teacher.

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Dr. LaVona Reeves

Professor of English, She/her/hers


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I consider myself a servant leader, and it is in that spirit that I share some of my life as a teacher.

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Dr. Sheila Woodward

Professor of Music, She/her/hers


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I started teaching because I was passionate about music and sharing the joy of music with others.

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Dr. Michael F. Conlin

Professor of History, He/him/his


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Learning is supposed to be fun as well as challenging.

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Dr. Jody Graves

Professor of Music, She/her/hers


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Dr. Graves is especially interested in creating unique and engaging ways to foster a collaborative experience between artist and listener and is dedicated to maintaining the life of music in our culture.

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Dr. Jacki Hedlund Tyler

Assistant Professor of History, She/her/hers


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I love teaching history, and I truly enjoy helping people understand how the past has informed the present.

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Dr. Larry Cebula

Professor of Education, Assistant Digital Archivist, He/him/his


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History is at its most fun in the wild.

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Dr. Jonathan Middleton

Professor of Theory and Composition, He/him/his


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I want my students to build fundamental skills for analysis and creativity.

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Dr. Joshua Shank

Instructor of Music, He/him/his


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[Dr. Shank is] a fierce advocate for students of all ages to have access to music education.

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Dr. Joseph U. Lenti

Professor of History, Graduate Advisor, He/him/his


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Apart from my research accomplishments, I cherish my experiences in the classroom.

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Dr. Tara Haskins

Chair, Education Department


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Those who believe all students can learn will be successful.

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Dr. Donita Torres

Assistant Professor at EWU


"I've been in the education field for 14 years as both a secondary social studies and K-8 technology teacher, as well as a curriculum designer, technology coordinator, assessment director, RTI coordinator and professional development consultant."

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Dr. Ann Van Wig

Assistant Professor


"Teaching is not a static profession. Educators need to constantly challenge themselves to read and try new methods."

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Dr. Shelly Shaffer

Assistant Professor of Literacy


"I think that educators must be open-minded. We need to always be learners in our lives and open to learning a new method or pedagogy that might be different from what we've been doing."

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Dr. A. Suzie Henning

Director of Undergraduate Programs and Field Experience


"Don't be shy! I am here to support your success in the program."

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Dr. Vincent A. Aleccia

Professor of Education


"I'd like my students to realize that being an accomplished classroom teacher is a career-long work in progress. We must all be lifelong learners and open to new research and instructional practices."

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Dr. Kathleen Waldron-Soler

Associate Professor


"My online students need three things to be successful: a passion for improving the lives of students with disabilities, a desire to use research evidence as the basis for their practices in the field, and a willingness to learn as much as they can while in their master’s program and throughout their careers."

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Dr. Brian Davenport

Director, MS Organizational Leadership, Director, Office of Community Engagement, He/him/his


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Having a deep knowledge of something is key to making a difference in your field.

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Dr. Samantha Jane Armstrong Ash

AVP Student Life/Dean of Students, Adjunct Faculty for Organizational Leadership, She/her/hers


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I truly get to do what I love.

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Dr. Joshua Misner

Adjunct Faculty, He/him/his


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Leaders who communicate mindfully are better prepared to serve.

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Hannah Seagrave

Lecturer, She/her/hers


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Learn with the intent to apply your understanding and continuously improve.

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Bill Shaw

Part-time Faculty, He/him/his


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Set goals to push yourself and make friends in your program to help support you in the academic journey.

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Dr. Rajeev Dwivedi

Visiting Associate Professor


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Priceless management skills open the door to many opportunities as well as a business network; they are directly related to salary and entrepreneur skills.

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Dr. Heidi Connole

Assistant Professor at EWU


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The point of education is not to confirm what you already know but to stretch yourself out of your comfort zone and acquire new and immediately relevant knowledge that you can put into practice.

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Christine L. Kuglin

Assistant Professor of Accounting


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I want my students to come away from my class with a new appreciation for the decisions managers must make in evaluating operating budget, cost/profit analysis, international and national tax considerations and ethical considerations in making tough cost decisions. I want them to say, 'I like accounting!' That is a win for me.

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Healthcare

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Nicholas Swope

Lecturer, He/him/his


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You are your biggest coach and visionary for your professional growth and skills application.

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