Master in Teaching

Current MiT Faculty and Staff

Sunshine Campbell

Faculty team 2013-15, 2011-13. B.A., Mathematics Education and Secondary Teaching Certification, Western Washington University, 1997; M.Ed., Mathematics Education, University of Washington, 2007; Ph.D., Teacher Education, University of Washington, 2012.  Her interests include equitable mathematics teaching and learning and preservice and inservice teacher education.

Jon Davies

Faculty team 2014-16, 2011-13, 2008-10. B.A., English, Oberlin College, 1972; M.A., Physical Education, Oberlin College, 1978; Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of San Diego, 1994.  His interests include language and literacy development, teaching for social justice, and promoting democratic classrooms.

Phyllis Esposito

Faculty team 2014-16, 2013-2014. B.A., Elementary Education, Rockhurst College, 1997; MiHE, Integrated Humanities and Education, Rockhurst University, 1999; Ph.D., Curriculum & Teaching, University of Kansas, 2011. “My teaching and research interests include transformative pedagogy and learning, within a critical race framework working collaboratively in the context of schools emphasizing the cultural wealth of communities.”

Terry Ford

Faculty team 2011-13, 2007-09. B.A., English, Whitman College, 1983; Ed.M., Secondary Education, Washington State University, 1988; Ph.D., Literacy Education, Washington State University, 1993. "My current areas of interest include literacy education, multicultural education, curriculum integration, technology, qualitative research methods and critical pedagogy."

Lester Krupp

Faculty team 2013-2015, 2011-2013. B.A., English and American Literature, The Evergreen State College, 1974; M.A., Language and Literature in Education, University of London, 1988. Taught high school English for 32 years. His interests include development of literacy skills, classroom discourse, the affective dimension of learning and teaching, and critical pedagogy. Visiting faculty member.

Michi Thacker

Faculty team 2014-2015. B.A., The Evergreen State College, 1980; Teaching Certification, University of Washington, 1991; M.Ed., Goddard College. Taught elementary school for many years. Interests include: Curriculum integration and differentiation, democracy in the classroom, teaching for social justice, place-based education.

Sonja Wiedenhaupt

Faculty team 2014-16, 2012-2014, 2009-11. B.A., Psychology, Wheaton College. 1988: M.A., Developmental Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1991: Ph.D., Social/Personality Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, 2001. Faculty Team 2008-10 "My current focus revolves around the roles that motivational factors such as self-efficacy, intrinsic motivation and interest play in learning."

Current Staff

Pat Naughton

Teacher Education Programs Director. B.A., Political Science, Gonzaga University, 1969; M.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1978; Ed.D., Mathematics Curriculum Development, Mathematics Teacher Collaboration, Seattle Pacific University, 2006. My current areas of interest include mathematics education, research methodology and design, teacher collaboration, and teacher leadership.

Maggie Foran

Teacher Education Programs Associate Director/Certification and Advising Officer. B.A., Psychology, Gonzaga University, 1979; M.A., Counseling and Community Psychology, St. Martin's College, 1987.

Loren Petty

Teacher Education Programs Field Experience and Community Relations Specialist,. B.A., Community Services, St. Martin's College, 1991.