Current MiT Faculty and Staff
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.
Faculty team 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.
Faculty team 2013-2015. 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.” Visiting faculty member.
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."
Faculty team 2012-2014. B.A., The Evergreen State College, 1991; MiT, The Evergreen State College, 1995. K-8 teacher and instructional facilitator for 18 years in the Tacoma area. His interests include Paideia active learning, student dialogue and discourse and project-based learning. Visiting faculty member.
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.
Faculty team 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."
Teacher Education Programs Director. B.A., Education, Auburn University, 1970; M.Ed., Developmental Reading, Auburn University, 1977; Ph.D., Learning Theories, Literacy, Research and Evaluation Methodology, University of Colorado, 1980. "My current areas of interest include literacy education, assessment, research methodology and design, and theories of learning."
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.
Teacher Education Programs Field Experience and Community Relations Specialist,. B.A., Community Services, St. Martin's College, 1991.
Teacher Education Programs Coordinator. ABS, Biblical Studies, Trinity Lutheran College, 1969.