Dean of Education/Professor
Office: KO 172B
Dean of the School of Education. Previous to my arrival as Dean at Indiana University Kokomo in May 2010 I had spent 28 years at Texas State University as Associate Dean of Education and Professor in the Dept of Health, Physical Edcation and Recreation. Also had spent two years in CT as Dean of Education. Past President of the Assocaition of Teacher Educators and had several leadership positions in teacher education organizations in Texas. Presently board member of the World Federation of Teacher Education. I earned my BS and MS degree from Bowling Green State University ( Ohio) and my Ph.D from Ohio State University. Public school teaching was all in Ohio ( elementary physical education and high school social studies). Also coached at the high school level in football, basketball and baseball and at the college level in baseball.
My research is centered around effective teaching( physical education and generic teaching) teacher education, student teaching/field experinces, supervision, international programs and Professional Development Schools. I am an avid sports fan and have run over 50 marathons and ultra marathons.