Teacher Education Faculty Listing

Bradley H. Baltensperger

Emeritus Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 202

Research Interests

  • STEM Learning and Teaching
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Earth Science Education

Joan Chadde-Schumaker

Education Program Coordinator

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Great Lakes education and stewardship
  • Watershed management ; stream monitoring
  • Environmental education
  • Elementary engineering education
  • K-12 science education
  • K-12 teacher professional development
  • Communicating Science to a lay audience

Kedmon N. Hungwe

Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Program Coordinator, Peace Corps Masters International

Research Interests

  • Socio-historical perspectives on youth and adolescent development in relation to transitions to adulthood
  • Tools, technologies and culture (encompassing communication technologies, work tools, & everyday tools)

William A. Kennedy

Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 102

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
  • Educational Reform and Redesign
  • Persuasion and Attitude Change

Amy Lark

Assistant Professor of Science Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 209

Areas of Expertise

  • Science teacher education
  • Discipline-based education research
  • Science curriculum reform
  • Integration of content and practices

Rebecca Helminen Middlebrook

Communications Coach, School of Business and Economics

Instructor, Educational Technology, Perspectives, Engineering Enterprise

202 Meese Center

Teaching Interests

  • Instructional technology
  • Writing
  • Blended learning/Hybrid instruction

Research Interests

  • Re-mediation of pedagogical practices in hybrid courses
  • Instructional technology integration
  • Blended/hybrid course development, design, and implementation

Shawn Oppliger

Director, Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics & Environmental Education


Links of Interest

Shari L. Stockero

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Director of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

103 Meese Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Preservice Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Teacher Noticing
  • Teacher Learning
  • Use of Video Cases in Teacher Education

Carla Strome

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences