The School of Education at Spring Arbor University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on March 25, 26, 27, 2018. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party’s relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by email to: callforcomments@caepnet.org


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The School of Education faculty and staff are …

  • Linda Sherrill, Dean of Education
    • PhD, Missouri State University
  • Stephanie Rush, Administrative Assistant to the Dean
    • BA, Elementary Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • Jacki Jenkins, School of Education Secretary
    • BA, Secondary Social Studies Education, Grand Valley State University
  • Kristine Gullen, Director of Special Education, Associate Professor of Education
    • PhD, Reading Education, Wayne State University
  • David Hamilton, Professor of Education
    • PhD, French Education, Michigan State University
  • David Hopper, Associate Professor of Education
    • PhD, Instructional Technology, Wayne State University
  • Rashell Johnson, Coordinator of SOE Certification and Compliance
    • MAE, Curriculum & Instruction, Spring Arbor University
  • Patti Johnston, Coordinator of Academic Advising, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
    • BA, Marketing, Greenville College
  • Sharon Joplin, Director of Early Childhood Education, Associate Professor of Education
    • PhD, Professional Studies in Early Childhood Education, Capella University
  • Dale Linton, Associate Professor of Education
    • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Andrews University
  • Bonita Miller, Associate Professor of Developmental Education
    • PhD, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Miriam Sailers, Professor of Education
    • EdD, Applied Psychology, University of Toronto
  • Kathleen Wilcox, Associate Professor of Education, Reading Coordinator
    • PhD, K-12 Education Administration, Michigan State University
  • John Williams, Associate Professor of Education, Student Teaching Placement Coordinator
    • MEd, Our Lady of the Lake University
  • John Williams IV, Assistant Professor of Education
    • MA, Education, Spring Arbor University