Name: Dr. Nancy Aguinaga
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Elementary, Early & Special Ed
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 986-4942
Home: (321) 794-5943
E-mail: naguinaga@semo.edu
Best time to contact: Any Time
Areas of Expertise: Autism, Universal Design for Learning

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Master's Degree:
Master of Arts in Exceptional Education
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Doctorate:
Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Interdisciplinary) Emphasis: Exceptional Student Education
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Name: Dr. Lisa Bertrand
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Educational Leadership and Counseling
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-5080
E-mail: lbertrand@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 986-6812
Best time to contact: Any Time
Committee(s):
Course Evaluation (Co-Chair)
Educational Leadership Admissions (Co-Chair)
Areas of Expertise: Educational Leadership, Elementary Principalship, Special Education, State Accountability Systems

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Education in Special Education and Educational Leadership
University of Texas - Tyler, Tyler, TX
Doctorate:
Doctorate in Education in Educational Leadership
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
Name: Mrs. Carol Horst
Title: Instructor
Department: Art; Middle and Secondary Education
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2119
Home: (573) 243-7916
E-mail: chorst@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 986-6813
Best time to contact: Any Time
Committee(s):
Art Education Curriculum (Chair)
Art Academy (Chair)
High School Exhibition (Chair)
Areas of Expertise: Art Education, English

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Art Education in Art
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Art in Teaching in Art
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Name: Dr. Julie Ray
Title: Professor and Interim Chair
Department: Elementary, Early and Special Education
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2444
E-mail: jaray@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 651-2410
Best time to contact: Afternoon
Areas of Expertise: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child Advocacy, Children's Literature, Teacher Education / Professional Development, Family Engagement in Education

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education, Library Science
Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Science In Education in Early Childhood Education
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK
Doctorate:
Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Name: Dr. Shonta Smith
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Elementary, Early and Special Education
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-5175
Home: (573) 803-0434
E-mail: smsmith@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 651-5144
Best time to contact: Any Time
Areas of Expertise: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Diversity Training, Education, Teacher Education, School Administration

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Education
Harris-Stowe State College, St. Louis, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Education in Counseling
University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Doctorate:
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Name: Dr. Paul Watkins
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Educational Leadership and Counseling
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2136
E-mail: pwatkins@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 986-6887
Best time to contact: Morning
Committee(s):
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Member)
Teacher Work Sample Committee (Chair)
College Technology Committee (Chair)
Areas of Expertise: Educational Administration: Elementary, Middle and Secondary

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in English
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Arts in Teaching in English
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Doctorate:
Doctorate in Educational Specialist in Educational Administration
St. Louis University, St. Louis MO

Contact

573.651.2000

contact@semo.edu

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