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Education Program Coordinators

Education Program Licensure Grade Range Undergraduate Major Degree Earned Degree Earned
Art Education preK-12 Art and Art Education B.F.A., B.S., or B.A. in Art Dr. Katherine Schwartz
217 Duke Hall
540-568-6464
schwarka@jmu.edu
Dance preK-12 Dance B.A. Ms. Suzanne Miller-Corso
351 Godwin Hall
540-568-3924
mille2sm@jmu.edu
Elementary Education preK-6 Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies (IDLS) B.A. in IDLS and M.A.T. Dr. Dorothy Sluss
3220-E Memorial Hall
540-568-5537
slussdj@jmu.edu
Teaching of English to Speaker of Other Languages (TESOL) preK-12 Recommended majors: Spanish, Psychology, English, Sociology, Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies B.S. or B.A. (5 year M.A.T. option available) Dr. Stephanie Wasta
3330-A Memorial Hall
540-568-5210
wastasa@jmu.edu
Foreign Language preK-12 Modern Foreign Language: Spanish, French, German B.A. Dr. Mary O'Donnell
Keezle B4
540-568-5110
odonneme@jmu.edu
Inclusive Early Childhood Education preK-3 and birth-preK special education Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies (IDLS) B.A. in IDLS and M.A.T. Dr. Jen Newton
3130-D Memorial Hall
540-568-4525
newtonjr@jmu.edu
Middle Education 6-8 Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies (IDLS) B.S. in IDLS and M.A.T. Dr. Steve Purcell
3200-B  Memorial Hall
568-6793
purcelsl@jmu.edu
Music Education preK-12 Instrumental or Choral Music and Music Education B.M. Dr. Gary Ritcher
344 Music Building
568-6753
ritchegk@jmu.edu
Physical and Health Education preK-12 Kinesiology B.S. in Kinesiology and M.A.T.

Dr. Jacqueline Williams
317 Godwin Hall
568-6957
williaja@jmu.edu

Secondary Education 6-12 English, Modern Foreign Language, Social Studies or Sciences B.S. or B.A. in major and M.A.T.

Dr. Steve Purcell
3200-B  Memorial Hall
568-6793
purcelsl@jmu.edu

Special Education K-12 Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies or Psychology recommended B.S. in IDLS, B.A./B.S. in Psychology and M.A.T.

Dr. Sharon Blatz
3125-A Memorial Hall
540-568-6784 blatzsl@jmu.edu

Theatre/Arts preK-12 Theatre B.A.

Mr. Dennis Beck
2211 Estes Center
540-568-6342
beckdc@jmu.edu