Education Faculty

Annie Almekinder Annie Almekinder
M.Ed., George Mason University
Technology Coordinator
Instructor, Education

Annie plays a duel role at Heidelberg working with both the Computer Science and the Education Departments. Annie strives to make learning a hands on experience, asking students to create projects with real world applications. Through reflection and collaboration students are better able to...

Lynne Cartwright Lynne Cartwright
B.A., M.Ed., NBCT
Adjunct Instructor of Education
Michele Castleman Michele Castleman
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, MFA, Chatham University, B.A., Michigan State University
Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. Michele Castleman received her PhD from The Ohio State University in Teaching and Learning, focusing on young adult and children's literature. She also obtained a specialization in folklore to complete her dissertation on the use of myth in contemporary children’s literature. She also...

Julie Green Julie Green
Ph.D., Clemson University, M.A., The Ohio State University, B.A., University of South Carolina-Aiken
Assistant Professor of Special Education

Dr. Green completed her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Special Education in 2010 from Clemson University. She earned her M.A. from Ohio State University and her bachelors from the University of South Carolina-Aiken. Prior to her graduate work, Dr. Green was an...

Brian Haley Brian Haley
B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Education & History
Men's Soccer Head Coach

  • Initiated, led and completed the development of $45,000 Soccer Vision 2010 and $50,000 continued Soccer Vision 2012 campaigns for the development of Hidden Valley
  • Worked with Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences to create a biology field site at Hidden Valley, 2012...
Karen Jones Karen Jones
Ed.D., Ashland University, M.A., Ashland University, B.A., The Ohio State University
Assistant Professor of Education, Middle and Secondary School

Dr. Karen A. Jones completed her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Ashland University with a focus on Middle School philosophy, organization and climate. She completed her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University and her Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University...

Terry Phillips Terry Phillips
B.A., M.Ed.
Director of Field Placement
Adjunct Instructor of Education

Mr. Phillips retired from Tiffin City Schools in June 2000 as middle school principal after 30 years in public education.
Stacey Pistorova Stacey Pistorova
B.A., Skidmore College, M.Ed. and Ph.D., The University of Toledo
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Robert Swanson Robert Swanson
B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Director of the School of Education
Professor of Education

Before coming to Heidelberg, Dr. Robert Swanson spent 25 years at a liberal arts college in Kentucky, where he taught chemistry and earth science as chair of the Natural Science Division. Promoted to dean of education, he wrote a series of professional education grants for elementary and middle...

Leslie Wasserman Leslie Wasserman
Adjunct Professor, Early Childhood Specialist
Kristen Williams Kristen Williams
M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. Kristen K. Williams attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychological Science. She continued her studies at Ball State University, earning her M.A. in School Psychology in 2006 and her Ph.D. in...

Name Title(s) Phone Number
Sherri Bowerman Adminstrative Asst. School of Education (419)-448-2125
Louise Ducsay Adjunct Instructor of Health and Physical Education (419)-448-2132
Todd Edmond Adjunct Instructor of Education
Patricia Haley Adjunct Instructor of Education
Mary Haynes-Spoon Adjunct Instructor of Education
Patricia Prunty Adjunct Professor of Education
Joe Silardi Supervisor of Student Teachers (419)-448-2125
Nancy Stover Field Supervisor in Education