Faculty & Staff

Leadership Team

Shannon Cuff, Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Education and Child Development
Professor of Education

Asikaa Cosgrove, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Programs
Assistant Professor of Education

Laurie Edmondson, Ed.D.
Director of Elementary Education
Professor of Education

Ying Cao, Ph.D.
Director of the Innovation and Teaching Center
Assistant Professor of Education

Faculty & Staff

Sheri Gray
Certification Officer/Assessment Coordinator

David Harrison
Poet Laureate 

Carol Pearson, M.Ed.
Coordinator of Field & Clinical Experience

Lisa Pitt, Ed.S.
Special Projects Liaison

Mary Potthoff, M.B.A.
Director of the Center for Gifted Education

Natalie Precise, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education

Lori Slater, Ph.D.
Instructor, School of Education and Child Development

Gail L. Slye, Ed.D.
Professor of Education

Edward A. Williamson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

Ginney Norton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education

Wesley Rush
DATSE Program Representative - KC Metro

Emeritus Faculty

Adjunct Faculty