About Education

At Maryville College, the Division of Education offers majors in EXERCISE SCIENCE, HEALTH CARE (NURSING), PHYSICAL EDUCATION, PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH FOR TEACHER LICENSURE, and OUTDOOR STUDIES & TOURISM. The Division is geared to meet the unique demands of its students and prepare them for successful careers in their respective disciplines.

Maryville College also offers 18 TEACHER LICENSURE TRACKS across grade levels (grades K-5, grades 6-12, and grades PK/K-12). While each major track is housed within the corresponding discipline of study (ex: History for Teacher Licensure is a major in the Division of Humanities), the Division of Education coordinates the teacher licensure screening process, field experiences, instruction in the Professional Education courses, and supervision of student teachers.

We encourage you to explore the various programs of the Division of Education and discover how Maryville College can help you reach your dreams.

Research & Outcomes

Learn more about what some of our current students and recent graduates are doing! Check out the programs of study pages to see profiles, outcomes data and exemplary Senior Studies. You also can read about internship and job opportunities that students have experienced as part of our unique Maryville College Works program.

Faculty & Staff

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Dr. Traci Haydu

Chair, Division of Education, Associate Professor of Exercise Science
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Dr. Terry Simpson

Professor of Secondary Education, Director of Teacher Education
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Dr. Mardi Craig

Associate Academic Dean and Associate Professor, Education
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Dr. Rebecca Lucas

Associate Professor of Elementary Education
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Dr. Alesia Orren

Associate Professor of Elementary Education
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Dr. Jennifer Flynn

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
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Dr. Jeremy Steeves

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
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Ms. Tanya McNamara

Visiting Lecturer in Physical Education
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Mr. Bruce Guillaume

Director of Mountain Challenge
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Dr. Gina Phipps

Adjunct Instructor, Education
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Ms. Miranda Reagan

Adjunct Instructor, Education
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Ms. Sharon Wood

Director of Wellness and Athletic Training, Adjunct Instructor, PHR
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Ms. Ramona Crawford

Administrative Assistant
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Mr. Tyson Murphy

Head Men's & Women's Cross Country Coach, Mountain Challenge Program Manager, Adjunct Instructor, PHR
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