Faculty: Master of Education (M.Ed.) at Marylhurst

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Meet the exceptional faculty who support Marylhurst students throughout the Master of Education and education endorsement programs. Explore the collective world-class experience they share in the classroom and with the greater Portland education community:

Jan Carpenter, Ed.D.

With a Doctorate of Education, Jan Carpenter serves the Marylhurst University community as an Associate Professor and the Department of Education Chair.  Jan is a dedicated educator with 20 years of experience teaching and leading at the university and middle school levels.  Read more…

Tonda Liggett

Tonda Liggett, Ph.D.

Tonda Liggett is an Associate Faculty member and ESOL Program Coordinator at Marylhurst. As an educator, Tonda frequently turns to world-travel to influence her research on the intersections of English language education and critical multicultural education.  Read more…

Courtney Vanderstek, M.Ed.

Formerly the Assistant Executive Director for the Oregon Education Association (OEA), Courtney is now an instructor at Marylhurst and played an integral role in developing the Masters in Teaching program when it was first introduced a decade ago.  Read more…

These are only a few of our respected education faculty. Practitioners working in the education field teach real-world environmental, cultural and situational classroom considerations and lead students in discussion and analysis of the connection between theory and practice.

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