Faculty Profiles

Teacher Education & Educational Leadership department faculty contact and bio information.


Wan, Guofang

Dr. Guofang Wan

  • Position: Chair and Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 196

Dr. Guofang Wan brings a long, rich history in teaching and research to UWF.

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Dr. Laura Dees

  • Position: Professor and Associate Chair
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 187

Dr. Laura Dees spent nearly 20 years teaching in elementary and middle schools, giving her a rich background for her role as Professor of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership at UWF.

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Dr. Karen Evans

  • Position: Instructor and Assistant Chair
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 178

Dr. Karen Evans is an Instructor and Project Coordinator of the Partnership for Professional Innovation, an alliance between UWF and the Escambia County School District.

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Dr. Leasha Barry

  • Position: Professor, Director of the ABA Program
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 78, Room 117H

Leasha M. Barry, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, is Director of the Office of Applied Behavior Analysis.

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Dr. Elizabeth Bemiss

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 185

Dr. Elizabeth McCall Bemiss, an Assistant Professor, received both a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy and a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Qualitative Research from the University of South Carolina in 2016.

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Dr. James Dickson

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 173

Dr. James Dickson, an Instructor, has worked at many levels of schooling, including service as a school superintendent.

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Dr. Melanie DiLoreto

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 193

Dr. Melanie DiLoreto is an Instructor in Teacher Education and Educational Leadership (TEEL), the Director of the Office of Assessment and Strategic Planning for the College of Education and Professional Studies, and the Program Administrator for Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in TEEL.

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Dr. William Evans

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 172

Dr. William “Bill” Evans, Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership, focused on special education and emotional handicaps while he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Florida.

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Dr. Trudi Gaines

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 190

Dr. Trudi Gaines is an Associate Professor and teaches courses in educational psychology and exceptional student education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Dr. Julie Gray

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 169

Dr. Julie Gray, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership, teaches graduate courses and conducts research on school-related matters.

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Amany Habib

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 191

Amany Habib, has been teaching courses related to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of West Florida since 2001.

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Dr. Keri Haley

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 189

Dr. Keri C. Haley, an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education and Educational Leadership, has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on Special Education.

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Dr. Kathy Heineken

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 184

Dr. Kathy Heineken, an Instructor of Teacher Education, teaches courses in elementary, middle, and special education at the undergraduate level.

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Dr. Kathleen Heubach

  • Position: Associate Professor, Director
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 184

Dr. Kathleen Heubach is Director of the Institute for Innovative Community Learning and an Associate Professor of Reading Education.

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Dr. Susan James

  • Position: Associate Professor & Director, UWF National Writing Project
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 194

Dr. Susan Densmore-James had dual majors when she earned her Ph.D. at Florida State University in 2011.

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Dr. Kenneth Craig Jones

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education & Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 183

Dr. Kenneth Craig Jones is an Associate Professor in the School of Education who conducts research on ways to enhance the ways that young children learn.

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Dr. Shim Lew

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 186

Dr. Shim Lew, an Assistant Professor, received a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy Education with an emphasis on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

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Linda Manning

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 188

Linda Manning, an Instructor of Teacher Education, teaches courses in reading and literacy at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Dr. Robert Markowitz

  • Position: Research Associate
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 179

Dr. Robert Markowitz, bio not yet available.

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Dr. Rebecca McBride

  • Position: Research Associate
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 175

Dr. Rebecca McBride is an Instructor and the Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Certification Program in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership.

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Dr. Jennifer Mesa

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 177

Dr. Jennifer Mesa, an Assistant Professor in Science Education, brings a rich science background to her position in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership.

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Dr. Giang-Nguyen Thi Nguyen

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 195

Dr. Giang-Nguyen Thi Nguyen is an Associate Professor in Mathematics Education in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership.

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Dr. John Pecore

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 197A

Dr. John Pecore, an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership in the College of Education and Professional Studies, has researched innovative ways to engage students in science.

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Dr. John Platt

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 165

Dr. John Platt, a Professor in the School of Education, has an Ed.D. in Special Education/Learning Disabilities from the University of Kansas.

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Dr. Stu Ryan

  • Position: Professor and Program Coordinator for Curriculum and Assessment, Ed.D.
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 72, Room 241

Dr. Stu Ryan, professor, teaches methods courses in elementary and secondary physical education.

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Dr. Anita Solarski

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 171

Dr. Anita Solarski, an Instructor of Teacher Education, teaches courses in educational management and instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level. She also serves as a Quality Matters Master Reviewer.

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Dr. David Stout

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 181

Dr. David Stout, an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Professional Studies, has authored or co-authored several articles and books on various aspects of teaching mathematics and science in elementary/middle school.

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Dr. Kay Uchiyama

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 180

Dr. Kay Uchiyama joined the University of West Florida faculty as an instructor in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership. She teaches undergraduate courses and supervises Field Experience 1 and FE.

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Dr. Aneta Walker

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 174

Dr. Aneta Walker joined the University of West Florida faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership.

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Dr. Keith Whinnery

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 78, Room 128

Dr. Keith Whinnery, a Professor of Special Education, has researched many aspects of education and mobility for children and adults with severe, multiple disabilities.

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Dr. Stacie Whinnery

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 78, Room 118

Dr. Stacie Whinnery is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership.

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Dr. Sherri Zimmerman

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Emerald Coast Campus Building 4, Room 456

Dr. Sherri Zimmerman, who teaches graduate courses, is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at UWF’s Emerald Coast Campus.

Postdoctoral Teaching Associates

Teacher Education and Educational Leadership department Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows contact information.


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Dr. Tugce Gul

  • Position: Postdoctoral Teaching Associate
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 168

Dr. Tugce Gul, a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate, earned a Ph.D. in Science Education at Georgia State University.

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Dr. Rashmi Sharma

  • Position: Postdoctoral Teaching Associate
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 192

Dr. Rashmi Sharma, a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate.

Adjunct Faculty

Teacher Education and Educational Leadership department adjunct faculty contact information.


  • Kelly Aeppli-Campbell, Ed.S.

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor, Assistant Director of Field Placements, National Writing Project Co-Director
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • Office Location: Building 85, Room 164
    • kaepplicampbell@uwf.edu
    • 474-2459
    • Courses: Senior Seminar
  • Stephanie Alexander

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • salexander@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Assessment and Differentiated Instruction in Reading
  • Mato Topa Augustine

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • maugustine@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Christine Baker

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • cbaker@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Social Studies for Elementary Teachers
  • Carolyn Barnett

    • Position: Student Teacher Supervisor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • cbarnett1@uwf.edu
  • David Bechtel

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • dbechtel@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Measurement & Single Case Design
  • Dayna Beddick

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • dbeddick@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Concepts of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • David Bicard

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • dbicard@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Measurement & Single Case Design
  • Kimberly Blakeney

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • kblakeney@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Field Experience 1
  • Cassi Breaux

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • cbreaux@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Positive Behavior Change Systems, Foundations of ABA in Education, Behavior Assessment/Intervention
  • Amanda Cassity

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • acassity@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Principles of Curriculum Development, Data Driven Decision
  • Rain Newbold Coco

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • rnewboldcoco@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Positive Behavior Change Systems
  • David Dixon

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • ddixon@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Data Driven Decision
  • Sandra Durr

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • sdurr@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Field Experience 2
  • Nicole Everette

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • neverette@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Principles of Curriculum Development
  • Dawn Fountain

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • dfountain@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis, Advanced Single Case Design
  • Cynthia Golden

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • cgolden@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Survey of Normal and Abnormal Language and Speech Development
  • Rusty Gremillion

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • Office Location: Building 85, Room 180
    • rgremillion@uwf.edu
    • 473-7068
    • Courses: Emerging Technology in the Classroom, Teaching Diverse Populations
  • Antonio Harrison

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • aharrison1@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis, Measurement & Single Case Design, Advanced Single Case Design
  • Sue Heatter

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • sheatter@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Melissa Kaulbach

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • mcarol@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Principles of Curriculum Development
  • Krista Koba-Burdt

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • kkobaburdt@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Delilah Lewis

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • Dlewis3@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Principles of Curriculum Development
  • Kerri Milyko

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • kmilyko@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Advanced Single Case Design
  • Cecil Payton

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • cpayton@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Human Relations and Communication In Education
  • Lindsee Porter

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • lporter1@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Foundations of ABA in Education
  • Wayne Robb

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • wrobb@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Foundations of ABA in Education
  • Kristen Rodriguez

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • krodriguez@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Advanced Single Case Design
  • Mieke San Julian

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • msanjulian@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Foundations of ABA in Education, Measurement & Single Case Design
  • Hannah Szatkowski

    • Position: Field Experience and Student Teacher Supervisor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • hszatkowski@uwf.edu
  • Thomas Vari

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • tvari@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Foundations of Measurement, Data Driven Decision
  • Nancy Virgilio

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
    • nvirgilio@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Methods in Inclusion and Collaboration
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