Faculty Advisory Network
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Meet Our Faculty Advisors
- Tausha Clay Milligan College, East Tennessee
- Lori Dassa Florida Atlantic University
- Barbara Hearn Community College of Philadelphia
- Stephen T. Holland Muscatine Community College
- Kimberly Krzanowski Delaware Technical and Community College
- Teruni D. Lamberg University of Nevada, Reno
- Andrea Saltzman Martin San Diego State University
- James A. Pietrovito New Hampshire Technical Institute
Milligan College, East Tennessee
Tausha teaches Child Guidance and Introduction to Early Childhood and Elementary Foundations at Milligan College located in East Tennessee. She uses MyEducationLab for both courses. She holds a B.S. and M. Ed. in Early Childhood Education, as well as an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership from East Tennessee State University. She currently teaches traditional semester classes, but also coordinates the Adult Degree Completion Program in Education.
Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Lori Dassa is a professor at Florida Atlantic University working in the Effective Teaching Practices program where she uses MyEducationLab as an excellent resource in her courses. She has an earned masters of education in PreK/Primary education and a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction. Before coming to FAU she was a Palm Beach County teacher for nine years. She worked in grades K, 3 and reading remediation. She also was an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University in their primary education department.
Community College of Philadelphia
Barbara is an adjunct professor teaching Educational Technology at Community College of Philadelphia, which incorporates MyEducationLab as a class requirement. She also teaches courses in the Computer Technologies department. Barbara holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.S. in MIS from Strayer University. She was a literacy teacher working with kindergarten students for the School District of Philadelphia. Her classroom experience and computer background help her students understand integration strategies for incorporating technologies into the curriculum.
Stephen T. Holland
Muscatine Community College
Steve teaches education and English courses at Muscatine Community College. He uses MyEducationLab for both Education and English courses. He hold a Ph.D. in Education, Ed.S. in Education, M.A. in English, and B.A. in Journalism from the University of Iowa. He currently teaches online as well on the ground courses. In addition, he is responsible for providing online training to colleagues.
Delaware Technical and Community College
Kimberly Krzanowski is a faculty member at Delaware Technical and Community College. She holds a Master's of Education (M.Ed) degree in Instruction with a concentration in teaching and learning. In her current role as Education Department Coordinator; she teaches courses designed to prepare future educators for a career in the education field. These classes include classroom management, reading strategies, diversity awareness, and professionalism. Kim utilizes MyEducationLab in her courses and finds the program to be an excellent resource for herself and her students.
Teruni D. Lamberg, Ph.D
University of Nevada, Reno
Teruni Lamberg is an Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. She received her doctorate from Arizona State University in 2001. She completed a post doctorate at Vanderbilt University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in mathematics education. Her research interests include teacher education, children's mathematical thinking and technology in the mathematics education. She was the principal investigator of the Northeastern Nevada Mathematics Project, a three year Math Science Partnership project. In addition, she is currently the Principal Investigator of the Lemelson Math/Science Master's Cohort Program. Lamberg is actively involved in the mathematics education community. She serves on the board of Nevada Math Council and served as Chair of the Psychology of Mathematics Education Northern American Chapter organization in 2007. She is currently writing a book on how to support teachers and pre-service teachers to conduct effective whole class discussions in mathematics. The title of the books is: Supporting Student Learning Through Whole Class Discussions, K-8. This book will be published by Pearson Publishers in 2011-2012.
Andrea Saltzman Martin
San Diego State University
Andrea is an instructional designer supporting faculty in the College of Education at San Diego State University in California. She holds a Master of Arts degree in education with an educational technology concentration. Andrea has over 10 years of experience supporting faculty in online course development. She facilitates professional learning communities focused on hybrid and online instruction. She helps instructors effectively utilize online resources including MyEducationLab.
James A. Pietrovito
New Hampshire Technical Institute
Dr. James A. Pietrovito is a Professor of Social Science and Education at New Hampshire Technical Institute. He earned his A.B. from Lycoming College, his M.Ed. and his C.A.G.S from the University of Vermont, and his Ed.D. from Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Laura Reza
Northeast Lakeview College
Dr. Laura Reza is the Director of Distance Learning at Northeast Lakeview College located outside of San Antonio, TX. She also teaches Introduction to Education online at the college and Graduate Courses in the Masters of Education Program at Concordia University. Prior to that she was the Director of Academic Technology at Northside ISD. She also taught 5th and 6th grade for a number of years.
University of Missouri–St. Louis
Joyce is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis teaching courses in literacy instruction and assessment. My Education Lab has become an excellent resource for her classes by providing video examples of authentic classroom practices. She holds a B.S. in Special Education from Truman University and a M.Ed in Elementary Education, Specialization in Reading from the University of Missouri –St. Louis. Joyce has over thirty years of teaching experience working with students in grades one through eight, in the areas of special education and as a reading specialist.
West Texas A&M University
Dr. Ruby Willey-Rendon is an Assistant Professor of Reading Education and Early Childhood Education at the College of Education and Social Sciences. Ruby earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University, an M.Ed in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from Wayland Baptist University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Language Literacy Education from Texas Tech University. Before joining the faculty at West Texas A&M University, she taught as a Language Literacy Instructor at Texas Tech University for two years. Ruby joined the West Texas A&M family in January 2008. Ruby currently teaches all online education courses at West Texas A&M University-all of which use MyEducationLab.
Mary Louise Winter
Pensacola Junior College
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Mary Louise Winter is an Instructional Technologist and adjunct instructor at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, Florida. She has a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from the University of West Florida. After a career in import/export that sent her to New York, Brussels, and London, Mary Louise taught high school French in an International Baccalaureate Program and later joined the Distributed Learning team at Pensacola Junior College where she designs and develops online courses and other instructional materials. She also teaches Introduction to Technology for Educators online in the Teacher Education Department.
Elisabeth Driscoll Kyle
Central New Mexico Community College
Dr. Kyle has been a faculty member with Central New Mexico Community College Education Department for over 10 years. Her educational background and graduate work is in Child Development/Early Childhood Education, Special Education and Educational Administration. Dr. Kyle has been teaching for over 25 years with experience from Preschool through 12th grade in both general and special education and has worked in culturally diverse communities such as the Navajo nation in Arizona, White River Apache Reservation, Washington D.C, Detroit and Albuquerque, New Mexico Dr. Kyle’s experience in adult education has included the University of Virginia, University of New Mexico, Texas Tech and CNM where she has supported the development of students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary and Special Education and worked with licensed teachers pursuing alternate credentialing. She has assisted in the development of online education classes in education at CNM since 2007 and currently teaches Child Development, Educational Psychology and Early Childhood certification courses in an online environment. Dr. Kyle has found the Pearson product resources such as MyEducationLab to be of invaluable assistance in the implementation of both on-line and regular classroom based courses. She finds these resources offer students a chance to access a greater variety of media, research and professional articles and curriculum than has been previously available to individual instructors. In addition, the resources enhance the instructor’s repertoire of professional materials to develop exciting and challenging courses!
Mary Beth Chaney
Hagerstown Community College
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Mary Beth joined the faculty at Hagerstown Community College in Hagerstown, Maryland, as a part of the Early Childhood Education and Reading Instruction team in 2008. Prior to HCC, she taught prekindergarten through second grade for eleven years. She earned an Associate of Science degree in Education from Hagerstown Junior College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from Frostburg State University, and a Master of Art degree in School Administration and Supervision from Frostburg State University.
During Mary Beth’s time at HCC she has worked to build relations with the local school system, co-lead the Future Educators Club, organized tutoring for local elementary students in need, has written supplements for Pearson, and participates in the efforts of local fundraising and charities. Mary Beth is a proud member in the Delta Kappa Gamma International, the National Education Association, the International Reading Association, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.Back to top