The coordination faculty and staff communicate and work closely together to help plan and execute the Secondary Teacher Preparation Program sequence across the pre-internship and internship years. The faculty and staff also work closely with the mentor teachers in schools who support the teacher candidates' field based learning.
Our Secondary Teacher Preparation Program Secretary maintains student records and assist the Coordination Personnel in maintaining communication among all participants in the program.
- Amy Peebles, 116 Erickson Hall, 517.355.1726, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Secondary Teacher Preparation Program Director represents the secondary program in the Teacher Education Departments' development of program and policy, which includes approaches to working with schools. The Program Director coordinates communication and curriculum development among faculty, graduate students, and mentor teachers who teach courses, and are available to talk with participants in the program about program development, courses, personnel, policy, or other ideas they wish to discuss.
- Kelly Hodges, Secondary Team Leader and Assistant Director of Teacher Preparation
Program CoordinatorsThe Secondary Teacher Preparation Program Coordinators assist the Program Directors in program staffing and communication with the Teacher Education Department and schools. In the core areas, world language and art, they make field placements at all levels of the program and they serve as the instructor of record for TE 501 and TE 502 during the internship. They are available to talk with participants in the program about program development, courses, personnel, policy, or other ideas they wish to discuss.
Secondary Coordinator (English, Social Studies)
- Chris Kaiser
118C Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Secondary Coordinator (Math, Science, World Languages)
- Kelly Hodges
116R Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Detroit Area Coordinator, MSU Southeast
- Sylvia Hollifield,
MSU Detroit Center
Detroit, MI 48201
Grand Rapids Area Coordinator
- Connie VanBelois
Subject Area Faculty Leaders
Subject Area Leaders assist the Program Directors in program staffing and communication with the Teacher Education Department. They also develop curriculum and organize the professional development for Field Instructors who support interns' school-based learning. In their subject areas of expertise, they are available to talk with participants in the program about program development, courses, personnel, policy, or other ideas they wish to discuss.
- Agriscience – Matt Raven
- Art - Susannah Van Horn
- English –Samantha Caughlan
- Mathematics – Michael Steele and Kristen Bieda
- Science – Gail Richmond and Amelia Gotwals
- Social Studies – Kyle Greenwalt
- World Language – Jeff Bale
- TE 302 – Doug Hartman
- TE 801/3 – Mary Kennedy