Faculty and Staff

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Dean Deanna Sands, EdD

EdD, Special Education Research and Administration, University of Alabama
MA, Special Education, University of Michigan
BA, Language, and a minor in Social Studies, University of Michigan

Dean, College of Education

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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Brad J. Porfilio, PhD

PhD, Social Foundations of Education, State University of New York, Buffalo
MS, Secondary Education, Niagara University
MA, History, State University of New York, Brockport College
BA, History, Niagara Univeristy

Associate Dean, Research and Academic Affairs
Professor

Phone: (206) 296-6168

Building/Room: Loyola 515

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Brendon K. Taga, PhD, JD

PhD, Learning Sciences & Human Development, University of Washington
JD, Seattle University
MEd, Adult Education & Training, Seattle University
BA, History, University of Pennsylvania

Associate Dean, Academic and Student Services
Assistant Clinical Professor
ADA Coordinator, College of Education
Certification Officer

Phone: (206) 296-2687

Building/Room: Loyola 503

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Carol Adams, PhD

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Language, Literacy and Culture, University of Washington
MEd, Language and Literacy, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BA, English Literature, Emory University

Instructor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5756

Building/Room: Loyola 307

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Jeff Albertson

Software Programmer, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2205

Building/Room: Loyola 201

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Beth Armitage

Assessment, Certification and Records Specialist

Phone: (206) 296-6170

Building/Room: Loyola 505

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Alise Berti

Senior Administrative Assistant, Professional and Continuing Education

Phone: (206) 296-2147

Building/Room: Loyola 514

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Jo Callaghan, MS

MS, Clinical Psychology, Illinois State University
BS, Psychology, minor in Biology, Illinois State University
Certification in School Psychology, University of Colorado-Boulder
Certification in Educational Administration, Lewis and Clark College

Instructor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 398-4585

Building/Room: Loyola 215

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John P. Chattin-McNichols, PhD

PhD, Child Development and Early Education, Stanford University
BA, Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles

Associate Professor

Phone: (206) 296-5775

Building/Room: Loyola 311

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Susan E. Cooper, PhD

PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Washington
MEd, Teaching Credential, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Instructor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-8586

Building/Room: Loyola 416

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Charisse Cowan Pitre, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Texas
MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle University
BA, English, University of Washington

Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)
Chair, Teaching, Learning and Social Justice Department (EDAD, ENES, MIT/TEED, SPED, SPSY)
Director, Middle College Partnership

Phone: (206) 296-5773

Building/Room: Loyola 315

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Jim Dunnigan, EdD

EdD, Seattle Pacific University
MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle University
BS, Business and Marketing, Humboldt State University

Instructor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 276-4312

Building/Room: Loyola 313

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Nicholaus Erber, PhD, LPC, CAADC, NCC, CCMHC

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Walden University
MA, Community Counseling, Western Michigan University
BS, Psychology, Michigan State University

Instructor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-6141

Building/Room: Loyola 403

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Gina Esposito

BA, Business Administration, Seattle University
MPA, Seattle University (2018)

Program Coordinator: Data & Evaluation, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2253

Building/Room: Loyola 304

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Jessica Fenner

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES), Master in Teaching (MIT), Special Education (SPED)

Phone: (206) 296-5759

Building/Room: Loyola 506

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Peggy Fine

BA, Communications, Washington State University
Advancement Resources Training

Development Director

Phone: (206) 296-1896

Building/Room: Loyola 506

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Kaelen Frashure

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Counseling (COUN), School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-5750

Building/Room: Loyola 512

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Mary Graham, PhD

PhD, Counseling, Oregon State University
MS, Psychology, Eastern Washington University
BA, Law and Justice, Central Washington University

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5748

Building/Room: Loyola 214

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Arie Greenleaf, PhD

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Iowa
MA, Counseling, Clemson University
BS, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-4352

Building/Room: Loyola 217

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Kris Hirschmann

M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction, City University
BA Special Education, Central Washington University
BA Physical Education, Pacific Lutheran University

Director of Transition Services: Curriculum & Training, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2245

Building/Room: Loyola 510

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Cinda Johnson, EdD

EdD, Special Education, University of Washington
MA, Curriculum and Instruction & Administration, Gonzaga University
BS, Special Education and Elementary Education, University of Idaho

Associate Professor, Special Education (SPED)
Principal Investigator, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5888

Building/Room: Loyola 310

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Julie Kang, PhD, NBCT

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington
MA, Administration and Gifted Education, California State University
BA, Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles

Director, Professional and Continuing Education

Phone: (206) 296-5777

Building/Room: Loyola 514

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Elizabeth B. Kozleski, EdD

EdD, Special Education, University of Northern Colorado
MEd, Special Education - Emotional Disturbance, George Mason University
BS, Early Childhood/Elementary Education, George Mason University

Boeing - William M. Allen Endowed Chair

Phone: (206) 296-8272

Building/Room: Loyola 406

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Tat Chiu Lam

Academic Budget Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-2075

Building/Room: Loyola 500G

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Kristi Lee, PhD, LPC, NCC

PhD, Counselor Education, College of William and Mary
MA, Mental Health Counseling, Idaho State University
BA, Psychology, Kansas State University

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5751

Building/Room: Loyola 206

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Jacqueline Leibsohn, PhD

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
MS, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
BA, Psychology, University of California

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5766

Building/Room: Loyola 212

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Eunice MacGill

Executive Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500C

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Elaine Marcinek

MBA, Change Leadership, City University of Seattle
BA, Business Administration, University of Washington

Director of Finance & Operations, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5761

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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Tyson Marsh, PhD

PhD, Urban Schooling, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, Higher Education and Organizational Change, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, American Ethnic Studies, University of Washington
BA, Political Science, University of Washington

Associate Professor, Educational Administration (EDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-5798

Building/Room: Loyola 415

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Margit McGuire, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Oregon
MA, Special Education, Central Washington State
BA, Elementary Education, minor in Social Studies, Washington State University

Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5797

Building/Room: Loyola 316

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Gregory Moy, PhD

PhD, School Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago
MEd, Educational Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago
BA, Neuroscience & Psychology, Macalester College

Assistant Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-6267

Building/Room: Loyola 208

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Thai-Huy Nguyen, PhD

PhD, Education, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Education, University of Pennsylvania
BS, Commerce, Santa Clara University

Assistant Professor, Student Development Administration (SDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-2693

Building/Room: Loyola 407

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Kate Noson

PhD, Italian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
MAEd, Mental Health Counseling, Seattle University (2020)
BA, Philosophy, Colorado College

Program Coordinator: Teaching & Learning, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2686

Building/Room: Loyola 304

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Bill O' Connell, EdD, LMHC, NCC

EdD, Counselor Education, University of Cincinnati
MA Counseling, Athenaeum of Ohio
BA, History, University of Dayton

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5753

Building/Room: Loyola 213

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Shane Pisani, MS

PhD Candidate, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington
MS, Rural Planning and Development, University of Guelph
BA, Geography, University of Guelph
BA, Education, Canisius College

Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)
Coordinator of Field-Based Education & Partnerships

Phone: (206) 296-5796

Building/Room: Loyola 318

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Manivong Ratts, PhD, LMHC, NCC

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Oregon State University
MS, Counseling, Oregon State University
BA, Psychology, Western Washington University

Professor, Counseling (COUN)
Chair, Leadership and Professional Studies Department (AEDT, COUN, EDLR, SDAD, TESOL)

Phone: (206) 296-2843

Building/Room: Loyola 216

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Ana Margarita Rivero Arias, PhD

PhD, Teaching, Curriculum, & Learning, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MA, Organizational Development, Universidad de Monterrey
MA, Education, Universidad de Monterrey
BS, Food Industry Engineering, Cum laude, Universidad de Monterrey

Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-2195

Building/Room: Loyola 309

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Stacey E. Robbins, EdD

DEd, Adult Learning and Leadership, Columbia University
MEd, Adult Learning and Leadership, Columbia University
MST, Secondary English Education, Fordham
BA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan

Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Training (AEDT)

Phone: (206) 220-8257

Building/Room: Loyola 409

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Mark Roddy, PhD

PhD, Mathematics Education, University of Washington
MS, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
BS, Mathematics, University of California, Riverside

Associate Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5765

Building/Room: Loyola 310

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Dianne Sabat

BA, Occupational Therapy, Kean University
ScD, Therapeutic Studies/Occupational Therapy, Boston University

Senior Data & Evaluation Analyst, Center for Change in Transition Services, CCTS

Phone: (206) 296-2345

Building/Room: Loyola 510

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Jay Shepherd

MS, Arts Management, University of Oregon
Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Administration, University of Oregon
BA, Liberal Studies in Elementary Education, Humboldt State University

Program Coordinator: Teaching & Learning, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5908

Building/Room: Loyola 304

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Kristina Sherman

Grant & Contract Compliance Coordinator, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2468

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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Beverley Silver, MAEd

MAEd, K-12 Art Education, Washington University
BFA, Sculpture and K-12 Teacher Certification, Washington University

Educator Career Services Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5780

Building/Room: Loyola 509

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Jennifer Stanton

EdM, Learning and Teaching, Harvard University

Assistant Director: Data & Evaluation, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5768

Building/Room: Loyola 306

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Laurie Stevahn, PhD

PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
MEd, Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle Pacific University
BA, Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University

Professor, Educational Leadership (EDLR)

Phone: (206) 296-2559

Building/Room: Loyola 314

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Erin Swezey, MPS, MA

MPS, Pastoral Studies, Seattle University
MA, College Student Personnel Administration, Michigan State University
BS, Human Development, University of California, Davis

Instructor and Internship Director, Student Development Administration (SDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-2354

Building/Room: Loyola 412

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Lisa Tagal

BA, Psychology, University of Washington

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Student Development Administration (SDAD), Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TSOL)

Phone: (206) 296-5774

Building/Room: Loyola 507

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Colette Taylor, EdD

EdD, Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations, University of Florida
MA, Counselor Education, University of Florida
BS, Psychology, University of Flordia

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership (EDLR)

Phone: (206) 296-6061

Building/Room: Loyola 405

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Karen Smaalders, MNPL

Marketing and Communications Director

Phone: (206) 296-6966

Building/Room: Loyola 511

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Pamela Taylor, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, Mississippi State University
MS, Curriculum & Instruction, Mississippi State University
MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Governors State University
BA, Social Work, Chicago State University

Associate Professor

Phone: (206) 296-2678

Building/Room: Loyola 312

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Ceradwen Tokheim, MA

MA, Library & Information Science, University of Washington iSchool
BA, Studio Art, The Evergreen State College

Instructional Designer

Phone: (206) 296-6173

Building/Room: Loyola 414

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Ashli D. Tyre, EdD, NCSP

EdD, Educational Psychology (School Psychology), Northern Arizona University
MA, School Psychology, Northern Arizona University
BS, Psychology, Ball State University

Associate Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-5776

Building/Room: Loyola 207

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Patricia E. Venegas-Weber, PhD

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin - Madison
MS, Educational Administration and Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison
BA, English, Catholic University of Chile

Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5756

Building/Room: Loyola 307

 

 

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Kerry Soo Von Esch, PhD

PhD, Language, Literacy and Culture, University of Washington
MEd, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of Maryland
BS, Biology and BA equivalence in Spanish, Bucknell University

Assistant Professor, Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES)

Phone: (206) 296-5571

Building/Room: Loyola 410

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Genet Yadetta

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Adult Education and Training (AEDT), Educational Administration (EDAD), Educational Leadership (EDLR)

Phone: (206) 296-6139

Building/Room: Loyola 508

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Erica Yamamura, PhD

PhD, Education (Higher Education and Organizational Change), University of California, Los Angeles
MA, Education (Higher Education and Organizational Change), University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Political Science and Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Associate Professor, Student Development Administration (SDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-2105

Building/Room: Loyola 408

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Jian Yang, PhD

PhD, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Florida State University
MEd, State University of New York (SUNY)
BA, Foreign Language Institute - Luoyang, China

Associate Professor, Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)

Phone: (206) 296-2682

Building/Room: Loyola 411