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Department Head 

Dr. Janet Bavonese (2011). B.S., St. Thomas University; M.S., NOVA Southeastern University; M.S., Jacksonville State University; Ed.D., University of Alabama.
Interim Department Head
and Instructor of Elementary and Reading Education

Departmental Secretary
Mark du Pont
(2014) B.A., Jacksonville State University, 256-782-5091

The hyperlinks will take you to each professor's page and provide you with current teaching load, office hours, and contact information.

Departmental Faculty

Dr. Larry Beard (1999) B.A., B.S., M. A., Ed.S., and Ed.D., University of Alabama
Professor of Special Education

Ms. Christie Calhoun (2013) Ed.S., M.S., B.S., Jacksonville State University

Dr. Cynthia Connor (2012) B.S., Mercer University; M.A., Teachers College; Ph.D., University of Virginia.  Assistant Professor of Special Education

Dr. Beth Engley (1985) B.S., Hood College; M.Ed. and Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Professor of Early Childhood Education

Ms. Valerie Gamble (2012) B.S. Ed., M.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University, Instructor of Special Education

Dr. Teresa Gardner (2005) B.S., M.S. Ed. and Ed. S. Jacksonville State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama
Associate Professor of Special Education

Dr. Celia Hilber (2001) B.A., University of Texas at Edinburgh; M.Ed., Trinity University; M.A., California State University at Northridge; Ph.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education

Dr. Kyoko Johns (2010) B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Alabama
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Dr. Nina King (1996) B.S. and M.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University; Ph.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education

Ms. Lynetta Owens (1994) B.S., Talladega College; M.A., University of Alabama; Ed. S. Jacksonville State University
Instructor of Special Education

Dr. Melinda Staubs (2007) B.S., University of of Tulsa; M.S., Ed.S., and Ed.D., University of Alabama
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Dr. Gena Thornburg (2001) B.S., Auburn University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Alabama
Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Dr. Jennifer Troncale (2011). B.S., M.A., Ed.S., and Ph.D., The University of Alabama.
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education.

Prorata Faculty

Ms. Sherri Jones

Ms. Debbie Clonts

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