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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 at Tuscaloosa.

Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction 

Project Manager, On to JSU Program

Director, Center for Autism Studies 

Assistant Professor Elementary and Reading Education

Departmental Secretary
  
Stacey Wood

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

Graduate Assistant

Vacant

Departmental Faculty

Dr. Michael Alvidrez (2015) BSE, Arizona State University; MSE and Ph.D., New Mexico State University
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Elementary Education

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

Mrs. Christie Calhoun (2013) Ed.S., M.S., B.S., Jacksonville State University
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Dr. Cynthia Connor (2012) B.S., Mercer University; M.A., Teachers College; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Co-Director, Transition University
Assistant Project Manager On to JSU Program
Assistant Professor of Special Education

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

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

Dr. Barbie Norvell (2016) B.S. Auburn University; M.A. Piedmont College; Ph.D. Auburn University
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Lynetta Owens (1994) B.S., Talladega College; M.A., University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; Ed. S. Jacksonville State University
Co-Director, Transition University 
Assistant Project Manager, On to JSU
Instructor of Special Education

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

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

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

Dr. Christi Trucks (2015) BSE, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; MSE, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Aimee Weathers (2015) BSE, University of West Alabama at Livingston; MSE, Jacksonville State University
Instructor of Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Valerie Wheat (2012) B.S. Ed., M.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University
Assistant Director, Center for Autism Studies 
Autism Conference, Chair 
Instructor of Special Education

Adjunct Faculty

Mrs. Sherri Jones, Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Debbie Clonts, Early Childhood/Elementary Education/Collaborative Special Education

Mrs. Pamela Yother, Collaborative Special Education

Mrs. Martha O'Dell, Collaborative Special Education

Mrs. Kimberly Pennisi, Collaborative Special Education

Mrs. Kay Adams, Collaborative Special Education 

Mrs. Kimberly Oliver, Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Cathy Rutledge, Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Deidra Foote, Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Mrs. Liza Hallsten, Elementary Education

Mrs. Lyndsey Key, Elementary Education

Mr. Hugh McWhorter, Elementary Education

Mrs. Patti Shields, Elementary Education

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