2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Teaching, Learning & Leadership

Jay Trenhaile, Department Head
Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership
Wenona Hall 108

Patrick Hales, Program Coordinator
Wenona Hall 219



Mary Bowne, Kay Cutler, Andrew Stremmel

Assistant Professors

Anthony Durr, Nicole Graves, Patrick Hales, Laura Hasselquist, Jennifer Kampmann, P. Troy White


Susanne Brokmeier, Laura Gloege, Lynda Venhuizen


Bethann Murphy, Mary Schneider, Dan Stluka


Lowell Amiotte, Carl Edeburn, V. Duane Everett, Clark Hanson, Darrell Jensen, Peggy Gordon Miller, Lon Moeller, Lawrence Rogers, Gary Steinley, Ann Wilson


The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership prepares educational professionals to be teachers and educational leaders for the 21st century. The department is committed to preparing highly qualified professionals, creating and sharing new knowledge in our profession, and developing outreach opportunities with stakeholders in the field. The departmental vision includes four overarching themes: Responsiveness, Collaboration, Innovation, and Commitment that guide their teaching, research, and service.



Certification Preparation


Graduate Programs*

  • Agricultural Education (M.S.)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Early Childhood Education Specialization
  • Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Elementary Education Specialization
  • Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Secondary Education Specialization
  • Educational Administration (M.Ed.) - Elementary Education Specialization
  • Educational Administration (M.Ed.) - Secondary Education Specialization
  • Human Sciences (M.S.) - Family and Consumer Sciences Education Specialization

* Graduate degrees are offered in collaboration with the Graduate School. For details, see the Graduate Catalog.

Facilities & Services

The department has several unique facilities and services.

Student Support & Engagement Opportunities

The department encourages student participation in organizations and honor societies.

The department also provides information and assistance as students seek out scholarship, internship, and career opportunities.