Elementary Education Faculty & Staff

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  • John Benson
    PhD, MA, BS, BA
    Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    bensonj@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2012
    Office: LO 214E
    Diane Copple
    OAS Senior, School of Teaching & Learning
    School of Teaching and Learning
    coppled@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2013
    Office: LO 214A
    Erin Gillett
    PhD
    Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    gillett@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4330
    Office: LO 216D
    Marci Glessner
    PhD, MS
    Assistant Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    marci.glessner@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2727
    Office: LO 214J
    Sheila Marquardt
    PhD, MA, BA
    Associate Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    sheila.marquardt@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2896
    Office: LO 216Q
    Valerie Ritland
    PhD
    Associate Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    ritland@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2546
    Office: LO 216B
    Peggy Rittenhouse
    PhD, MS, BME
    Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    rittenps@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2004
    Office: LO 216P
    Brian Smith
    PhD, MAT, BS, AA
    Associate Professor
    School of Teaching and Learning
    Brian Smith, Associate Professor, Educational Foundations; P...
    brian.smith@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2697
    Office: LO 216K