Faculty and Staff

Elmhurst education faculty members are outstanding teachers, scholars, and practitioners.

Members of the faculty have been recognized by the State of Illinois, and a variety of professional organizations.

Faculty members hold leadership roles in state and national professional organizations, maintain impressive publishing and professional service records, and remain true to the fundamental focus of excellence in teaching and support for their students.

The faculty is equally committed to staying abreast of new scholarship and policies in the field through continual review and synthesis of current research findings, methodology and teaching strategies, and innovation in technology and curriculum.

Full-Time Faculty

Lisa Burke, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair of Education
Department of Education

Ayanna F. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Education
Department of Education

Debbie Cosgrove, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Elementary Education
Department of Education

Linda Dauksas, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education, and Director of Early Childhood Education and Special Education
Department of Education

Theresa Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Director of Secondary Education
Department of Education

Therese Wehman, Ph.D.

Professor of Education and Director of MAT and M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
Department of Education

Jeanne White, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Director of MTL Program
Department of Education

Administrative Staff

Holly Aramburu

Administrative Assistant for the Chair
Department of Education

Ms. Nancy Iovinelli

Administrative Assistant Satellite Programs and Department Accounts
Department of Education

Ms. Shannon Ray

Administrative Assistant, Teacher Accreditation & Programs
Department of Education

Professional Staff

Michael Jankiewicz

Teacher Licensure Officer
Department of Education

Judith Kaminski

Director of the Satellite Field Experience Network
Department of Education

William Slodki

Director of Teacher Education Admission
Department of Education

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