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Our distinguished faculty is committed to improving teaching and human development in a diverse, rapidly changing and increasingly technological society. They are among the best scholars and practitioners in the secondary education field, cumulatively contributing to hundreds of scholarly books, magazines and journals. They are often acknowledged for their in-depth knowledge, teaching excellence and accessibility to students.

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  • Photo of Dr. Connie Monroe

    Dr. Connie Monroe

    Department Chair

    Dr. Monroe has experience in teaching high school French, English and English as a Second More


  • Photo of Dr. Keith Hepner

    Dr. Keith Hepner



  • Photo of Dr. Marcia Hoover

    Dr. Marcia Hoover

    Associate Professor

    Prior to joining the Cal U teaching faculty, Dr. Hoover was an assistant professor at West More

  • Photo of Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge

    Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge

    Assistant Professor and ESL Program Coordinator


  • Photo of Dr. Michael Perrotti

    Dr. Michael Perrotti

    Coordinator of Graduate Secondary Ed Programs and Assistant Professor

    Dr. Perrotti has 15 years of teaching experience in public schools, including as chair of the More

  • Photo of Dr. Joseph Zisk

    Dr. Joseph Zisk


    Dr. Zisk has experience in teaching high school biology, chemistry and physics. He was a More