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School of Education Executive Advisory Board

The members of the Advisory Board, in partnership with the Dean of the School of Education, actively engage in such activities as are appropriate to achieve the following:

  • Strengthen the educational programs and services of the School, through members' experience and advice.

  • Identify and establish collaborative partnerships that serve the needs of the community and region.
  • Build relationships between the business community and the School.
  • Promote good public relations for the School, regionally and nationally.
  • Help secure resources that will assist the School in attaining its mission and achieving regional and national prominence.
  • Advise and assist the Dean on internal and external affairs which influence the successful attainment of the School's mission.
  • Assist in appropriate action on such projects as the Dean may request and identify.

School of Education Executive Advisory Board Members

Melissa Batchelor
Associate Professor
Coordinator Child Care Development & Educational Programs
Lewis and Clark Community College
Godfrey, IL
SIUE, BS Special Education '98; MSED Elementary Education '01

Ann Beatty
Chief Executive Officer & President
Psychological Associates
St. Louis, MO
SIUE, MA in Psychology '78

Faye Coffman
Vice President of Operations / Co-owner
Ready Mix Service, Inc.
Hamel, IL
SIUE, MSED in Instructional Technology '90

Rebecca Dabbs-Kayser
Director
SIUE Early Childhood Center
Edwardsville, IL
SIUE, BS in Elementary Education '89; MSED in Elementary Education '00

Robert Daiber
Regional Superintendent of Schools
Regional Office of Education
Edwardsville, IL
SIUE, EdD in Instructional Process '90

Kelton Davis
Assistant Regional Superintendent of School
Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education
Waterloo, IL
SIUE, EDSP in Educational Administration '05

Lela DeToye
Associate Dean Emerita
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL
SIUE, BS in Elementary Education '72; MSED in Elementary Education '80; EdD in Instructional Process '89

Cynthia Doil
School Liaison Officer
Scott Air Force Base
Scott AFB, IL
SIUE, MSED in Instructional Technology '05

John Dunphy
Owner
The Second Reading Book Shop
Alton, IL
SIUE, BA in History '76

Alberto Friedmann
Head Coach
U.S. Martial Arts Team
SIUE, MSED in Kinesiology '03

Bev George
President
Bev George & Associates
Edwardsville, IL
SIUE, BA in English '75; MSED in Secondary Education '79

Susan Sarfaty
Regional Superintendent of Schools
St. Clair County Regional Office of Education
Belleville, IL
SIUE, BS in Elementary Education '81; MSED in Elementary Education '88

Matt Klosterman
Superintendent
Belleville Public School District
Belleville, IL
SIUE, MS in Psychology '85

Greg Moats
Superintendent (retired)
Belleville Township High School
Belleville, IL
SIUE, BS in Physical Education '76; MSED in Educational Administration '93

Donna Murphy
Elementary Partnership Supervisor
Bethalto Community Unit District #8
Bethalto, IL
SIUE, MSED in Educational Administration '87

Tanya Patton
Principal
Edwardsville School District #7
Edwardsville, IL
SIUE, MSED in Educational Administration '03

Greg Springer
Regional Superintendent of Schools (retired)
Christian-Montgomery Regional Office of Education
SIUE, EdD in Instructional Process '90

Philesa White
Vice President of Human Resources
Goodwill
St. Louis, MO
SIUE, BS in Psychology '01

Paul Wreford
Dean of Liberal Arts
Southwestern Illinois College
Belleville, IL

Katie Harper Wright
Columnist
St. Louis Argus Newspaper
East St. Louis, IL

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS

Bette Bergeron
Dean
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Allison Fahsl
Department Chair- Special Education and Communication Disorders
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Curt Lox
Department Chair- Kinesiology and Health Education
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Linda Morice
Department Chair- Educational Leadership
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Barbara O'Donnell
Associate Dean
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Paul Rose
Department Chair- Psychology
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Bill Searcy
Department Chair- Curriculum and Instruction
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Angela Thorp
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Veronica Washington
Director
SIUE East St. Louis Charter School
East St. Louis, IL

Beth Weeks
Administrative Aide
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL

Mary Weishaar
Associate Dean
SIUE School of Education
Edwardsville, IL