Department of Education

Education Department Directory

Full Time Faculty/Staff
Dr. Daniel Shepherd

Dr. Daniel Shepherd

Chair, Assistant Professor
Murphy 111 Office F
816-271-4366

Dr. Susan M. Bashinski

Dr. Susan M. Bashinski

Associate Professor
Murphy 111 Office M
816-271-5629

Dr. Debby Bogle Irvine

Dr. Debby Bogle Irvine

Professor
Murphy 111 Office L
816-271-4304

Dr. M. Susan Claflin

Dr. M. Susan Claflin

Associate Professor
Murphy 111 Office Q
816-271-4365


Dr. Douglas Eicher

Dr. Douglas Eicher

Associate Professor
Murphy 111 Office H
816-271-4300

Dr. John Ellis

Dr. John Ellis

Associate Professor
Murphy 111 Office J
816-271-4302

Dr. Charlotte Foster

Dr. Charlotte Foster

Assistant Professor
Murphy 111 Office I
816-271-4301


Dr. Adrienne Johnson

Dr. Adrienne Johnson

Assistant Professor
Murphy 111 Office O
816-271-4533

Dr. Kipton Smilie

Dr. Kipton Smilie

Assistant Professor
Murphy 111 Office P
816-271-5952

Dr. Michael Smith

Dr. Michael Smith

Professor
Murphy 111 Office K
816-271-4514


Mrs. Robin Kelly

Mrs. Robin Kelly

Assistant to Chair
Murphy Hall 111 Office N
816-271-5951

Mrs. Teri Holt

Mrs. Teri Holt

Administrative Assistant
Murphy 111 Office A
816-271-4332



Full Time Instructors
Mrs. Ronda Chesney

Mrs. Ronda Chesney

Instructor
Murphy 111 Office R
816-271-4449

Mrs. Joyce Clark

Mrs. Joyce Clark

Instructor
Murphy 111 Office O
816-271-4533



Adjunct Instructors
Dr. Tara Kalis

Dr. Tara Kalis

Instructor
Murphy 111
816-271-5950

Mrs. Marcia Porter

Mrs. Marcia Porter

Instructor
Murphy 111
816-271-5950

Ms. Dawn Dennis

Ms. Dawn Dennis

Instructor
Murphy 111
816-271-5950