Directory

Office of the Dean

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Melba SpoonerDean828-262-2230spoonermc@appstate.edu
Nickolas JordanAssociate Dean of Student Affairs
and Program Services
828-262-6049jordanna@appstate.edu
Monica LambertAssociate Dean for Academic Partnerships, 
Assessment and Accreditation
828-262-7173lambertma@appstate.edu
Heather BrandonCommunications Liaison828-262-8554brandonhy@appstate.edu
Lynn Church Business Officer828-262-2234chrchla@appstate.edu
Rebecca CoatsDirector of Assessment and Accreditation828-262-7322coatsrf@appstate.edu
Tammie GeldermanAdministrative Support Associate828-262-7106watkinsts@appstate.edu
Kim Guenther Executive Assistant to the Dean828-262-2230 guentherkj@appstate.edu
Theresa MakdadProgram Associate828-262-6107makdadtm@appstate.edu
Linda McCalister Director of the Public School Partnership828-262-6108 mccalisterlm@appstate.edu
Rebekah SaylorsScholarship Coordinator &
Accelerated Admissions Recruiter
828-262-2663saylorsrw@appstate.edu
John SpagnoloTechnology Specialist for Faculty Development828-262-2970spagnolojt@appstate.edu
Jan StanleyDirector of the James Center for
Student Success and Advising
828-262-7171stanleyjp@appstate.edu

Development

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Gina HarwoodExecutive Director of Development828-262-6563harwoodrl@appstate.edu

Office of Field Experiences

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Monica LambertAssociate Dean for Academic Partnerships, 
Assessment and Accreditation
828-262-7173lambertma@appstate.edu
Kathy HowellEarly Core Field Experience Supervisory Mentor828-262-8378howellkh@appstate.edu
Laura Anne MiddlesteadtStudent Teaching Coordinator828-262-2252middlestdtla@appstate.edu
Louise MooreEarly Core Field Experience Supervisor828-262-8383moorelf@appstate.edu
Bill Peacock Director of Early Core Field Experience &
International Student Teaching
828-262-2025peacockws@appstate.edu
Hannah ReederDirector of Clinical Education828-262-6066reederhs@appstate.edu
Diane Wilcox Early Core Field Experience Program Coordinator828-262-7750wilcoxdh@appstate.edu

Undergraduate Program Directors

Name

Program

Phone

Email

Jerianne TaylorCareer and Technical Education 828-262-6352taylorjs@appstate.edu
Dionne Sills BusioChild Development:
Birth through Kindergarten (licensure)
828-262-2019sillsbusiodm@appstate.edu
Teressa SumrallChild Development:
Family and Child Studies (non-licensure)
828-262-2660sumralltc@appstate.edu
Lisa GrossElementary Education828-262-7856grossla@appstate.edu
Laurie RamirezMiddle Grades Education 828-262-8008ramirezla@appstate.edu
Rebekah ShanklandSpecial Education828-262-2865shanklandrk@appstate.edu
Tracie SalinasSecondary Education, Director 828-262-2376 salinastm@appstate.edu
Jennifer GeibSecondary Education: Biology 828-262-2174geibjc@appstate.edu
Carol BabyakSecondary Education: Chemistry 828-262-2756babyakcm@appstate.edu
Leslie CookSecondary Education: English  828-262-7301 cookls@appstate.edu
Mark VogelSecondary Education: English 828-262-2892vogelmw@appstate.edu
Laura MallardSecondary Education: Geology (Earth Science)828-262-8008mallardl@appstate.edu
Rwany SibajaSecondary Education: History 828-262-8476 sibajaro@appstate.edu
Deborah CrockerSecondary Education: Mathematics 828-262-2381crockerda@appstate.edu
David SitarSecondary Education: Physics 828-262-2463 sitardj@appstate.edu
Victoria GrubeSpecial Subjects: Art Education828-262-8265grubev@appstate.edu
Brooke HofsessSpecial Subjects: Art Education828-262-2095hofsessba@appstate.edu
Ben SibleySpecial Subjects:
Health and Physical Education
828-262-6300sibleyba@appstate.edu
Paul SebastianSpecial Subjects: 
Languages, Literature and Cultures
828-262-2932sebastianpl@appstate.edu
Catherine FountainSpecial Subjects: Languages, Literature 
and Cultures - Spanish Education
828-262-2308fountainca@appstate.edu
Benjamin SouzaSpecial Subjects: Languages, Literature 
and Cultures - Spanish Education
828-262-2305souzabj@appstate.edu
Suzi MillsSpecial Subjects: Music Education828-262-6441millssw@appstate.edu
Gordon HensleySpecial Subjects: Theatre Education828-262-3028hensleyg@appstate.edu

Graduate Program Directors

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Mark SchwarzeClinical Mental Health Counseling828-262-6046schwarzem@appstate.edu
Sara Olin ZimmermanCurriculum Specialist828-262-2216zimmermnsj@appstate.edu
Amy CheneyEducational Media828-262-6091cheneyal@appstate.edu
Chrystal DeanElementary Education828-262-8009deanco@appstate.edu
Vachel MillerHigher Education828-262-2280millervw@appstate.edu
Kimberly BecnelLibrary Science828-262-7753becnelke@appstate.edu
Kristen BensonMarriage and Family Therapy828-262-8884bensonke@appstate.edu
Christopher CookMiddle Grades828-262-6062cookcm5@appstate.edu
Jill Van HorneProfessional Counseling828-262-2590vanhornejw@appstate.edu
Elizabeth FryeReading Education828-262-7623fryeem@appstate.edu
Barbara HowardSchool Administration828-262-7619howardbb@appstate.edu
Rebecca ShanklandSpecial Education828-262-2865shanklandrk@appstate.edu
Cathy ClarkStudent Affairs Administration828-262-2448clarkcr@appstate.edu

Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Tracy Goodson EspyInterim Director828-262-7620 goodsonespyt@appstate.edu
Audrey JonesProgram Associate828-262-7647 jonesam5@appstate.edu
Chris OsmondInterim Associate Director828-262-7754osmond@appstate.edu

Technology Support

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Micheal BennettTechnology Support Specialist828-262-6068 bennettmg@appstate.edu
Max BilsonTechnology Support Specialist828-262-6810bilsonma@appstate.edu
Josh HodgesSystems Programmer Specialist828-262-6549hodgesji@appstate.edu
Kevin SnookOperations and Systems Specialist828-262-6682snookkd@appstate.edu