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Walden Magazine // Aug 01, 2019

One Degree, Many Careers

PhD in Education

Illustration by Balbusso Illustrations.

Designed for education professionals wanting to strengthen the field’s scientific, theoretical, and technological foundations, Walden’s PhD in Education program has graduates who become leading education researchers, scholars, and practitioners within a wide variety of careers and industries.

Vaughn Bradley ’18
Assistant Principal
Montgomery County Public Schools
Columbia, Maryland

Norrisa Newton ’18
Assistant Professor
University of The Bahamas
Nassau, The Bahamas

Chinoyerem Oladimeji ’18
International Baccalaureate Coordinator
Fairfax County Public Schools
Reston, Virginia

John Bannister ’17
Instructional Designer
Johnson C. Smith University
Charlotte, North Carolina

Clarence Bashshar ’17
Education Program Specialist
Department of Veterans Affairs
Sickerville, New Jersey

Tracey Bennett Carter ’17
Department Chair of Education
Vance-Granville Community College
Henderson, North Carolina

Martha M. Bless ’17
Regional Director of Education Programs
Association of College and University Educators
Woodbury, Connecticut

Consuela Cooper ’17
Senior Associate Director of Recruitment
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Jenna Hallman ’17
Assistant Director / Program Director
Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement
Anderson, South Carolina

Charlotte Johnston ’17
Healthcare Knowledge Management Systems
Naples, Florida

Jim Simpson ’17
Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale, Arizona

Paula Stanton ’17
English Department Chair and Teacher
Harford County Public Schools
Belcamp, Maryland

January Baker ’16
Associate Director and Assistant Professor
La Salle University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bonnie Best ’16
Instructional Lead Teacher
Prince George’s County Public Schools
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Stacey Donaldson ’16
President and Senior Consultant
Learn ELAtion LLC
Bolton, Mississippi

Sunny Greene ’16
Director/Counselor, Disabled Student Programs
College of the Siskiyous
Weed, California

Jodie Hemerda ’16
Director of Instructional Design and Academic Quality
Bridgepoint Education
Denver, Colorado

Heidi Jordan ’16
Assistant Principal
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
St. Augustine, Florida

Yovonda Kolo ’16
Supervisor of Science and STEM
Calvert County Public Schools
Dunkirk, Maryland

Regina A. Lewis ’16
Coordinator of NAEP and International Studies
Maine Department of Education
Augusta, Maine

Holldrid Odreman ’16, ’09
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Graduate
Professor of Nursing
Niagara College Canada
Ontario, Canada

Michelle Roberts-Schneider ’16
Program Director
All 4 Kids LLC
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Bear & Friends Animal Society, Inc.
Brookville, Indiana

Janeal Smith ’16
Course Instructor
Western Governors University
Murray, Utah

Rabekah Stewart ’16
Executive Director, TRIO Programs and Multicultural Student Retention
Missouri State University
Springfield, Missouri

Shelly Vohra ’16
Instruction Coach and Consultant
Peel District School Board
Ontario, Canada

Sheila Cuffy ’15
Purdue University
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Christine Georgallis ’15
Disability Coordinator
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Niares Hunn ’15
Instructional Designer
Solution Consultants
Chesterfield, Missouri

Julie Macker ’15
Lead Teacher of the Deaf
Richland County School District One
Columbia, South Carolina

Robyn Tresnak ’15
Faculty Member, Teachers College
Western Governors University
San Antonio, Texas

Patrick Ward ’15, ’05
MS in Education Graduate
Director of Curriculum and Instruction K–12
Mayfield City Schools
Mayfield, Ohio


Aderonke Bello ’14
Innovative Technology Literacy Services Ltd.
Abuja, Nigeria

Yolanda Holloway ’14
Caroline County Board of Education
Denton, Maryland

Benjamin Moulton ’14
Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah

Glen Mules ’14
Adjunct Professor
Iona College
San Jose State University
New Rochelle, New York

Raelyn Viti ’14
Associate Professor of Outdoor Education
New England College
Henniker, New Hampshire

Velda Arnaud ’13
Department Chair, Instructor, and Advisor
Blue Mountain Community College
Pendleton, Oregon

Patrick Delaney ’13
Forsyth County Schools
Dahlonega, Georgia

Debra Harper-LeBlanc ’13
Liberal Arts Academic Dean
St. Louis Community College-Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri

Casey Polczynski ’13
Arts in Education Coordinator
Virginia Commission for the Arts
Richmond, Virginia

Soraya Arteaga ’12
Education Administration, Consultant
Alberta, Canada

Laurel Bongiorno ’12
Dean, Division of Education and Human Studies
Champlain College
Burlington, Vermont

Michael Neall ’12
Supervisor, Program Evaluation
Dumfries, Virginia

Dian Prestwich ’12
Lecturer/Academic Program Associate for Online Programs, Department of Curriculum and Teaching
University of Kansas
Denver, Colorado

Tina Williams ’12
Shelby County School District
Southaven, Mississippi

Jennifer Courduff ’11
Associate Professor
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, California

Rick Cox ’11
Deputy Director, Strategic Planning and Transformation
Department of Defense
Round Lake, Illinois

Kenneth Macro ’11
Professor and Chair, Graphic Communication Department
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, California

Binta Masani ’11
Founder and CEO
Masani Consulting, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Brian McGuire ’11
Principal and Lead Person
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Somers Point, New Jersey

Crystal Aker ’10
Coordinator of Assessment
Springfield City Schools
Fairborn, Ohio

Jennifer (Gingher) Leyendecker ’10
Department Chair Art, Residential Faculty
Mesa Community College
Mesa, Arizona

Isaac Robinson ’10
Shelby County Schools
Cordova, Tennessee

Jay Seller ’10
Executive Director
Denver, Colorado

Peg (Mary) Dispenzieri ’08
Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana

Rita Gloria Sawyer ’08
Director of Student Success
InSource Services Group
Petaluma, California

Mark Wagner ’08
EdTechTeam Inc.
Irvine, California

Barbara Calabro ’04
Palmetto Education Group
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Wendy Farone ’04
Educational Consultant and National LETRS Trainer
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

James Pietrzycki ’04
Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Parma City School District
Parma, Ohio