Phyllis Ellett

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Phyllis Ellett spent most of her teaching career in Illinois. There were short stints teaching in Texas and South Dakota. Phyllis taught primarily in the elementary grades. However, she received administrative certification and worked as Gifted Education Coordinator for some time. She had extensive experience in the field of gifted education as a teacher and trainer of teachers. She grew up at the daughter of a teacher and both of her children have become teachers as well.

Courses Taught

MSED 6610 - Teacher as Professional


EdD, Illinois State Universtiy

EdS, Western Illinois University

MS, Western Illinois University

BA, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois

Public Service

Best Buddies International, Volunteer - Celebration

Awards / Honors

Quad-Cities Master teacher designation award, , 2005


Ellett, P. L. (1993). Cooperative learning and gifted education. Roeper Review


Ellett, P. L. (2005). .

Ellett, P. L. (2006). .