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WVUteach Team

The WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Eberly Foundation to support an Eberly Master Teacher Assistant, which will allow nearly 100 additional students to enter WVUteach over the span of four years, with 12 estimated to credential and enter the classroom following graduation each year.

Co-Directors

Jeffrey Carver, Ed.D.
Jeffrey Carver, Co-Director

Associate Professor of Science Education
609E Allen Hall

Jeffrey.Carver@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-3841
Course Taught:
  • UTCH 420 - Project-Based Instruction

Gay Stewart, Ph.D.
Gay Stewart, Co-Director

Director, WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education
Eberly Professor of STEM Education
White Hall, Room 303

gbstewart@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-5032
Course Taught:
  • BIOL/CHEM/PHYS 376 - Research Methods

Program Coordinator

Amanda Jelsema
Amanda Jelsema, Program Coordinator

WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

amanda.jelsema@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-5030


Master Teachers

Vanessa Licwov-Channell
Vanessa Licwov-Channell, Master Teacher

Clinical Assistant Professor

WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

vlicwov@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-4044

  Courses Taught: 
  • ARSC 120 - Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

Nancy Spillane, Ed.D.
Nancy Spillane, Master Teacher

Clinical Associate Professor

WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

Nancy.Spillane@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-3391

Courses Taught: 
  • ARSC 220 - Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design

Michael Tilley
Michael Tilley, Master Teacher

Clinical Instructor

WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

michael.tilley@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-9459

Course Taught:
  • ARSC 120 – Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching
  • UTCH 430 - Apprentice Teaching

Elaine Schwing
Elaine Schwing, Master Teacher

Clinical Instructor

WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

elaine.schwing@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-8543

Course Taught: 
  • ARSC 120 - Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

Faculty

Keri Valentine, Ph.D.
Keri Valentine, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
College of Education and Human Services

kevalentine@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-4335

Course Taught:
  • UTCH 222 – Classroom Interactions in Math and Science

Matthew Campbell, Ph.D.
Matthew Campbell, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
College of Education and Human Services

mpcampbell@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-4714

Course Taught:
  • UTCH 221 – Knowing and Learning in Math and Science

Marjorie Darrah, Ph.D.
Marjorie Darrah, Professor

Professor
Department of Mathematics

mdarrah@math.wvu.edu
(304) 293-8938

Course Taught: 
  • MATH 318 – Perspectives in Math and Science

Renee LaRue, Ph.D.
 

Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

reneelarue@math.wvu.edu

Course Taught: 
  • MATH 376 – Foundations, Function, and Modeling