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Michael Immerman, PhD., Associate Professor (General and Secondary Education)

Michael ImmermanTeaching – Michael is involved in the undergraduate teacher preparation program ranging from the Introduction to Teaching offerings to Evaluation & Assessment, and Theories of Secondary Education.

Research – Michael is involved in creating a model of pre service teaching apprehensions and potential areas of concern pre and post the student teaching experience.

Service – Michael currently is a Board Member for the Las Vegas Rio Gallinas Charter School.  He is active on several university committees including: (a) The Center for Teaching Excellence Board, and (b) The Faculty Senate Budget Committee.

Phone: 505-454-3548
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Taik Kim, PhD., Associate Professor

Phone: 505-454-3538

Shirley A. Meckes, PhD., Assistant Professor

Shirley Meckes (1 of 1)Dr. Meckes owned and operated a pre-school (including a certified Kindergarten) for over 2 decades in the state of RI. She also conducted extensive research on the effect of using the computer as a learning tool in a Kindergarten classroom and is currently in the progress of writing a paper on the “Collapse of Cursive Writing”.


Phone: 505-891-6923/3514
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