Education Department Faculty

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Jennifer Broome, Ph.D.

Chair, Education; Assistant Professor of Education
(910) 630-7060
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Jennifer Broome, Ph.D.

Chair, Education; Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., New York University

Bio:

Dr. Broome is chair of the Education Department. She joined Methodist University in 2016, and has been working with the education department to modernize its curricular offerings. Prior to Methodist, Dr. Broome taught in North Carolina Public Schools for nine years. Her research interests include gifted education, philosophy and teaching, pre-service teachers, and critical thinking. She has presented at the National Association for Gifted Children conference, the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum conference, and the National Council of Teachers of English conference. She also presented at the Methodist University B.F. Stone Lyceum in 2018.

(910) 630-7060
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Dr. Beth Carter

Beth Carter, Ed.D.

Vice Provost for Online & Extended Learning; Professor of Education
(910) 630-7425
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Dr. Beth Carter
Beth Carter, Ed.D.

Vice Provost for Online & Extended Learning; Professor of Education

B.S., M.A., East Carolina University; Ed.D., Regent University

Bio:

Dr. Carter comes to Methodist University from Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Fla., where she served as the Associate Vice President in the Division of Continuing Education and Student Services.  She earned her baccalaureate and master's degrees in English from East Carolina University and her Ed.D. from Regent University.  Her major responsibilities at Methodist are directing our Extended Learning Programs (MU at Night, Fort Bragg Campus, and E-Learning), helping to assess all academic programs, and helping with several new strategic planning initiatives, including assisting with the development of our Center for Teaching and Learning.

(910) 630-7425
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Erben, Vickie

Vickie Erben, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Education; Coordinator, Middle Grades Education
(910) 630-7489
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Erben, Vickie
Vickie Erben, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Education; Coordinator, Middle Grades Education

B.A., Methodist College; M.A., Campbell University

(910) 630-7489
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Patricia Fecher

Patricia Fecher, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Field Experience & Student Teaching; Director, Teaching & Learning Center
(910) 630-7374
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Patricia Fecher
Patricia Fecher, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Field Experience & Student Teaching; Director, Teaching & Learning Center

B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., University of Dayton; Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University

Bio:

Patricia Fecher is the Director of the Teaching & Learning Center, Assistant Professor of Education, and Director of Field Experience and Student Teaching at Methodist University. Dr. Fecher holds an Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from Gardner-Webb University, an M.S. in Education from the University of Dayton, and B.S. in Elementary Education & Early Childhood Education from Bowling Green State University. Prior to coming to Methodist, Dr. Fecher worked in the public school system as an ELA Curriculum Coordinator and Instructional Coach. Her areas of research include Adult Learning Theory, Professional Development, and Literacy.

(910) 630-7374
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Maryanne Hickson

Maryanne Hickson

Administrative Assistant, College of Business, Technology, & Professional Studies; Education
(910) 630-7057
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Maryanne Hickson
Maryanne Hickson

Administrative Assistant, College of Business, Technology, & Professional Studies; Education

(910) 630-7057
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Jessica Redcay

Jessica Redcay, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
(910) 630-7373
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Jessica Redcay
Jessica Redcay, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., M.Ed., Millersville University; Ed.D., University of Phoenix

Bio:

Dr. Jessica D. Redcay is an assistant professor of education at Methodist University, and she is coordinator for the elementary department. Dr. Redcay has fifteen years of experience teaching elementary school and working as an adjunct professor. She has received the International Teaching Excellence Award from ITEEA and ISTE. Dr. Redcay's research has been published multiple times. Some of her publications includes Ludus Reading, VR Acclimation Model, STEMoscope Model. She has coined the term I-VAKT that add "I" for Interactive Technology before the various learning modalities (Visual, Auditor, Kinesthetic, and Tactile). Some of her areas of expertise include Early Childhood, Elementary Education, EdTech, Coding, Elementary Robotics, STEM Education, Literacy, Curriculum, and Instruction.
(910) 630-7373
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