Jennifer Broome, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., New York University
Jennifer Broome, Ph.D., is assistant professor of Education at Methodist University. She primarily teaches Educational Psychology, Seminar in Education, and secondary methods courses. Dr. Broome's areas of expertise include gifted education and philosophy’s role in secondary education; her most recent publications include “The Dialogic Dilemma: Pacing Guides as Objects of Analysis,” “Learning Contracts: Tips for Creating Appropriate Instruction for Gifted Students,” and “Towards a Pedagogy of Authenticity: Existential Modes of Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Classroom.” Her professional activities include writing policy papers on the Leandro implementation and reviewing licensing documents for Educator Preparation programs. Dr. Broome recently received the Hunkins article award for best scholarly article from the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Dr. Broome received her Ph.D. in English education from New York University. She also presented at the Methodist University B.F. Stone Lyceum in 2018.
Beth Carter, EdD
Vice Provost for Online & Extended Learning; Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., East Carolina University; Ed.D., Regent University
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.
Vickie Erben, MA
Assistant Professor of Education; Coordinator, Middle Grades Education
B.A., Methodist College; M.A., Campbell University
Patricia Fecher, EdD
Associate Provost, Academic Operations; Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Field Experience & Student Teaching
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., University of Dayton; Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University
Patricia Fecher is the Associate Provost for Academic Operations, 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.
Administrative Assistant, College of Business, Technology, & Professional Studies; Education
Jessica Redcay, EdD
Chair, Education; Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Millersville University; Ed.D., University of Phoenix