Dr. Ava Pugh
Professor and Coordinator of Elementary Education
"My goal is for students to become familiar with the most current innovations in Elementary Education accompanied with relevant methods and techniques for conveying this information."
Dr. Kioh Kim
Ed.D. Program Director
"I believe that teaching students is the most important thing in the world—students are influenced by their teachers a lot more than any others."
Dr. Mike Beutner
"The number and variety of opportunities are amazing. To recognize what is possible, it's necessary to have an open mind and be willing to explore new ideas, strategies, and resources"
Dr. Myra B. Lovett
Associate Director of the School of Education
"I love helping my students find their strengths and overcome their weaknesses. The impact seen in students' growth, no matter what age, cannot be matched in any other vocation."
Dr. Nicole Vaux
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of M.Ed. Educational Leadership
"The 100% online M.Ed. Educational Leadership program is designed for those wishing to become school leaders in order to effect positive school change, improve student performance, and meet challenges posed by accountability requirements and a changing society."
Dr. Sherlyn Ezell Powell
"The special education, reading, and C&I programs at ULM are taught by faculty from diverse backgrounds and bring compelling credentials to their respective disciplines."
Dr. T. D. Rideaux
"Candidates will learn how school budget and allocations work. Candidates will learn about how qualitative and quantitative research is conducted. They will also learn strategies and theories around instructional supervision. These courses and a couple others will lead up to the principal internship courses."
Dr. Connie Lewis
"I want to share the love of my profession and help prepare future nurses as knowledgeable, caring and compassionate members of the nursing profession. "
"How do I ensure there are other caring and compassionate nurses to take care of my loved ones? I can teach 10 students at a time how to be compassionate nurses—and then I multiply myself by 10 each semester. That is why I am teaching in the nursing program at ULM."
Dr. Rhonda Hensley
Associate Director of Graduate Nursing
"I want to help future nurses feel equipped to deliver high-quality healthcare and achieve positive outcomes for patient populations."
Dr. Sherry Peveto
"Get a good old fashioned paper calendar and track all assignments with due dates. Time management is key. As an instructor in these programs, I always have the adult working student in mind when I plan the course, deadlines, due dates, etc."