Preparing Educators as Leaders

Academic Services Staff

Alisa Branham
Licensure Officer, Administration Staff
785-864-9602
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 211
Ryan Braun
HSES Advisor
785-864-0670
1301 Sunnyside Ave., Robinson Center, Rm 130

Advises: Sport Management, Exercise Science, and Community Health

AJ Busard
HSES Advising Specialist
785-864-9858
1301 Sunnyside Ave., Robinson Center, Rm 130

Advises: Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Michele Casavant
Director of Advising, Administration Staff, Director, Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)
785-864-7096
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 215

Advises: Languages, Secondary English, Community Health

Karen Chin
Pre-Education Advisor, Administration Staff
785-864-9616
1122 W. Campus Rd., Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 210
Connie Gentry
Welcome Center Director, Assistant to the Assistant Dean, Administration Staff
785-864-3726
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 208
Sonja Heath
Senior Advisor Coordinator, Administration Staff
785-864-1964
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 210

Advises: Elementary, Secondary History and Government

Matthew Lancaster
Pre-Education Advisor, Administration Staff
785-864-9616
1122 W. Campus Rd., Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 210
Paula Naughtin
Program Assistant, Administration Staff
785-864-3758
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 212

Advises: Early Childhood Education, Elementary, Middle Math and Science, Health and Physical Education

Mindy Hunthrop
KU Edwards Campus Program Advisor: Exercise Science & Educational Technology
913-897-8568
KU Edwards Campus, BEST Building, 350M
Belinda Reynolds
Undergraduate Records Coordinator, Administration Staff
785-864-9606
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 218
Melissa Robinson
Director of Field Placement, Administration Staff
785-864-9601
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 217
Julia Scroggs
Pre-Education Advisor, Administration Staff
785-864-9616
1122 W. Campus Rd., Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 210
Jessica Stringer
Administration Staff, Academic Advisor
785-864-9650
1122 W. Campus Rd., Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 208

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