School of Education

Dean of Templar School of Education

Roy Miller Roy Miller
Professor of Education
Ed.D. in Executive Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University
Seminary at Emory University
32 years of experience in teaching and school administration
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Full-time Faculty

Pat Fuller Patricia B. Fuller
Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.S. in Teacher Education with a concentration in  Elementary Education from The University of Tennessee
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Wendy Guthrie Wendy Guthrie
Professor of Education, Assistant Dean of The Templar School of Education
Ed.D. in Educational Psychology from Regent University
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Duan Hua Duan Hua
Assistant Professor of Education and Chinese History & Culture, Director of International Relations
Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Johnson University
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Tony Krug John C. “Tony” Krug
Professor of Educational Technology
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Media from Southern Illinois University
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Chris Templar Chris M. Templar
Professor of Education, Director of International Education and Educational Technology
Ph.D. in Religious Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Nikki Votaw Nikki L. Votaw
Professor of Education, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Louisville
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Part-time Faculty

Elaine Centeno
Lecturer in Special Education
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix
Ashley Davis
Lecturer in Research, Integration and Learning; Student Teacher/Internship Supervisor
M.A. in Holistic Education from Johnson University
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Candace Evans
Lecturer in Teaching English
M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from Carson-Newman University
Kim Hawkins
Lecturer in Test Measurement & Assessment, Research Design & Educational Psychology
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Liberty University
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Christopher Henderson
Lecturer in Statistics
Ed.D. in Education Administration and Policy Studies from The University of Tennessee
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Jennifer Long
Lecturer in English as a Second Language
Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership
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Jannese W. Moore
Lecturer in Elementary Education Methods
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University
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Karrie Morris
Lecturer in Early Childhood Methods
M.A. in Holistic Education from Johnson University
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Tanna Nicely
Lecturer in Digital Video
Ed.D.in Educational Leadership and Policy Administration from East Tennessee State University
Stephanie F. Owens
Lecturer in Instructional Media and Math Concepts
M.A. in Holistic Education from Johnson University
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James O. Pierson
Associate Professor of Special Disabilities Education, Special Services Coordinator
M.A. in English from The University of Tennessee, D.Litt. (Honorary) from Milligan College
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Anthony Pointer
Lecturer in Teaching in the Christian School
Doctor of Educational Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Scott Porter
Lecturer in Education
Ed.D. in Executive Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University
Theresa Roberts
Lecturer in Social Studies Education
Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning from Liberty University
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L. Pat Robinette
Intern Coordinator of Education
M.S. in Education, Educational Administration from The University of Tennessee
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Jessica Ruiz-Ahorrio
Lecturer in English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto  Rico
Lou Ann Smith
Lecturer in Education
M.A. in Educational Technology from Johnson University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Johnson University
Kenneth Woehr
Lecturer in Education
M.S. in English as a Second Language from Hunter College
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Renee Young
Lecturer in Education
M.A. in Educational Technology from Nova Southeastern University
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Interdisciplinary Faculty

Jess O. Hale, Jr.
Affiliate Faculty in Business & Public Leadership
J.D. in Law from The University of Tennessee College of Law, M.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, M.T.S. in Applied Theology and Theology from Harvard Divinity School
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J. Jerome Prinston
Professor of Bible and Education
Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Bob Jones University
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Twila Sias
Professor of Education
M.Ed. in English and Language Arts Education from the University of Central Florida
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Administrative and Staff Faculty

Karen Eastep
Staff Instructor in Early Childhood Program Development, Field Experience Coordinator
M.Ed. in Adult Education and Program Development from Strayer University
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David N. Eveland
Staff Instructor in Educational Technology, Instructional Designer and Technologist
M.A. in Holistic Education from Johnson University
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Terry Golightly
Online Instructional Designer
M.Ed. in Instructional Design & Technology from American Intercontinental University
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John C. Ketchen
Professor of Speech and Education, Associate Provost for Online Education
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Illinois
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Staff

Katrina L. Call
Early Childhood Learning Center Lead Teacher
M.A. in Holistic Education with Early Childhood Education Concentration, Grades PreK-3 Licensure from Johnson University
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Lisa Hale
Teacher Resource Coordinator
B.A. in Bible and Christian Education from Kentucky Christian University
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Kara Hardin
Administrative Assistant
B.M. in Biblical Studies and Church Music from Cincinnati Christian University
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Karla Hunt
Office Coordinator
B.A. in Business Management from Asbury University
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