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Janis Flint-Ferguson

Professor of Education and English
Chair, Middle-Secondary Education

Both a composition and English education specialist, Dr. Flint-Ferguson began teaching at Gordon in 1990. Her additional areas of interest and scholarship include adolescent literature, women's literature, literacy, and rhetorical theory. Dr. Flint-Ferguson is a widely sought after educational consultant. She is also the editor of The Journal of the New England League of Middle Schools, a refereed publication focusing on stra ... more ➔

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Janet Arndt

Janet Arndt

Director of the Graduate Program in Education
Associate Professor of Education
Licensure Officer

Dr. Arndt teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs. She assists teacher candidates and alumni in obtaining Massachusetts as well as other states' teacher licensure. Dr. Arndt served in the public sector as a teacher, counselor, early childhood specialist, principal and policy maker for ten years as a state representative. Her research interests include transitions, learning needs of students with disabilities, the impact of socia ... more ➔

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Melinda Eichhorn

Assistant Professor of Education

Mindy has spent more than six years in India as a special education consultant and inclusion specialist. Prior to working in India, Mindy was a special education teacher in the Hartford Public Schools. Her research interests include math learning disabilities, transition, early intervention in mathematics, teachers' perceptions of mathematics, and the use of professional development to improve math instruction.

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Marissa Elliott

Lecturer, The Great Conversation Adjunct Instructor of Secondary Education

Marissa Elliott '05 has been an Adjunct Professor at Gordon College since 2008, having graduated from the school in 2005. She has a Masters degree in English Literature from Salem State University and a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Goddard College. Marissa is currently co-authoring a book about addiction, recovery and faith with one of the leading professionals in the field. She spends her free time volunteering at her children's&n ... more ➔

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Todd Morano

Associate Professor of Education

Todd served in the San Diego Unified School District as an elementary teacher, middle school science and US history classroom teacher, and as a school site administrator. He joined the faculty at Point Loma Nazarene University full-time in 1998 and held the positions of director of literacy development and single- and multiple-subjects coordinators. He earned his doctorate in applied socio-linguistics/TESOL from Alliant International Universit ... more ➔

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Kathleen Mort

Kathleen Mort

Adjunct in Graduate Education and Secondary Education

Kathy has been teaching at Gordon since 2008 and currently serves as the Director of Cur ... more ➔

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