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Jonathan Leonard

Associate Professor



Education is a road, not a goal.

1993 Ph.D. Ball State – Elementary Education; Educational Administration and Curriculum Cognates
1987 M.S. Minnesota State University – Education Administration Elementary
1979 B.A. Concordia University Chicago – Elementary Education

  • Has served on a number of state and national teacher education program accreditation teams to ensure they meet state and national standards.
  • Served on public school advisory committee advising school administrators and teachers on state standards and assessment matters.
  • Presented at multiple national educator conferences on the scope of the teacher’s role as model for their students.
  • Presented at national conference of future educators on what it takes to make a successful transition from college to become a professional educator.
  • Served on local chapter board of a national professional association in education.
  • Helped establish a university and community college partnership that allowed rural area community college students to matriculate to a four-year bachelor teacher education program and become certified educators.