Education Faculty

School of Education

Education Faculty

Education Faculty Accolades at NWOSU

  • Endowed Chair in Education - Dr. Martie Young
  • John K. Martin Endowed Chair in Education - Dr. Steven Mackie
  • Charles Morton Share Trust Chair in Education - Dr. Christee Jenlink
  • John Sheffield Teacher of the Year - Dr. Jen Oswald (2016)
  • John Barton Distinguished Teaching and Service Award - Dr. Steven Mackie (2012)
  • Thelma Crouch Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year Award - Natalie Miller (2012)
  • Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur, CA - Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Dr. Steven Mackie (2011)

Dr. Christee Jenlink, Chair

Christee JenlinkAssociate Dean of Education 
Professor of Education

Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 205C 
Phone: (580) 327-8450 
cljenlink@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae 

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. Educational Administration, Oklahoma State University
  • M.Ed. Education, Music, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.A. Ed. Music Education

CERTIFICATION

  • Elementary and Secondary Principal
  • Instrumental Music
  • Vocal Music
  • Music Theory
  • Social Sciences

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT

Undergraduate, Assessment and Evaluation

Graduate, Educational Leadership Internship, Advanced Educational Psychology

SPECIAL INTERESTS/HOBBIES

Gardening, Reading

UNIVERSITY SERVICE (committees, clubs, etc.)

  • Assessment Committee
  • FEAD Committee
  • Graduate Committee 

Mariann Braten-Hall

Mariann Braten-HallInstructor of Education

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 117 
Phone: (580) 327-8452 
mbraten-hall@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.A. Ed. Elementary Education, Oral Roberts University
  • Currently pursuing an Ed.D. Higher Education from Oral Roberts University

CERTIFICATION

  • Elementary Education
  • Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Principal (Elementary)

HOBBIES

Church, traveling, reading, doctoral work

FAMILY INFORMATION

Husband Dennis

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Diversity Committee
  • Honors Committee

Roxann Clark

Roxann ClarkInstructor of Education

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 206 
Phone: (580) 327-8460 
rlclark@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • M.S. Teaching, Pittsburg State University
  • B.S. Elementary Education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.A. Christian Education, Platte Valley Bible College
  • Currently pursuing an Ed.D. Educational Leadership from Wichita State University

CERTIFICATION

  • Elementary Education (PK-8)
  • Early Childhood (PK-3)
  • Principal (Elementary)
  • Vocal Music (PK-12)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Faculty Development Advisory Board
  • Faculty Evaluation and Development Committee
  • General Education Committee
  • Teacher Education Committee

Dr. Joshua Hawkins

Dr. Joshua HawkinsInstructor of Education

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Enid 118 
Phone: (580) 213-3182 
jlhawkins@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Educational Philosophy, Oklahoma State University
  • M.Ed. Educational Administration, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. Special Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

CERTIFICATION

  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
  • Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Social/Behavioral Research Investigator

Oklahoma Certification: Standard

  •  Secondary Principal
  • Elementary Principal
  • Severe & Profound/Multiple Disabilities
  • Mild-Moderate Disabilities
  • Mid-Level English
  • Intermediate Mathematics

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)

Certified Instructor: 2010-2016

FAMILY INFORMATION AND HOBBIES

Dr. Hawkins lives with his wife and six children in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  He enjoys simple pleasures - beauty in art and nature, old books and bookstores, music, exercise, hot tea in the morning, people, clear-thinking, a good turn of phrase, study, silence and laughter.  

Dr. Steven Mackie

Dr. Steven MackieAssociate Professor of Education

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Enid 116 
Phone: (580) 213-3121 
swmackie@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. in Educational Studies, University of Oklahoma, 2008. 
  • M.Ed. in Educational Studies, University of Oklahoma, 1997.
  • B.A. in Liberal Studies, Prescott College, 1992.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Oklahoma and Arizona state teaching certificates in all social sciences

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT:

  • Foundations of Education
  • Multicultural Education
  • Educational Practices
  • Institutional Management 

SPECIAL INTERESTS/HOBBIES:

  • Ecojustice
  • Travel
  • Gardening
  • Oklahoma Historical Society (Lifetime Member)
  • Oklahoma Master Naturalist – OSU Extension Service

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Co-Faculty Sponsor of the student organization CORE - Conserving Our Ranger Environment
  • Diversity Committee
  • Faculty Senate
  • Oklahoma A+ Schools

Natalie Miller

Natalie MillerAssistant Certification Officer

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 205B 
Phone: (580) 327-8441 
ndmiller@nwosu.edu 

EDUCATION

  • B.S. Business Administration 2005
  • M.Ed. Adult Education & Management 2010

FAMILY INFORMATION

Married to Greg; 2 daughters, Dana Craven & Tara Sander; and 2 grandchildren Abbi Hall & Casey Sander

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Staff Council Committee member
  • Campus Scholarship Drive member
  • ACT Test Coordinator
  • Pearson Test Administrator

Dr. Jen Oswald

Dr. Jennifer OswaldAssistant Professor of Education

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 105 
Phone: (580) 327-8451 
jdoswald@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. Reading and Literacy, Capella University
  • M.Ed. Reading Specialist, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. Early Childhood Education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.A. History and Social Studies, Oklahoma Panhandle State University

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary Education
  • Reading Specialist

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT

  • Children’s Literature
  • Emergent Literacy
  • Diagnosis
  • Ed Tech
  • EC Apprenticeship
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Area

SPECIAL INTERESTS/HOBBIES

Reading, spending time with family and friends
 

FAMILY INFORMATION

Husband – Nick, Son – Rett, Dog - Ginger

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • NWOSU SOEA Sponsor
  • Teacher’s Closet
  • Literacy Center Director
  • TEC, Faculty Senate

Dr. Christie Riley

Dr. Christie RileyAssistant Professor of Education
Director of Teacher Education

Division of Education
Northwestern - Alva
Education Center 219
Phone: (580) 327-8694
clriley@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Northcentral University
  • M.S. Behavioral Science, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. Social Work, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Elementary Principal (PK-8)
  • School Counselor (PK-12)
  • Early Childhood (PK-3)
  • Elementary Education (1-8)

FAMILY INFORMATION

Married to Scott, and they have two children, Lora and Ally. 

Dr. Henry Trabuc

Dr. Henry TrabucAssistant Professor of Education

Division of Education 
Education Center 115 
Northwestern - Alva 
Phone: (580) 327-8459 
hjtrabuc@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • B.S.  In Education, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
  • M.S. in Education  from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
  • Doctorate from Northcentral University, Scottsdale, Arizona

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT

  • Students with Exceptionalities
  • C/A Psych
  • Classroom Management & Behavior Intervention I
  • Social Studies Methods
  • Assessment Design
  • Assessment in Sp. Education

HOBBIES

Outdoor sports

FAMILY INFORMATION

Married to Leanne; two children: Derek and Nicole

Dr. Martie Young

Martie YoungProfessor of Education

Division of Education 
Room 118 
Northwestern-Enid 
Phone: (580) 213-3195 
mlyoung@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Oklahoma State University
  • M.Ed. Special Education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. Elementary Education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • Mild and Moderate Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Reading Specialist
  • Grammar & Composition
  • Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Speech & Drama
  • Middle Level Social Studies
  • Middle Level Language Arts

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT

  • Multicultural Ed
  • Student Teaching
  • Early Childhood Methods classes
  • Creative Activities
  • Adult Cognitive Styles
  • Curriculum for the Special Learner

FAMILY INFORMATION

Spouse – Dr. Lyle Young

UNIVERSITY SERVICE (committees, clubs, etc.)

  • Teacher Ed Faculty
  • Teacher Ed Committee
  • TEAMS
  • Education Advisory Committee
  • NWOSU Academic Appeals

Melissa Brown

Melissa BrownSecretary

Division of Education 
Northwestern - Alva 
Education Center 205 
Phone: (580) 327-8436 
mbrown@nwosu.edu 

EDUCATION

  • B.A. History
  • Currently pursuing an M.Ed. in Adult Education & Management

HOBBIES

I enjoy reading, movies, traveling, zoos, baseball, basketball, soccer, spending time with family and my dogs.   

FAMILY INFORMATION

Married Dr. Roger S. Brown; two fur babies Chei and Shadow.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Staff Council Committee
  • Campus Scholarship Drive
  • Pearson Test Administrator

Dr. Colleen Golightly

Associate Professor of Education

Division of Education
Education Center 206
Northwestern - Alva
Phone: (580) 327-8461
cmgolightly@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. Elementary Education, University of Central Oklahoma
  • M.S. Curriculum & Instruction, Oklahoma State University
  • Ed.D Curriculum & Instruction, Oklahoma State University

CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Elementary Education (1-8)
  • Middle School Certification (6-8)
  • Language Arts & Social Studies
  • GLOBE Teacher Certification
  • NASA Science Teacher
  • Private Pilot Certification

COURSES TYPICALLY TAUGHT:

  • Intermediate & Elementary Method Classes (Social Studies, Language Arts, Math)

HOBBIES:

Oil painting, playing the piano, travel, aviation, spending time with my dog "peanut". 

FAMILY:

One daughter, Afton, who lives in Guthrie and teaches 5th grade Science and Social Studies

 

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