Lorie Lee never imagined she’d make it to university; she is now graduating with two degrees, having won the prestigious President’s Prize. A mother of three and non-traditional student, her inspiring tale begins earlier than her first day at NAU. As a child, Lee experienced poverty, a mother with substance abuse issues and a father unwilling to care for her. Through the support of her friends and teachers, Lee found a love and passion for education and excelled academically.… Read more
Educational Specialties News
Claudia Rodas is an associate clinical professor in the College of Education, NAU alumna and statewide HSI advisor to the provost. She’s also a mom, wife and educator who sat down with NAU Communications to share a little bit about herself.
Tell me about a significant childhood memory and how it has impacted your life today.Read more
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee and the Faculty Senate Council for Non-Tenure Track Faculty Issues is proud to feature the following non-tenure track faculty for our Inaugural NTT Spotlight. Chairs and colleagues nominated the faculty below for public recognition of their professional dedication to the university, highlighting examples of the significant teaching, research, and service contributions non-tenure track faculty provide to the NAU community and beyond.
Nicole Hampton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Specialties in the College of Education at NAU. Nicole is the winner of ACTE’s national Postsecondary Teacher of the Year award. Hampton’s interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the postsecondary level who demonstrate innovation in the classroom, commitment to their students… Read more
Michelle Novelli and other faculty/staff and seniors in the PRAXIS program in COE that helped to kick-start a new program to help seniors get credit for helping students with disabilities with virtual learning. The program was featured on Channel 3/CBS 5 and in the Arizona Republic.
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