Missouri State University

The Teacher Certification Office Staff

 

 Scott Fiedler

Scott Fiedler

Director of Student Services - CertificationOfficer

scottfiedler@missouristate.edu
Phone:  417-836-5253
Office:  Hill 200

Scott's background is in Communications, Sociology and Higher Education Administration.  Scott is responsible for the coordination of all post bac and Master's Level teacher certification programs at Missouri State, monitors all undergraduate BSED programs to ensure that they stay in compliance with DESE standards, and oversees the Teacher Certification Office and the Education Field Experiences Office.

     
Nancy Thompson

Nancy Thompson

Administrative Specialist II

nancythompson@missouristate.edu
Phone:  417-836-8772
Fax:  417-836-5008
Office:  Hill 200 B

Nancy is originally from Northwest Arkansas and attended Arkansas College in Batesville, Arkansas. She moved to Springfield in 2002 with her husband Bill and daughter Renee.  Nancy joined the Teacher Certification Office in August 2009.  As the Administrative Assistant for the office, she collects application materials, admits students to the university,  processes certifications and out of state verifications, maintains archive files and various other office task and special projects.

     
 Cindy Thieman  

Cindy Thieman

Professional Education Advisor/Recruiter

cthieman@missouristate.edu
Phone:  417-836-8772
Office:  Hill 200

Cindy is a member of the Early Childhood and Family Studies Department, and works closely with post-bac and graduate-level certification students.  Cindy's Background is in Elementary Education.  She joined the College of Education in August 2009.  Her main responsibilities include recruiting and advising students in the Post Bac and Master's level teacher certification programs and completing transcript analysis.  Cindy is a firm believer in education and is excited to be working in the College of Education.

     
 Jennifer Jensen  

Jennifer Jensen

Professional Education Advisor/Recruiter

jenniferjensen@missouristate.edu
Phone:  417-836-8772
Office:  Hill 200

Jennifer is a member of the Reading, Foundations and Technology Department, and works closely with post-bac and graduate-level certification students.  Jennifer's Background is in Education and Psychology. She joined the College of Education in 2003.  Her main responsibilities include recruiting and advising students in the Post Bac and Master's level teacher certification programs and completing transcript analysis.  

     
 Lisa Monkres  

Lisa Monkres

Administrative Specialist II

lmonkres@missouristate.edu
Phone:  417-836-4206
Office:  Hill 215

Lisa is a member of the Counseling, Leadership and Special Education Department, and works closely with graduate-level certification students.  Lisa's background is in Communications and Business.  She joined the College of Education in July 2007.  Her primary responsibilities include coordination of the recruitment, selection and admission processes for all Special Education Alternative Certification Program (SEACT) and Visually Impaired Program (VIP) students.  Lisa  is the primary contact for all three of these programs.  She also assists with transcript analysis, GPA calculation, and special projects. 

     
Breanna Dodson

Breanna Dodson          

Student Assistant

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Phone:  417-836-8772
Office:  Hill 200 B

Breanna is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and attended Hogan Preparatory High school where she graduated salutatorian of her class in 2010. She is now a social work major in the BSW program here at Missouri State University. Breanna joined the Teacher Certification Office in August 2012 as a student worker office assistant