The mission of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences is to provide our undergraduate and graduate students with a strong philosophy-based academic foundation based on Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values.

The Department of Education undergraduate programs are designed to develop competent and principled professionals who take responsibility for student learning and who demonstrate the unique art of educating and professional characteristics. The Department of Behavioral Sciences undergraduate programs are designed to develop competent and principled professionals who demonstrate service and leadership and who become ethical and evidenced-based professionals and community leaders.

The Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences graduate programs are committed to providing flexible programs of graduate study to teachers, school administrators, or other human service professionals who are pursuing advanced degrees in education or counseling. Programs are designed to help students enrich their professional knowledge and skills for the purpose of achieving higher levels of competence.

Faculty

  • Janet Bassingthwaite
  • Kristi Bitz
  • Daphne Ghorbani
  • Rod Jonas
  • Cheryl Kalberer
  • Patricia Keller
  • Wade Kooiman
  • Kathryn Krukenberg
  • Carmelita Lamb
  • Kim Marman
  • Loni Miller
  • Rick Neumann
  • Julijana Nevland
  • Dennis Newell
  • Heidi Nieuwsma
  • Jaylia Prussin
  • Manisha Sawhney
  • Tim Schuetzle
  • Lucia Shelley
  • Mike Taylor
  • Brenda Werner
  • Michelle Westbrock
  • Allison Dollar
  • Dwite Gorder
  • JoAnn Hickcox
  • Heidi Henke
  • Darlene Hill
  • Ann Kempf
  • Robert Klemisch
  • Julie Kost
  • Kim Long-McDowell
  • Theresa Magelky
  • Elsie Motter
  • Tara Mulhauser
  • Robin Nein
  • Darrel Nitschke
  • Janelle Olson
  • Tina Pletan
  • Mike Porter
  • James Renner
  • Ryan Riehl
  • Rebecca Savelkoul
  • Brian Saylor
  • James Schroeder
  • Linda Serrano
  • Whitney Spah
  • Justin Stanley
  • James Vukelic
  • Richard Werre
  • Daphne Ghorbani
  • Lisa Holter
  • Rod Jonas
  • Patricia Keller
  • Wade Kooiman
  • Carmelita Lamb
  • Kim Marman
  • Julijana Nevland
  • Jaylia Prussing
  • Mike Taylor
  • Brenda Werner
  • Dean Beck
  • Ariana Best
  • Nicole Bichler
  • Vanessa Boehm
  • Alyssa Caya
  • Paula Condol
  • Amiee Copas
  • Alison Dollar
  • Charles Drake
  • Thomas Dubbels
  • David Fey
  • Karli Ghering
  • Lory Hellman
  • Heather Hertz
  • John Holt
  • Robert Johnson
  • Julie Kaspari
  • Julie Kautzman
  • James Keal
  • Julie Kost
  • Andrea Martin
  • Jason Marotzke
  • Sarah Morrau
  • Kim McDowall-Long
  • Carol Olson
  • Kristine Owens
  • Karla Richter
  • Russ Riehl
  • Shanna Scott
  • John Tufte
  • Wilfred Volesky