Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark

Important Contact Information


Academic Support Services


Assistance with study skills, test preparation, tutoring and study groups.


Clarissa MelvinMs. Clarissa Melvin, Director

509 Stanton
Phone: (618) 537-6850
Email:  cbmelvin@mckendree.edu

 

 

Career Services


Clark Hall 105

Contact Career Services for assistance with finding part-time jobs on campus, career planning, resume preparation, interviewing skills, and job search after graduation/certification. During your student teaching semester, you will need to provide an updated resume to this office. After graduation/certification, you will need to keep your resume and file updated with Career Services so they can assist you with job placement.


Jennifer PickerellJennifer Pickerell, Director

Phone: (618) 537-6806
Email:  jkpickerell@mckendree.edu

 

 

 

College Psychologists


Contact this office for comprehensive counseling services offered by a licensed professional clinical staff. These services are offered free of charge for students and are totally confidential.


Amy Champion, M.Ed., LCPC

Office: 513 Stanton
Phone: (618) 537-6416
Email:  acchampion@mckendree.edu


Faculty Secretaries


Contact these secretaries to leave paperwork for a faculty member or to leave messages for faculty members.


Mrs. Valerie Morkisz

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 209
Phone: (618) 537-6807
Email:    vjmorkisz@mckendree.edu

Mrs. Marsha Goddard

Office: Carnegie Hall 214
Phone: (618) 537-6808
Email: mggoddard@mckendree.edu
 

Mrs. Naomia Severs

All Nursing Faculty
Office: Department of Nursing
Phone: (618) 537-6437
Email:  nsevers@mckendree.edu


Field Experiences and Licensure


Heather Helfrich

Field Experience Coordinator

Teacher Education Program Applications, Student Teaching Applications, Information concerning Test, of Academic Proficiency Subject-Matter Knowledge Tests, and Assessment of Professional Teaching Tests, Information concerning all Field Experiences.

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 210
Phone: (618) 537-6453
Email:  hmhelfrich@mckendree.edu


Health Services


Medical care at McKendree University is provided through a wide variety of health and counseling services for students. Health services include: assessment and treatment of common illnesses, injuries, and medical problems; health education and referrals for injuries or medical problems.

Beth Allan

513 Stanton
Phone: (618) 537-6503
Fax: (618) 537-6955


Illinois Licensure Testing System


At this site you can register and find study guides for the Test of Academic Proficiency, the content area tests, and the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) test. Internet address:  www.il.nesinc.com.

If you have questions regarding test registration, administration procedures, or your receipt of registration, admission ticket, or score report, contact:


Phone: (800) 239-8107 or (413) 256-2870.

Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 256-8032.
Mailing address:
National Evaluation Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 660
Amherst, MA 01004-9000


Illinois Education Association, Student Chapter IEA-NEA


The IEA Student Program is a professional organization which links students who are planning a career in teaching with a state and national teacher’s organization. Membership in this program can provide a student with professional contacts throughout the state and nation, up-to-date information that goes beyond skills learned in a college classroom, publications at the national and the state level, liability insurance coverage anytime you are in a classroom, professional workshops, and resume and networking services. For further information concerning this organization, you may contact the McKendree chapter advisor, Dr. Darryn Diuguid and Dr. Brenda Doll.


Darryn DiuguidDr. Darryn Diuguid

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 208
Phone: (618) 537-6559
Email:  drdiuguid@mckendree.edu

 

 

Brenda DollDr. Brenda Doll

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 207
Phone: (618) 537-6925
Email:  bbdoll@mckendree.edu

 

 

Illinois State Board of Education Professional Licensure and Testing Division


If you have questions regarding program policies or which tests you must take, you may contact:


Phone: (800) 845-8749

Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 782-0837
Mailing address:
Illinois State Board of Education
Professional Certification and Testing Division
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777


Kappa Delta Pi


If you have questions concerning Kappa Delta Pi, an International Educational Honor Society which recognizes scholarship and excellence in education, you may contact the KDP advisor, Dr. Timothy Richards.


Dr. Timothy Richards

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 200
Phone: (618) 537-6887
Email:  trichard@mckendree.edu

 

 

Academic Records/Registrar's Office


Old Main 101
Phone: (618) 537-6818

Contact this office for: Change of Advisor Forms, Transcripts, Drop/Add Class Forms, Application for Transfer Credit Forms, Change of Address/Name Forms, Senior Checks, Graduation Information, Request for Waiver of academic Requirement or Policy Forms


Teacher Education Student Services


Mrs. Miki Hausmann

Advisement for Initial Certification Students – course selection and registration, preparation of schedules and certification requirements including test requirements

Office:  Holman Library, 2nd Floor
Phone:  (618) 537-6476
Email:  mrhausmann@mckendree.edu


Writing Center


Offers writing assistance to all students, faculty and staff either by appointment or on a walk-in basis during posted hours. Assistance with all aspects of the writing process and research and documentation is available.


Dr. Joy Santee

509 Stanton
Phone: (618) 537-2150
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