Faculty & Staff

  Shannon Hall began serving as the Office of Field Placement, Licensure and Alternate Route Director in August 2014. Prior to working at ESU, she served as a Licensure Consultant at the Kansas State Department of Education. She works with pre-service teachers, who complete the teacher education program, and in-service teachers, who complete requirements for additional teaching fields. In addition, she works closely as the Alternative Route Director to help candidates apply for the Restricted License. These responsibilities require her to know all teacher education programs at ESU as well as the procedures to be eligible for a Kansas teaching license. Mrs. Hall can be contacted by phone at 620-341-5447, or by e-mail shall6@emporia.edu.
  Cheryl Protheroe is the Administrative Specialist in Field Placement and Licensure.  She served in this position since 1993. Cheryl assists with student teaching placements, arranges practicum placements, and manages funding and payments to cooperating teachers and students as appropriate. She is also responsible for communication with university supervisors and for planning student teacher meetings. Please contact Mrs. Protheroe by phone 620-341-5447, or by e-mail cprother@emporia.edu.
  Andra Baldwin is excited to have been given the opportunity to serve ESU in the role as Licensure Officer beginning in October 2014.  Her main function is that of a liaison between the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the educators that complete licensure programs at ESU (for teaching, school specialist licenses, as well as building and district administration licenses). She provides direction and instructions for those interested in applying for licenses or endorsements, but is also tasked with interpreting various KSDE regulations and making them accessible to educators, students, faculty & staff. Additionally, Andra welcomes questions regarding PRAXIS and School Leadership Series (SLS) tests. Please contact Andra by phone at 620-341-5412 or by e-mail abaldwin@emporia.edu.