Faculty & Staff


Shannon Hall

  Mrs. Shannon Hall began serving as the Office of Field Placement, Licensure and Alternate Route Director in August 2014.  She is currently the interim Teacher Licensing Officer.   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 620-341-5412, or by e-mail shall6@emporia.edu.


  Mrs. 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.



Mrs. Gwen Eidman is the Family Literacy Program Coordinator. She works with

tutors in this program as well as supervises student teachers. Gwen has served as

the Family Literacy Coordinator for eleven years. You can contact her by phone

620-341-5447, by cell 620 366-2560 or by e-mail geidman@hotmail.com or