Douglas Lare
Name
Douglas Lare
Title
Professor of Professional & Secondary Education, Doctoral Program Coordinator

B.S., 1976, Macalester College
M.Ed., 1979, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.D., 1995, Lehigh University

Phone
(570) 422-3431
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209F

Specializations: Educational Leadership, Doctoral Studies, Innovation Processes

Beth Sockman
Name
Beth Rajan Sockman
Title
Professor of Professional & Secondary Education, Department Chair

B.A., 1991, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., 2007, The Pennsylvania State University

Phone
(570) 422-3621
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209G

Specializations: Instructional Design, Technology Integration, Systemic Change, Assessment. Research: Educational Change with Technology.

Stephanie McCall
Name
Stephanie McCall
Title
Assistant Professor of Professional & Secondary Education, Graduate Coordinator

B.A. 1994, University of Texas of Austin
M.Ed., 1999, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.D., 2014, Teachers College, Columbia University

Phone
(570) 422-3326
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209D

Dr. Stephanie McCall teaches courses in social foundations of education and curriculum theory, design and analysis. Her research interests are at the intersection of critical curriculum studies, gender and sexuality in education, and feminist theory and methodology.

Diane Holben
Name
Diane Holben
Title
Assistant Professor of Professional & Secondary Education

B.S., 1987, Muhlenberg College
M.S., 1993, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 2000, Arcadia University
Ed.D., 2009, Lehigh University

Phone
(570) 422-3361
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209 O

Dr. Holben instructs both undergraduate and graduate level courses in educational practice and research methodology. Her research focuses on school law and public policy issues. Currently, she is engaged in projects related to litigation connected to peer-to-peer bullying in schools as well as an analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with respect to Title IV requirements for anti-bullying efforts.

Elizabeth Azukas
Name
(Mary) Elizabeth Azukas
Title
Assistant Professor Professional and Secondary Education

B.A., 1991, The Pennsylvania State University
M.A.T. 1994, The College of New Jersey

Phone
(570) 422-3352
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209 P

Dr. Azukas is an Assistant Professor at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She has been an educator for more than 25 years, with experience teaching at the elementary, middle, high school, and post-secondary levels. 

Carolyn Cooper-Chambliss
Name
Carolyn Cooper-Chambliss
Title
Professional & Secondary Education, Secretary

B.A. 1986, Herbert H. Lehman College

Phone
(570) 422-3363
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209

Professor Emeritus

Patricia Smeaton
B.S., 1971, SUNY at Brockport
M.Ed., 1977, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Ed.D., 1993, Lehigh University

Adjunct Professors

Yolanda Alvarez-Blasini (yalvarezbl@esu.edu)
Maryellen Mross (mmross@esu.edu)
Jan Gebert (jgebert@esu.edu)
Angelo Senese (asenese@esu.edu)
John Bell (jbell1@esu.edu)

(Please contact Carolyn-Cooper Chambliss for Contact Information)

Contact Us

For additional information regarding the programs offered in the Professional & Secondary Education department, please contact the secretary at ccooper12@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall 209
Phone:
(570) 422-3363
Fax:
(570) 422-3942 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Name
Beth Sockman
Phone:
(570) 422-3621