• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
Jeanne Williams

Jeanne Williams

Professor of Educational Studies Emerita

[email protected]
Office: Todd Wehr 307

Basic Information


  • B.S. in secondary English education, Ohio State University
  • M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction reading, Kent State University
  • Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction reading and cultural foundations of education, Kent State University

Courses Taught

  • EDU 130   Structures of the English Language
  • EDU 190   School and Society
  • EDU 245   Children’s Literature
  • EDU 311   Literacy Development in Middle and Secondary Schools
  • EDU 341   Language and Literacy Development: Reading
  • EDU 348   Integrated Approaches to Reading and Language Arts Instruction
  • EDU 350   Seminar on Intercultural Teaching Supervision of Student Teachers
  • EDU 435   Student Teaching: Early Childhood
  • EDU 441   Student Teaching: Elementary
  • EDU 471   Student Teaching Seminar

Awards & Honors

  • 2004-2005 Who’s Who Among American Teachers
  • Severy Award
  • Former President Wisconsin Independent Colleges of Teacher Education
  • Current President Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Educatio


  •  Conference presentations on literacy teaching in kindergarten, literacy and brain development, teacher education and licensure

Areas of Interest

  • Literacy development
  • Classroom culture and teachers’ decision-making
  • Learning and brain development