Who We Are

MEET THE TEAM

Behind the Center for Education name is a team of Rice faculty, staff, and education practitioners, each passionate about moving Houston forward.

Robert Bruce
Dr. Rob Bruce

Dean, Glasscock School of Continuing Studies


Jennifer Gigliotti
Dr. Jennifer Gigliotti

Senior Associate Dean for Education and Academic Initiatives, Clinical Assistant Professor of Education


Karen Capo
Karen Capo

Director, Early Childhood Initiatives Instructor, Education

Amy McClurd
Dr. Amy McClurd

Director, College Readiness Initiatives


Judy Radigan
Dr. Judy Radigan

Director, Educator Preparation Instructor, Education


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Courtney Tardy

Director of Development

Rebecca Sharp
Rebecca Sharp

Director, Master of Liberal Studies & Dual Credit Initiatives


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Steve Amstutz

Instructor, Education


Denna Brooks
Denna Brooks

Program Coordinator, College Readiness Initiatives

Brooke Brown
Brooke Brown

Assistant Director, Early Childhood Initiatives


Newell Boyd
Dr. Newell Boyd

Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


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Elizabeth Castillo

Instructor, Education

Joseph Campana
Dr. Joseph Campana

Alan Dugald McKillop Chair and Associate Professor of English Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


Daniel Cohen
Dr. Daniel Cohen

Associate Professor of History Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


Shelah Crear
Dr. Shelah Crear

Director, Student Success Initiatives and Instructor, Education

Terry Doody
Dr. Terry Doody

Professor of English Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


Sharon Dworaczyk
Sharon Dworaczyk

Instructor Early Childhood Initiatives


Lori Espinosa
Lori Espinosa

Instructor, Oral and Written Language (OWL) Laboratory

Pansy Gee
Pansy Gee

Instructor, Elementary Initiatives


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Dr. Dennis Huston

Professor Emeritus of English; Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


Jordan Khadam-Hir
Jordan Khadam-Hir

Associate Director, Early Childhood Initiatives

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Devynn Moreno

Marketing & Communications


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Anthony Nguyen

Instructor, Education


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Carrie Owens

Associate Director, Rice Office of STEM Engagement and Field Supervisor, Education

Debbie Paz
Debbie Paz

Associate Director, Early Literacy and Bilingual Initiatives


Shannon Raffetto
Shannon Raffetto

Associate Director, College Readiness Initiatives


Kim Raptis
Kim Raptis

Assistant Director, Master of Liberal Studies and Pre-collegiate student programming

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Olga Trejo

Assistant Director, Educator Preparation


Richard Smith
Dr. Richard Smith

George and Nancy Rupp Professor Emeritus of Humanities Instructor, Master of Liberal Studies and Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing


Vanessa Vierra
Vanessa Vierra

Assistant Director, Early Childhood Initiatives

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Sheila Whitford

Instructor and Field Supervisor, Education

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Glasscock School of Continuing Studies - Center for Education
Anderson-Clarke Center
Third Floor
Houston, TX 77005

STREET ADDRESS

Glasscock School of Continuing Studies - Center for Education
Rice University
Mail Stop 550
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892