Administrative Directory

dean_justin_perry_officialJustin Perry
Dean, Ewing Marion Kauffman Endowed Chair & Professor in Counseling and Educational Psychology
347 Education



LaVerne Berkel
Associate Dean, Associate Professor
347 Education



Duties:  Assessment; SOE Graduate Officer; Supervision of Berkley Child and Family Development Center, Grants Office, Field Experience Coordinator, and Assessment / Technology Coordinator; Promotion and Tenure Coordinator; Faculty Mentoring Program; Academic Credentialing Coordinator; Adjunct and New Faculty Orientation; myVITA Coordinator


Committees:  UMKC Assessment Committee, SOE Assessment Committee Chair, SOE Graduate Enrollment Management Committee, UMKC Academic Policy Development Taskforce

Micheal Strohschein
Assistant Dean, Outreach and Academic Engagement
347 Education



Duties: Division of Continuing and Professional Education; Education Outreach and Academic Engagement; Online Programs, Inter-sessions (terms); Strategic Initiatives; and Dual Credit.


Committees: e-Learning Action Team; SOE Online Advisory Committee Chair; Higher Learning

Commission Implementation Team; Graduate Enrollment Management Committee; and Culture and Climate Team

Christine TimmermanChristine Timmerman
Assistant Dean for Student Services and Enrollment Management
129C Education



Duties:  Recruitment, Undergraduate Academic Advising, Teacher Certification, Graduation, Commencement, Scholarships, Room and Class Scheduling, State and National Reporting, Student Government, Academic Petitions, Student Issues, Catalog Revisions


Committees:  Strategic Enrollment Management Team, E-Learning Action Committee, Connect Early Alert Advisors Group, SOE Culture and Climate Team Chair, SOE Graduate Enrollment Management Committee Chair, SOE Online Advisory Committee, and SOE Website Committee

The following is in alphabetical order:


Kathryn Benson
Sr. Executive Assistant
347 Education



Shelly Doucet
Director of Development
355 Education



Tamara MorrisTamara Morris
Director of Advancement
413 Performing Arts Center



Barbara Schaaf PettyBarbara Schaaf Petty
345 Education



Sheila ThomasSheila Thomas
Administrative Associate
359 Education



Jackie WalterJackie Walter
Business/Fiscal Operations Manager
359 Education