MS in Education (K-12)

MS in Education (K-12)

Timothy Dohrer

Dohrer, Timothy

Director, Master of Science in Education Program

Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy


  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State University, 1999
  • MA, English, Northwestern University, 1995
  • BA, English and Journalism, Indiana University, 1990

Research Interests

Leadership development, curriculum and instruction, and curriculum integration.

Danna Dotson

Dotson, Danna

Teacher Education Coordinator and Student Advisor


Leslie Lepeska

Lepeska, Leslie

Program Assistant, Master of Science in Education


  • MS, Anthropology and Education, University of Chicago, 1990
  • BA, Behavioral Sciences, University of Chicago, 1987
Kavita Matsko

Matsko, Kavita

Associate Professor

Associate Dean for Teacher Education


  • PhD, Sociology, University of Chicago, 2007
  • MSEd, Advanced Teaching, Northwestern University, 1997
  • BS, Elementary Education, University of Illinois, 1993

Research Interests

Teacher education, mentoring, and induction; clinical preparation; features of preparation that promote candidate learning and teacher effectiveness

Bradley Wadle

Wadle, Bradley

Assistant Director, Master of Science in Education


  • BS, Theater, Northwestern University, 1997
  • MS, Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2003