Education Faculty

Loras College Faculty Virginia Maurer
Associate Professor of Education
563-588-7309 | Virginia.Maurer@loras.edu
Loras College Faculty Rebecca Monhardt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
563-588-7161 | Rebecca.Monhardt@loras.edu

Before entering higher education, Dr. Monhardt taught science and language arts in grades 4-6 in Texas public schools.   She earned her Ph.D. in science education in 1996 from the University of Iowa with an emphasis in qualitative research methods and geology.  Before coming to Loras, she was a professor at Utah State University where she worked extensively with Navajo students and teachers and was engaged in research related to outdoor science education.  Since coming to Loras College in 2009, Dr. Monhardt has been involved in various STEM education initiatives.
Loras College Faculty David Salyer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
563-588-7836 | David.Salyer@loras.edu
Loras College Faculty Scott Scheuerell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
563-588-7201 | Scott.Scheuerell@loras.edu

Scott Scheuerell taught high school social studies for nine years at Larned High School (KS) and Warrensburg High School (MO).  He graduated with a Ph.D. in social studies education from the University of Missouri (’06) where his research focused on the integration of technology in social studies instruction.  In the education program, he teaches Multicultural Education and Secondary Social Studies Methods.  He also teaches General Secondary Methods which meets on-site at a local high school using the Professional Development School (PDS) model.
Loras College Faculty Hilarie Welsh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
563-588-7994 | Hilarie.Welsh@loras.edu

A former high school English and middle school language arts teacher, Dr. Welsh joined the Loras faculty in 2012 after earning her PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Modeling innovative, student-centered teaching strategies is her passion, and she enjoys spending time in the Dubuque area secondary schools to remain up-to-date in current issues in local schools. Her research interests include novice teacher induction, promising pedagogical practices, and teacher inquiry.

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