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Lovinger Building Room 3300
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Dr. Ann McCoy, Chair
Dr. Julie Hentges
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator,
MSE Elementary Education
Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education, Lovinger 3185
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Lovinger Room 3185
Ed.D. Walden University, Minneapolis, MN (2012)
Courses Regulary Taught
ECEL 3320 Intermediate ELA (Junior) Block
ECEL 5360 Trends and Issues in Childhood Education
ECEL 5720 Childhood Curriculum and Assessment
ECEL 5730 Exemplary Instructional Practices
ECEL 5920 Childhood Research and Development
Dr. Julie Hentges, Associate Professor of Education, has been with UCM for more than eight years. She is a certified elementary teacher, a certified K-12 reading specialist in Missouri, and holds an earned Doctorate in Education with an emphasis on teacher education. She has received honors for her dedication to student achievement from, Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Education Honor Society Excellence in Education Award, Missouri Learning Forward Professional Learning Leadership Award, and University of Central Missouri Advisor of the Year.
Dr. Hentges has submitted proposals and presented instructional strategies to enhance comprehensive literacy for several Missouri State Conferences; such as, the Missouri International Reading Association Conference, the Missouri Write to Learn Conference, Missouri State Reading Recovery Conference, the Missouri Primary Conference, and the Missouri State Charter School Conference.
In addition to presenting at state conferences, Dr. Hentges has submitted proposals and presented at conferences on the national and international level including the Professional Development Schools Conference, MACTE, ATE, SRATE, International Center on Scholastic Inquiry, and Institute for Teaching & Learning.
Dr. Hentges’ current research interest addresses teaching reading to accelerate and motivate student achievement. She plans to continue her research working to meet the needs of students in K-12 classrooms.