Transforming Potential. It's a Trine thing.

Meet our faculty and staff

Faculty members in Franks School of Education are experienced educators. All have been involved in many positions during their public school careers, and offer you insights based on these experiences. They are knowledgeable and caring educators.

Karen S. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Dean, Franks School of Education
Associate Professor
B.Ed. – University of Toledo
M.A. – Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. – University of Toledo

Amy M. Alexander, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
B.S. - Bowling Green State University
M.Ed. - Bowling Green State University
NBCT - National Board Certified Teacher
Ed.D. - University of West Georgia

Anthony M. Kline, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
B.S. - Ball State University
M.A. - Ball State University
Ph.D. - Ball State University

Kathy Pollock
Assistant Professor
A.S. - Vincennes University
B.S. - Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne
M.S. - Indiana University

Mike Biegas
Assistant Professor
B.A. - Tri-State University
M.A. - Michigan State University

Adjunct Faculty
Kathy Aldrich
Maria Hallman
Richard Knapp
Annette Peckham
Shawn Snyder
Amanda Stout
Rebecca Thompson
Jan Wilson

University Supervisors
Sally Lanier
Marcia Powers
Debra Jones
Deb Smathers

Franks School of Education Office
Mechelle Snyder-Bruns
Administrative Assistant
A.B.A. - Trine University
B.S.B.A. - Trine University