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Elementary Education Faculty

Faculty members in the 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, caring educators. 

Anthony M. Kline, Ph.D.
Dean
Associate Professor
B.S. - Ball State University
M.A. -Ball State University
Ph.D. - Ball State University
260.665.4536
klinea@trine.edu
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Alison C. Todd
Assistant Professor
B.A. - Union College
M.E. - Lesley University
M.A. - Castleton State College
260.665.4519
todda1@trine.edu
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Justin Bock
Assistant Professor 
B.S. - Taylor University 
M.Ed. - Indiana Weslyan University  
260.665.4873
bockj@trine.edu
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Megan Tolin
Assistant Professor
B.S. - Trine University
M.S. - Indiana University
Doctorate in Educational Technology - Central Michigan University
260.665.4538
tolinm@trine.edu
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V. Khalid Griffin
Assistant Professor
B.A. - Norfolk State University
M.A. - the Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed. - Indiana University/Purdue University
260.665.4568
griffinv@trine.edu
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Laurie Stockton-Moreno
Assistant Professor/Director
The Center for Montessori Education at Trine University
B.S. - University of Texas at Arlington
M.S. - University of Texas at Arlington
Early Childhood (3-6) AMS Credential-Montessori Teacher Academy at Edison Lakes
Montessori Foundation Leadership Institute - Clearwater
260.665.4565 
stockton-morenol@trine.edu
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Philip G. Downs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Direcotr of Education Graduate Programs and Accreditation
B.A. - Indiana University
B.S. - Indiana University
M.S. - Indiana University
Ph.D. - Purdue University
260.665.4505
downsp@trine.edu
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Franks School of Education Office
260.665.4121