Title: Professor of Secondary Education and Education Foundations
Office Location: ED 147
Ph.D. - The University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed. - Abilene Christian University
B.S. in Physics - University of Oklahoma
Dr. Alan W. Garrett is past president of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, was a member of the Portales School Board for over 16 years, and has been recognized by the New Mexico School Boards Association as a Master Board Member. His other interests include gardening, reading classic science fiction, and amateur radio, for which he holds an Amateur Extra License, the highest level issued by the Federal Communications Commission. He received the 2014-2015 Eastern New Mexico University Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Alan W. Garrett?s research interests include curriculum, curriculum history, and educational history.
Title: Professor of Special Education, Department Chair
Office Location: ED 107
BS in Elementary and Special Education
Master's Degree in Special Education
Doctorate Degree in Special Education, minor in Diagnostics from Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
I am a teacher by degree, trade and heart. I hold current New Mexico Teaching licenses in: Elementary Education, Special Education, Secondary Education (history) and Diagnostics.
I teach both undergraduate and graduate classes in person (in Portales and Roswell) and online.
Teaching is my passion and I am very lucky to wake up each morning and come to work with such great faculty and students!
My research centers around the needs of parents with children having special needs, co-teaching, mentorship, online teaching and effective diagnostics and diagnostic reports.
Title: Assistant Professor of Educational Administration
Office Location: ED 146
Dr. John Peter Petrone received his Bachelor's degree in History and Political Science, and his teaching licensure from Long Island University in Southampton, NY. Dr. Petrone`s Master's degree in Educational Administration, and his educational administration credential were received from Chapman University in Orange, CA. Dr. Petrone then received his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Management from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Petrone joined ENMU in 2018, after serving total of 5 years as a high school social science teacher, then 10 years as a high school principal in California. Dr. Petrone`s high school administrative career culminated with him earning the Association of California School Administrators Secondary Principal Of The Year, for 2017-2018, ACSA State Region IX, and Merced County.
Title: Professor of Special Education
Office Location: ED 144
Bachelor's Degree--Mercy College-Dobbs Ferry N,Y.
Master's in Counseling and Guidance-Bank Street College of Education- NY.NY
Master's in School Psychology-College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York
Doctorate- University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy received his Bachelor's degree from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and his master's degree in counseling and guidance from Bank Street College of Education and his master's in School Psychology from the College of New Rochelle. He did his doctoral work at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and has done post doctoral study at George Washington University in Head Injury and Brain Trauma and additional study at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas in multiple disabilities.
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