Advising Staff

Dr. John Kemppainen, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Academic Advising

Lois Dellar

Office Manager


Julie Van Laere 

Administrative Secretary

The advisors in the Office of Academic Advising work as a team, but each one of the advisors specializes in one or more areas. For more information about specific programs, contact the advisor who deals with the area you have questions about.

K-6 Education

Sandie Miller, M.P.A.

Senior Academic Advisor


Sport Management and Secondary Education
Ken Hill, M. Ed.

Academic Advisor

Special Education & Pre-K Education

Todd Parrish, Ed.D.

Academic Advisor

Scholarships and Critical Teacher Shortage Programs
John Kemppainen
, Ph.D.



Part-Time Advisor, Secondary Education

Caitlin Hetchka

Part-time Advisor