College of Education, Health & Human Performance Faculty & Staff

Amanda Metcalf

Dean - College of Education, Health & Human Performance; Associate Professor

351 Education Building

(304) 333-3679


Ph.D. West Virginia University , M.A. East Tennessee State University , B.S. Mars Hill College

Areej Ahmed

Assistant Professor of Special Education

348 Education Building

(304) 367-4143


Ph.D. Ohio University, M.Ed. Ohio University, B.A. King Abdul-Aziz University

Bernadette Bamberger

Instructor of Exercise Science

319 CH

304.367.0000


M.S. Ohio University, B.S. Ursinus College

Virginia Delawder

Instructor of Exercise Science

305 Colebank Hall

(304) 333-3720


M.Ed. Fairmont State University, B.S. Fairmont State University

Julia dos Santos

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

306 Colebank Hall

(304) 333-3649


Post Doctoral Fellow Wayne State University, Ph.D. University of Portol, Portugal, B.S. Methodist University, Brazil

Joy Gaines

Instructor of Education

343 Education Building

304.367.0000


M.A. West Virginia University, B.A. Fairmont State University

Christy Haney

Assistant Professor of Nutrition

314 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4509


Ph.D. Walden University, M.S. Perdue University, B.S. Perdue University

Keisha Kibler

Secondary Education Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Education

313 Education Building

(304) 367-4394


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.A. West Virginia University, B.A. West Virginia University

Kristi Kiefer

Associate Professor of Physical Education

309 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4662


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.S. West Virginia University, B.A. Fairmont State College, R.B.A. Fairmont State College

Jan Kiger

Department Chair - Health & Human Performance, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation Leadership

307 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4984


M.S. West Virginia University, B.S. West Virginia University

Courtney Miller

Assistant Professor of Special Education

344 Education Building

(304) 367-4130


M.A. West Virginia University, B.A. West Virginia University-Parkersburg

Valerie Morphew

Professor of Education

334 Education Building

(304) 367-4664


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, B.S. The University of West Florida, A.S. Central Florida Community College

Barbara Owens

Director of PDS Partnership/Clinical Experiences

328 Education Building

(304) 367-4886


M.A. West Virginia University, B.A. Fairmont State College

Pamela Pittman

Associate Professor of Reading

349 Education Building

(304) 367-4272


Ph.D. North Carolina State University, M.Ed. University of North Carolina-Wilmington, B.A. East Carolina University

Toni Poling

Department Chair - Education, Assistant Professor of Education

333 Education Building

(304) 367-4160


M.A. West Virginia University, B.A. West Virginia University

Julie Reneau

Associate Professor of Special Education, Director, Autism Individualized Mentoring & Support Services (AIMSS)

355 Education Building

(304) 367-4507


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.Ed. Vanderbilt University, M.A. West Virginia University, B.S. Vanderbilt University

Paul Reneau

Professor of Exercise Science

309A Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4148


Ph.D. University of Alabama, M.Ed. Vanderbilt University, B.S. West Virginia Wesleyan College

Joyce Rose

Teacher Certification Officer

345 Education Building

304-367-4242


B.A. Fairmont State University

Sandy Shriver

Director of Accreditation and Administrative Operations

352 Education Building

(304) 367-4241


M.Ed. Fairmont State University, B.A. Fairmont State University

Tyler Singer

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

308 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4287


Ph.D. Kent State University, M.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Carol Tannous

Director, Strategic Initiatives & Student Success/Journey, Coordinator, Wilderness Explorer Program/SOAR First-Year Seminar

307 Education Building

(304) 367-4025


M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Terrin Taylor

Administrative Assistant, PDS Partnership/Clinical Experiences

328B Education Building

(304) 367-3725


B.A. Fairmont State University

Victoria Valentine

Instructor of School Health Education

313 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-


M.A. Fairmont State University, B.A. Fairmont State University

Charlie Watson

Academic Success Coordinator

347 Education Building

304-367-4852


M.B.A. Fairmont State University, B.S. Fairmont State University

Richard 'Rick' West

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

312 Colebank Hall

(304) 367-4663


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.S. West Virginia University, B.A. West Liberty State College

Barbara Wierzbicki

Assistant Professor of Education

311 Education Building

(304) 367-4120


Ed.D. West Virginia University, M.A. West Virginia University, M.B.A. Frostburg State University, B.A. McDaniel College