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Stephanie Pope

Stephanie Pope, PhD

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education | Location: EDU 209E
Phone: (423) 614-8188
Dr. Stephanie Pope joined the Helen DeVos College of Education in 2019 as an assistant professor of early childhood. She teaches Introduction to the Teaching Profession, Early Childhood Methods, Early Childhood Foundations, and Elementary Math Methods. Prior to Lee, Pope taught Pre-K and Kindergarten, as well as grades 1, 2, 4, and 5 in the Metro Nashville public school system. While teaching 1st grade, she wrote her dissertation, “The Impact of Ability Grouping on First Grade Reading Achievement in an Urban School Setting.” She is passionate about early childhood literacy, as well as science and STEM /STEAM and is currently working with local early childhood programs to create STEM boxes – science kits based on children’s literature. Pope earned her Doctor of Education in leadership and professional practices from Trevecca University, her Master of Arts in Teaching from Lipscomb University, and her Bachelor of Business Administration from Freed-Hardeman University.

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