Weena I. Gaulin, Ed.D.


Chair of the Education Department, Associate Professor of Education
Education: Ed. D. Curriculum and Instruction. West Virginia University. M.A. TESOL. West Virginia University. M.A. English Language, Literature and Civilization. Reunion Island University. B.A. English Language, Literature and Civilization. Reunion Island University.
Office: Canizaro Library 227
Email: isabelle.gaulin@avemaria.edu
Phone: (239) 280-2524

Lynne Swosinski, Ed.D.


Adjunct Professor of Education
Education: B.S., Physical Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; B.S., Elementary Education, Florida Gulf Coast University; M.A., Reading, Florida Gulf Coast University; D.Ed., Curriculum and Teaching, Northcentral University
Professional Experience: Currently working as a Reading Specialist

Shirley Rainwaters, Ed.S.


Adjunct Instructor of Education
Education: A.S., Liberal Arts, Edison Community College; B.S., Elementary Education, University of South Florida; M.A., Elementary Education, University of South Florida; Ed.S., Education; University of Florida
Professional Experience:  Currently working as a Literacy Specialist

Joy Bonnaig, Ed.D. (candidate)


Adjunct Instructor of Education
Education: B.A., Elementary Education, CUNY Brooklyn College; M. Ed., Educational Leadership, Florida Gulf Coast University; D.Ed. (candidate), Organizational Development, Grand Canyon University
Professional Experience:  Currently working as an Intervention Support Specialist
Email: joy.bonnaig@avemaria.edu

Irene Benfatti, M.A. (ABD)


Adjunct Instructor of Education
Education: B.A., Junior High School/Mathematics, William Patterson University; M.A., Math Education, William Patterson University; M.A., Education Leadership, Columbia University; Ed.D. (candidate), Columbia University
Professional Experience:  Principal and teacher.
Email: irene.benfatti@avemaria.edu

Kathy Christensen, Ed.D.


Adjunct Instructor of Education
Education: B.S., Elementary Education, Miami University; M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of South Florida; Ed.S., Teaching and Teaching Education, University of Florida; Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Florida
Professional Experience:  Currently working as a Literary Specialist