Department Chair

Shonna Crawford
B.S. Evangel University
M.Ed. Evangel University
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum: Literacy

Darla Pritchett – Administrative Assistant
Shannon Holgerson – Field Placement and Data Coordinator


Dr. Matt Stringer
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Dr. Kelly Sutherland
B.S. Central Methodist University
M.Ed. Missouri State University
M.Ed. William Woods University
Ed.D. Lindenwood University
Dr. Frederick Drake
B.A. Drury University
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Ed.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Middle School Education and Administration.
Eddie Noack
B.S. Evangel University
M.ED. Evangel University
Specialist in Educational Administration, Southwest Baptist University
Special Education
Dr. Gordon Pace
B.S. Evangel University
M.A. Western Michigan University
Ed.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Dr. Susan Langston
B.A. Drury University
M.S. Drury University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Secondary Education and Administration.
Dr. Peggy Reed
B.S. Evangel College
M.S. Southwest Missouri State
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University
Early Childhood Education.
Dr. Andrea Hughes




Dr. Colleen Hardy: Education Department chair

Dr. Colleen Hardy graduated from Evangel University in 1985 and went on to teach elementary school in the Willard (Missouri) School District for 15 years. In addition to being a classroom teacher, Dr. Hardy worked with the state Department of Education, writing standardized tests and participating in the training and professional development for teachers in ...

Categories: Education

Dr. Becky Huechteman, a professor of education at Evangel for 30 years, is a leader in the field of literacy.

Dr. Becky Huechteman: Professor of Education

Dr. Becky Huechteman jokes that she has been “stuck in school forever.” Ever since she was a small child “teaching” her dolls and her parakeet, she has had a desire to help people learn. From her days as a 13-year-old Sunday school helper to her current position as professor of education at Evangel University, that ...

Categories: Education, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Education Leadership, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Education in Literacy

Shonna Crawford

Dr. Shonna Crawford: Assistant professor of education

Shonna Crawford has always loved school, and it shows. Between graduating from Evangel in 2000 and returning as an assistant professor of education in 2011, Crawford spent time teaching elementary school, received her Master in Reading degree and worked for the Missouri Reading Initiative. While teaching in Oklahoma, Crawford was a finalist for Teacher of ...

Categories: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education

Dr. Larry Toll

Dr. Larry Toll: History professor and civil war enthusiast

When Dr. Larry Toll is not in an Evangel University classroom teaching history, he is out in the community living it. In the summer months you might find him working as a national park ranger at nearby Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, participating in a Civil War reenactment, doing a live demonstration of historic weapons, or ...

Categories: History, Social Studies Education


Dr. Keith Hardy: Kinesiology Department chair

Originally from Tallahassee, Fla., Dr. Keith Hardy joined the Evangel faculty in 2000. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas in 2006 and has been chair of the Kinesiology Department at Evangel since 2007. Hardy has led Evangel’s United Way Campaign during the past two years and has also participated in the University Alliance ...

Categories: Exercise Science (Pre Physical Therapy Track), Health, Kinesiology, Physical Education (K-12)

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