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Gleazer School of Education Directory
Name Phone E-mail
Lamoni Campus (641) 784-____ 
Michele Dickey-Kotz (Dean and Faculty) 5202 dickey
Jane Chaillie (Faculty) 5444 jnhall
Tanya Coffelt (Faculty) 5263 coffelt
Garnet Coulthard (Administrative Assistant) 5391 coulthar
Dennis McElroy (Faculty) 5292 dmcelroy
Fax 5481  
Independence Campus (816) 423-____  
Allison Dudley (Faculty) 4742 adudley
Debbi Leialoha (Faculty) 4741 leialoha
Shelly Leialoha-Hartstack (Faculty)   srleialo
Dave Trewhitt (Instructor and Field Office) 4748 dtrewhit


Preparing and Supporting Effective Teachers Who:


Candidates seek to establish a relationship of unconditional acceptance and respect for learners.


Candidates analyze, synthesize their experiences, articulating what they have felt, thought and learned through instructing learners.


Candidates prepare to lead instruction and assume leadership roles to advance their profession.


Candidates engage in high levels of involvement with learners, colleagues and the community.

Teaching Positions in Cedar Rapids

The Cedar Rapids Community School district has several Special Education positions open, in addition to other teaching positions. 

Interested students can find more information about all of the open positions  at



Murray Iowa High School-SPED

Murray High School in Murray Iowa is seeking a 9-12 Special Education Instructional Strategist I (Learning Resource) Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Teacher with an Instructional Strategist I: Learning Disability Endorsement, with a willingness to obtain an Instructional Strategist II- ID Endorsement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to enhance academic performance
  • Demonstrate competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position
  • Demonstrate competence in planning and preparing for instruction
  • Use strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs of students
  • Use effective classroom management strategies
  • Fulfills all the responsibilities of the IEP: Timely and Current Progress Monitoring, Uses Progress Monitoring to Guide Instruction, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with other educational professionals
  • Engage in professional growth

Interested applicants may contact Jarrett Belden for more information, or apply through