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Dr. Elizabeth Napier

Associate Professor of Education

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional StudiesDirector of Teacher Education & Clinical Experiences
740-397-9000 Ext. 3416Email Dr. Napier

In The News

  • MVNU Employees Recognized for Service

    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Faculty and staff members at Mount Vernon Nazarene University were honored for their years of service at the annual University Dinner on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. During the event, President Henry Spaulding reminded attendees that as the new academic school year begins, administration, faculty, and staff have “good work to do and that we have done good work together.”

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Professional Experience

  • Director of Teacher Education & Clinical Experiences, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH, 2019-present
  • Associate Professor of Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH, 2010-present
  • University Supervisor, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH, 2007-present
  • NCATE/CAEP Accrediation Coordinator, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH, 2010-2015
  • Gifted Intervention Specialist K-9, Coshocton City School District, OH, 2002-2007

Professional Organizations

  • Faculty Panel Reviewer, MCE Program Review Team, Ohio Department of Higher Education, Columbus Ohio, 2020-present
  • Committee Member, Education Preparation Program Review (EPPR), Ohio Department of Higher Education, Columbus Ohio, 2019-2021

Awards and Recognitions

  • MVNU Education Department University Supervisor of the Year, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2018-2019
  • MVNU Education Department Instructor of the Year, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2017-2018

Published Works & Presentations

  • Ed.D., Walden University (2019)
  • M.A. in Education Intervention Specialist: Gifted/Talented, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio (2006)
  • B.S. in Education Middle Childhood Education (4-9), Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (2002)


"(MVNU professors) feel a great weight of responsibility to get it right for the students who enter our community each year."

John Ballenger - Director of the Writing Lab, Assistant Professor of English