Dr. Jean Dockers was named director of teacher education in 2010. Dockers came to PSU from Oklahoma State University, where she was an assistant professor in the School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership.

Dockers began her teaching career in Colwich, Kan., where she taught grades 6-8. She taught seventh grade science at Derby Middle School from 1993 until 2003 and was an adjunct instructor of biological sciences at Cowley County Community College from 2001-2003.

Dockers holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Bethel College, a master of science in education degree from Wichita State University and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Arkansas.