Faculty and facilities

Thom Leadership Education Center

The Thom Leadership Education Center was dedicated in 2000 and includes media-equipped classrooms, a writing lab, a computer lab and a distance learning classroom. Other areas you may specialize in, such as art, music or human performance, are also well equipped.

Early childhood education program director

Annette Oliver
Director of the Early Childhood Program
Assistant Professor of Education
College of Graduate Studies
402-643-7474 · Annette.Oliver@cune.edu · TLEC 103A

College of Education teaching faculty

Nancy Elwell
Dean of the College of Education
Associate Professor of Psychology
402-643-7337 · Nancy.Elwell@cune.edu · TLEC 202

Ronald Bork
Head of Teacher Education
Professor of Education
(402) 643-7475 · Ronald.Bork@cune.edu · TLEC 214A 

Annette Oliver
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of the Early Childhood Program
College of Graduate Studies
(402) 643-7474· Annette.Oliver@cune.edu · TLEC 103A


Vicki Anderson
Assistant Professor of Education
Intercultural Studies and Modern Languages Department Chair
ESL/ELL Program Coordinator
402-643-7481 · Vicki.Anderson@cune.edu · TLEC 204C

Russ Moulds
Professor of Education
(402) 643-7438 · Russell.Moulds@cune.edu · Jesse 229 

Bernie Tonjes
Director of Concordia Dual Credit
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Field Experiences
(402) 643-7480 · Bernard.Tonjes@cune.edu · TLEC 214D 

Janell Uffelman
Plum Creek Literacy Festival Director
Professor of Education
(402) 643-7318 · Janell.Uffelman@cune.edu · TLEC 103B 

Amanda Geidel
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Special Education
(402) 643-7235 · Amanda.Geidel@cune.edu · TLEC 214C

Shanna Opfer
Interim Program Director for Elementary Education
(402) 643-7219 · Shanna.Opfer@cune.edu · TLEC 214B 

Beth Pester
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Middle Level Education
Director of Student Teaching I
Director of Student Teaching II
(402) 643-7470 · Beth.Pester@cune.edu · TLEC 211B 

Leah Serck
Adjunct Instructor in Education
(402) 643-7300 · Leah.Serck@cune.edu · TLEC 206A


Thad Warren
Associate Professor of Education (DCE)
402-643-7476 · Thad.Warren@cune.edu · TLEC 206


Brenda Nation-Robson
Adjunct Instructor of Education


Early Childhood Adjunct Instructors

Graduate Adjunct Instructors

Laura Busse

Tracie Dedor

Heidi Hammond

Jennifer Lotz

Martha Nash

Kay Storck