Adjunct Faculty (MAET)

Our Master’s in Educational Technology (MAET) Program is taught by an outstanding team of adjunct faculty within the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education in the College of Education.

Adjunct Faculty (Certificate Program)

Our Certificate Courses are taught by an outstanding team of adjunct faculty, many of whom are:

  • K-12 classroom teachers themselves who have experience using educational technology in the classroom
  • Graduates from our certificate program
  • Exceptionally skilled in educational technology
  • Winners of awards such as technology Teacher of the Year from the Michigan Association of Computer-Related Technology Users in Learning (MACUL) and the national award of the International Society for Technology in Education.

Katie BradfordKatie Bradford

Katie Bradford is a former middle school teacher and a 2013 graduate of the MAET program.  Currently, she provides professional development to educators all across northern Indiana as an Innovative Learning Specialist for Five-Star Technology Solutions. Katie loves to share her passion for technology-rich instructional practices that can truly transform teaching and learning in schools today.  Additionally, she is a Google Certified Trainer who shares how these tools can foster collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking by presenting at various conferences across Indiana. Aside from technology, Katie loves to travel, read, and go on outdoor adventures with her husband and dog.

CampbellJanine Campbell

Janine Campbell is a k-12 certified Visual Arts teacher at Byron Center Public Schools in Michigan. She has been teaching Art to middle schoolers since 2004 and has been a part of the MAET team since 2015. Janine has been recognized as a 2014 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, 2015 Michigan Art Education Association Middle Level Educator of the Year, and 2015 National Art Education Association Western Region Middle Level Educator of the Year. She enjoys traveling with her husband, making art, hiking, dancing, cupcakes, reading and writing. Visit this website to learn more about Janine’s classroom.


Edie Erickson

Edie Erickson is a full time instructional designer at a community college and a 2014 graduate of the MAET program. She is a former 3rd grade teacher, spending nine years teaching in South Carolina and Michigan?s Upper Peninsula. In Edie’s role as an instructional designer, she works with faculty to redesign their courses using best practices and tools for active and meaningful learning. She is passionate about technology integration. Edie is a Google Certified Educator, has presented at a number of conferences, and is the recipient of the 2016 MACUL Technology Using Teacher of the Year Award.

GalangSquareRachelle Galang

Rachelle Galang is an instructor in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology Program at Michigan State University.  In addition to this role, she is a technology integration specialist at Oakland Schools.  Rachelle bleeds green.  She is a proud alumna of the MAET overseas cohort, the Department of Teacher Education and the Spartan Marching Band.  Aside from technology, her passions include music, traveling, dance and athletics.  You can find out more about Rachelle on her website.

Anne HeintzAnne Heintz

Anne Heintz is a graduate of the EPET program at MSU and has been an MAET instructor for five years. Her scholarly works include contributions to the Handbook for Digital Learning in K-12 Schools, Teachers College Record, and Contemporary Issues in Technology, and Teacher Education. She is the co-author of a practitioner book on dialogic instruction and co-editor of a volume on writing instruction. She enjoys creative writing and has both led and participated in creative writing groups for writers of all ages throughout her career.

HoutmanRon Houtman

Ron has worked at the Kent Intermediate School District and the Kent Career Technical Center for 15 years both teaching in the classroom and providing educator and student professional development. He is an experienced instructional technologist with experience in instructional design, development of online, blended, and technology enhanced courses and experiences. Ron has many years of experience helping others use technology to enhance their teaching and learning, classroom engagement and collaboration. As a board member of MACUL and the REMC Association of Michigan, Ron actively contributes to helping students learn and teachers teach while using technology to enhance their effectiveness, learning outcomes, and engagement.

Rachel MatzRachel Matz

Rachel is a high school English teacher in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 2017 graduate of the MAET program. In her classroom, she is passionate about pursuing student-centered instructional strategies and exploring how technology can support learning, engagement, and growth. Rachel also enjoys collaborating with fellow educators, both in her building and through various education and technology conferences, in hopes of supporting educators along their own instructional technology journeys. When not teaching, Rachel can be found reading or listening to podcasts and musical soundtracks or exploring with her dog.

Debbie McHorneyDebbie McHorney

Debbie has a master’s degree in Educational Technology (MAET) from Michigan State University. She works in California for the Burbank Unified School District in Instructional Technology. She provides professional development and technology integration support for teachers and students across 22 schools. She is passionate about making sure all students are creators, not consumers when using technology. She encourages teachers to provide students with an authentic audience. Debbie has presented at and organized numerous conferences and EdCamps and is a Google Certified Educator.

Kyle ShackKyle Shack

Kyle Shack is currently a Social Studies teacher at Allegan Alternative High School. He was also a member of the MSU-Wipro STEM & Leadership Teaching Fellowship instructional team, where he worked with Chicago Public School teachers to create transformative, innovative and multimodal instructional experiences for students. He received both his bachelor’s degree in History and master’s degree in Educational Technology (MAET) from Michigan State University. Kyle is dedicated to providing his students with an authentic and collaborative educational experience. He uses his passion for all things technology to create an open classroom for his students.

Andrew SteinmanAndrew Steinman

Andrew is a MAET graduate and educational technology consultant for the Kent Intermediate School District in Grand Rapids. He supports teachers and administrators with integrating technology to enhance student learning through face-to-face, blended, and online professional learning opportunities. In 2015, Andrew was named Outstanding Technology-Using Educator of the Year by the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL).

EMily StoneEmily Stone

Emily signed up for a pilot Education Technology class at MSU in 2006 and has been hooked on technology integration ever since. She has taught brick-and-mortar middle school math and virtual elementary classes. Transitioning to Higher Ed, she worked at DePaul University as an Instructional Technology Consultant and Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. She is currently a freelance instructional designer and toddler/preschooler-chaser. Emily has been teaching for the certificate program since 2009, and her favorite part is connecting with each student and learning about their unique perspective and goals as an educator.

Mary WeverMary Wever

Mary is a STEAM and Technology teacher for Waverly Community Schools in Lansing, Michigan. Additionally, she serves as a Board member for MACUL and a teacher consultant for the Red Cedar Writing Project. Her interests include classroom design, movement in the classroom, the maker movement, STEAM, and of course, effective and creative uses of technology to assist teaching and learning. Mary is a proud MAET graduate and loves to connect and share at teaching conferences all over the U.S.



Melissa White

Melissa White was an educator for 31 years starting as a K-12 School Librarian and ending as the Director of Instructional Technology at Ingham Intermediate School District. She was the MACUL 2013 Outstanding Educator.  She has been teaching for the CEP Educational Technology certificate program since 2002. She is the co-creator of 21 Things 4 Teachers and 21 Things for Students, both of which have received the ISTE Seal of Alignment.  For the past three years she has been consulting with Genesee and Oakland ISDs to create course content in educational technology. She lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Nicole ZumpanoNicole M. Zumpano   

Nicole is a National Board Certified Teacher with 24 years of experience as a classroom teacher and currently as an instructional technology coach in a regional gifted center within Chicago Public Schools. She is an adjunct instructor at two private universities in Illinois.  Nicole sits on the Executive Board of Illinois Computing Educators (Illinois’ ISTE affiliate) as President and is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Foundation for Education. She holds master’s degrees in Administration & Supervision and Technology in Education and is a Google Certified Educator. She’s a wife and a mom to 16 year old twins.