The School of Education does its best to answer any and all questions and concerns students may present. However, new inquiries arise from time to time. Please use this page to submit concerns regarding Preclinical and Student Teaching experiences. For program-related questions and concerns, please use the Program Questions and Concerns form.
If you have concerns regarding personal coursework, please contact your professor. If you have concerns regarding a professor please follow University Benedictine Protocol as detailed in the Student Handbook.
Dr. Mary Jeffery, Ed.D.
Dr. Mary Jeffery, Assessment Coordinator and Assistant Licensure Officer
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Dr. Mary Jeffery is an assistant professor with the School of Education and is the Assistant Licensure Office and Assessment Coordinator. She came to Benedictine University as an adjunct instructor and student teaching supervisor in January 2011 after teaching and administrating in secondary public schools for over 15 years. After receiving her bachelor’s degree at Illinois Wesleyan University, Dr. Jeffery followed her love of adventure and moved to Arizona where she worked to develop alternative education programs for high school students. She moved from Arizona to Michigan and completed her Masters of Arts in Teaching K-12 Reading at Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Jeffery recently completed her Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction at Aurora University. Her current position marries her varied background and interests; her administrative experience guides her interest in assessment and her teaching experience guides her interest in working with preclinical candidates, advising, and teaching licensure.