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Mrs. Janet L Carpenter

Mrs. Janet L Carpenter

Assistant Professor

Office: 1328 - Buzzard Hall
Phone: 217-581-7899
Fax: 217-581-6300
Email: jlcarpenter@eiu.edu

Janet Carpenter's Vita

Office Hours - Fall 2013:
Monday - Thursday 10:00-11:00am

Frequently Taught Courses

Classes taught include: Instructional Strategies of the Elementary Classroom ELE 3000;
Language Arts in the Elementary and Middle Level – ELE 3350
Social Studies in the Elementary and Middle Level – ELE 3340
Reading Center,Eastern Illinois University, 1995-present
Program Coordinator and Instructorof General Studies/Reading and Study Skills Improvement – GST 1000 


 03/Elementary K-9 teaching Certificate, State of Illinois, 1990

 Certificate Endorsements: Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies
 Master’s of Science Degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education
 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL  1994
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 1975
Completion of Intensive Language Training Program
Goethe Institute, Freiberg, Germany, 1984
Graduate Studies in Counseling Psychology
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 1982-1984 (21 credit hours)
 Graduate Studies in Fine Arts
 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 1980-1982
 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 1978-1979 

Professional Organizations

Professional Association Memberships

University Professionals of Illinois,  UPI delegate to IFT/AFT; 2006-present
Illinois Reading Council, 1995-2005

East Central – EIU Reading Council 1995-2005;
      Conference Co-Chair, 1998
      Chapter Vice President of Membership, 1996-1997
Phi Delta Kappa, 1995-2005
      Chapter Secretary 1995-1998



Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity

Showcase EIU,Exploration and Inquiry of Undergraduates,
Eastern Illinois University, 2009-2011, Creative Writing/Children’s Books, Project of ELE 3350/Language Arts in the Elementary Classroom. 


Professional Committee Memberships

University Professionals of Illinois Executive Board, ACF Representative, Eastern Illinois University, Spring, 2011-present

Coalition of Support Service Committee, Eastern Illinois University, 2012-present
Student Success Center Advisory Committee, Eastern Illinois University, 2006-present
Student Support Services Group, Eastern Illinois University, 1995-present
TRIO Advisory Committee, Eastern Illinois University, 1997-present
University Professionals of Illinois; EIU House of Delegates, elected 2006, re-elected 2009, 2012
University Professionals of Illinois, UPI Delegate to IFT/AFT Convention, elected 2006, re-elected 2009, 2012
Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level Education, Curriculum Committee, Eastern Illinois University, 1997-2003


State/National Conferences

AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1-3, 2011
AFT Convention, Delegate from the UPI, Seattle, Washington, July 7-11, 2010
AFT Convention, Delegate from the UPI, Chicago, Illinois, July 10-14, 2008
NEA-AFT Higher Education Joint Conference: Building Alliances for Higher Education and the Public Good, Washington, D.C., March 28-30, 2008
Illinois Federation of Teachers, Delegate to 2007 Biennial Convention, Chicago, Illinois, March 2-4, 2007
UPI Local 4100, EIU House of Delegates, Chicago, Illinois, 2007-2012
Illinois Education and Technology Conference: Springfield, Illinois, November 16-17, 2006.
Technology, Reading & Learning Difficulties Nineteenth Annual International Conference, San Francisco, California, January 25-27, 2001 

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