Rena Rockwell, Ed.D. | Webster University

Rena Rockwell, Ed.D.

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Department of Teacher Education
314-968-7490
renarockwell@webster.edu
Webster Hall 200G

 

 

 

Biography

Dr. Rena Rockwell is a lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education at Webster University, where she teaches courses in Education and Innovations, Educational Technology and Special Education. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Special Education, her Masters in Reading and Educational Technology, and her Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership all from Webster University and her Ed.D. in Educational Administration from William Woods University.  

Dr. Rockwell has over eighteen years teaching in higher education; both online and in person. She has developed online courses in the Educational Technology EdS and in the Special Education MA programs. She has over twenty-five years in the educational field teaching as a special educator, reading specialist, technology specialist and educational administrator overseeing professional development and technology integration. Dr. Rockwell has influenced change in St. Louis area school districts by leading and designing curricula and programs for diverse learners, integrating technology in classrooms, school libraries and a high school radio station and developing an innovative online professional development program for teachers and administrators. She has coordinated, planned and facilitated numerous workshops, summer institutes and strategic planning events for teachers, administrators and several communities. Dr. Rockwell has written and received numerous federal, state and local grants in her work and she is an international Making I.T. Happen award winner of the International Society of Technological Education (I.S.T.E.). She is also a veteran serving in the Army Reserve for over a decade and was mobilized for active duty in Desert Storm.