Dr. Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Associate Professor of Teacher Education
"The information [students] learn will be practical and relevant to their teaching and administrative careers."
- Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies — Iowa State University, 2004
- Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology — Iowa State University, 2004
- M.S. in Textiles and Clothing Education — Iowa State University, 2000
Co-authored a children's book on surviving school violence in 2010
In which online degree program do you teach?
What do you want students to learn in your classes?
The information they learn will be practical and relevant to their teaching and administrative careers.
Why did you start teaching?
I had excellent teachers who made a great and lasting impact in my life and career.
What advice would you give to those considering the MSE in Educational Leadership online program?
Online classes are real; students need to apply themselves and to take the classes seriously.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know about you.
I was a student athlete and now revisit my past by jogging 5-6 times each week.