Faculty & Staff Profiles

Name:  Bettie Parsons Barger
Title:  Chair, Education Core Department; Director, Jim and Sue Rex Institute; Director, Educator Preparation Programs; Administrative Program Director, Teaching Fellows; Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Literacy
Education:  Ph.D., Ohio State University; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
Office:  143-A Withers/W.T.S. Building   
Phone:  803/323-2102
E-mail:  bargerbp@winthrop.edu 
Area(s):  Children's Literature; Elementary Education

Dr. Barger began working at Winthrop in fall 2014. She teaches children's literature. Dr. Barger focuses on educator preparation, PK-12 school partnerships, and supportiing teacher candidates. When not teaching, Dr. Barger loves to read, travel, and spend time with family and friends.