Department of Child and Family Studies

Department of Child and Family Studies


Child and Family Studies
B109 Education Building
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (320) 308-2132
Fax: (320) 308-0908
Email: cfs@stcloudstate.edu

Faculty and Staff

Staff

Kelli Schreiner

Kelli Schreiner

Office Manager

(320) 308-4954 | B109 Education Building
kjschreiner@stcloudstate.edu

Faculty

Ming-Chi E. Own

Ming-Chi E. Own

Associate Professor
Chairperson
B.A. Curtin University (Australia)
M.A. University of Iowa
Ph.D. University of Iowa

(320) 308-2132 | B123 Education Building
meown@stcloudstate.edu

Teaching and research areas: Social-cultural perspective of young learners (particularly ELL) early school literacy learning and use of music as linguistic catalyst for second language learners.

JoAnn Johnson

JoAnn Johnson

Professor
B.S. University of Oregon
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

(320) 308-2132 | A120-G Education Building
jojohnson@stcloudstate.edu

Professional experiences in disabilities services and studies include hospital-, home-, and center-based early intervention and developmental services; developmental assessment and evaluation; supervision and program coordination; and university and outreach training and instruction.

Jane Minnema

Jane Minnema

Associate Professor
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

(320) 308-2132 | B131 Education Building
jeminnema@stcloudstate.edu

Early Childhood Special Education Licensure/Master’s Program, undergraduate Birth-3rd licensure program

Fatemeh Zarghami

Fatemeh Zarghami

Professor
B.S. Iowa State University
M.S. Iowa State University
Ph.D. Iowa State University

(320) 308-2006 | A147 Education Building
fzarghami@stcloudstate.edu
Teaching and research areas: Parenting Education, Early Childhood Assessment issues, Application of Technology in educational contexts, Distance Education, Program Evaluation.

Karin Ihnen

Instructor
B.S. University Of Minnesota
M.Ed. University Of Minnesota

320-308-3949 | A152 Education Building
klihnen@stcloudstatestate.edu

Professional experiences include: teaching in preschool, junior high/high school(Family Consumer Science), adult and higher education settings; early childhood and family education curriculum writing.