Natural Science Department Chairperson and Instructor
Dr. Michelle Schoon has been at Cowley College since 1991. Along with serving
as the Natural Science Department Chair, she teaches Principles of Biology,
General Biology I and II, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Anatomy and
Dr. Schoon also serves as HLC-AQIP Liaison, where she keeps track of accreditation
requirements and processes for the college, and submits documentation to
HLC as needed.
She enjoys teaching science as a discipline, and, teaching the discipline
of science (the study required to be successful in science). She says students
are the main reason she enjoys being an instructor. She also enjoys working
alongside other dedicated faculty members.
While at Cowley, Dr. Schoon has received an Excellence Award from the National
Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, as well as been named
the college’s Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence and Student Learning
(2000) and Paul Stirnaman Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence recipient
(2005). She was also named Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
in 2004 and 2007.
Dr. Schoon has a Bachelor of Science from Bethany College, a Masters of Curriculum and Instruction from Wichita State University, and an Educational Doctorate from Southwestern College.
Office: GJ303 # 4