|Judy A. Jowers
Ed.D. (Curriculum and Instruction, 2020)
A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of Online Instructors of Theological Reflection at Christian Institutions
Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools
Master of Arts (Elementary Education) 1998
The Chicago Public Schools paid for my tuition at Roosevelt while I taught full-time in an inner-city school; I participated in the
"Teachers for Chicago" program.
University of Chicago
B.S. (Chemistry) 1996
University of Illinois Laboratory High School, 1992
Washington State Professional Teaching Certificate (K-9)
Middle School Math & Science (Washington State)
PRAXIS Middle School Math Exam (Test # 0069) passed on 09/08/07
PRAXIS Middle School Science Exam (Test # 0439) passed on 08/05/06
Since August 2006, I have been teaching online courses for undergraduates earning general education credits at
Faith International University in Tacoma, Washington.
Photos of My Classroom Science Activities
Experiments & demonstrations which I have used in my classroom.
For three years (2008-2011), I taught science (grades 2-8) at Legacy Classical Christian School, a state-approved, Christian
classical school in Kent, Washington.
For four years (2004-2008), I taught science (grades 3-9) at G.O., a state-approved, private school in Olympia, Washington.
During 1996-2000, I was a first grade teacher at a public school in an under-privileged neighborhood of Chicago.
Sunday School Teaching, Day Camp, & Individual Tutoring Experience
Photos of My Godly Play Lessons
Since August 2004, I have worked with the children (ages preschool-fifth grade) at Korean Peace Presbyterian Church. I serve
as the Director of Elementary Education and teach Gospel Light's Sunday School curriculum.
During 1999-2000, I was a Sunday School teacher for preschool children at Hyde Park Christian Reformed Church. Hyde
Park CRC is comprised mainly of Chinese immigrants & students; therefore, the sermons were in Mandarin Chinese and
During 1997-99, I was a Sunday School teacher for children (ages two through four) at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Students used the Godly Play curriculum which allows the teachers & children to enact Bible stories using wooden figurines.
During 1993-96, I was a tutor (for a first grade child) as well as a summer daycamp teacher (for fifth grade children) in the
STRIVE program (hosted by Ellis Avenue Church). STRIVE was for disadvantaged students in the Chicago Public Schools.
During the summer of 1996, I volunteered at the Nature Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps; I helped with children
between the ages of five and ten.