Faculty and Staff



Educational Background

Barbara Curry, MAT Barbara Curry, MAT Senior Lecturer II FN 3.218B 972-883-4008 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Elementary, Hearing Impaired MAT in Science Education, UT Dallas BA in Elementary/ Deaf Ed, Texas Women’s University

Kim Distin, MAT Kim Distin, MAT Program Coordinator and Materials Manager FN 3.308J 972-883-6415 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Composite Science 6-12 in process: PhD in Philosophy in Science Education, Curtin University, Perth, AU MAT in Science Education, UT Dallas BS in Marine Biology, Texas A&M University at Galveston

Katie Donaldson, MAT Katie Donaldson, MAT Master Teacher FN 3.410 972-883-6427 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Secondary Biology, Secondary Chemistry MAT in Science Education, UT Dallas BS in Zoology, Texas A&M University

Floyd Dorsey, MEd Floyd Dorsey, M.Ed Master Teacher FN 3.410 972-883-2417 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Mathematics 6-12, Computer Science, HPERD M. Ed in Administration, Lamar University BS in Math Education, HPERD, East Central University

Bill Gammons, Jr, MAT Bill Gammons, Jr, MAT Master Teacher FN 3.308L 972-883-6444 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Secondary Math MAT in Administration Math, Sam Houston University BA in Mathematics, Sam Houston University

Pamela Gossin, PhD Pamela Gossin, PhD Associate Professor Arts and Humanities JO 5.304 972-883-2071 [email protected] Dual PhD in History of Science and English, University of Wisconsin-Madison MA in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln BA in English and Latin, Math minor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 Pam Kirkland, MEd Pam Kirkland, M.Ed Master Teacher/ Induction FN 3.308Q 972-883-4318 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Biology, Secondary Life Earth Science, English as a Second Language Supplemental M.Ed. in Administration, Concordia University BA in Microbiology, UT Austin

Hailey King, MEd Hailey King, M.Ed Advisor FN 3.308P 972-883-6485 [email protected] M.ED in Higher Education Administration, University of Houston BS in Psychology, Oklahoma State University

Amin Lalani Amin Lalani TI Master Teacher/ Assistant Clinical Professor
UTeach Dallas
Tel 972-883-6451
Fax 972-883-6796

Teaching Certification(s): Mathematics Grades 6-12 MA in Mathematics, UT Austin BS in Mathematics, UT Tyler


Jim McConnell, Ed.D Jim McConnell, Ed.D Master Teacher FN 3.308B 972-883-2481 [email protected] Teaching Certification(s): Secondary Physics, Secondary Math, Psychology Ed.D in Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction: TAMU Commerce MS in Psychology/ Physics, TAMU Commerce BS in Mathematics/ Physics, UT Arlington

Homer Montgomery, PhD Homer A Montgomery, PhD Associate Professor UTeach Dallas Co-Director FN 3.308H 972-883-2480 [email protected] Personal Page Ph.D in Geology, UT Dallas BS in Geology, UT Austin

Mary Urquhart Mary L. Urquhart, PhD SME Head/Associate Professor UTeach Dallas Co-Director FN 3.218C 972-883-2499 [email protected] Ph.D in Astrophysical, Planetary, and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder B.S. in Geophysics, Astrophysics,  New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

 Kate York, PhD Kate York, M.Ed Master Teacher FN 3.410A [email protected] 972-883-2498 Teaching Certification(s): Principal K-12, Life Science 8-12, Composite Science 8-12, English/Language Arts 8-12; Dance 6-12 in process: Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education, Texas Tech University M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, The University of Texas at Arlington B.A. in Biology, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX