Debbie Kinner serves as coordinator of clinical placement for student teaching and practicums. She also teaches the assessment class, differentiated instruction class, as well as courses in the transition to teaching program.
Debbie is a three-time alumna, having earned her B.A. in social work at Anderson University and coming back to complete a degree in elementary education. She completed her M.Ed. at Anderson University as well, after spending 12 years teaching in Asia. She holds a license in grades 1-8.
Debbie began her career in education when she and her husband went Japan to teach English right after graduation. They spent two years in Japan teaching English to children and adults. After spending four years back in the United States, she and her husband returned to Asia and worked for 10 years in Hong Kong, China as missionaries and English teachers. After returning to the United states, while raising her own three children, she began to substitute teach and served as a teacher's aid for seven years. It was then that she completed her B.A. in education and M.Ed. degree. She then spent 17 years teaching elementary and middle school students for Frankton-Lapel Community Schools.
Debbie is very compassionate about preparing young future educators for a life of service to our community and the world. She enjoys traveling and taking care of her eight grandchildren. She and her husband live in Anderson and love the outdoors and the four seasons of Indiana.
Phone: (765) 641-4403
Coordinator of Clinical Placements
B.A. Social Work, Anderson University
B.A. Education, Anderson University
M.Ed. Education, Anderson University