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Meet Your Faculty and Directors

All programs in the School of Education at Edgewood College are offered within the context of a liberal arts educational framework and in keeping with the Dominican values of truth, compassion, justice, partnership and community. We invite you to learn about our faculty and directors here and, better yet, to contact them if you have questions or wish to get to know them.

Dean

Sara Jimenez Soffa, Ph.D.

Mar 6, 2020, 13:12 PM
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Sara Jimenez Soffa is the Director of Research for the Edgewood College Ed.D. program. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Ripon College, a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and Adult Education from Alverno College, and a Ph.D. from UW-Madison in Educational Leadership specializing in higher education administration. Sara is an accomplished researcher specializing in research design, data analysis, and outcomes-based assessment. Sara began her work in the doctoral program as the Coordinator for the Higher Education concentration of the program. Since 2010, Sara has been the Director of Research responsible for developing and teaching the research sequence of the program, both in blended and online formats. Her research interests include exploring research self-efficacy in students navigating the doctoral experience, cultivating inclusive collegiate classrooms through the implementation of multicultural pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning, and exploring features of quality graduate programs that prepare leaders in all educational settings (PreK-20). Outside of the classroom, Sara lives in Madison with her husband Gerardo and three beautiful boys, and is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys running marathons and triathlons. She believes by modeling her commitment and enthusiasm for education, her boys will become lifelong learners as well.

 

Associate Deans, Directors, and Faculty Members

Sara Jimenez Soffa, Ph.D.

Mar 6, 2020, 13:12 PM
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Sara Jimenez Soffa is the Director of Research for the Edgewood College Ed.D. program. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Ripon College, a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and Adult Education from Alverno College, and a Ph.D. from UW-Madison in Educational Leadership specializing in higher education administration. Sara is an accomplished researcher specializing in research design, data analysis, and outcomes-based assessment. Sara began her work in the doctoral program as the Coordinator for the Higher Education concentration of the program. Since 2010, Sara has been the Director of Research responsible for developing and teaching the research sequence of the program, both in blended and online formats. Her research interests include exploring research self-efficacy in students navigating the doctoral experience, cultivating inclusive collegiate classrooms through the implementation of multicultural pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning, and exploring features of quality graduate programs that prepare leaders in all educational settings (PreK-20). Outside of the classroom, Sara lives in Madison with her husband Gerardo and three beautiful boys, and is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys running marathons and triathlons. She believes by modeling her commitment and enthusiasm for education, her boys will become lifelong learners as well.