MA in Education/Lanc
Having chaired the education department since coming to EMU in 1982, he now serves as director of the Master of Arts in Education program. He is known in education circles throughout the state and beyond and has served two terms on the Unit Accreditation Board of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). He initiated EMU’s M.A. in education, building on a strong undergraduate program. He also started an M.A. program at EMU’s campus in Lancaster, Pa. In addition to his administrative duties, he currently serves as professor of the Jesse T. Byler endowed chair. Dr. Steiner has a special interest in literacy education, foundations of education, Anabaptist-Mennonite education, and educational leadership.
Pam gives oversight to the Master of Arts in Education program in Lancaster, PA under the direction of the MA in Ed program director. Pam and her husband, Roger Rutt are both EMU alumni. They have 3 adult children. Pam serves on the board of Anabaptist Deaf Ministries and on the Education Committee of Lancaster Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.