POSITION: Professor Emeritus
DEPARTMENT: Graduate Teacher Education, Lancaster
LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | CC 213
Having chaired the education department since coming to EMU in 1982, he served 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.
BA, Goshen College (Elementary Education)
MA, Northern Arizona University (Education)
PHD, Southern Illinois University (Education)