Stephanie Walter

  • Associate Professor of Professional Practice
  • Director of Teaching and Learning

Stephanie Walter serves as the Director of Teaching and Learning at Mizzou Academy. She holds a University of Missouri BS Ed in Secondary Language Arts and completed her M Ed in Creative Arts in Education through Lesley University. Throughout her 25+ years of teaching, Ms. Walter has taught in public, private, and blended classrooms, meeting students from all over the world and encouraging them as they evolve as writers and learners. Her current position affords her the opportunity to develop curriculum, support lead teachers, manage a large team of instructional specialists, and partner with classroom teachers. In all of these roles, Ms. Walter shares best practices in online and blended education and helps to foster student success. During her tenure with Mizzou Academy, she has authored and co-authored over 20 online and blended courses and led professional developments and workshops around the world. Her book Connected Classrooms, co-authored with Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, explores her passion for cultivating culture and connection in the blended classroom.

Certifications and Degrees

  • B.Ed. in Secondary Language Arts
  • M.Ed. in Creative Arts in Education

Areas of Expertise

  • English Language Arts Instruction
  • Writing Process
  • New Teacher Orientation and Mentoring
  • Curriculum and Design
  • Feedbacking