Eileen St. John Ed.D.

Assistant Professor; Chair; Master's Program Director



Dr. Eileen St. John is an Assistant Professor for Bethany College. She has more than 18 years experience teaching in higher education. Prior to that she taught at the pre-school level and middle school math.

She always been interested in education. As a junior and senior in high school, she volunteered to help out the teachers in the elementary school across the street. She would work during her study hall periods helping them with activities in class, grading papers, and reading stories to the children.


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Eileen St. JohnAreas of Passion & Research

Reading research — specifically in the areas of struggling readers. Content area literacy.

Personal interests

  • Volunteering at my church.
  • Spending time with friends and family.
  • Various outdoor activities.

Favorite Quote, Book, or Movie … Why?

“Your worth does not come from someone else’s approval” by Angela Watson. God’s is the only judgment that matters.

Volunteer Work

Special needs respite care at church.