Stephanie Erps


Stephanie is passionate about preparing K-12 pre-service teachers for their future classrooms. She is specifically interested in Science Education in the K-12 settings and STEM fields.

Stephanie taught in High Schools across the country before returning to the Quad Cities to pursue her Ph.D in Science Education at the University of Iowa.

Read Professor Erps' CV (pdf)

Education and Training

  • PhD (in progress), University of Iowa, Secondary Science Education
  • MEd, Concordia University-Portland, Instruction and Curriculum in Secondary Science Education
  • BA, Warburg College, Chemistry and Secondary Education

What Inspires You?

The "Ah-ha" moment in a learner inspires me everyday. I love seeing curiosity ignited! Teaching, and learning, never get boring when curiosity is at the core.

More About Professor Erps

Courses Taught

Secondary Methods
Science Methods


Big Brothers, Big Sisters
National Science Teaching Association

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