Degrees and Programs

English

Instructor Bios

  • Jason Elznic

    Journalism/English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: M.S.E. English Emphasis; additional graduate work in journalism and media law; 7 years experience as professional educator

  • Jason Elznic

    Journalism/English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: M.S.E. English Emphasis; additional graduate work in journalism and media law; 7 years experience as professional educator

  • Neil Harrison

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: B.A. Chadron State College; M.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.F.A. Vermont College of Norwich University

  • Bonnie Johnson-Bartee

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor of English Literature and Writing; M.S.E. Wayne State College; additional teaching experience with E.S.L., G.E.D., and Developmental English; published poet; editor

  • David Kramer

    Career Composition Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: B.A. Wayne State College; M.E. University of Nebraska

  • Melissa Lemke-Elznic

    Speech Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelors in English Literature and Speech Communication; Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Speech Communication

  • Julie Ptacek-Wilkey

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Master of Arts in English; 19 years teaching experience; 3 years editor of Pearl Poet Newsletter; 3 years law experience; one year Assistant Continuing Director for radio station; published poet and part-time photographer

  • Kristi Rastede

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor of English Writing and Literature; Master of Art in English Literature; currently working towards Master of Art History

  • Louise Torkelson

    Transitional English Skills Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor's Degree in Education and Special Education; Master's Degree in Education and Learning Disabilities; 34 years of teaching experience; Transitional English at Northeast Community College for the past 15 years