Faculty and Staff
Dr. Dawn Mallette is the program coordinator and teacher educator in the School of Education at Colorado State University. Dr. Mallette teaches a general teacher education methods course and coordinates a Professional Development School at Poudre High School for the School of Education’s Center for Educator Preparation. In addition, she coordinates the Family and Consumer Sciences program, advising most of the students in the major, teaching multiple courses in the discipline, and supervising the program’s student teachers.
Dr. Mallette is also the associate director for distance education in the School of Education. In that role, she manages all of the School’s distance learning programs, and professional development coursework and workshops.
Dr. Mallette received her undergraduate degree from Fort Hays State University, her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and her doctorate degree from Colorado State University. Her research and service interests focus on teacher preparation (FCS and general), teacher professional development, curriculum development, high stakes testing, and distance education.
Dr. Mallette is a highly respected faculty member at CSU, and is well-known and respected in the educational and FCS/CTE communities across Colorado and beyond. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her strong commitment to teaching and to her profession. Most recently, she was honored with the Family Career and Community Leaders of America National Outstanding Service Award.