Education Faculty

Janine Bixler

Professor of Education


Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University
Master of Science, SUNY Oswego
Bachelor of Science, SUNY Oswego

Office: Hudson Hall, Room 109-F
Office Hours: M 1–3 pm; T/TH 1–2 pm & by appointment.
Phone: 845-569-3531


ED 2120 Literacy Teaching and Learning for Diverse Childhood Learners
ED 2510 Language Arts Methods for Childhood Education
ED 5690 Emergent Literacy


Professor Bixler was an elementary/middle school classroom teacher in New York and Georgia. At the Mount, Janine is the faculty advisor for the student organization CIRCLE (Conversations to Inspire Reading Children’s Literature with Engagement).

Research interests

  • In-school and out-of school literacy practices
  • intergenerational book talks
  • preservice teacher preparation


 Portrait of: Janine Bixler