Carla D. Mebane is the new director of High School/College Partnerships- the UMKC dual credit program. She started her new position on June 11. Dr. Mebane comes from Northwest Missouri State University, where she served as the Dual Credit Coordinator since 2009. Her duties also included alternative certification, student teacher supervision and Kauffman Challenge “U” program. She previously taught at William Jewell College, Baker University and Northwest Missouri State. Mebane also was a middle school teacher in the North Kansas City School District for nine years.
Mebane received her Ed.D. in Leadership and Policy Analysis from University of Missouri-Columbia, a M.A. Ed. in School Leadership from Baker University, a M.S. Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from Lesley University and a B.S. Ed. in Elementary Education from William Jewell College. (Material for this item first appeared in U-Matters).
Margret Fenske is joining the Theatre Department as Theater Assistant. She has been working in and around theaters for many years. She has worked for Vassar Playhouse (near Topeka, KS), Music Theatre of Wichita, Glimmerglass Opera, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati Opera, Kentucky Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Opera New Jersey, Ringling Barnum and Bailey Clown College, Stephens College, and spent fourteen years with Actors Theatre of Louisville. Hobbies include 35 years of singing/directing/arranging music/regional staff with various Chorus Chapters of Sweet Adelines International. She has also been a church organist since the age of 15. Margret is delighted to come and be a part of theatre at UMKC. (Photo not available.)