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Bonnie Cabeza

I gave a presentation on multiple intelligences to the San Antonio Writing Project this week, and it went great! I have been asked to give the same presentation to NEISD teachers during on Curriculum Day this August. Thank you so much for providing me with such inspiring content to share with even more people. This program really made a difference in my career!

Hear Lisa describe how she completed her ME.d plus Principal certification in just two years!


Advance your career online with a Master of Education in only 9 months! With our individualized attention, online community, and courses designed for working adults, you will achieve more at Schreiner.

Includes three course blocks: Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Leadership, and Organizational Leadership.

Schreiner University’s 100% Online Master of Education degree is the next step for education professionals who want to advance their careers and have a positive impact on today’s learners. The Master of Education online program specializes in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership.

Schreiner’s Master of Education degree combines academic rigor and engaged online learning with accessible, highly qualified and award-winning faculty. Candidates are provided the convenience of online coursework and the opportunity for faculty mentoring, collaboration, presentation, and professional development.

Principal Certification may be added to the MEd with just another 2 semester program.

This program prepares you to become an assistant principal of instruction, college instructor, athletic director, teacher leader, and more!

Schreiner University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates as well as associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Schreiner University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Meet Your Professors!

Dr. Neva Cramer
Dr. Neva Cramer

Dr. Neva Cramer Director of Education and Graduate Studies in Education – research and publications in learning through the arts, trauma informed pedagogy, creating engaging learning environments, and supporting literacy through the visual and communicative arts.

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist, and there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
John Steinbeck

Dr. Joan Bowman
Dr. Joan Bowman

Dr. Joan Bowman Associate Professor in Education and Coordinator of the Principal as Instructional Leader Program. – research and presentations in instructional technology and innovative online learning. Dr. Bowman uses her prior experience in public school administrative leadership to train and prepare future educational leaders.

Dr. Doug Monk
Dr. Doug Monk

Dr. Doug Monk Assistant Professor in Education- research and presentations in principal preparation. Dr. Monk teaches and supervises pre-service teachers and prepares principal candidates for the state certification exams. As a former teacher and administrator in Texas public schools, he ensures the success of our future professional educators and leaders.

Dr. Doug Monk
Liliana Lovisa

Liliana Lovisa, Teacher Certification Officer for Profession in Education.

Education Colleges of Distinction
  • 100% online

  • Complete in 9 months

  • 3 start dates per year

  • No GRE required

  • Limited class sizes for personalized attention

  • Low-cost competitive tuition

  • 36 credit hours

Accredited by SACS
Accredited by TEA

Director of Education

Neva Cramer
Professor of Education/Director of Teacher Graduate Education
Professions in Education

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.  – John Steinbeck


  • B.S., Secondary Education
    Southwest Texas University
  • Speech/Drama and English
    Louisiana State University, 1977
  • M.A. in Reading, Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
    Louisiana State University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction
    Louisiana State University, 2003


  • Elmore Whitehearst Award for Creative Teaching 2013
  • Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity 2015

Presentations and Publications (Most Recent)

  • The Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction and Assessment, 6-12M. Hougen, Ed. 2015
    Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Part II Chapter 13
    Supporting Literacy and Learning through the Visual and Communicative Arts
  • Transforming Learning in the 21st Century College Classroom through the Arts
    The International Journal of Learning in Higher Education, Volume 21, Issue 2, January 2015, pp.15-23. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: January 20, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 846.127KB).
  • Texas Association for Literacy Education Yearbook, Volume 2, Building Momentum, August 2014 Chapter 6: Supporting Literacy Through the Visual and Communicative Arts: Building Momentum in Literacy for 21st Century Digital Learners
  • The Learner Conference: The Learner 21st International Conference On Learning. June 14, 2014 New York.  Presentation: New Literacies for 21st Century Learners: Making Text Come Alive for Today’s Visual Learners
  • Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Annual Conference October 27, 2014 Houston, Texas. Session Presentation: Transforming Classroom Learning Through the Arts
  • CSOTTE Annual Conference Oct 19-21- Austin, Texas. Session Presentation: Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Transform the Traditional Classroom through the Visual and Communicative Arts
  • Texas Association for Literacy Educators Annual Conference: Inspiring and Transforming Literacy February 21st , 2015. The Woodlands. Texas. Presentation: Art and Literacy: Linking Literacy and the Visual Arts

Dr. Cramer teaches in the MEd and Med plus Teacher Certification program. She is dedicated to helping prepare future professional educators.   Dr. Cramer specializes in teaching and learning through the arts.  With a background in the performing arts, Dr. Neva has combined her interests and studies to promote literacy through local, regional, and statewide school seminars and workshops, through presentations for the International Literacy Association, the National Council Of Teacher Educators, Texas Association of Literacy Educators, Texas ASCD,  National Association of Supervision and Curriculum, CSOTTE,  The College Board, and other organizations. She spent five years at Louisiana State University as an instructor for teacher training classes and university supervisor of student teachers. She has over twenty years of experience as a professional educator in the areas of theatre, speech, secondary English, reading and language arts. She is currently an associate professor and the Director of Education and Graduate Studies in Education at Schreiner University

Certification Officer

Liliana Lovisa
Administrative Coordinator / Teacher Certification Officer
Academic Affairs

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