Objectives

The Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section is dedicated to the continual improvement of accounting education, especially through the development of relevant and innovative curricula, a renewed emphasis of effective and efficient instruction, and the exploration of knowledge-organization issues related to accounting programs. Specific objectives include, but are not limited to:

  1. Teaching:
    1. To foster research in methods of learning and their application to the field of accounting instruction;
    2. To stimulate discussion and experimentation in instructional means, methods, and materials in general;
    3. To raise questions and to disseminate knowledge about teaching and teaching-related materials;
    4. To initiate, encourage, and sponsor research in methods of learning and in the improvement of skills and aids used to impart knowledge of accounting and of related fields; and
    5. To provide guidance and opportunities for members to both test and improve their teaching skills and instructional materials.
  2. Curriculum matters:
    1. To encourage continued consideration of and experimentation in all facets of curriculum development for accounting programs; and
    2. To communicate interests, intentions, and information about curriculum developments in accounting programs.
  3. Education:
    1. To encourage a broad definition of scholarship that includes a high priority on teaching and curriculum development;
    2. To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and findings about developments related to instruction and curriculum issues in accounting education;
    3. To work with other organizations pursuing similar goals; and
    4. To encourage qualified individuals to consider opportunities in accounting education by providing appropriate guidance and knowledge about such careers

 

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Vice President - Practice

Bette Kozlowski
KPMG LLP

President

Wendy Tietz
Kent State University

Past President

Markus Ahrens
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

Secretary

Angela Spencer
Oklahoma State University

Treasurer

Amanda White
University of Technology Sydney

Coordinator

Midwest Region-Co-Coordinator
Markus Ahrens
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec
Ohio Region-Co-Coordinator
Renee Castrigano
Gannon University
Western Region Co-Coordinator
Shannon Charles
University of Utah
Midwest Region-Co-Coordinator
Susan Curtis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Southeast Region-Co-Coordinator
Maureen Flores
Troy University
Southeast Region-Co-Coordinator
Carolyn Hughes
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Northeast Region-Co-Coordinator
Patricia Johnson
Southern New Hampshire University
Western Region-Co-Coordinator
Melissa Larson
Brigham Young University
Northeast Region Co-Coordinator
Yvette Lazdowski
University of New Hampshire
Mid-Atlantic Region-Co-Coordinator
Cynthia Phillips
St John's University
Southwest
Cathy Scott
University of North Texas at Dallas
Mid-Atlantic Region-Co-Coordinator
Joseph Trainor
St John's University
Southwest Region-Co-Coordinator
Edward Walker
University of Central Oklahoma

Chairperson

Nominations Committee-Chair
Cassy Budd
Brigham Young University
Membership Committee-Co-Chair
Patricia Johnson
Southern New Hampshire University
Awards Committee-Chair
Sara Kern
Gonzaga University
2023 Annual Meeting Program Committee-Co-Chair
Rose Layton
University of Southern California
Membership Committee-Co-Chair
Rose Layton
University of Southern California
TLC Regional Coordinating Committee-Chair
Yvette Lazdowski
University of New Hampshire
2023 Annual Meeting Program Committee-Co-Chair
Jonathan Liljegren
Brigham Young University
2022 Conference Research Track Chair
Christie Novak
Syracuse University
2022 Conference Chair
Julie Ravenscraft
Missouri State University
2023 Annual Meeting Program Committee-Co-Chair
Frances Stott
Ohio University
2022 Conference Teaching Track Chair
Alyssa Vowell
Oklahoma State University

Council Representative

Cassy Budd
Brigham Young University

Vice President

Vice President-Academic (President-Elect)
Cathy Scott
University of North Texas at Dallas

Editor

Newsletter Editor-The Accounting Educator
Angela Spencer
Oklahoma State University

Webmaster

Cathy Scott
University of North Texas at Dallas

Section Committee Member

Nominations Committee
Markus Ahrens
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec
2022 Teaching Track Committee
Mfon Akpan
Methodist University
Nominations Committee
Robyn Barrett
St. Louis Community College
2022 Research Track Committee Chair
Matt Bjornsen
University of Nebraska-Kearney
Awards Committee
Susan Curtis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nominations Committee
Holly Hawk
Clemson University
Awards Committee
Mark Holtzblatt
Cleveland State University
Awards Committee
Bambi Hora
University of Central Oklahoma
2022 Teaching Track Committee
Benjamin Huegel
Le Moyne College
Nominations Committee
Tara Lambert
Whitworth University
2022 Research Track Committee
Cathryn Meegan
Jacksonville University
2022 Teaching Track Committee
Paula Sanders
University of Central Oklahoma
Awards Committee
Carol Yacht
McGraw Hill