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Oklahoma State University

Jennifer Stepp

Jennifer Step

Teaching Assistant Professor

338 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-9932
Fax: 405-744-6344


Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. The University Of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum: Instructional Literacy Coaching
M.S. The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Reading Education
B.S. University Of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK Human Environmental Sciences Family Life Education: Child Development


Early Literacy; Instructional Coaching


Stepp, J.B. & Peterson, M.B. (2016). A multi-case analysis of pre-service and in-service teacher’s response to coaching techniques. READ: An Online Journal for Literacy Educators.

Griffith, P. L., Ruan, J., Stepp, J., Kimmel, S., (2014).  The design and implementation of effective professional development in elementary and early childhood settings.  In S. Kragler, L. Martin, K. L. Bauserman, & D. J. Quatroche (Eds.), The Handbook of Professional Development, RK-12: Successful Models and Practices.  Guildford Publishing

Courses Taught

Foundations of Literacy Instruction: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, TX EDRG  3315
Reading in Intermediate and Middle School: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, TX EDRG  3389
Reading Assessment and Intervention: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, TX EDRG  4331
Developmental Reading: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, TX EDRG  5372
Clinical Practicum in Reading: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, TX EDRG  5377
Creative Expression, Play, and Motor Skills in Early Childhood: Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, OK HDFS  2233
Social Development and Social Studies in Early Childhood: Oklahoma HDFS  3103
Children’s Play: A World Perspective: Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, OK HDFS  3203
Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education: Oklahoma HDFS  4339

Professional Memberships

  • 2011-Present Member, The Association of Teacher Educators
  • 2011-Present Oklahoma Writing Project, Teacher Consultant
  • 2007- Present Member, National Association for the Education of Young Children 2007-Present Member, International Literacy Association


  • Service to Department
    2014-2016 Department Chair- Search Committee Member
    2014-2016 Reading Education Master Student Welcoming Coordinator
    • Create networking opportunities for all reading master students
    • Provide master students with information for professional organizations
  • Service to College
    2014-2016 Library Committee Member
    2015- 2016 Sub Committee Member for Downward Expansion: E- 
  • Service to the University
    2016-Present OSU-ECE Representative- Interim Study- Dyslexia
    2015-2016 Faculty Advisor- Kappa Delta Pi- Texas A&M- San 
    2011-2012 University of Oklahoma, Graduate Student Senate
  • Service to Community
    2015-present Head Start-SA Education Advisory Council
    2015-present HEB Literacy in the Community Partnership
    2014 SA Reads Book Bank Drive Program
    2008 Multidisciplinary Team: Tinker Air Force Base