Skip to Main Content
My Bethel Visit Us Apply Now!


Academic Programs


Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson
  • Title Professor of Education
  • Work Phone 574.807.7115
  • Office Miller/Moore Academic Center, Room 111 1001 Bethel Circle Mishawaka IN 46545 USA EST


  • B.S. Taylor University, Elementary Education
  • M.S. University of Southern California, Education
  • Ed.D. Ball State University, Elementary Education, Cognates: Supervision and Administration, Curriculum and Instruction


  • Reading Language Arts Method I
  • Curriculum Development & School Improvement
  • Folklore, Children & Adolescent Literature
  • Early Childhood Seminar
  • Children's Literature
  • Emergent Literacy

Graduate Courses:

  • Folklore, Children & Adolescent Literature
  • Curriculum Development & School Improvement


I taught fourth grade in Connersville, In for one semester, then first grade in Lancaster, Ohio for 9 years. Then I taught first grade for 5 years in Seoul, Korea and second grade in Korea for 3 years.  I earned my Master’s degree while teaching in Seoul, Korea. While earning my doctorate I was a teacher in the Living Learning Lab at Ball State University and substitute taught in Muncie, IN schools.  I co-authored three English textbooks for Korean Middle Schools while in Korea.  They were the number one selling English textbooks!  I also starred in the video series that accompanied the textbooks.

Professional Interests:

I am interested in international education, language arts, literacy, and art education.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Delta Kappa Gamma
  • Indiana Reading Professors
  • Indiana Reading Association International Reading Association
  • National Council for the Teachers of English
  • St. Joseph Valley Council of the Indiana Reading Association (Vice President, President, and Past President)
  • Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Indiana AEYC
  • Midwest AEYC
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Early Childhood Professionals of Northern Indiana