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Schoolfield Named Associate Degree Nursing Program Director at Waubonsee

Marjie Schoolfield

Marjie Schoolfield has been named Associate Degree Nursing Program Director at Waubonsee Community College.

In this leadership role, she will serve as a liaison with the college administration and share responsibility for leadership, development and direction of the nursing program. She will be responsible for ensuring that the program is in compliance with all accreditations, laws and regulations. She will also coordinate clinical faculty placements and the nursing curriculum.

Schoolfield has a bachelor of science and a master of science in nursing from Lewis University and an associate degree in nursing from Waubonsee. She also has certification in oncology nursing.

Currently a full time faculty member at Waubonsee, she has also worked at Delnor Hospital since 1999, and has served as a Team Leader there since 2004. Her previous positions at Delnor were as an Oncology Educator in Medical-Surgical Nursing, a Patient Care Coordinator and a Staff Nurse. She has also worked as a Clinical Instructor at Waubonsee since 2009.

Schoolfield has attended discipline-related conferences, including the Illinois Community College Faculty Association Conference. She has also taken courses that include “Integration of Technology in the Classroom,” “Making Connections for Engaged Learning,” “Greening Your Curriculum” and “Bridging the Culture and Poverty Gap in Education.”

At Waubonsee, she has participated in the College Readiness Committee, College Night, Healthcare Petition Committee, New Faculty Learning Academy, Feed My Starving Children, Leadership Academy, Curriculum Council, Student Conduct board and Foundations of Excellence.