Mary Jo Larsen

Assistant Dean

Mary Jo Larsen

Office Hours: Tu & Th: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Fri: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Ph.D., Education, Seattle Pacific University, 2014
  • M.A., Education, Pacific Lutheran University, 2004
  • B.A., Education, Pacific Lutheran University, 2002

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Endorsements in English and Biology


Mary Jo earned both her B.A. and Master’s in Education from PLU. Her varied career in education includes working for the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Olympia and working for various teacher education programs. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from Seattle Pacific University in 2015. Mary Jo currently serves as President of the Washington Association for Colleges of Teacher Education.