Mark Lamping

Associate Professor
School of Education
Ed.D. (Ethical Leadership), 2019, Olivet Nazarene University
M.S. (School Administration and Supervision), 1992, Pittsburg State University
B.S. (Elementary Education), 1979, Olivet Nazarene University

Following 36 years of teaching middle school students in Kansas and Illinois, Dr. Lamping joined Olivet’s full-time faculty in 2015 as an associate professor. He teaches courses in educational assessment, classroom management, and mathematics and science teaching methods. 

Dr. Lamping’s dissertation research investigated assessment literacy formation in preservice teachers. He has served as the university liaison to the Standards-Based Assessment Task Force for Kankakee School District 111.  His professional memberships include the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Science Teaching Association, and Nazarene Educators Worldwide. 

He serves as faculty advisor to Olivet’s Student Education Association and has been a member of ONU’s Nu Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi since 1977. 

As an educator, he has completed training and implemented curricula that promote social-emotional learning and student-centered instruction including Second Step and AVID. His teaching endorsement includes English for Speakers of Other Languages. He has completed the Midwest Premier Advanced Placement Institute and is a past recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 

Dr. Lamping and his wife, Brenda, live in Bourbonnais and attend College Church-University Avenue. They are the parents of two adult children, both of whom are Olivet alumni. Meagan (Lamping) McCann, and her husband, Wade, graduated with the class of 2009. Jeffrey and his wife, Anna (Smit), graduated with the class of 2010. The Lamping’s are the proud grandparents of future Olivetians, Willis, Audra, and Simon.