Dorothy Imperial, PhD

Dorothy Imperial, Elementary Education Faculty
Imperial, PhD
Elementary Education
Teaching Faculty
Holley A-211-G
(850) 770-2274

Office Hours

  • Monday: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Dorothy Imperial, Ph.D., is an assistant teaching professor in the Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education. Dr. Imperial earned a doctorate degree from The Ohio State University in Early, Elementary & Middle Education; a master’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Varying Exceptionalities and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Rowan University. She has more than 18 years teaching experience in prekindergarten through 12th grade. She has taught in both public and private settings in states such as New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, Louisiana and California. Dr. Imperial is a strong advocate for students with exceptionalities, military families and veterans. She also played a key role in the passing of the Military Interstate Compact for Louisiana.

Dr. Imperial is the lead for math and science education for FSU Panama City. Along with preparing pre-service educators, she teaches the following courses:

  • MAE4326: How Children Learn Mathematics
  • MAE4310: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
  • MAE5318: Topics Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
  • SCE4310: Teaching Elementary School Science
  • SCE5318: Concepts Learning Elementary School Science
  • EEX4070: Including Students with Disabilities in the General Education Curriculum
  • EDE4907: Directed Field Experience
  • EDE4943: Internship Student Teaching

Dr. Imperial, her husband and two daughters are happy to call the Emerald Coast home.