Emeritus Associate Professor of Christian Education
M.A. and Doctor of Education from University of Houston
M.Div. from Houston Graduate School of Theology, 1994
About Dr. Hamon
Reared in the Church of Christ, she attended Abilene Christian College. There she met Bill Wilkinson, to whom she was married until his death in 1988. They had a son and three daughters. During the 1950s, the family moved to the Houston area where Bill taught school and Rosemarie worked for KHOU-TV as “Miss Marie” of Romper Room. Upon completion of her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Houston, she began a twenty-year career in public education. She served the La Porte Independent School District as teacher, Language Arts Coordinator, and Director of Elementary Education. During this time, she earned her Master of Arts in Education and Doctor of Education degrees from the University of Houston, and taught as an adjunct instructor at the University of Houston at Clear Lake.
In 1990, she answered a call to ministry, began work at the Houston Graduate School of Theology, and married J. D. Hamon, who lived until 2001. In 1994, she received her Master of Divinity degree and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). For nine years, she was the pastor of Heights Christian Church in Houston, Texas, and is currently the Associate Pastor for the La Porte Community Church. In 2001, she began teaching at HGST as an adjunct instructor, and in 2007 joined the faculty full-time as Associate Professor of Christian Education.
CE 521: Administration & Leadership in Christian Education
CE 522: Normal Human Growth & Development
CE 551: Jesus as Master Teacher
CE 631: Christian Education Ministry for Children