Jill Steinke

Assistant Professor of Pre-licensure Nursing

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Jill Steinke graduated from Marion College in 1981 with a B.S. in Nursing. After graduation, she moved from her hometown of Fairmount, IN to Chicago and Milwaukee where she worked as a medical-surgical nurse and an operating room nurse. After moving back to Marion in 1995, she began teaching clinicals at IWU as an adjunct and became full-time faculty in 2005. Currently, she teaches Adult Health and Fundamentals courses at the sophomore level, Mental Health Nursing at the junior level, and is a preceptor for Leadership and Management students at the senior level.

Mrs. Steinke is involved in the IWU-Shenyang Medical College SON (China) academic/cultural exchange program. She has hosted Chinese faculty in her home and has traveled with the IWU students to China for their transcultural practicum in 2012. Additionally, she led a transcultural practicum to Grenada in 2013.

Jill has been married to Dave, a pastor, since 1985. Their two daughters are students at IWU; Ellen is a biology major and Beth is studying business.


  • The use of simulation in nursing education
  • Quality and Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) - QSEN Institute Scholarship recipient; QSEN Overview presentation given at the 2012 Innovations in Nursing Education Conference.
  • Transcultural Nursing - China and Grenada: IWU SON Practicum leader


  • BS
    1981, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • MS
    2009, Ball State University
Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953