Lacinda Speckhart Mena, EdS

Director of Field Experiences

Lacinda Mena
  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301
  • Francis Hall 325
  • 217 242 1177

Lacinda Mena serves as Quincy University’s Director of Educational Field Experiences for the School of Education-a position she has held since 1995.  She is a retired fifth grade teacher from Payson Seymour Elementary School.

Since 1985, Lacinda has held the position of sponsor for the Payson Seymour History Fair Organization. A winner of multiple professional awards for teaching excellence, WGEM golden apple award, Illinois Historical Society – Teacher of the Year, she continues to inspire those around her with her love of teaching.


BA – Sociology and Political Science  (Education)

MS – Elementary Education (Social Studies)

Ed S – Educational Administration