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College of Education

Dean's Council

The Dean's Council in the College of Education serves in an advisory capacity to the dean in matters related to the ongoing work of the college and administrative policy. The Council plays a key role in setting the vision and goals for the College and in using unit data to support continuous improvement of the College and its programs. The Council is made up of the dean, associate deans, department chairs, center directors, chair of the COE Faculty Assembly, and others identified by the dean who are in leadership positions in the College.


Arter, Trish

Dr. Trish Arter
Chair, Counseling, Leadership, & Educational Studies


Barger, Bettie Parsons 

Dr. Bettie Parsons Barger
Director, Jim and Sue Rex Institute for Educational Renewal and Partnership


 Corley-Moore, Shaniqua

Ms. Shaniqua Corley-Moore
Director, Instructional Technology Center

Costner, Beth
Dr. Beth Costner
Associate Dean and Director of Student Academic Services


Hamel, Erin
Dr. Erin Hamel
Director, Macfeat Early Childhood Laboratory School


Harris, Lisa

Dr. Lisa Harris
Director of Graduate Studies

McLaine, Alice

Dr. Alice McLaine
Chair, Faculty Assembly


Ming, Kavin
Dr. Kavin Ming
Chair, Curriculum and Pedagogy

Rakestraw, Jennie
Dr. Jennie Rakestraw


Schoepfer, Kristi
Dr. Kristi Schoepfer
Chair, Physical Education, Sport, and Human Performance

Vawter, Dave
Dr. Dave Vawter
Vice-Chair, Faculty Assembly


Yearta, Lindsay

Dr. Lindsay Yearta
Chair, Education Core

Last Updated: 8/23/20