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Leadership

Deans’ Cabinet

John Lee

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Interim Head of Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development

Anona Smith Williams

Associate Dean for Student Success and Strategic Community Engagement

Karen Hollebrands

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Hiller Spires

Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Friday Institute

Erin Horne

Assistant Dean for Assessment and Professional Education

Department Heads

Aaron Clark

Head of Department of STEM Education

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby

Head of Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

John Lee

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Interim Head of Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development


Leadership Team

The College of Education’s Leadership Team includes all members of the deans’ cabinet and department heads that are listed above and the following representatives:

Joy Gaston Gayles

Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Audrey J. Jaeger

Executive Director, Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and W. Dallas Herring Professor of Community College Education

Matt Friedrick

Executive Director of Development

Cherry Crayton

Executive Director of Marketing and Communication

Meghan Manfra

Faculty Chair and Associate Professor

Mandy Blackmon

Staff Senator and Director of Human Resources

Gary Wright

Chair of College of Education's Graduate Student Advisory Board and Ph.D. Student in Learning and Teaching in STEM: Science Education Program Area of Study

Cigdem Meral

Member of College of Education's Graduate Student Advisory Board and Ph.D. Student in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences: Area of Study in Learning Design and Technology

Jessica Terrones

President of Education Council and Senior in B.S. in Mathematics Education

Administrative Support to Deans’ Cabinet

Martha Requard

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Mary Morris

Executive Assistant to Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Patty Fields

Administrative Assistant and Scholarship Manager for the Associate Dean for Student Success and Strategic Community Engagement

Sarah Royce

Administrative Support Associate