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Administrative Team

Dr. Tony Latiker, Interim Dean – 601-979-2433

Associate Deans
Dr. Deidre Wheaton, Interim Associate Dean – 601-979-8843
Dr. Rasheda Bell, Associate Dean – Academic Programs – 601-979-7043

Executive Administrative Staff
Mrs. Gretta Mabry-Ashley, Dean’s Executive Administrative Assistant – 601-979-2433
Ms. Chandra Howard, Administrative Assistant – 601-979-8836

Departmental Chairs
Dr. Albert Carter (Chair), Educational, Administration and Foundational Research – 601-979-2351
Dr. Stephanie R. Davidson (Chair), Elementary & Early Childhood Education – 601-979-2341
Dr. Dion Porter (Chair), Counseling, Rehabilitation and Psychometric Services – 601-979-2361
Dr. James H. Robinson (Chair), Health, Physical Education, and Recreation – 601-979-2768
Dr. Dennis Williams (Interim Chair) Educational, Multicultural, and Exceptional Studies – 601-979-2439

Program Directors and Coordinators
Ms. Juanita Johnson (Director), Lottie W. Thornton Early Childcare Center – 601-979-2396
Dr. Walter Brown (Director), Executive Ph. D. – 601-979- 4002
Dr. Sam Mozee, Jr. (Director), Mississippi Urban Research Center – 601-979-1386
Mr. Michael Mozee (Director), Center for Teacher Quality – 601-979-8666
Dr. Dennis Williams (Director), Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) – 601-979 2439
Dr. Deidre Wheaton (Director), School of Lifelong Learning – 601-979- 8738


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Our college is committed to preparing future educators, counselors, and leaders who are dedicated to making a positive impact on the world.

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs that provide students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to succeed in their chosen field. Our faculty are experienced professionals who are passionate about teaching and mentorship, and who are actively engaged in research that informs and improves their work in the classroom.

In addition to our academic programs, we offer a variety of resources and support services to help students succeed. Our Center for Student Success provides academic advising, tutoring, and other services designed to help students achieve their academic goals. We also offer a number of experiential learning opportunities, such as student teaching, internships, and service learning, that allow students to gain hands-on experience in their field.

At the College of Education and Human Development, we believe that education is the key to creating a better world. Whether you are interested in teaching, counseling, leadership, or any other field related to education and human development, we are here to help you achieve your goals and make a difference in the world.

Our Vision

The vision of the College of Education and Human Development is to be the premier Urban institution of choice within the state of Mississippi, the region, and the nation for the preparation of teachers, counselors and mental health professionals, professional development specialists, school leaders, and other school related professional practitioners with the latest in technology, best practices and as responsive educators with adaptive expertise.

We are also proud of our designation as a provider institution and partner with the U.S. PREP National Center for Educator Preparation Transformation.

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College Of Education And Human Development


College of Education and Human Development
1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Phone: 601.979.2433

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