Dr. Jerri A. Haynes, Dean – 601-979-2433 email@example.com
Executive Administrative Staff
Mrs. Gretta Mabry-Ashley, Dean’s Executive Administrative Assistant – 601-979-2433 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Albert Carter (Chair), Educational, Administration and Foundational Research – 601-979 2351 email@example.com
Dr. Stephanie R. Davidson (Chair), Elementary & Early Childhood Education – 601-979 2341 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Dion Porter (Chair), Counseling, Rehabilitation and Psychometric Services – 601-979 2361 email@example.com
Dr. James H. Robinson (Chair), Health, Physical Education, and Recreation – 601-979 2768 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Doreen Myrie (Interim Chair) Educational, Multicultural, and Exceptional Studies – 601-979-6330 email@example.com
Program Directors and Coordinators
Ms. Nakia Cooper (Interim Director), Lottie W. Thornton Early Childcare Center – 601-979 2396 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Walter Brown (Director), Executive Ph. D. – 601-979- 4002 email@example.com
Ms. Cheryl Jones (Director/Program Specialist), Cleopatra D. Thompson Curriculum Center – 601-979 0378 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Tony Latiker (Associate Dean), Assessment & Accreditation – 601-979 0300 email@example.com
Dr. Sam Mozee, Jr. (Director), Mississippi Urban Research Center – 601-979-1386 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. LaKeisha Opara-Nadi (Director), Center for Teacher Quality – 601-979-2762 email@example.com
Dr. Dennis Williams (Director), Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) – 601-979 2439 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Deidre Wheaton (Director), School of Lifelong Learning – 601-979- 8738 email@example.com
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.
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.