Posting Summary: The Dean of the College of Education is the administrative and academic head of the College and reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The College has programs in Teacher Education, Psychology, and Educational Administration.
It offers the Bachelor's degree in Psychology; Master's degrees in Psychology (Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, Pre K-12 School Counseling), Administration & Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (Curriculum Planning, Secondary School Instruction, Reading Specialist, Educational Technology, Teaching Non-English Background Students), Elementary Education, Special Education - Mild/Moderate, Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (online); Specialist's degree in Administration and Supervision; Doctorate degrees in Pre K-12 Administration, Higher Education Administration, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, Curriculum Planning, Elementary Education, Reading, Secondary Education, Special Education; and Certification / Endorsements in Biology 7-12, Chemistry 7-12, Early Childhood Education PreK-3, Elementary Education K-6, English 7-12, English as a Second Language PreK-12, Family and Consumer Sciences 7-12, Geography 7-12, Government 7-12, Health and Wellness, History 7-12, Instrumental/General Music K-12, Mathematics 7-12, Middle Grades Education 4-8, Physical Education K-12, Spanish 7-12, Special Education Modified K-12, Speech 7-12, Visual Arts K-12, Vocal/General Music.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: Policy Making, Decision Making, Personnel, and Advisement of Students. Other duties may be assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Policies that affect curriculum and faculty are developed by the Dean for submission to recommending bodies and for approval by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President. The Dean is also responsible for working in concert with department chairs and committees in the development and design of programs and courses.
The Dean offers leadership in making judgments and providing resolution for College and departmental operations, and for policies which affect student matriculation. The Dean is responsible for College administrators, teaching faculty, research faculty, and other staff. The Dean provides oversight of student advisement, recruitment, and retention.
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently ser...ving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.