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  • ​The School of Education Alumni Homecoming Reception is Friday, October 27, 2023 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Herman H. Bozeman Hall Lobby.


The School of Education welcomes the following four valuable members:

  • Dr. Ula Lyons, the new NSU Preschool Academy Director.  She earned a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Leadership and Advocacy.  Dr. Lyons' expertise lies in the development of school readiness aimed to close the achievement gap prior to children entering kindergarten.
  • Priscilla Spencer, Ed.D. with the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education Department.  Her "future work will focus on the exceptional learner and the influence of parental engagement in the education journey."
  • Ms. Sherrie Mitchell is the new Master Math Instructor for the Spartans Teach Program with a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics.  In addition, she is the Center for Teaching and Learning representative for the School of Education.
  • Ms. Tishara Brown is the new Project Coordinator of the Classic Upward Bound TRIO Program (An outreach Pre-College Prep Program) directed by Dr. Leon Rouson.  She is twice a graduate of NSU and is excited to be back and to be a part of this wonderful program for high school students.
  • The School of Education Monthly Faculty and Staff Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • The 41st Annual Conference of R.A.M.P. (Research Association of Minority Professors) will meet in Washington, DC during February 1-3, 2024.  The theme will be "Challenging The Weaponization Of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)."
  • The School of Education has the highest Freshman cohort retention rate at 76%. This rate is moving us in the right direction for meeting our goal of 85% for overall undergraduate and graduate student retention rates by 2025.