Education Building, Room 1239
Fax: (607) 753-5432
Andrea Lachance, interim dean; Susan Wilson, interim associate dean
Role of the Dean
The dean oversees all the activities of the academic departments and units within the School of Education. The school consists of four academic departments and several special programs. The master of science in teaching, and the master of science in education graduate degrees are awarded for programs in the school. The dean is responsible for overall supervision of the school and for curriculum, program development, budget and personnel. The dean of education is also the teacher certification officer for the College. The dean’s office is staffed by two secretaries, one for the dean and one for the associate dean, as well as by a staff assistant and student assistants.
Role of the Associate Dean
The associate dean assists the dean in the management of the school. This includes addressing student issues such as academic policy interpretation and clarification, degree audit clearance, withdrawals and leaves of absence from the College, academic probation, suspension, dismissal, reinstatement and readmission, including contracts. The associate dean approves course overloads and serves as the dean’s curricular representative at the school and college level.