2023-24 Graduate Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
2023-24 Graduate Catalog

School of Education

Dean’s Office
Education Building, Room 1239
Fax: 607-753-5432


Andrea Lachance, dean; Kimberly Rombach, interim associate dean

Role of the Dean

The dean oversees all the activities of the academic departments and programs within the School of Education. The school consists of three 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. In addition, the school awards certificates of advanced study in educational leadership. The dean is responsible for overall supervision of the school and for curriculum, program development, budget and personnel. The dean’s office is staffed by two administrative assistants, one for the dean and one for the associate dean.

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 SUNY Cortland, 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.


Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

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Foundations and Social Advocacy Department

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Literacy Department

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