2. Organizational Structure
The COEHS is headed by the Dean, who reports directly to the Provost. Personnel reporting directly to the Dean include two associate deans, 10 department heads, a technology support specialist, a copy center director, and the Dean’s Office clerical staff.
The COEHS is organized into 10 departments and four support centers. Faculty members and departmental staff report directly to the department head. Each support center has a director who reports to an associate dean and the center staff report directly to the center director—see COEHS Organizational Chart.
Policies and procedures related to each department are maintained on the department website.
Policies and procedures related to the function of each center are maintained on the centers' website.
The Advising Center in the Dewar College of Education and Human Services was created specifically to be an advocate for students who are majoring in COEHS degree programs. The center staff assists students in planning their program of study and provides a strong support system for addressing individual concerns. The center also houses the Educator Certification Office.
The Office of Field Experiences and Clinical Practice (FECP) serves as the liaison between the various educator preparation programs and our partner schools for the purpose of scheduling and implementing arrangements for all undergraduate field experiences. The FECP office staff is responsible for proper administration of the field experience program by providing overall leadership and direction for the program.
The Center for Program Assessment, Analytics, and Evaluation (CPAAE) in the Dewar College of Education and Human Services facilitates a culture of continuous improvement by monitoring and refining a comprehensive assessment system. The center staff supports data collection, retrieval, analysis, and reporting for the evidence-based planning necessary to ensure program effectiveness and quality student learning while meeting the standards and principles set forth by state and national accrediting bodies.
The Center for Accreditation and Curricular Innovation (CACI) is responsible for accreditation reporting and supporting curricular innovations within the college. The center staff actively facilitates the preparation for and the submission of all program accreditation reports as well as all Specialized Professional Association reports. Additionally, the staff implement and maintain a comprehensive data-driven continuous improvement curricular model at the college and program levels which is informed through innovation.