College of Education staff

Dr. John Ward, Dean, College of Education

Dr. John Ward, Dean, College of Education

Dr. Ward began his career in education as a high school math teacher in Detroit Michigan. He later earned his masters degree in Special Education and was a special educator in Detroit Public Schools. He earn his doctoral degree at the University of Memphis in Curriculum and Instruction. His scholarship focuses on philosophies and methods of teacher reflection. His passion in educator preparation is the integration of innovative clinical experiences with university courses.

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