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About GSE

The mission of the Graduate School of Education is to promote the University of Tennessee professional education research community and its engagement in the generation and sharing of knowledge designed to improve student opportunity, achievement, and success.  The GSE strives to foster a deeper understanding of education throughout the local, regional, national, and international community.  The GSE serves to build and strengthen collaborations across departments, programs, and services in education.


Contact Information

For inquiries regarding the Graduate School of Education, please email

Susan M. Benner, EdD
Director, GSE and Associate Dean for Professional Licensure

Diane Booker
Administrative Assistant

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