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It is with great sadness that we must share the news that our dedicated supporter and friend, Mr. Bailey has passed.¬† Mr. Bailey’s generosity and commitment to teacher preparation education has made a significant difference for the students in our college.¬† Read more about Mr. Bailey and the legacy he leaves behind.

The David T. Bailey Graduate School of Education comprises students, faculty, and staff from three departments and one program within the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.

  • Department of Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Education Program (CFS)
  • Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS)
  • Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling (EPC)
  • Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE)

Within each of these units are an array of programs, centers, and institutes with a focus on far-ranging research and service.

Contact Information

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

Diane Booker
Administrative Assistant


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