Department Chair: Patricia Arter, Ed.D.

The Department of Counseling Leadership and Educational Studies is dedicated to the highest ideals of teaching, scholarship, and service. The department meets this mission through the preparation of students to meet the needs of 21st Century learners, families, and clients through degree programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both teacher education and non-licensure degree programs. The department is dedicated to preparing professionals who are committed to the betterment of society through a life-long quest for excellence in leadership, learning, stewardship, and the communication of ideas.