Faculty and Staff Directory

Meet our team

Mercer’s Tift College of Education faculty and staff are dedicated professionals who devote themselves to expanding their students’ understanding both in and outside of the classroom. Through research, service, and interdisciplinary collaboration, our faculty and staff are changing the world one student at a time.

College of Education Faculty

Associate Professor of Education and Chair of Teacher Education, Macon, and Regional Academic Centers

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Associate Professor of Education, and Chair of Atlanta Teacher Education and Educational Leadership

Associate Professor of Education

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Fred L. Miles Chair of Educational Leadership and Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management

Assistant Professor of Educational Research

Associate Professor of Education and Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Professor of Curriculum Studies and Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Affairs

Coordinator of Academic Advising & Instructor

Assistant Professor of Science/STEM Education

Associate Professor of Education and Director of The Holistic Child Program

Assistant Professor of Teacher Leadership

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Associate Professor of Education

Janie F. New Baptist Professor of Education and Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Assistant Professor of Literacy Education

Assistant Professor of Middle Grades and Secondary Education

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Assistant Professor of Science Education

Assistant Professor of P-12 Educational Leadership

Instructor of Early Learning and Development

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice

Associate Professor of Education

Graduate Academic Advisor & Recruiter
Instructor and Program Director, M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership

College of Education Staff

Pamela-Billingslea

Pamela Billingslea

Administrative Secretary
Macon Campus

Donna-Bolton

Donna Bolton

Administrative Secretary
Henry County Regional Academic Center

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Shakira Burge-Ortiz

Academic Program Support Specialist

Rachel Byrd

Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Atlanta Campus

Kristin Doss

Director of Field Placement

Denise-Elam

Denise Elam

Field Placement Coordinator

Shannon Mitchell

Director of Assessment

Jeff-Osmus

Jeff Osmus

Senior Web Developer

Carlene Sherman

Director of Candidate Program Progression