Professional Education Council

The Professional Education Council has as its main function the role of analyzing and evaluating professional education curricula and recommending policies and procedures for strengthening the professional education program.  All recommendations are made to the Dean of the Reich College of Education. Ex officio non-voting members may be designated by the Dean of the Reich College of Education.

Please contact Theresa Makdad for more information.

Meeting Dates

Location: RCOE 124A

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm

2019-20 Dates:

Meeting DatesSubmission Deadline
September 19, 2019September 6, 2019
October 17, 2019October 4, 2019
November 21, 2019November 8, 2019
December 12, 2019November 26, 2020
No January meeting                                                                                             
February 20, 2020February 7, 2020
March 19, 2020March 6, 2020
April 16, 2020April 3, 2020
No May meeting


NameCollege / SchoolDepartmentTerm
Denise BrewerRCOEFamily & Child StudiesN/A
Karen CaldwellRCOEHuman Development &
Psychological Counseling
Beth CampbellRCOECurriculum & InstructionN/A
Rebecca Coats (Ex-Officio)RCOEOffice of the DeanN/A
Leslie CookCASEnglish2019-20
Deborah Crocker*CASMath2018-19
Beth Frye*RCOE Reading Education &
Special Education
Sandy GagnonCASPsychology2018-19
Jennifer GeibCAS Biology2018-19
Monica Gelot (Undergrad Student Rep)RCOEReading Education & 
Special Education
Laura GordonWHSN/A2018-19
Jayne Greene (Ex-Officio)Advising & OrientationN/AN/A
Collin Helms (Grad Student Rep)RCOELeadership & Educational Studies2018-19
Gordon HensleyFAATheatreN/A
Brooke Hofsess*FAAArt2018-19
Brooke HuffmanHardin ParkN/A 2018-19
Monica Lambert (Associate Dean)RCOE Office of the DeanN/A 
Octavia Little (Ex-Officio)RCOEJames Center for
Student Success & Advising
Director of Public School Partnership (Ex-Officio)RCOE Office of the DeanN/A 
Terry McClannon (Associate Dean)RCOE Office of the DeanN/A 
Suzi MillsHSOMMusic 2018-19
Alicia Muhammad (Ex-Officio)RCOEJames Center for
Student Success & Advising
Bill Peacock (Ex-Officio)RCOE Office of the DeanN/A
Lucy Purgason*RCOEHuman Development &
Psychological Counseling
Tracie Salinas
(Director of Secondary Teacher Education)
CAS MathN/A 
Rebecca Shankland RCOE Reading Education &
Special Education
Rwany SibajaCASHistoryN/A 
Ben SibleyBCHSHealth & Physical EducationN/A
Melba Spooner (Dean)RCOE Dean's OfficeN/A 
Jan Stanley (Ex-Officio)RCOE Dean's OfficeN/A 
Jerianne TaylorRCOECurriculum & Instruction2018-19
Holly ThorntonRCOE Curriculum & Instruction2019-20
Woody TrathenRCOEReading Education &
Special Education
Gayle TurnerRCOELeadership & Educational Studies2019-20
Ashley WhiteheadRCOECurriculum & Instruction2019-20
Jenny Wyatt (Ex-Officio)CAS AdvisingN/A 

*2018-19 Curriculum Sub-Committee Member