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Judith Wambui Preston

Judith Wambui Preston

    CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
    EDUCATION BLDG
  • NORFOLK, VA 23509
  • 757-683-3348
  • jpreston@odu.edu

Maggie Barber

Maggie Barber

    Associate Dean, Educator Preparation and Assessment
    3200 EDUCATION BUILDING
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3938
  • mebarber@odu.edu

Petros Katsioloudis

Petros Katsioloudis

    Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Community Engagement
    3202 EDUCATION BUILDING
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-7400
  • pkatsiol@odu.edu

Lamar Reams

Lamar Reams


Carmela Casey

Carmela Casey

    Business Manager
    3210 EDUCATION BUILDING II
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3297
  • ccasey@odu.edu

(Vacant)

    Operations Analyst

Mindy Ayala-Diaz

Mindy Ayala-Diaz

    Marketing Coordinator
    3200 EDUCATION BUILDING
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3938
  • mayaladi@odu.edu

(Vacant)

    Data Coordinator

Michael Ruffin

Michael Ruffin

    Director, Innovative Technology
    3200 EDUCATION BUILDING
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4262
  • mruffin@odu.edu

Leteria Scott

Leteria Scott

    Executive Assistant to the Dean
    3200 EDUCATION BUILDING
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3938
  • lmscott@odu.edu

(Vacant)

    ADMIN ASST TO THE ASSOC DEANS

James Coaxum

James Coaxum

    Graduate Support Specialist
    3200 NEW EDUCATION BLDG DEAN'S OFFICE
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3938
  • jcoaxum@odu.edu

College Mission Statement

The Darden College of Education & Professional Studies is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities, and service. The College strives to meet the needs of the community while maintaining national and international prominence. It is dedicated to preparing distinguished professionals who become leaders in their fields. The College fulfills its mission through its undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of education, counseling and human services, exercise science, sports management, recreation, training, fashion, speech-language disorders, instructional and occupational technology, as well as through its many continuing education activities.

Old Dominion University's major purpose in its teacher education programs is to prepare teachers and educational leaders who have adequate knowledge of their teaching disciplines, ability to practice state-of-the-art instruction to students of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and attitudes which promote commitment to teaching and learning as well as lifelong professional growth and development.