College of Education announces new assistant dean

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05/12/16 cu
HAYS, Kan. -- The College of Education at Fort Hays State University has announced a new assistant dean, Dr. Jerri Haynes, previously an assistant professor and a coordinator for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Fla.

"I look forward to working with faculty members who are excellent academicians and practitioners," said Haynes.

Haynes has worked in public and private education more than 26 years. She previously taught ESOL courses, coordinated the ESOL endorsement and field experience for pre-teacher education programs, and worked with school districts to improve teachers' knowledge on how to integrate language and content using the inclusive model.

Haynes has a doctorate in child and youth studies, specializing in curriculum development and systemic change, and an educational specialist degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages with a minor in educational leadership, from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She has Master of Education and Bachelor of Science degrees in elementary education from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee.

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