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L-R: Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann, Zeni Colorado-Resa, Julia Vickers, Laura Lee McIntyre, John Seeley, Sylvia Thompson, Joanna Goode, Lisa Mazzei, Ben Clarke, Leslie Leve, Lisa Fortin, Angie Whalen, Chris Krabiel, Tiffany Yep

Greetings and welcome!

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Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, BCBA-D, is the Dean of the College of Education and Castle-McIntosh-Knight Professor. Prior to her appointment as dean, she served as interim dean of the COE, department head of Special Education and Clinical Sciences, director of the school psychology program and director of the Prevention Science Institute.

McIntyre’s research focuses on children’s mental and behavioral health, special education, and prevention and intervention to promote child and family well-being in vulnerable and underserved populations.

Learn more about Dean McIntyre



Leadership Team

Associate Deans

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Chris Krabiel

Associate Dean for Finance and Operations

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Lisa Mazzei

Associate Dean for Faculty Development

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John Seeley

Associate Dean for Research

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Sylvia Thompson

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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Angie Whalen

Associate Dean for Career Instructional and Clinical Faculty Development



Assistant Deans

Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann, Assistant Dean for Administration

Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann

Assistant Dean for Administration, Director for Equity and Inclusion

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Zeni Colorado-Resa

Assistant Dean for Academic Accreditation and Operations


Executive Assistants 

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Holly Christensen

Executive Assistant to Dean Laura Lee McIntyre

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Willow Gutierrez

Executive Assistant to the Deans

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Laura King

Executive Assistant to the Director of Development

Department Heads 

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Ben Clarke

Department Head, Special Education and Clinical Sciences

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Joanna Goode

Department Head, Education Studies

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Leslie Leve

Department Head, Counseling Psychology and Human Services


Lisa Fortin

Lisa Fortin

Director of Events and Student Recruitment

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Esther Harclerode

Director of Development


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Andrea Olson

Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

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Eric Owens

College of Education Complex Manager

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Julia Vickers

Director of Communications

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Tiffany Yep

Director of Financial Operations

Institute and Clinic Directors

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Wendy Hadley

HEDCO Clinic Director

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Emily Tanner-Smith

Director, HEDCO Institute for Evidence-Based Educational Practice



Learn more about our faculty and staff