CECH Faculty and Staff

CECH is home to nationally recognized faculty who have knowledge and expertise in various academic disciplines. With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, our faculty provide students with the highest level of support - academically and professionally.

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Dean's Office Staff

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Lawrence Johnson

Dean, Professor, and Executive Director of the Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center, CECH Educ Criminal Justice & Human Srvcs

Teachers College


Lawrence J. Johnson received his PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He specializes in behavioral problems and statistical analysis. Dr. Johnson has published extensively. Additionally, he served as the Principal Investigator or primary author of 200 grant proposals that have had an impact at the local state, and national levels. Dr. Johnson has been recognized by the International Council for Exceptional Children Division of Teacher Education for his contributions as president of the organization. He strives to enhance the excellence of teaching at the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services.
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Julie A Breen

Director, Office of the Dean

548D Teachers College


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Terra Renae Butler

Assistant Director of Academic Services, Office of the Dean

360I Teachers College


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Pamela S. Chin

Sr HR Manager, Office of the Dean

412B Teachers College


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Tiffany P Chin

Mgr Special Projects and Programs, Office of the Dean

410 Teachers College


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Laura Dell

Assoc Dean, Office of the Dean

410F Teachers College


Laura Dell joined the staff of College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services in 2008 as the Academic Director for the online Associate and Bachelor’s degrees in Early Childhood Education. Laura has worked as a distance learning consultant for school districts across Ohio and has presented on distance learning and technology integration topics at numerous state, national, and international education conferences. She holds a Masters in Educational Foundations from the University of Cincinnati and a certificate in distance education from Indiana University, and is a current doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Cincinnati. In her current position as Assistant Professor, Educator, and Associate Director for eLearning in the School of Education, she manages online learning issues on the graduate and undergraduate level. She previously worked for CET, PBS in Cincinnati, as a producer of educational media. Educational media projects included curriculum guides, videos, websites, and software designed for classroom use. Dell is also an experienced science educator who has worked at the Cincinnati Zoo, Orlando Science Center, Cincinnati Parks, and Cincinnati Museum Center. She has has experience with children’s media and literature as the Exhibits & Programs Coordinator at the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton Co. She has taught in the Early Childhood program at UC for 9 years and for the past 4 years has co-taught with Nancy Jennings a study abroad course entitled Developmental and Multicultural Perspectives on Children’s Media. Her current research is focused on children’s experiences in and conceptions of nature.
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Samantha Marie Dickinson

Marketing & Promotions Coord, Office of the Dean

336 Teachers College


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Carole Donnellon

Assoc Dir Bus Affairs, Office of the Dean

412C Teachers College


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Teneisha S Dyer

Director of Student Recruitment & Marketing, Office of the Dean

360 Teachers College


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Chris A. Eden

Senior Director of Development, CECH, Office of the Dean



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Josie Evans-Phillips

Asst Dean, Office of the Dean

410N Teachers College


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Sabine Flessa

Office of the Dean

336I Teachers College


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Jason Gerst

I.T. Manager, Office of the Dean

536B Teachers College


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Nikki Holden

Instructional Designer Sr, Office of the Dean

548C Teachers College


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Greg G. Hollon

Program Director, Office of the Dean

336E Teachers College


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Kaitlyn Christine Johnson

Associate to the Office for Innovations & Community Partnerships, Office of the Dean

410K Teachers College


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Jud Phay Leong

Multi-Media Coordinator, Office of the Dean

548E Teachers College


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Kathie J Maynard

Assoc Dean, Office of the Dean

410H Teachers College


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Benjamin Overberg

Computer & Info Analyst I, Office of the Dean

536C Teachers College


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Scott J Pena

Graduate Enrollment Advisor , Office of the Dean

360O Teachers College


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Corbin Michael Purdum

Freshman Enrollment Advisor, Office of the Dean

360N Teachers College


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John R. Schwartz

Business Officer, CECH , Office of the Dean

410Q Teachers College


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Danielle Signorile

Administrative Director, Office of the Dean

Teachers College


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Calvert H. Smith

Professor Emeritus and AAIMS Director, Office of the Dean

3150H EDWARDS 1 Edwards Center


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Nicole Nared-Washington

Assistant Director of Marketing and Publications, Office of the Dean

336B Teachers College