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The Department of Educational Leadership and School Counseling is proud to announce our accomplisments. Below you will find links to articles discussing the myriad accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff within the department.
October 01, 2013
Department Recieves National Recognition
The University of Southern Mississippi continually receives accreditation for its programs in Education Administration.The programs are headquartered in the university's College of Education and Psychology and are designed to prepare principals and superintendents for administrative leadership in school systems.The accreditation comes through the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Chair and Associate Professor of the Dept. of Educational Leadership and School Counseling Thelma Roberson said the national recognition means a lot to the university.
March 16, 2014
Dr. David Lee Makes Headlines
Dr. David Lee's research on school boards made the headlines on the front page of Hattiesburg American on March 17, 2014 and in the Clarion Ledger on March 16, 2014. The articles entitled, "Leading by Example? Study Links Board Behavior, District Performance" can be read on one of the following links: http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014303170005 or http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014303160032.
September 11, 2013
New Scholarship Created to Honor Counselor
The News-Commercial newspaper wrote an article about a new university scholarship dedicated to a deserving school counselor. The University of Southern Mississippi established the Gwen Hitt School Counseling Scholarship in honor of Gwen Keys Hitt. Hitt recieved her Master's degree in counseling from the university and at a recent event, the department presented this scholarship to recognize Hitt's service to the children, families and fellow educators of Mississippi and to the field of school counseling. The scholarship is available to any Mississippi student going to school to earn his or her Master's degree in School Counseling at USM.
August 26, 2013
Department Receives Accredidation Recognition
August 21, 2013
Department Receives National Recognition