School Leadership

Advisory Board


The School of Education (SOE) Advisory Board is charged with enhancing excellence in the research, teaching, and service functions of the SOE and thereby strengthen its leadership in promoting UNCG as a leading student-centered university. Meeting twice annually on UNCG campus, the SOE Advisory Board provides input to the SOE Dean and members of the Dean’s Office Staff concerning pressing issues facing the SOE and UNCG.

Advisory Board Members

Dr. Margaret Arbuckle
Community Volunteer
Past Executive Director, Guilford Education Alliance

Dr. Jean S. Camp, Chair 
Retired Faculty
UNCG School of Education

Mrs. Pat Roos Cross
Community Volunteer
Retired Private Family Counselor

Ms. Kathy Davis
Math Teacher
Greensboro Day School

Dr. Patrice J. Faison
Page High School (Guilford County Schools)

Dr. Diane L. Frost
Retired educator and superintendent
Asheboro City Schools

Dr. Stavroula E. Kostaki Gailey
Retired, Department of Mathematics
Christopher Newport University

Dr. Joshua Goodman
Director of Psychometrics and Research
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Mrs. Jennifer Smith Hooks 
Community Volunteer

Dr. Linda S. Makinson
President, Licensed Professional Counselor
Spring Garden Counseling, Inc.

Dr. James G. Merrill
Wake County Public School System

Mrs. Jo Ann Payne Norris
Retired President and Executive Director
Public School Forum

Dr. Randall Penfield
UNCG School of Education

Dr. Donna C. Peters, Vice Chair
Retired Executive Director
Leadership Solutions Group

Dr. Travis L. Reeves
Surry County Schools

Mr. Robert (Bob) N. Shelton
Board of Directors
Sara Smith Self Foundation

Dr. Ada Vallecorsa
Retired Faculty
UNCG School of Education

Jennine Vlasaty
Council on Educational Services for Exceptional Children

Dr. Aaron Woody
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction
Asheboro City Schools

Mrs. Terri Jackson, Staff Liaison
Director of Development
UNCG School of Education