Jennifer Mangrum

Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) Department

Inspirational Educator 2019

Clinical Associate Professor
Office: 474 SOE Building

Research Interest

Paideia, Classroom discourse, Elementary education


  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, East Carolina University
  • B.A. in Elementary Education, University of North Carolina-Wilmington


Dr. Jennifer Mangrum is committed to helping teachers develop safe spaces and practices that promote student discourse in the classroom.  Dr. Mangrum works with schools locally, statewide, and around the country to support teachers and students in this endeavor and serves as a leading member of the National Paideia Faculty.  At UNCG, Dr. Mangrum supports efforts of the Lloyd International Honors College by serving as the Honors College liaison for Elementary and Middle School programs.  Dr. Mangrum coordinates the Master of Arts in Teaching for Elementary Education program and co-chairs the Elementary Education Committee.

Link to Dr. Mangrum’s CV


Budde, M, Mangrum, J., & Myers, J. (2014). A melon thrives in any condition: Sharing works with friends a world apart. NCETA Journal.

Mangrum, J. (2010). Learning from one another: Teachers sharing practice through Socratic Seminars. Phi Delta Kappan.