Gaye Jenkins, Ed.D.

Gaye Jenkins, Ed.D.
Chair, Associate Professor of Education
Assoc. V.P. for Academic Affairs, Dean of Graduate Studies
B.Ed., University of Sussex, England; M.Ed., Lesley University; Ed.D. California Coast University
Office Location: 
Crawford Hall 103
Education Department
Academic Affairs
Graduate Programs at Western
Academic Program: 
Master of Arts in Education

Dr. Jenkins has worked within Western's Educator Preparation programs for five years. Currently, she is the Director of the Education Programs, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of Graduate Studies. Prior to this, she taught in public high schools in the UK and Colorado,  the M.Ed. National Program for Lesley University, and has led her own educational services business to bring innovative second language professional development to teachers across six states. Dr. Jenkins serves on Colorado's Global Initial Teacher Education team, and is active in several state education initiatives. She holds a B.Ed. from Sussex University, UK, M.Ed. from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, and Ed.D. from California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA. Her favorite times are laughing with her two grown sons and their families, experiencing Colorado's wilderness with her husband, and traveling to visit family overseas.

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