Dreeben School of Education

Dr. Denise Staudt

Dr. Denise Staudt


Dr. Denise Staudt, serving as the Dean of the Dreeben School of Education, has over 29 years in the field of education at various levels. Her vast experience in the K-12 schools along with her recent experience in the preparation of teachers gives her insights into the issues and concerns related to children in elementary, junior, and senior high schools. Dr. Staudt has published numerous articles addressing literacy, technology, and teacher preparation.

During her time in higher education, she has exhibited leadership related to a number of national and state initiatives in the area of teacher preparation. Her ability to organize and conceptualize teacher preparation programs has facilitated the development of a state organization of Education Deans in Independent Colleges and Universities in Texas.  She is currently serving as Vice-President of the Texas Association of Teacher Educators, a member of the Legislative and Governmental Relations for the Association of Teacher Educators, Board member of the Consortium of State Organizations for Texas and Chairman of the Awards Committee for the Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.


  • Teacher Preparation
  • Reading
  • Assessment
  • Technology Integration

Denise Staudt, Ed.D
Dean of Dreeben School of Education

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