The Department of Urban Education's leadership team is here to serve prospective, current, and alumni students of our programs. The following is a list of the leadership team and to whom to reach out to in need.


Lynnette Mawhinney

Dr. Lynnette Mawhinney, Department Chair

  • Current student advising questions
  • Scheduling 
  • Any general issues or concerns










LaChan Hannon

Dr. LaChan Hannon, Director of Teacher Preparation and Innovation

  • Program inquiries from incoming and transfer students
  • Certification and graduation questions










Jhanae Wingfield

Dr. Jhanae Wingfield, Director of Field Experiences

  • Field placements and field hours
  • Working with school partnerships and cooperating teachers