University Profiles

Dean May

Grace May, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education and Human Services

Department of Educational Studies


Grace May is Dean of the College of Education and Human Services.

Grace May teaches within the integrated elementary and special education teacher preparation program. The program's goal of preparing teachers to serve in today's classrooms reflects the organizing frame for all courses: every student can learn if their strengths and needs are respected and used. Over the past six years she has served as the NCATE coordinator for the College of Education and Human Services (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). This work emphasizes collaboration, student learning, and the continuous use of data for program improvement.

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  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Cedar Crest College

Academic Distinctions

  • Linda Gupta Ward Teaching Award, Spring 2002
  • CEC Program Review, Nationally Recognized Program (2009)



Office Phone
(973) 761-9025


Office Location
Room 468
Jubilee Hall


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