Dr. Clarence Golden, a 40-year veteran in the field of education, has been appointed the associate dean for the College of Education at Frostburg State University. Golden previously served as the Interim Associate Dean for the College of Education and chair of the Department of Educational Professions.
“Dr. Golden brings a great deal of experience and knowledge to the role of associate dean, having served as a public school teacher and administrator and as a faculty member and department chair in higher education,” said Dr. Ken Witmer, dean of the College of Education. “ He is a person of great integrity and dedication to the education profession. His leadership skills will be an extremely valuable asset to the College of Education as we continue to move toward the development of the doctoral program in education.”
In addition to his experience at the university level and in public schools, Golden authored a nationally recognized leadership program in 2000 and 2007 through the Educational Leadership Constituent Council of the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. He earned an Associate in Arts degree from Allegany College of Maryland, Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Science in Administration and Supervision and a Master of Science in Management from Frostburg State University and a Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also serves as national college program reviewer for ELCC and as an evaluator of principal/ superintendent licensure assessments nationwide with Educational Testing Service.
Dr. Gary Wakefield has been appointed as chair of the Department of Educational Professions.
For more information about the FSU College of Education, visit http://www.frostburg.edu/colleges/coe/