Celeste Christopher

Posted On November 16, 2017

Celeste Christopher is the current field placement coordinator for the Department of Middle and Secondary Education (MSE).

Christopher brings extensive knowledge on processes associated with facilitating student success within higher education, as well as a passion for assisting others reach his or her highest potential. Along with the dedication to providing quality customer service and… more »

Adriana Gerena

Adriana Gerena

Posted On September 5, 2017

Adriana Gerena works in the Office of Academic Assistance and Graduate Admissions in the College of Education & Human Development. She’s been with Georgia State since late 2015. Prior to becoming an academic advisor she worked as an admissions specialist in the College of Education and Human Development assisting potential graduate students with the application… more »

Pamela Durham Willingham

Posted On June 7, 2017

Pamela Durham Willingham is the business manager for the Department of Middle and Secondary Education at Georgia State University. She is a seasoned administrator with over 25 years of work experience at GSU. Willingham is responsible for providing oversight of the day-to-day operations of the department and supervising administrative staff.

Willingham is a recipient of… more »

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Gwen Kearney

Posted On June 7, 2017

Gwen Kearney enjoys learning new things and growing professionally. Over the years, she’s learned about budgets, grants and human resources.  As an administrative specialist, Kearney focuses on financial and business affairs.

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Shaleen Tibbs

Posted On June 7, 2017

Shaleen Tibbs serves as an administrative coordinator in the Middle and Secondary Education Department. She works closely with the director of initial teacher preparation and the Office of Field Placements, assisting in processing field experience placements for teacher candidates completing practicum and student teaching.

Tyanne Pethel

Posted On April 13, 2017

Tyanne Pethel is the director of the Office of Field Placements. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in history education from Kennesaw State University and earned her master’s degree in educational leadership with a concentration in higher education administration from Georgia Southern University.

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Nicola Allen

Posted On February 28, 2017

Nicola Allen is the administrative coordinator within the public relations unit of the College of Education & Human Development.

She plans special events for the College, which includes graduation, honors ceremonies, development receptions and other special events.

In addition to coordinating events, Nicola assists with general office administration, which includes monitoring the budget, maintaining the public… more »