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Dr. Jean Pugliese Named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

Dr. Jean Pugliese

February 13, 2003 -- Dr. Jean Pugliese recently joined Jacksonville State University as its new associate dean for Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.

Dr. Pugliese earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Massachusetts and secondary school teacher certification in Massachusetts.

She completed a semester of foreign language study at the University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain. In 1998, Dr. Pugliese earned her doctorate in the Administration of Special Education Programs from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse, she served as the special education representative to the School of Education Assembly, and participated on the Graduate Student Advisory Committee.

Dr. Pugliese has considerable administrative and leadership experience, and has developed collaborative work relationships with multiple agencies and organizations.

She has served as a senior level manager for human service agencies, and directed several grant-funded research and demonstration projects. Pugliese has successfully received continued funding for agencies at the local, state, and federal levels of government, including the United Way, Alabama’s Children’s Trust Fund, the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Disability, and the Appalachian Regional Commission.

She has served on several statewide committees and task forces to improve the quality of services to individuals with disabilities and their families, including the recently established Alabama Family to Family Health Information Council.

Dr. Pugliese resides in Gadsden with her husband and two children.

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