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Learning Center Experience
Dr. Jody Dekorte is the dean of the School of
General Education. Jody oversees
close to 900 faculty, staff, and administrators across 6 academic
departments and 3 academic support centers. The School of General Education
provides instruction in composition, mathematics, social science, science,
humanities, and student success.
Jody holds a PhD in
Education and Human Resource Studies, with an emphasis in College Leadership,
along with a master’s degree in mathematics. Prior to Kaplan University,
Jody served as mathematics department chair at Front Range Community College
(Longmont, CO) and the Weld County School District (Gilcrest, CO).
In 2005, Jody came to
Kaplan University as a part-time faculty member in the Department of Mathematics,
becoming department chair in 2007. As chair of the department, Jody helped
oversee its growth from just under 60 faculty to approximately 200
faculty. She fostered the expansion of its curriculum and was a critical
partner in the integration of MyMathLab.
Jody served as the first
chair of the Mathematics General Education Literacy Group, helping to develop
the Mathematics General Education Literacies. She also worked with the
Center for Teaching and Learning to develop a mentoring program for new
incoming chairs, assistant chairs, and other
administrators. She has worked hard to promote the School of General
Education and the Department of Mathematics throughout the University, in
activities such as Pi Day, open houses for advisors, and the annual General
Education Conference for which she served as chair of the logistics team in
Thomas C. Boyd, PhDDean, Vice President, School of Business and
Chandice Covington, PhD, RNDean, Vice President, School of Nursing
Jody Dekorte, PhDDean, School of General Education
Sara Sander, PhD
Dean, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Joyce Schnur, MBADean, School of Professional and Continuing Education
Dr. Keith SmithDean, Vice President, Health Programs, School of Health Sciences
Betty Vandenbosch, PhDPresident
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