Preparing Educators as Leaders


Rick Ginsberg
Professor, Dean, School of Education
214K Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 214K

Rick Ginsberg, Ph.D., has served as Dean of the School of Education at the University of Kansas since August, 2005. He served three years as the Chair of the Kansas Professional Standards Board, is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education... more

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs & Research, Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room #214C
Associate Dean, Teacher Education & Undergraduate Programs
Lon Dehnert
Professor, Assistant Dean
214J Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 214J

Dr. Lon Dehnert, Assistant Dean, joined the School of Education administrative team in January of 2012. His duties include the oversight of School of Education technologies, facilities, strategic planning, and faculty development. He serves as liaison to the School’s partner in distance... more

Organization Chart

School of Education Organization Chart
School of Education Organization Chart (last modified 7/23/15)

10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12