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Brenda H. Leake

Brenda LeakeAssociate Professor
Ph.D. The Ohio State University
M.Ed. The Ohio State University
B.S.  University of Toledo


  • ELE 201: Child & Adolescent Growth & Development
  • EPSY 523: Advanced Child and Adolescent Growth & Development
  • ELEM 555: Advanced Study  of Curriculum Development for Children & Adolescents
  • EDUC 501: Exploring Teaching
  • ELEM 696: Culminating Seminar in Elementary Education
  • ELEM  490 & 695: Student Teaching Supervision

Program Coordination:

  • Masters of Arts in Elementary Teaching
  • TCNJ- Johannesburg, South Africa Graduate Programs

Research Interests:

  • Social Justice & Empowerment through Education
  • The Politics of Schooling & Education
  • Urban Education in National & Global Contexts
  • Empowerment of Teachers and Learners

Professional Affiliations:

American Educational Research Association

National Association for Multicultural Education

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Phi Delta Kappa

Contact Information

TitleAssociate Professor

Personal Note: Inspirational Quotes from Nelson Mandela

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”

“The greatest glory in life lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”   


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