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Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education

Clemmer College

Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education

Picture of skyline of mountains at Beauty Spot on hiking trail in Tennessee.Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education

Lectures and Seminars:

 Stay tuned for 2020! 

About The Quillen Chair

The James H. Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education honors former First District Congressman James H. Quillen's strong commitment to educational improvement in the region.

The Quillen Chair is focused on:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with embedded literacy; related to teaching
  • Mindfulness in Schools and Brain-based Learning: its relationship to student learning
  • Assists Clemmer College as a principal provider of education and related service professionals in East Tennessee
  • Research-based best practices: innovative practice and problem-solving

The chairholder actively participates in:

  • the life of the campus by teaching one or two classes per semester
  • engaging in a progressive program of scholarship (particularly scholarship directed at the unique needs of our region)
  • faculty mentoring
  • grant-seeking activities. 
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