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Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education

College of Education

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:

March 28, 2019

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

University School Gymnasium

Trauma Informed Care Training Session on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Participants will gain knowledge of research on how stressful and traumatic experiences, such as abuse, neglect, and family dysfunction, can change brain development, responses to stress, health consequences or even early death. Learn about the Trauma Informed System of Care in Johnson City and the movement to make ETSU the first Trauma Informed University.

Please R.S.V.P. to

CEU’s are available. Note your preference in the RSVP.  This program has been reviewed and approved for a maximum of 0.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU) by the Office of Professional Development at East Tennessee State University

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 chair was established specifically to address issues:

  • related to teaching
  • its relationship to learning
  • innovative practice and problem-solving

The holder of the chair is responsible for assisting the College of Education in building on its reputation as the principal provider of education and related service professionals in East Tennessee.

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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