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Michael A. Morehead

Dean
Las Cruces Campus
Education College

Office:
575-646-2498
Home:
575-522-7465
Fax:
575-646-6032
Email:
mmorehea@nmsu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Teacher Education
  • Classroom Management
  • Classroom Motivation
  • National And State Issues Impacting Education

Expert Background

Michael Morehead, dean in the College of Education, has been an educator since 1971. His experiences include teaching at the middle- and high-school level and serving as an administrator in secondary schools. Morehead has held positions in higher education at three universities and is a recognized scholar in teacher education. His primary research involves teacher education, program quality, student internships and accreditation. Morehead has been involved extensively with K-12 education throughout his career and has been instrumental in establishing linkages and outreach initiatives that foster collaboration between higher education and public schools. In the past several years, Morehead has made numerous presentations debunking the myth about the accountability movement and the emphasis on standardized testing as a way to improve schools. In addition, Morehead has been involved in developing innovative strategies that create linkages between universities and community agencies that support families and schools. 

Michael A. Morehead

Highest Degree

Ed.D.
University of Missouri - Columbia
1971