Contact the Department

Always reach out to us for extra help! Be sure to include your full name and LamarID in all messages and correspondence.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 10034
Beaumont Texas 77710

(409) 880-8689

General Educational Leadership Questions:

Doctoral Program Questions or concerns:

Prospective students can contact the Education Graduate Admissions Office at or (409) 880-2110 for admissions questions.


Johnny O'Connor, Ph.D., Interim Department Chair
(409) 880-8689 

J. Kenneth Young, Ph.D., Director of Doctoral Program 

Donna Fong, Ed.D., Director of Accreditation
(409) 880-8215 

Thomas Harvey, Ed.D., Director of Field Supervision
(409) 880-7020 

Dawn Battiest, Coordinator of Master’s Programs
(409) 880-8672 

Kimberly Dale Elizondo, Coord-Practicum & Assessment
(409) 880-8679

Policies and Procedures

Information on the Academic Grievance Policy is available.

We take your complaints seriously and want conflicts resolved quickly and fairly. To resolve these issues, please follow the steps found on our Student Complaint Resolution page.

Information on the Texas Education Agency Complains Management is available.