The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Cihak, Professor of Special Education, as Interim Associate Dean of Professional Licensure and Director of the David T. Bailey Graduate School of Education. Cihak is appointed to the position upon the retirement of Susan Benner in December.
Cihak brings twenty years of experience in the area of special education as both a teacher and a teacher trainer. He received his PhD from Georgia State University and has worked in our college since 2005, achieving the rank of professor in 2016 in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE). During his time here, he has served as associate department head and director of undergraduate programs as well as program coordinator for the Special Education and Educational Technology Program. He also served as one of the primary investigators for the FUTURE Post-Secondary Education Program, a two-year program for college students with intellectual disabilities and autism. He has received numerous honors from TPTE as well as the college and was honored as “Outstanding Alumni” from Georgia State University in 2011.
Please join CEHHS is congratulating and welcoming Cihak to his new appointment as Interim Associate Dean of Professional Licensure and Director of the David T. Bailey Graduate School of Education.