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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
29528-6054

phone
843-349-2244

fax
843-234-0426

Dianne L. Mark

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Expertise
Education and administration

College
Spadoni College of Education

Biography
Dianne L. Mark is professor of foundations, curriculum and instruction in the Spadoni College of Education.

Previously, Mark was the dean of the College of Professional Studies at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania for two years. She was associate dean and interim associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University, as well as a tenured professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development. She was also a faculty member at Drake University and taught as an adjunct faculty professor at Des Moines Area Community College and Niagara University, and a teacher in the Buffalo Public School District.

Mark earned a M.Ed. and a Ph.D. in education administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She earned a master's degree in student personnel administration from Buffalo State College and a bachelor's degree in physical education from Michigan State University.

She attended Harvard Institute's Management Development Program and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education's (AACTE) New Deans Institute, and is a member of the Board of Examiners for the National Council for the Accreditation of Education (NCATE).

Widely published in the academic community, she is the co-author of a book on multicultural literature, for which the second edition will be released in 2011. She has made numerous presentations to educational conferences and serves on the editorial board for the journal Urban Education. Mark was the recipient of the Minority Achievement Award from Minority Opinion Magazine in 2008.

Contact Information
Phone: 843-349-5032
Email: dmark@coastal.edu