Shared Governance: Professional Education Programs - Diversity Committee (PEP-D)

Updated August 2015


Review policies and effectiveness of Gallaudet’s PEP/NCATE with regards to NCATE diversity standards.


This Committee has the following authority:

  • Recommends policies and practices that support meeting NCATE’s diversity standards to PEP Unit and NCATE Unit Head (examples: professional development, curriculum, assessment)


NameTitle / Role
Barbara Gerner De Garcia Co-Chair/Department of Educational Foundations and Research
Cheryl Wu Co-Chair/Department of Counseling - School of Counseling
Martha Sheridan Department of Social Work
Kota Takayama Department of Social Work
Laurene Simms Department of Education
Tania Thomas-Presswood Department of Psychology - School of Psychology
Helen Thumann Director, Accreditation, Certification and Licensure