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School of Education

Dean's Dozen

The Dean's Dozen, a select group of 12 undergraduate students representing the departments in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, will serve as student representatives on behalf of the school. Their on-going responsibilities will include: assisting with recruitment and retention of students and faculty; representing the school at various campus functions; providing peer mentoring; and serving as ambassadors of goodwill for the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior.

Meet our Current Dean’s Dozen Members!

Student Eligibility:

  • GPA of 3.0 cumulative or higher

  • Must be a full time student

  • At least sophomore status with a declared major in a program offered through the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior or in a major leading to secondary education teacher licensure

  • Student Leadership (evidence and/or potential)

  • Service Involvement (evidence of the past three years and/or current)

  • Able to serve a minimum of a year from being selected.

Benefits to Students:

  • Graduation recognition

  • Priority registration

  • Letter for employment/graduate school from the Dean

  • Opportunities to build relationships with the SEHHB faculty and administration

  • Meetings with the Dean regarding your School Experiences

How We’re Involved:

  • Assisting prospective students on campus at Preview SIUE

  • Sharing personal experiences with newly admitted freshmen at Springboard to Success and prospective students at Preview SIUE

  • Helping international students as they transition to life at SIUE

  • Serving as mentors for undergraduate students

  • Volunteering for countless events on SIUE campus as ambassadors for the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior

  • Assisting School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior staff at Preview SIUE and Springboard to Success

  • Assisting in presentations of your degree area for prospective and newly admitted students

  • Answering questions and listening to concerns of prospective and newly admitted students

  • Creating a welcoming environment for all students.

  • Once selected as a member of the Dean’s Dozen, students are expected to continue to meet the eligibility requirements and adhere to SIUE’s student conduct ( and academic ( codes.  Violations of these codes may result in removal from Dean’s Dozen membership.

For more information contact:

Gretchen Fricke at 618.650.3940
or via email at

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