Academic Services Officer
Shantalea Johns joined the School of Social Work in August of 2009 as the assistant academic advisor for the B.S.W. program, later becoming academic advisor for the school’s new online B.S.W. program, Where Online Works! In February of 2012, she was asked to move to the position of academic advisor for M.S.W. students and students in graduate certificate programs. In April of 2012, she accepted the position as the school’s Academic Services Officer.
Johns' develop, monitor, and evaluate student support services for M.S.W. and B.S.W. Students. Johns's also creates educational plans and oversee university general education/program requirements for B.S.W. students at the main, Macomb and Schoolcraft campuses as well as the online social work program called WOW! In addition , Johns developments recruitment and marketing strategies for B.S.W program, collects and distributes student data regarding student performance, scheduling preferences, and educational needs for use in curriculum development and policy refinement. Further, Johns' duties include making admission decisions on B.S.W. applications for acceptance into the B.S.W program, provides training and supervision to part-time academic advisors, and manage the Office of Admission and Student Services in absence of Director.
Degrees and Certifications
- Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification
- M.S.W., Wayne State University
- B.S.W., Wayne State University