EdD Educational Administration, Texas A&M University, 2010
MEd Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2000
BS Kinesiology, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1991
Dr. Jerry Ausburn has 29 years of experience in the field of education serving both higher education and public schools. Twenty-four of those years were spent successfully serving diverse public schools across Texas as an educational consultant, assistant superintendent, high school principal, elementary principal, instructional specialist, science, health, and physical education teacher. Throughout his administrative leadership career he has enjoyed many opportunities to support diverse school communities in improving student achievement while leading curriculum and instruction, state and federal programs, student services, assessment and accountability, professional development, new teacher orientation, substitute teacher training, and media relations.
Dr. Ausburn has spent the past 5 years gaining administrative leadership and faculty teaching experience in higher education where he has enjoyed working with doctoral and master’s level students across the nation as well as internationally. Dr. Ausburn has previously served as an assistant provost of education professions and as an assistant dean of faculty engagement and programs, where he successfully led all academic programs throughout the departments of leadership and administration, teaching and learning, and professional education studies. Throughout his time in higher education he has also served as the featured guest lecturer in many video presentations for organizational and educational leadership programs while also facilitating annual commencement ceremonies, faculty council meetings, and national program advisory council meetings working with many external stakeholders across the nation to improve educational leadership programs.