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 Office of the Chief Academic Officer

The Office of the Provost and Chief Academic Officer provides strategic leadership and guidance regarding all academic matters across TCSPP.

Dr. Theodore (Ted) L. Scholz
Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer

 Deans of Academic Affairs

Dr. Dean Rishel
Dean of Academic Affairs (DAA), California

Dr. Luke Mudd
Dean of Academic Affairs (DAA), Chicago

Dr. Breeda McGrath
Dean of Academic Affairs (DAA), Online

Dr. Heather Sheets
Campus Dean, Washington, D.C.

 Office of Accreditation Affairs

The Office of Accreditation Affairs guides the institution on all matters concerning accreditation.

Dr. Melea Fields
Associate Provost for Accreditation Affairs & Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO)

Miguel Valenzuela
Accreditation and Licensure Specialist

 Office of Teaching, Learning, and Faculty Affairs and the National Center for Teaching and Learning (NCTL)

​The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Faculty Affairs, through the National Center for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) promotes a culture of innovation and excellence in the area of teaching, learning, and scholarship for all of The Chicago School's on ground and online programs. It is dedicated to the support and advancement of research-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development of all members of the TCSPP's teaching community.

Wendy Schiffman
Director, National Center for Teaching and Learning

 Office of Sponsored Programs

​The Office of Sponsored Programs provide resources for students, faculty, and staff to find and apply for external grants.  

Dr. Dawn Lehman
Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Ms. Nichelle Edwards
Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Dr. Paul Birch
Director of Research Engagement

 Office of Academic Program Development, Review & Online Synergy Affairs

​The Office of Academic Program Development, Review, and Online Synergy Affairs guides new and revised program proposals, program assessment and modification, and monitors MOUs and Articulation Agreements across the institution.

Dr. Michael Barr
Associate Vice President Program Development, Review, and Online Synergy

Dr. Virginia Quiñonez
Director, Educational Effectiveness

Ms. Lisa Hilleren
Program Development Specialist

Ms. Brooke Roth

 Office of the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Office of the Institutional Review Board works to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants as regulated by the federal Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) and governed by the laws included the Code of Federal Regulations 45 CFR 46. All human subjects research conducted by TCSPP students or faculty is subject to IRB review and approval.

Ms. Alicia D. Cook
Director, Institutional Review Board

Ms. Veronica Jimenez
Associate Director, IRB California

Ms. Keturah Flowers
Assistant, IRB