Meet Our School Board Members

_DSC6697.jpg picture 2017 summerDr. Debbie Price, Chair

Dr. Debra Price (Debbie), serves as a faculty member with SHSU and holds degrees from The University of Colorado in Boulder, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and the PHD from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to pursuing the doctoral degree, Dr. Price taught elementary school for 13 years. She served in the roll of professor and director of the Doctoral Program in Literacy in the department of Language, Literacy and Special Populations at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) for 17 years.  During that time, Dr. Price taught courses in literacy and special education at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. She has authored numerous articles and has presented at several national and international conferences on the topic of literacy.  In 2014, Dr. Price was named Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs in the College of Education.  In that roll, she serves as a liaison between the 6 doctoral programs, the 15 master’s degree programs and the University Graduate Studies Department. Additionally, she leads and facilitates graduate programs in the college and advocates for graduate programs at the university, state, national and international levels.  She works closely with the centers within the college and sponsors activities to promote research across all departments.  Dr. Price has served in an advisory capacity for the SHSU Charter School since the charter documents were written and submitted for approval to the Texas Education Agency.