Dr. Angelique M. Ogea, associate
professor of education professions, has been named interim dean of the Burton
College of Education at McNeese State University, according to Dr. Mitchell
Adrian, provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment
management at McNeese. Her appointment is effective July 1 following the
announcement of the retirement of Dr. Wayne Fetter.
is with great enthusiasm that I accept the opportunity to serve as the interim
dean for the Burton College of Education. As a devoted leader for our team of
talented and dedicated professionals, I am committed to promoting the growth of
our college and university while facilitating the progression of our programs
to meet the demands of our region. I strongly believe that as educators it is
our responsibility to make a positive impact on our students so that they in
turn will make valuable contributions to society and the community they serve,”
Ogea received her doctorate in
educational leadership from Lamar University, her Master of Education degree plus
30 hours in educational leadership from the University of New Orleans and both
her Master of Education degree in early childhood education and her Bachelor of
Arts degree in elementary education at McNeese.
is assistant chair of the department of education professions. She has also served
as the college’s assistant coordinator for the recent Council for the Accreditation
of Educator Preparation process for all teacher education programs that
recently earned reaccreditation and as co-assessment coordinator for the
college. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in
reading methods, classroom management and educational leadership.
Prior to coming to McNeese in 2015,
Ogea had eight years of elementary teaching experience and four years of
administration experience. She previously worked for the Louisiana Department
of Education as a certification counselor and also taught at Walden University
and Louisiana College.
Ogea is a
member of several university committees and professional organizations, has published
several articles and made numerous presentations. She is a Pinnacle Excellence
Award winner as well as the recipient of the Hale Endowed Professorship in
She has also received more than $300,000 in grants funded by the Louisiana
Department of Education.