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Dianna Wentzell, Ed.D.

Director of Clinical Practice, Department of Education Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees Ed.D., University of Hartford
M.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
B.A., Mt. Holyoke College
Contact Information


Dianna Wentzell is Director of Clinical Practice, Licensure Officer, and Associate Professor. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of Hartford. She is a former classroom teacher, school and district administrator, and State of Connecticut Commissioner of Education. Her work focuses on teacher learning, pre-service clinical practice, and educational leadership and policy.


Former Commissioner of Education
Member, RISE Board of Directors

Courses Taught

Student Teaching Seminar