Jason C. Bryant

Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Truman Pierce Institute


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Office: 1463B Haley Center

Department: Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology; Truman Pierce Institute

Campus Mail: 4036 Haley Center

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Phone: (334) 844-4103

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Academic Areas

Administration of Elementary and Secondary Education

Administration of Supervision and Curriculum

Educational Leadership


Short Bio

Jason C. Bryant is an Associate Clinical Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Auburn University and Director of the Truman Pierce Institute (TPI). Before his appointment at Auburn University, he served seventeen years in K-12 schools in Alabama as a science teacher, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal working at Opelika High School, South Girard School (Phenix City), and Sylacauga High School.

Before he was appointed as Director of the Truman Pierce Institute (TPI), Dr. Bryant served as the Program Coordinator for the Administration of Elementary and Secondary Education beginning in January 2016. During this time, he was able to provide various professional development workshops and support to schools across the state which he continues today in the Truman Pierce Institute. Dr. Bryant continues to teach in the Educational Leadership program where his teaching interests include principal leadership, planning for continuous improvement, and curriculum leadership.

Dr. Bryant remains very active in several professional organizations both at the state and regional level. He is a past president and board member for the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration (SRCEA) and served on the executive board of the Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership (AAPEL). In 2019, Dr. Bryant was awarded the Outstanding Junior Faculty Paper Award at the 60th Annual Conference of SRCEA.

Education

Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, 2015, Auburn University

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership , 2009, Troy University

M.S.Ed. in General Science Secondary Education, 1999, Troy University

B.S.Ed. in General Science Secondary Education, 1997, Troy University


Professional Experience

2020 - Present

Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Truman Pierce Institute, Auburn University College of Education - Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

2016 - 2020

Assistant Clinical Professor, Auburn University College of Education - Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

2014 - 2015

Principal, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga City Schools, Sylacauga, AL

2010 - 2014

Principal, South Girard School, Phenix City Public Schools, Phenix City, AL

2003 - 2010

Assistant Principal, Opelika High School, Opelika City School, Opelika, AL

1999 - 2003

Science Teacher, Opelika High School, Opelika City School, Opelika, AL


Teaching Interests

  • Principal Leadership
  • Planning for Continuous Improvement;
  • Data Analysis
  • Supervision and Personnel Management
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Graduate Internship Supervision


Research Interests

  • Partnership Development
  • School Integration and Freedom of Choice
  • Diversity Issues in Schools
  • As a program, mentoring of instructional leaders
  • Afterschool Programs
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers
  • Digital Literacy
  • Poverty
  • Teacher Development/Enhancement

Professional Service and Advocacy

  • Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership (AAPEL)
    • Serve as Advisory Council Leader
    • Member of the Executive Board of Directors
  • Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration
    • Board Member
  • Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS)
  • Alabama Education Association (AEA)

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