Gladis Kersaint has been selected as the next dean of the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. Since 2011, she has been serving as associate dean of the College of Education at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She will begin her new duties at the University of Connecticut in July.
Dr. Kersaint also serves as a professor of mathematics education at the University of South Florida. From 2011 to 2014 she held the David C. Anchin Endowed Chair in Education Innovation. Earlier, she was a mathematics teacher for the Miami-Dade County Public School System in South Florida.
Professor Kersaint holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in education from the University of Miami. She earned a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Illinois State University in 1998.