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Dr. Sandra McLendon

TITLE:Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Education
DEPARTMENT:School of Education
LOCATION:Newby Education Ctr. 113
SWU P.O. BOX:1815

Before coming to SWU, Dr. McLendon worked in various aspects of the educational field as an interim athletic director, a high school English teacher, a media specialist, a technology specialist, a vice president for institutional operations and a curriculum specialist for the South Carolina Department of Education. McLendon includes among her varied experiences that she even worked as a piano key builder.

McLendon enjoys tennis and golf and is a voracious reader. She loves all types of technology and would love to live in a “smart home” with all types of gadgets. 



  • Ed.D.,Education Administration; Nova Southeastern University
  • Certification, Curriculum and Supervision; University of North Carolina-Charlotte
  • MLS, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • BS, English; Erskine College


Areas of South Carolina Certification

  • Secondary English
  • Media Specialist, K-12
  • Secondary Supervision
  • Secondary Principal


Areas of Specialty/Interest

  • Instructional Technology
  • Teacher Leadership
  • Curriculum
  • Assessment
  • Institutional Effectiveness


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