Jackie S. Ennis, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Education
Director of Accelerated Professional Programs
Professor of Education

B.S., Barton College
M.Ed., Campbell University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Hardy Center
jennis@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6434

Dr. Jackie Ennis serves as the Dean of the School of Education and the Dean of Accelerated Professional Programs.  She became a full-time faculty member in the School of Education in 1995, following 15 years of experience as a public school teacher.  Dr. Ennis’ areas of interest include preparing students to become professional educators, working with adults who are pursuing their educational interests, and using technology as an instructional tool.  She recently co-authored the textbook Promoting 21st Century Skills and Thinking with Classroom Technology, published by National Social Science Press.  She has also published supporting materials for mathematics teaching methods in grades K-8.  Dr. Ennis has provided numerous professional development sessions for public school teachers.  She is currently helping to implement a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, which supports a partnership between Wilson County Schools and Barton College that is designed to benefit the students and teachers at Margaret Hearne Elementary School, as well as benefitting the neighboring community.