Faculty & ​Staff: John Gaffney


John Gaffney

Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

jgaffney@uwsp.edu
Phone: 715-346-2040
Office: CPS 462

Education

  • B.S. Degree: UW-Stevens Point, 2001
    • Broadfield Social Studies for Secondary Education
  • M.A. Degree: University of Mississippi, 2004
    • Student Personnel Services

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate recruitment efforts for the School of Education
  • Advise pre-education students seeking a Secondary/K-12 license
  • Coordinate student support programs for the Professional Education Program

About

John is an alum of the Professional Education Program at UWSP. He returned to UWSP in July 2008 to assist in a state-wide effort to increase the number of minority students earning a Wisconsin teaching license, in addition to increasing the number of students earning a license to teach in a high-need subject area (Math, Science, Spanish, Exceptional Education, Family and Consumer Science). Prior to returning to UWSP, John worked for the Office of Residence Life at UW-Whitewater.