Faculty & ​Staff: John Gaffney

John GaffneyRecruitment & Retention Coordinator
462 CPS



  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership: Higher Education Leadership, Edgewood College, 2016.
  • M.A. Student Personnel Services, University of Mississippi, 2004.
  • B.S.  Broadfield Social Science Education, UW-Stevens Point, 2001


  • 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


John is an alum of the Professional Education Program at UW-Stevens Point. 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.