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Mary Jo D. Parker, Ed.D.
Director/NS Faculty
Scholars Academy/Natural Science
One Main Street, Suite N725
Telephone: (713) 221-8471

Scope of Responsibilities

At UHD, Dr. Parker is responsible for academic unit administration and supervision. She has Natural Science lecturer teaching responsibilities. Dr. Parker develops grant proposals for funds acquisition supporting SA student success components. She is responsible for student success operations, administrative and supervisory duties. Dr. Grant serves on appointed University committees. She is responsible for STEM recruitment initiatives/presentations in collaboration with the University Admissions Office and STEM Advisory Council and other public relations incubation activities.

Educational Qualifications

Dr. Parker earned her Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Baylor University; Master of Arts in School/Community Health and Bachelor of Arts in Technology from Sam Houston State University. Her certifications include: Quality Matters Course Reviewer, 2014.​

Professional Experience

Mary Jo Parker has more than 30 years of K-12 experience with seven years in higher education. Dr. Parker's experience includes work as Associate Director and Director. 

Curriculum Vitae

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