Dr. Eugene Sheehan is Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado, a position he has held since 2000. As Dean he is responsible for the administration of one of the largest education programs in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States, with about 100 full time faculty and about 3,500 teacher candidates. His college is fully accredited at all levels: national, state, and discipline and has earned several awards for academic excellence, including the prestigious Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Preparation from the American Association of State College and Universities.