Persall, Maurice


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First Name: Maurice Middle Name: Last Name: Persall


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Office Building: OBB—Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall Office Number: 226


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 Job Title:

Dept. Chair, Educational Leadership

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Ed.D. Educational Administration, Auburn University
MA.Ed. Educational Administration, University of Alabama
B.A. History, St. Bernard College


Dr. Persall has served in his current role since 1993. Prior to coming to Samford, Dr. Persall served in a variety of roles as assistant state superintendent of education, superintendent of several boards of education and principal and assistant principal of junior high schools in Alabama. 

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American Association of School Administrators
Alabama Association of School Administrators
Alabama Council for School Administration and Supervision
Phi Delta Kappa International
Alabama Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Vestavia Hills Parent-Teacher Association
The University of Alabama Capstone College of Education Society 

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