- BA, Welch College, 1975
- MEd, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1991
- EdD, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2003
Suzann Harris has served as Dean of the School of Education at Trevecca Nazarene University since 2012. As an Associate Professor since 2006, she has taught courses in classroom management, elementary courses in reading, social studies, and science, as well as early childhood courses in reading, writing, social studies, infants and toddlers, and child care administration. Education courses taught in higher education since 1994 include areas in learning and cognition, special education, elementary, and early childhood. While at Trevecca, she has received the Faculty Member of the Year, Teaching Excellence award. Before joining Trevecca, she served as professor of education for 12 years in the Teacher Education Department at Welch College in Nashville, Tennessee. While at Welch College, she was a multiple recipient of the Advisor of the Year award.
Prior to teaching 20 years in higher education, her experiences include working as a director and teacher in special education (K-12), an early childhood teacher, a childcare director, and an educational therapist for the learning disabled. Suzann Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies, a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Special Education, and a Doctor of Education degree in Leadership and Professional Practice. She and her husband of 39 years have two children, Christopher Harris and AnnaGee Harris, both graduates of Trevecca’s School of Education graduate programs.