Dr. Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams
Dr. Jennifer Williams

Assistant Professor of Education


Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7270

Field of Study: Education

Office: Education Department

Academic Degrees
  • Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City. Doctorate of Education, May 2019. Educational Leadership major field area with a specialization in Curriculum & Instruction. Doctoral dissertation “Teachers’ Perceptions of Supporting Gifted Learners in General Education Classes.”
  • Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City. Educational Specialist, May 2018. Educational leadership major field area with a specialization in Curriculum & Instruction.
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. Master of Arts, August 2000. Curriculum & Instruction major with a minor in Early Childhood Education. Master’s thesis “Survey of Teachers’ Attitudes About Critical Thinking Skills, Creativity, and Reinforcement.”
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. Bachelor of Science, May 1997. Major in Special Education.


Dr. Jennifer Williams is an assistant professor and the head of the Education Department here at Bryan. Her graduate work focused on Curriculum & Instruction in the context of Early Childhood and for Gifted students.  She holds a Tennessee teaching license with endorsements in Preschool-12 Special Education and K-12 gifted education.  Dr. Williams has over 20 years of experience teaching in both private and public PreK-5th grade classrooms.  She enjoys creating curricula for younger students and spent several years as a Curriculum Coordinator for an inclusive preschool setting. She has presented at several national conferences guiding teachers to design lessons that include a variety of learners.

Education Department
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Rankin, Box #7805

Office Phone: 423-775-7319