Division of Continuing and Extended Education

About Us: Staff

Division of Continuing and Extended Education
Nancy M. Pratt, Ph.D.
Executive Director

pratt nancy photo.jpg​​​​​Dr. Pratt joined Cleveland State in May 2018 as the Division's inaugural executive director. She oversees all continuing education, professional development, workforce development, and lifelong learning throughout the University. Before joining CSU, she worked as Executive Director of Continuing Legal Education and Master's Degree Programs at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She held multiple positions during her seventeen years of service there. Dr. Pratt has additional experience in curriculum development specific to training civilians to work in areas of violent conflict and leadership during violent conflict. Dr. Pratt is working toward her 2nd Ph.D. in Urban Education with a concentration in Adult Learning, Continuing and Higher Education at Cleveland State University. Her research interests include access to higher education for the adult learner, systems of credentialing in higher education, and the role of higher education in conflict-affected societies. Pratt is an alumna of Union Institute and University (Ph.D.), Hiram College (M.A.), and Case Western Reserve University (B.A.).

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