George Metz, PhD
Dean of the School of Education
Wingo Hall 201E
Dr. George W. Metz is dean of the School of Education and professor of education.
He served as VP of Enrollment Services for CSU, and previously served as division
chair, director of teacher education and the faculty athletics representative to the
NCAA for Bluffton University in Bluffton, Ohio. He was a financial aid director at
Rhodes State College in Lima, Ohio and had 16 years of teaching and administration
in various private elementary and secondary schools in Maryland.
Metz is a member of the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative and has served on
both the Adult Learner Network and the Kindergarten Readiness subgroups. He also represented
CSU on the Education Foundation of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce. Metz serves
on two national committees for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
and was selected as the South Carolina private university representative to the Council
of Chief School Officers, a national network for transforming teacher education.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Western Maryland
College (now McDaniel) in Westminster, Maryland, and a master’s degree in guidance
and counseling from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. He holds a
doctorate in higher education from The University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio.
Metz is a native of Westernport, Maryland, and he and his wife, Earlene, are residents
of Summerville. The Metzs are members of St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in
Summerville where he serves as substitute organist and pianist.