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George Metz, PhD

Dean of the School of Education
Wingo Hall 201E
Phone: 843-863-7765
Fax: 843-863-7070

George Metz


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.


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