Dr. Chester Goad

Chester Goad


Chester  Goad




Office of Disability Services

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Roaden University Center, 112

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As Director, Dr. Goad provides leadership to Accessible Education Center.  In addition to office oversight, Dr. Goad is heavily involved in administration, compliance, faculty development, best practice, and campus committees, collaboration and partnerships. He primarily meets with future students and families, and handles student appeals. He also teaches graduate education courses as requested. He is an outspoken advocate for students with disabilities on the national level and is a former Board Member of the Association on Higher Ed and Disability an international organization,  and currently sits on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.  Dr. Goad has presented on disability related topics internationally, and on the national and state level.  Dr. Goad is a proud alum of Tennessee Tech.  

Ed.D. University of the Cumberlands

M.A. Tennessee Tech University

B.S.  Tennessee Tech University 

A.S. Roane State Community College