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Alfred Parham

Alfred Parham, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor for Educational Leadership

Phone: 344-844-3001
Office Location: 4036 Haley Center

Academic Areas

Educational Leadership

Short Bio

Dr. Parham currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor for Educational Leadership at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Dr. Parham retired March 19, 2019, as the Director of Student Services for the Muscogee County School District in Columbus then began teaching science in Alabama until being employed at Auburn University in August of 2020. Dr. Parham is a former AdvancEd/Cognia accreditation Team Member for k-12 schools. Dr. Parham currently serves as an active Accreditation team member for The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Professional & Educational Experience


  • Auburn University Ph.D.

  • Troy University M.Ed.

  • University of Delaware Army R.O.T.C Commission-Regular Army

  • Delaware State University B.S.

Professional Experience:

  • 2020-present Assistant Clinical Professor, Auburn University

  • 2019-2020 Science Teacher, Phenix City Schools Alabama

  • 2018-2020 Central Office Director of Student Services (Retired), Georgia

  • 1996-2019 Science Teacher-Building Administration, Georgia

  • 1985-1995 Infantry Officer, U.S. Army, Major/04 (Disabled Veteran)

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership preparation and development

  • Educational Professional Learning Communities and Communities of Practice

  • Educational Program Evaluation and Accreditation

  • Data Decision Making Models and Processes for School Improvement Planning