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Alfred Parham
Faculty at Auburn University
Biographical Information

Dr. Alfred Parham currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor for Educational Leadership at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Dr. Parham recently retired March 19, 2019, as the Director of Student Services for the Muscogee County School District in Columbus, Georgia.  Dr. Parham earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Delaware State University, his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University, and his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Secondary School Administration from Auburn University.  Dr. Parham most recently served as a 2017 Cognia/AdvancED Review/Engagement Team Member for the Gwinnett County School District in located in Gwinnett County, Georgia and for the 2018 Review of Clayton County School District, located in Morrow, Georgia.  Dr. Parham completed Site Visitor Training for The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in August of 2020 and granted a three-year license to serve as a Site Visitor/Accreditation Team Member.  Prior to Dr. Parham's career in Education, Dr. Parham served as a U.S. Army Infantry officer at the rank of Major/04 and Assistant Professor of Military Science at Central Michigan University, in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.  Dr. Parham was honorably discharged as a U.S. Army Disabled Veteran and was twice awarded the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal.  Dr. Parham is married to Sheila (Pitchford) Parham, who is a retired school counselor.