Profile: Terrance McNeil
Dr. Terrance McNeil is an Assistant Professor at Tennessee State University in the College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership. He earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Terrance has worked with the United States Department of Education, the National Science Foundation and the Florida Legislature to promote teaching excellence and diversity. He has also worked extensively with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, serving as a lobbyist, blog writer and National Vice-President of the Holmes Scholar Executive Council. Dr.
McNeil was recognized by Secretary of Education John King as an advocate for underserved student populations in 2016 and honored with the White House Initiative on HBCU’s Excellence in Innovation and Competitiveness Award in 2018. His research interests focus on educational issues germane to HBCU teacher preparation, mentoring and culturally responsive school governance.