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Jess Weiler, Ph.D.

Jessica Weiler

Assistant Professor, Jess Weiler, Ph.D.

College of Education and Allied Professions

Human Services

Contact Information

Phone: 828.777.6734
Office: 357 Biltmore Park Building
Personal Website:
Pronouns: she and her


*B.A. Communication Disorders, St. Louis University, 1995<br>*M.A. Speech and Language Pathology, St. Louis University, 1997<br>*Speech Language Pathologist and Special Educator, 1997-2007<br>*Clinical Instructor Communication Disorders, UW-Milwaukee, 2005-2007<br>*Ph.D. Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, UW-Madison, 2013 completion<br>*Assistant Principal, Buncombe County Schools, 2009-2013<br>*Private Practice: Building Collaborative and Equitable School Cultures, 2013-present<br>*WCU Assistant Professor, 2013-present


  • Ph D, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • MS, Communication Disorders
  • BS, Communication Disorders

Teaching Interests

My favorite courses are those that allow the exploration of leadership for equitable and socially just outcomes with an emphasis on change at the organizational/systems-level.

Research Interests

<br>1) Leadership preparation for equitable and socially just schools<br>2) Building organizational equity capacity across school districts and schools

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