Department/Program: Academic Achievement
Victoria M. Dahmes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Preparing Students for Success Program, has been a member of the faculty of Our Lady of Holy Cross College since 2004. She is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and maintaining effective instruction and support services for underprepared students. As a former public school principal, Dr. Dahmes has received awards as both a principal and a teacher of reading. She served on the Educational Leadership Course Re-Design Committee, the Task Force on Retention, and the Quality Enhancement Plan Team. She is a member of the Educational Reform Task Force and the Center Team for Institutional Effectiveness.
B.S. in Education, Western Michigan University (1970)
M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, Loyola University (1977)
Master’s Degree plus 30 Graduate Hours in Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Orleans (1981)
Executive Program Participant, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (1998)
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, University of New Orleans (2002)
Certification in the State of Louisiana as Superintendent, Elementary or Secondary School Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, Reading Specialist, Counselor, Supervisor of Student Teachers, and Teacher of Elementary Grades
EDG 607 History and Philosophy of Education in a Diverse Society
EDG 631 Foundations of Administration
EDG 633 School Personnel Administration
EDG 641 Methods of Teaching Reading/Language Arts/Advanced
EDG 642 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas/Advanced
The PSSP Office is in the Teaching and Learning Center on the first floor between the Office of Student Life and the exit to the faculty parking lot.
The Preparing Students for Success Program, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, 4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131