Santa Clara University


Jamie Alea, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Services

Jamie Alea is the Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Services for the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University. Jamie is responsible for guiding graduate students from admission through graduation. She manages applications and records and advises students with course selection, program requirements, and School policy and procedures relating to degree progress. She also ensures compliance with School and State requirements and coordinates student communication and services.

Jamie began her career in education as a Chicago Public School Teacher. She holds an Illinois teaching certificate and endorsement in biological science. She earned a M.Ed. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies from Loyola University Chicago. She has worked in higher education since 1997 as a teacher preparation coordinator, advisor, adjunct professor, field experience director and educational consultant.