GSEHD Alumnus, Dr. Kirk Nooks, Appointed President of COE

March 28, 2023

Dr. Kirk Nooks


Dr. Kirk A. Nooks (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration) has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for The Council on Occupational Education (COE), one of five national career-related accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of COE is to ensure quality and integrity in career and technical education.

Dr. Nooks has been the President of Gordon State University in Georgia since 2018.