Nancy Leren

Nancy Leren 

Department:  Esteves School of Education

Title: Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Contact Information:
[email protected]
Phone: 518.244.2326
Office: SoE Dean’s Office Suite, Frear House Room 3, Troy Campus

B.A., French Education, Vassar College

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Dean by setting up meetings, reserving rooms, returning phone calls and collecting materials from faculty and staff as needed to meet dean’s requirements.
  • Develop adjunct and overload rosters 3 times a year.
  • Write contracts for all Adjuncts.
  • Set up new adjuncts in management systems.
  • Monitor department budgets for accuracy and compliance. Process purchasing paperwork for office needs, all SoE travel requests, and grant budgets.
  • Monitor schedule building with the dean; provide updates and changes to department chairs.
  • Process paperwork for Cooperating Teacher’s payment.
  • Collect required information for NCATE from Cooperating Teachers and Adjuncts.
  • Facilitate needs of teacher education unit Accreditation Coordinator; make all arrangements for accreditation site visits.
  • Collect electronic files on Faculty performance and committee work and faculty load.
  • Make arrangements for SoE faculty and staff searches:  Process candidate applications, arrange interview schedules, and facilitate the processing of all required paperwork.
  • Monitor SoE graduate research assistant hours and duties.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support for the dean’s office.


I enjoy gardening, cooking, and watching my teens grow-up.