Lana Craig - Director of Student Outreach Services, Southern Middle Tennessee Outreach Counselor

Lana Craig - Director of Student Outreach Services, Southern Middle Tennessee Outreach CounselorLana Craig

Director of Student Outreach Services, Southern Middle Tennessee Outreach Counselor
865.803.8329
lcraig@edsouth.org

Education:
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Marketing:  Middle Tennessee State University
- Master of Business Administration:  Middle Tennessee State University

Job Description:
Mrs. Craig's role as Director of Student Outreach Services includes a variety of responsibilities both at the local and national level. In Tennessee, she works with the Student Outreach counselors to ensure their needs and those of their students and counselors are being met, coordinating new initiatives, resources, and programs designed to promote early college awareness. She frequently represents Student Outreach Services at professional conferences and meetings nationwide.

Mrs. Craig's role as the Middle Tennessee Student Outreach Counselor is to educate middle Tennessee students on college and career planning. She offers assistance in training administrators/faculty/staff on the Tennessee College and Career Planning System and assisting students to use the career assessments. She also introduces students to our college planning website, eCampusTours.com, where students can view over 1,300 different college campuses. College and career planning materials are also offered free to all schools. Her main goal is to encourage others to make the most of every opportunity to be all they can be in life.

Work Experience:
Mrs. Craig joined Edsouth in 2001 and has a background in financial aid, which assists her when working with high school students. Previously, she taught marketing in the higher education arena for over 17 years. Mrs. Craig is a member of the Tennessee Counseling Association and has been certified as a Career Development Facilitator.