Lana Craig
Director of Student Outreach Services

Lana Craig
Director of Student Outreach Services

cell: (865) 803-8329

Counties Represented:
Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Rutherford

Master of Business Administration, Middle Tennessee State University
Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, Middle Tennessee State University
Associate of Science, Motlow State Community College
Global Career Development Facilitator

Job Description:
Lana'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.

Lana'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,, 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:
Lana has been with EdSouth since 2001. She has also taught correspondence classes at MTSU for over a decade. Prior to joining EdSouth, she worked at Southern Arkansas University as an instructor and marketing coordinator for the School of Business.

Awards and Recognition:
2008 Middle Tennessee Counselors Association Counselor Advocate of the Year

About Lana:
Lana enjoys spending time with her family as well as traveling to see different parts of the world. Jogging, snow skiing, reading, and gardening are a few of the things she enjoys. She also enjoys being active with her church.