Dr. Tondra Loder-Jackson was appointed as the CUE Director on January 1, 2013. She has served previously as the CUE's Associate Director, Communities and Schools Project (CAST) Director, Urban Teacher Enhancement Program (UTEP) Faculty Liaison, and Urban Education Project (UEP) steering committee member, from which the CUE eventually evolved. To learn more about her, click on  http://www.uab.edu/cue/faculty-and-staff/tondra-loder-jackson. The former founding CUE Director, Dr. Deborah Voltz, currently serves as Dean of the School of Education.