Anna-Margaret Goldman graduated from Miami University of Ohio in Organizational Communication and received her Master's degree and Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at The University of Alabama.
Following college, Anna-Margaret served as an AmeriCorps VISTA and continued her work as a Youth Development Coordinator for The Flagship Program, an afterschool program in Missoula, Montana. During her time in graduate school at UA, she worked with the Center for Service and Leadership to help run a school-based mentoring program in Tuscaloosa city and county schools. From 2016 to 2020, Anna-Margaret led MonTECH, Montana’s assistive technology program, housed at the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities to provide tools for people with disabilities across the state. She has served as a Professor of Practice in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Montana teaching Grant Writing, Volunteer Management, and Fundraising courses.
Most recently she served as the Director of TRIO Upward Bound at the University of Montana helping low-income and first-generation high school students attend college. She was the Principal Investigator of the 2 million dollar grant from the Department of Education. Goldman also wrote and managed ESSER Summer Enrichment, Afterschool Grant, and Summer Food Service Program from Montana Office of Public Instruction.
When not working, Anna-Margaret loves to read, be outdoors, and spend time with her family and friends.
Dr. Venus Hewing was born in Columbus Ohio and raised in many places across the country as a military dependent. She has been in the field of Higher Education for over 35 years.
She is the Manager for Outreach Programs in the Center for Educational Outreach & Engagement. Her major tasks are developing and overseeing programs that leverage opportunities for k-12 underrepresented students. She worked in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) and Student Affairs before coming to University Outreach. She served as a Psychological Counselor, Coordinator of Peer Educators and Emergency On-call Counselor at Ramapo College of New Jersey for 17 years, prior to coming to Auburn University.
Dr. Hewing received her undergraduate degree in Public Administration from Franklin University, Master’s degree in Counseling Education from University of Dayton and Doctorate degree in Higher Education Leadership from Union Institute & University. Dr. Hewing is passionate about higher education and believes it to be the key to liberation that exposes our youth to unlimited possibilities.
LaDonna Langley Administrator III, Outreach Initiatives
LaDonna Langley joined the Center for Educational Outreach and Engagement (CEOE) team in 2016 to facilitate Auburn University’s collaboration with the GEAR UP Birmingham City Schools grant. LaDonna currently provides support to the Director of CEOE and assists with the administrative management of CEOE grants, programs and projects.
In 2015 LaDonna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Services from Troy University. She also possesses a certification in Surgical Technology. LaDonna plans to continue her education here at Auburn University. LaDonna has business experience working with Inflation Systems, Inc., a division of Takata Corporation and First National Bank of Opelika.
LaDonna has extensive volunteer experience which includes concentrations in fundraising and disaster awareness with the American Red Cross as well as philanthropic work for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Ryan Moss, M.Ed. Assistant Director
103 O.D. Smith Hall Auburn, AL 36849 Cell: (251) 975-8838 Office: (334) 844-7460 email@example.com
Ryan Moss - Biography
Ryan Moss serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Educational Outreach & Engagement (CEOE) providing facilitation, leadership, oversight, and supervision to the department. His role also facilitates and executes all aspects of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant sponsored by the Alabama Department of Commerce. This includes grant renewals, seeking new WIOA grant funding, recruiting schools and students to participate from different school districts, evaluation and supervision of all related AU employees/consultants, program management, and project management in accordance with Alabama Department of Commerce policy. Ryan establishes interactions with superintendents, school principals, teachers, parents, students, and community agents. He creates and leads an administrative coalition which includes K-12 administrators from participating schools, Alabama Career Center leaders, Auburn University (AU) administration, AU faculty and staff, and consultants participating in grants and programs.
Ryan previously served as the CEOE Grant Coordinator, supervising the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act grant (WIOA). Mr. Moss coordinated AU services provided through University Outreach, the Harbert College of Business, the Black Belt Community Foundation, and the Bullock and Macon County Career Technical Education programs for high school students.
Mr. Moss’ twenty-year career in PreK-12 education includes serving as a coach (swimming, tennis, football and basketball), teacher, career center coordinator, assistant principal, and principal (elementary, middle and high school). Mr. Moss is a two-time alumnus of Auburn University (B.S. in Ed. ’00 and M.Ed.’02).
Dr. Ashia Wordlaw joined the Center for Educational Outreach and Engagement (CEOE) team in August of 2021. She currently serves as an assistant case manager for the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant. She is excited to be part of the CEOE Family!
Dr. Wordlaw received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University in 2019. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in May of 2023 from Auburn University's Harrison College of Pharmacy.