Jannis V. Floyd, Ed.D.


Plan Adapt Overcome



Joined in the fun for Mansfield University Mountie Madness Basketball

2015 Mountie Madness Basketball

See if you can spot me.

Summer 2015

Urban Seminar- Philadelphia May 17-30, 2015


The Descendents of Bethania

Hauser Williams Russell Family Reunion

July 24-26, 2015 Yadkinville, NC

100th Reunion



AY 2014-2015


Outstanding Senior Mentor

Erin Harrison EDSE Outstanding Senior


Student Life Leadership Celebration

Student Life Leadership Celebration 2/19/2015 with M. Whitecraft and C. Fry


Department Bowling

MU Family Fun Night Bowling 2/20/2015 EDSE Department faculty, family and colleagues


Thank You


Thank you all (students, alumni, university staff, administration, community members, family and friend)s for your support and encouragement as we moved from program moratorium to program restoration.



MU YouTube: Conversations: A Talk About Teaching with Jannis Floyd and Rick Lucero

Summer 2014

Urban Education -Philadelphia

May 18- May 31, 2014

Division for International Special Education and Services Conference Braga, Portugal

July 15, 2014

Family Reunion Clemmons and Yadkinville, NC

July 25-27, 2014

Spring 2014

Elected to CEC Board of Directors- 3 year term beginning January 2014

CEC Convention and Expo April 9-12, 2014

Elected Chairperson - Education and Special Education Department


Fall 2013


Spring and Summer 2013 Activities

CHANGED MY NAME:  A Cantata of Spirituals, arranged by Linda Twine. Words by Sojourner Truth (read by Jannis V. Floyd) and Harriet Tubman (read by Charla Kibler) , Peggy Dettwiler, Conductor, Mansfield University Concert Choir, May 4, 2013.

Urban Education- Philadelphia May 19- June 1, 2013

Family Reunion 98th Reunion of the Descendants of Bethania Hauser Williams Russell (July 26-28, 2013), Atlanta, GA

National Black Theater Festival (July 29-Aug. 1, 2013) Winston-Salem, NC

HWR 12 rv.pptx


Summer 2011 Activities

Traveled to Ghana West Africa Wonderful experience

Visited several universities, splashed in the Atlantic Ocean, toured the Slave "Castle" and walk through the Door of No Return, crossed the Canopy Walkway (seven rope bridges), ate lunch with crocodiles and met so many wonderful people.

2011 Urban Education Seminar-Philadelphia

Teaching Double Dutch



Fall 2015 Classes


SPE 2300 Instructional Planning and Design

SPE 5501 Children with Exceptional Learning Needs

SPE 5570 Clinical Practicum

Independent Study and Individualized Instruction




Fall 2015 Office Hours

Monday 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm

Thursdays 9:00 am-11:00 am

Other Hours by Appointment



March on Washington "Reclaiming the Dream" August 24, 2013


Letter to President Obama on Highly Qualified Teacher Issue









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