Jeannie A. Duke is a senior clinical instructor and director of the Social Work Practicum Program in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Montevallo. She holds a B.S. in Social Work from the University of Montevallo and an M.S.W. from the University of Alabama.
Duke teaches courses on social work skills, family and child services, and senior seminar. She is the practicum director and serves as the faculty liaison for senior social work students during their field education semester. Duke received the National Association of Social Workers-Alabama Chapter Social Worker of the Year and the Alabama/Mississippi Social Work Conference Field Educator of the Year awards.
Duke is active in the community, having served on the boards of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama, Alabama Gerontological Society, the Alabama Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and the Alabama Conference of Social Work. She presents at the local, state, regional, and national level on topics such as the impact of learning styles on field education, the multi-generational workplace, creative field education experiences, and social work accreditation issues, and is a certified site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education.