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Faculty/Staff Profiles

Kris Frady

Assistant Professor, College of Education; Educational and Organizational Leadership Development and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences; Engineering and Science Education

Office: 312 Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-7089
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Educational Background

2012 University of Florida, Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction in Educational Technology

2007 University of South Carolina, MAT Business Education

2003 Clemson University B.S. Management, Minor Elementary Education


Kris Frady is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the College of Education Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership and Development and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University and also Faculty Director for Clemson University Center for Workforce Development (CUCWD) and the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Center for Aviation and Automotive Technological Education using Virtual E-Schools (CA2VES). Kris has previously worked as a professional corporate trainer, as an instructor at a two-year institution, and as a career and technology education teacher at the high school level. Kris and the CUCWD/CA2VES team aim to develop an exchange which will help identify, understand, and elevate best practices; facilitate peer learning and deepen knowledge; spark replication and advancement across regions; and inform long-term public investment in talent development through research and educational resources.

Courses Taught

EDL 7350 Educational Evaluation
EDL 8390 Research Methods in Educational Leadership

Research Interests

Educational technology innovation and digital learning in technical, career, and workforce education
Technological STEM education and career pathways K-20 (including educator professional development)
Economic development, policy, and industry factors impacting education, leadership and workforce development