John Mancinelli, Ed.D., joined Washington State University Tri-Cities as Chief of Staff and Operations and the faculty in July 2014. Dr. Mancinelli has 28 years of experience in the education profession and brings a deep understanding of Washington State’s educational system, organizational structures, and management best practices after teaching and administering k-20. Dr. Mancinelli currently serves as the WSU Tri-Cities Field Services Director.
Dr. Mancinelli serves the College of Education in both the Teaching and Learning and Educational Leadership departments. He teaches courses to undergraduates, masters, and doctoral students on the Tri-Cities campus. Additionally, Dr. Mancinelli advises, mentors, and sits on committees for masters and doctoral students. Dr. Mancinelli’s area of scholarship includes educational leadership and role theory as it relates to building academic capacity.
Dr. Mancinelli obtained an Associate of Arts degree from Columbia Basin College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Washington University, a Master of Science degree from Southern Oregon University, and a Doctorate of Educational Leadership from Washington State University.