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Meet the Advisors

The motto of our undergraduate advising team at the University of Houston College of Education, is to Connect students with resources, to Offer support for students’ goals and to Encourage students to own their academic journey. We encourage you to view your advisors’ hours and to make an appointment. We’re here to help!

mgittens.jpgMeggan Gittens

Academic Advisor 1

Health (last names beginning with I-Og)
Email | 713-743-6766

Ms. Gittens graduated from Long Island University Brooklyn with a Bachelors of Arts in journalism. She previously worked as a college advisor and student activities coordinator creating fun, inclusive and safe events for the student body. She is passionate about making sure her students are enjoying their college experience and successfully achieving all of their goals, career and personal. In her free time she loves spending time with her son, reading and working out. She enjoys working with the students at UH and exploring all that Houston has to offer.

Laura LeeLaura Lee

Student Success Coach

Undergraduate Programs
Email | 713-743-5043

Ms. Lee has worked at the University of Houston for 14 years, five of those with the College of Education. Her previous university experience has allowed her to build a rapport with departments and colleges across campus, establishing contacts to better serve our students. If you need help and are not sure whom to contact, email or stop by her office in Farish Hall 160. As the student success coach, Lee has developed strategies to help students succeed and be able to achieve their academic and long-term career goals. She has a commitment to her students and has a plethora of resources to share.

raymond-miller-advisor-2021.pngRaymond “Marshall” Miller

Academic Advisor 1

Health (last names beginning with Oh-Z) 
Email | 713-743- 7917

Mr. Miller graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in business and earned a Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston before discovering his passion for higher education. Prior to the University of Houston, Mr. Miller was a financial aid advisor at Texas A&M University. Mr. Miller enjoys advising health students because of the wide variety of career opportunities that are available in this rapidly growing field.

Oluwasade "Sade" OrebiyiOluwasade "Sade" Orebiyi

Academic Advisor I

Health (last names beginning with A-H)
Email | 713-743-2084

Ms. Oluwasade earned a B.A. in communication from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and also holds a M.A. in communication with a focus on media from Webster University. She is very passionate about helping students achieve their academic and professional goals (long and short term) and will provide strategic coaching, advising and mentorship. Some other points of interest: She is Nigerian, has five siblings, loves reading and writing, and was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, especially with all of her nieces and nephews.  

jsidwell3.jpgJane Sidwell

Academic Advisor I

Human Development and Family Studies
Email | 713-743-5669

Ms. Sidwell has a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas and a M.A. from the University of Houston – Downtown. She joins our team after 20+ years as an educator and administrator, working in Title 1 and international schools. Her last position was College and Career counseling. Working with students to guide them along their educational journey is always the cornerstone to her career. Jane loves to experience diverse cultures through reading and travel. Since ticking Istanbul and Budapest off her Bucket List in 2019, Morocco is the next goal.

Anitra WrightAnitra Wright

Academic Advisor II

Teacher Education
Email | 713-743-4993

Ms. Wright is an alum of the University of Houston with a B.S. in human development and family studies. She has served the UH College of Education for 17 years, advising teacher education students. Her participation in a national conference on appreciative advising has helped shape her skills to improve student outcomes. She understands what it means to be a “first-generation” student and with that, she relies on her motto, “it is never too late to set and achieve goals.” In her free time, she collects butterfly figurines and enjoys spending time with family, taking walks, and shopping.