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Dr. Jamie Mattison

Associate Professor
Department Chair
Modern Foreign Languages Department
Office: Heard 318
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8376900 College St, Box 8376BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4634(254) 295-4634
Subjects Taught: Spanish, Educational Administration
Degrees Earned: Ed.D. Educational Leadership, University of Mary Hardin Baylor; M.A., Foreign Language Education, University of Texas at Austin; M.A. Spanish, Texas State University; B.A. Spanish, University of Texas at Austin
Bio

Dr. Jamie Mattison teaches Spanish and is the chairperson of the Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Program at UMHB.  She has also taught graduate courses in educational administration in the College of Education. 

Jamie, a native English speaker, acquired her Spanish skills through formal study and travel.    She received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin (UT).  She also received a master’s degree from UT in foreign language education and a second master’s degree from Texas State University in Spanish.  She received a doctorate of education in Educational Leadership from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. 

Prior to working at UMHB, Jamie had a career in public education.  She was a teacher, an educational consultant and an administrator.  Jamie served as a superintendent of schools for nearly 14 years, first in south Texas and then in central Texas. 

Beyond the professional aspects of Jamie Mattison, there is a personal side.  She has been married to Steve Mattison for 36 years and they have two adult children.  Jamie has lived in Africa, South America, Central America, California, Florida, Michigan, and Texas.  In Texas she has lived in Austin, Bastrop, Gonzales, Pawnee, and Georgetown.    She is a member of the St. Stephen Catholic Church.