Dr. Twila Johnson is the Dean of Academics and Associate Professor
of government and history at Coastal Bend College. She was the Interim Director
of External Relations of the Kingsville site prior to becoming Dean. Dr.
Johnson has twenty years of experience in education while teaching and serving
as an administrator in the public schools, community college and university
level. She has also been the QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) Director for
Coastal Bend College.
Dr. Johnson earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in English
and History and Master of Science in Political Science and History from Texas A
& M University – Kingsville. She also holds a doctorate in Education and
Educational Leadership from Texas A & M University Kingsville. Her research and publication focus was
on the impact of teaching, social, and cognitive presence on success in online
courses at a community college as well as faculty perceptions of student
success in online courses.
Dr. Johnson continues to keep student success at the
forefront as she makes numerous motivational speeches a year to students across
South Texas entitled “Write a Happy Ending!” In her “free time, “she enjoys
raising Simbrah show cattle with her family, antiquing, “creative” cooking, and
spending time with her family.