About Us

The TEAM (Teaching, Enrichment, Advising, and Mentoring) Center is the teaching and learning excellence unit within the TSU College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences that supports faculty development and student academic success. Administratively, the TEAM Center is led by the Executive Director and the Academic Support Services Manager. The Executive Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the center and directs faculty professional development initiatives. This includes collaboration with the Dean, Associate Deans of Academic Affairs, faculty, staff, and students to identify and develop programming to enhance the teaching & learning experience within the college. The Academic Support Services Manager oversees tutoring, academic coaching, and other learning support initiatives to assist the academic growth of COPHS students. 


The TEAM Center will be recognized as “the” resource for academic student support and faculty development; cultivating teaching and learning practices that engender quality instruction and student success.


The TEAM Center is a student centered, learning focused unit committed to offering innovative programming responsive to the instructional and professional development needs of COPHS faculty & students.


The TEAM Center values and is committed to:

  • Collegiality
  • Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Cultural Responsiveness
  • Service
Academic Coaching (By appointment)

Dr. China Jenkins, PhD, APTD, CFD
Executive Director
Email: china.jenkins@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7439

Ms. Jaqueline Goodwater, MHRM
Academic Student Support Manager
Email: jacqueline.goodwater@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-4333