Associate Professor, Chair

Biography

Dr. Andy Nixon is an associate professor in the Department of Leadership and Instruction. Dr. Nixon teaches graduate courses in Educational Leadership, specializing in school operations, finance, and change. His research agenda is primarily focused on reasons that school principals non-renew teacher contracts. Prior to appointment at UWG, Dr. Nixon was a school superintendent in Indiana. He has also served as a high school social studies teacher, high school assistant principal, high school athletic director, high school principal, and assistant superintendent.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., History, DePauw University, 1986
  • M.A.T., Social Studies, DePauw University, 1988
  • Ed.S., School Superintendent, Ball State University, 1996
  • Ed.D., Educational Administration, Ball State University, 2002
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance & Resource Mgmt) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E30
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E25

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance & Resource Mgmt) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E25

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • EDLE-7312 (School & Comm Engagement) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E25

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance & Resource Mgmt) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E14

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • EDLE-8301 (Ed. Leadership Residency Lab I) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8303 (Ed. Leadership Resid. Lab III) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance & Resource Mgmt) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E14

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • EDLE-8302 (Ed. Leadership Resid. Lab II) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8303 (Ed. Leadership Resid. Lab III) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E28
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E15

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • EDLE-8301 (Ed. Leadership Residency Lab I) Section: 93D
    • EDLE-8302 (Ed. Leadership Resid. Lab II) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance & Resource Mgmt) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E21

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • EDLE-8301 (Ed. Leadership Residency Lab I) Section: 92D
    • EDLE-8305 (Effec Mgmt to promote learning) Section: E01
    • EDLE-8324 (Ethics in Educational Leadersh) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E21

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: E01
    • EDLE-8313 (Leadership Improving Schools) Section: E01
    • EDLE-8314 (Local School Leadership) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N09

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • EDLE-8314 (Local School Leadership) Section: N01
    • EDLE-8329 (Schl Ldrshp-Pluralstc/Dvrs Soc) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N09

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: N02
    • EDLE-8314 (Local School Leadership) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N09

    Fall 2013 Sections

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change) Section: N03
    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change) Section: N02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N10

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • EDSI-9942 (Instr Lead tht Facilitates SI) Section: N01 Download Syllabus [PDF]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N09
  • Publication List

    Teacher Contract Non-Renewal: How Do Principals Know?

    Principals Judge Teachers by Their Teaching

    Teacher Contract Non-renewal: Midwest. Rocky Mountains, and Southeast

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