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

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • EDLE-8305 (Eff. Mgnt to Promote Stud Lear) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E21

    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
  • 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

  • Other Information