Dr. James Dickson
- Position: Instructor
- Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
- Office Location: Building 85, Room 173
- Campus: (850) 474-2646
- Personal: (850) 607-4381
Dr. James Dickson, an Instructor, has worked at many levels of schooling, including service as a school superintendent.
He was a teacher, coach, middle school principal, elementary school principal, high school associate principal for curriculum and instruction, and assistant superintendent for human resources before he became superintendent of the Farmersville Independent School District in Farmersville, Texas and later superintendent of the Corsicana Independent School District in Corsicana, Texas.
In addition, Dickson served as an educational liaison for Region 12 Education Service Center in Waco, Texas and was an educational consultant for Claycomb Architects in Dallas, Texas. He has also served as an independent educational consultant providing a variety of services. Examples include superintendent searches, district demographic studies, organizational studies, financial/budget analysis and administrative/school board training.
Dickson teaches Administration of School Personnel, School Finance, School Law, Educational Leadership – Theory and Practice, and Principles of Curriculum Development.
Dickson holds an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from East Texas State University. He has two degrees from North Texas State University – a M.Ed. in Secondary Education – Physical Education and a B.S. in Secondary Education – Physical Education and Biology.
Degrees & Institutions:
Dickson has two degrees from North Texas State University – a M.Ed. in Secondary Education – Physical Education and a B.S. in Secondary Education – Physical Education and Biology. He holds an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from East Texas State University.
- Leadership in Education
- Administration of School Personnel
Keywords: administration of school personnel, educational administration, educational leadership, hiring searches for school superintendents, principles of curriculum development, school finance, school board training