Nickson Appointed Director of K-12 Outreach Initiatives

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Stacey Nickson, assistant director in Auburn University’s Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, has been named director of K-12 Initiatives, announced today by Assistant Vice President for University Outreach Royrickers Cook.

“Dr. Nickson will provide excellent leadership for our K-12 Outreach initiatives and school partnerships,” Cook said. “She has a broad range of experience in K-12 as a teacher and principal, as well as at the university level as a nationally-recognized expert in educational leadership.”

Nickson was named director of K-12 Initiatives in University Outreach after a national search. In her new position, she will be responsible for the division’s outreach programs serving area teachers and students, which include comprehensive partnerships with Loachapoka and Notasulga high schools. She will also lead the development and implementation of new K-12 projects, with emphasis on increasing outreach to underserved students and schools.

Nickson, who has worked at Auburn University since 2008, earned her bachelor’s degree in public administration from Indiana University, a master’s degrees in educational administration from National University in San Diego, and her doctorate in educational administration from the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on cross-cultural approaches to educational attainment.

Contact: Royrickers Cook, Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, (334) 844-5700.

Last Updated: June 17, 2014