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John E. Wilson, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Educational Administration Program Director, EdD in K-12 Educational Leadership

Campus Contact Information:
Baylor University
School of Education
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building 122
Phone: (254) 710-4475
Fax: (254) 710-3262

1982: Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Doctoral Dissertation: "Identifying and Evaluating Potential Instructional Components for High School Learning Strategy Programs"
1971: M.M., Baylor University, Waco, Texas
1968: B.M., Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas
1972-75: Post Graduate Studies, University of Houston
1974: Post Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

Professional Certifications:
Texas Superintendent
Texas Mid-Level Administration
Texas Provisional Teachers Certificate

Wilson, J. E. (1993, January/February). Building an effective partnership is crucial for local leadership team, Texas Lone Star.

Wilson, J.E. and Weinstein, C.E. (1989, February-March). Identifying and evaluating potential instructional components for high school learning strategies programs, The High School Journal.

Wilson, J. E. (1988, summer). State teacher appraisal system: A panacea? Georgia Educational Leadership, 4(1), 10-14.

Wilson, J.E., Weinstein, C.E., et al (1988, January). High School Students learning and study strategies: 2 perspectives. Unpublished paper presented at the Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, Texas

Wilson, J.E. (1988). Implications of learning strategy research and training: What it has to say to the practitioner. In C.E. Weinstein, J. E. Goetz and P. Alexander (Eds.), Learning and study strategies. San Diego: Academic Press.

The National Aeronauticas and Space Administration Public Service Medal (2000)
Texas School Business, Educator of the Month ( April 2001)
Omicron Delta Kappa, Baylor University, Sesquicentennial Men and Women of Merit Award ( January 1995)
Danforth Foundation Academy, Fellow (1989-90)
Meadows Educational Leadership Academy, Fellow (1987-89)

Research Interests:
Cognitive Learning; Change Leadership; Change Management; Organizational Health

To bring out the best in each of my students by engaging intellectually, verbally, and spiritually. My goal is to intellectually challenge each student through readings, discussion and class interaction in context of the subject matter.

Courses Taught:
LDS 1301 Introduction to Leadership
CCS 2301 Leadership and Social Change
EDA 5357 Community Relations
EDA 5359 Seminar: School Law
EDA 5355 Visioning, Planning, Acquisition of 21st Century School Facilities

Dr. John E. Wilson is a former public school administrator for 34 years where he served as Superintendent of Schools for Clear Creek, Amarillo, Greenville and Cuero Independent School Districts. He has served on the Board of Trustees for Hardin-Simmons University, Board of Directors for Texas Academic Decathlon, President and Board of Directors for the Texas Association of Suburban/Mid-Urban Schools, Texas Council on Economic Education, and Board of Directors for Texas School Alliance