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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. William Daniel (Dan) Gordon

Dr. William Daniel (Dan) Gordon

Email

Office

240 Brown Hall

Phone

660.562.1235

Joined Northwest in 2011

Assistant Professor

Department Chair of Professional Education


Education

  • Educational Doctorate - School Administration, University of Missouri, 1997
  • Education Specialist - Secondary Administration, University of Missouri, 1993
  • Master of Science in Education - Secondary Administration, University of Central Missouri, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Education - Biology/Earth Science, University of Central Missouri, 1982

Courses Taught

  • 61-252 Pluralism Multicultural Society
  • 61-360 Secondary Teaching Practicum II
  • 61-681 School and Community Relations

Academic Interests

  • Secondary education
  • Secondary principalship
  • School climate and structures
  • Classroom Management

Scholarly Activity

  • Gordon, W. B. (1997). High school block scheduling and selected student variables. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Missouri - Columbia, Missouri).
  • Valentine, J.W., Simpson, J.B., & Gordon, W.D. (1996, September). Block scheduling in Missouri high schools: A report to Missouri secondary school principals. (Unpublished report presented to Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, Columbia, Missouri).

Student Group Advisement

  • Delta Chi Fraternity Faculty Advisor

Other Professional Experiences

  • Supervisor, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2008-11
  • Director, Warrensburg Area Career Center, 2006-08
  • Principal, Warrensburg High School, 1998-2006
  • Assistant Principal, Hannibal High School, 1992-98
  • Principal, Savannah Middle School, 1991-92
  • Principal, Paris High School, 1989-91
  • Science Teacher, Brookfield Middle School, 1982-88
  • Adjunct professor, University of Central Missouri, 2000, 2003, 2005
  • Adjunct professor, William Woods University, 1998-2008