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  • Richard NicholsDr. C. Richard Nichols

    Assistant Professor of Education  

    Carey Center K-20
    (724) 805-2126

    Office hours:
    Tuesday: 10:00-12:00
    Wednesday: 10:00-12:00
    Thursday: 10:00-12:00


    Post Doctoral, Letter of Eligibility, University of Pittsburgh, 1981
    D.Ed., Elementary Education/Educational Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
    B.S., Elementary Education, California University of Pennsylvania, 1969
    M.Ed., Elementary Education, University of Pittsburgh, 1972

    Richard Nichols' CV

    Courses Taught

    GCED 600 Educational leadership and Professional Development
    GCED 610 Current Issues and Trends in Education
    GCED 640 Classroom Management
    GCED 655 Educational Jurisprudence

    ED 410 Student Teaching Supervisor
    ED 411 Professional Seminar-Elementary and Secondary

    About Dr. Nichols:

    Dr. Nichols is an Assistant Professor of Education. Prior to becoming a full-time assistant professor, Dr. Nichols was the Director of Human Resources at Saint Vincent College. Early in his career, Dr. Nichols was an elementary teacher and an instructional coordinator for the Greensburg-Salem District. Later, after he received his doctorate degree in School Administration at the University of Pittsburgh, he performed duties as a Middle School Principal, Director of Elementary Education, and Director of Instructional Services for the entire Greater Latrobe School District System. Before leaving public school education, he was employed as the Superintendent of Schools at Greater Latrobe and as a Superintendent for the Hempfield Area School District. Dr. Nichols currently teaches the undergraduate courses for professional seminar and supervises student teachers, and teaches graduate courses in Educational Jurisprudence, Current Issues and Trends, Classroom Management and Educational Leadership.