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Robert Dixon

Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

School Psychology, Response to Intervention (RtI), Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), Online Service Delivery

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Brief biography

Robert J. Dixon, PhD, NCSP, LP has been practicing school psychology for over 30 years. In the last 20, he has been teaching in and directing the School Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. In his role as Graduate Educator, he has developed several courses that reflect his interests in Response to Intervention (RtI), Research & Program Evaluation, and Supervision. He has been a member of school improvement efforts in La Crescent, MN, La Crosse, WI and Onalaska, WI. He has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the executive board for the Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP) and is the current chair of APA Division 16 ethics committee. He keeps his practice current by volunteering with a local school district.

Current courses at UWL

School-wide Practices for Academics, Behavior, and Mental Health in a MTSS Model (SPY 751)
Academic, Behavioral, and Mental Health Interventions (SPY 752)
Research & Program Evaluation in the Schools (SPY 725)
Practicum & Internship Sequences


Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado
M.Ed. in Community Counseling from Loyola University of Chicago
B.A. in Psychology from the University of Manitoba



Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Transgressions in School Psychology: Examining the Ethical Challenges and Hurdles of Practitioners" at the Illinois School Psychologists Association on Friday, Oct. 21 online.

Submitted on: Oct. 21



Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Moving Towards Data-Based Decisions: Application of Hattie’s Research to School-wide Instruction" at the Illinois School Psychologists Association Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 14 online.

Submitted on: Oct. 14



Robert Dixon, Psychology, served as WSPA Continuing Professional Development Committee Chair. Planned the Spring 2022 WSPA Convention in the Wisconsin Dells, WI on March 3 & 4, 2022.

Submitted on: Mar. 7



Robert Dixon, Daniel Hyson and Jocelyn Newton, all Psychology; and School Psychology 2nd Year Graduate Students (Amanda Bach, Kelly Hinden, Kayla Larson, Claire Schecklman, Zach Noethe-Wolford, Shayde McKay, Carissa Hemb, Destiny Miller, and Katie Sorebo); presented "School Psychology NASP Poster Presentations" at National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention on Wednesday, Feb. 16 in Boston, MA.

Submitted on: Feb. 16



Robert Dixon, Daniel Hyson, Jocelyn Newton and Ruth Schumacher-Martinez, all Psychology, presented "Integrating Equity and Social Justice Throughout a Graduate Program" at Trainers of School Psychologists Annual Conference on Feb. 14 in Boston, MA.

Submitted on: Feb. 16