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Robert Dixon

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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 "Technology for School Psychologists: Navigating Professional & Ethical Issues in the Digital Age" at the Illinois School Psychologists Association Fall Conference on Thursday, Oct. 12 online.

Submitted on: Oct. 12



Colleen McMahon, Cleveland State University and Robert Dixon, Psychology, co-authored the article "Addressing Shortages by Establishing an Online Respecialization Program" in Communiqué published on Oct. 1 by National Association of School Psychologists.

Submitted on: Oct. 4



Bradford Daley, Alfred University; Robert Dixon, Psychology; and S. Kathleen Krach, Florida State University; presented "No Problem! Problem-Based Learning in Training" at TSP Conference: The Art & Science of Teaching on Feb. 6 in Denver.

Submitted on: Feb. 13



Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Positive Ethics and School Psychology" at Oklahoma School Psychologists Association Annual Conference on Dec. 8 in Oklahoma City, OK.

Submitted on: Dec. 10, 2022



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, 2022