Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
M.S. Higher Education
Dr. Margaret Dam holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Georgia State University. Her undergraduate degree is a B.A. (Ed.) in elementary education from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Her Master of Education and Educational Specialist degrees are from Georgia State University with a major in Middle Grades Education. Dr. Dam has worked as a teacher, Instructional Lead Teacher and as Executive Director of Professional Development for a large metropolitan Atlanta school district. Following a career in K-12 education, she has taught at the university level in the area of educational leadership, higher education and adult learning. Her interests include higher education, instructional supervision, adult learning, professional learning, and teacher leadership.
EDUC 6155 - Understanding Higher Education
EDUC 6156 - Understanding Students
EDUC 6263 - Best Practices for Student Success
EDUC 6260 - Managing Human Resources
EDUC 6759 - Assessing for Learning
EDUC 6760 - Facilitating Learning Online
BA, Memorial University of Newfoundland
MEd, Georgia State University
Ed.S., Georgia State University
PhD, Georgia State University
Awards / Honors
Exemplary Service Award, Clayton County Chamber of Commerce, 2000
Exemplary Service Award, 2000
Faculty Research Award, 2011
Outstanding Georgia Leadership Program, 1996
Nixon, A., Dam, M. T., Packard, A. (2010). Teacher dispositions and contract non-renewal. Planning and Changing.
Dam, M. T., James, S. (2015). Developing Reflective Practice in Online Learning. Walden University.
Nixon, A., Dam, M. T., Packard, A. (2010). Dispositions and teacher contract non-renewal.
Nixon, A., Dam, M. T. (2011). Performance-Based Leadership Preparation: The Students' Perspective.
Nixon, A., Dam, M. T., Packard, A. (2011). School principals and teacher termination.
Nixon, A., Dam, M. T., Packard, A. (2011). School principals just say no to dispositions.