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Raymond (Ray) Nixon

Raymond Nixon (Ray) served as a professional educator in Columbus City Schools for forty-eight years. His extensive experiences include serving as a teacher, community home mentor, sports coach, curriculum consultant, recruiting specialist, building and center office administrator. In his role as Administrative Coordinator of Student Management Programs, he facilitated staff training and activities for teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents. He also evaluated related district-wide and individual school programs and provided respective resources and support.

Ray received his MA in Education Administration from Ashland University and BA from Capital University in Social Studies/Political Science. He authored two publications; An Individualized American History Program for Non-English Speaking Students and Multicultural Interdisciplinary Activities K-12. He served in different leading roles in professional associations including the Ohio and Columbus Association of Secondary Administrators, Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators, and Ohio and Columbus Education Associations. Over his career, Ray received many awards and honors for his educational and community contributions. In his free time, Ray enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with his family that includes grand and god sons.

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