Dixie Denton
Dixie Denton
Senior Lecturer of Elementary Education
Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 327

About Dixie Denton

Dixie Denton has more than 35 years experience in the teaching profession and has a passion for early and elementary education. She is actively involved in the community and enjoys sharing her expertise with others.

Professional Experience


Program Area Leader


M.S. Elementary Education/Administration

Indiana University/Purdue University, 1986

B.A., Elementary Education/Kindergarten Endorsement

Franklin College, 1983

Research and Publications

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Areas of Expertise

Faculty Mentorship Program for Students with Disabilities

College Mentors For Kids, Faculty Sponsor

Creative Minds, Faculty Sponsor

Early and Elementary Education Living-Learning Community, Faculty Co-Sponsor

MakerStudio, Co-Director

Strategic Enrollment Planning Steering Committee

Student Success Working Group

Other Professional Activities

Denton, D., Stroud, J. (2017, June). Real Experiences Students Gain From Participating in LLCs. ACUHO-I Annual Conference & Exposition, Providence, RI.

Denton, D., Shively, K. (2017, May). Makerspace Professional Development for Elementary Education Faculty. Muncie, IN.

Denton, D., Shively, K., Stroud, J., Richardson, T. (2016, October). Real Experiences Students Gain from Participating in Living Learning Communities. ACUHO-I LivingLearning Programs Conference, Phoenix, AZ.