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Special education educator

Gary William Nix, American special education educator. Member International Organisation for Education of Hearing Impaired, Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society (board directors), Council for Exceptional Children, Learning Disabilities Association Canada (board directors), Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia (past president), Canada Psychological Association.

Background

Nix, Gary William was born on July 6, 1941 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of William H. and Roberta G. (Cass) Nix.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Illinois College, 1963. M.E.D. in Education of Deaf, Smith College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education, U. Oregon, 1971.

Career

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1971-1974. Associate professor Texas Tech U., Lubbock, 1975-1977. Superintendent Mystic (Connecticut) Oral School, 1977-1979.

Associate professor Faculty of Education, U. British Columbia, Vancouver, 1979-1986. President, Chairman, Board Of Directors Gary W. Nix & Association Ltd., Alexander Graham Bell Association for Deaf, 1980-1982. Director Richmond Education Clinic, Fraser Valley Education Clinic.

Invited lecturer on mainstreaming Oxford, England, Taipei, Taiwan. Executive board Council on Education of Deaf, 1980-1982.

Membership

Member International Organisation for Education of Hearing Impaired, Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society (board directors), Council for Exceptional Children, Learning Disabilities Association Canada (board directors), Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia (past president), Canada Psychological Association.

Connections

Married Rae A. Sapp, March 22, 1964. Children: Brian W., Rebecca A., Bradley S. Assistant.

father:
William H. Nix

mother:
Roberta G. (Cass) Nix

spouse:
Rae A. Sapp

children:
Brian W. Nix

Rebecca A. Nix

Bradley S. Asst Nix