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educator , University administrator

John Paul Sikula, American university administrator, educator. Named to Mogadore High School Athletic Hall of Fame, 1975; recipient Community Service award in Education Gary Post-Tribune, 1981.


Sikula, John Paul was born on October 7, 1944 in Akron, Ohio, United States.


Bachelor with honors, Hiram College, 1966. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1969.


Assistant professor education, Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania) State College, 1969-1970;assistant professor education, U. Toledo, Ohio., 1970-1973;associate professor education, U. Toledo, Ohio., 1973-1976;associate director center for educational research and services, U. Toledo, Ohio., 1975-1976;chairman division education, Indiana U. Northwest, Gary, 1976-1984;dean graduate school education, California State University, Long Beach, since 1984. Member of national education advisory board International Business Machines Corporation, since 1990. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Southwest Regional Laboratory for Ednl.

Research and Development, 1991-1993. Teacher education delegate leader to China, Russia, Czechoslovakia.


President Inverness Village Association, board directors, Toledo, 1975-1976. Member Mayor's Education Task Force for Year 2000, Long Beach, California, 1985. Member Indiana Association Colleges for Teacher Education (president 1983-1984), State California Association Teacher Edn (founding president 1984-1986), Association Teacher Education (president-elect, blue ribbon task force on teacher education reform 1986-1987, president' award 1986, founding editor national journal.

1978-1988, national president 1989-1990), California State University Education Deans (chairman 1987-1988), Alph Tau Epsilon (national president 1989-1990). Phi Delta Kappa (president Toledo chapter 1975-1976, president Northwest Indiana chapter 1982-1983, Young Educational Leader American award 1981), Pi Lambda Theta (national publications advisory board 1986-1988). Clubs: 49er Athletic Foundation (Long Beach).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sports.


Son of John and Anna (Shimko) S.;m. Lola M. Coxford, December 26, 1992. Children from a previous marriage: Michelle, Nicole, Adam, Danielle.

John Sikula

Anna (Shimko) Sikula