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Management educator

Richard William Gaddis, American management educator. Recipient leadership training award Mountain-Plains Business Education Association, 1974, Dale Carnegie personnel progress award, 1982, Golden Apple award Lamar University Student Education Association, 1991.

Background

Gaddis, Richard William was born on May 29, 1941 in Tulsa. Son of Preston Gilbert and Gladys Leona (Booton) Gaddis.

Education

Bachelor, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1966. Master of Education, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1971. Doctor of Education, University Arkansas, 1988.

Master of Science in Management, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma, 1994. Graduate, Tulsa Citizens Police Academy, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, 1998. Graduate, Bartlesville Citizens Police Academy, 2006.

Career

Business education teacher Vinita (Oklahoma) High School, 1966-1974, Oologah (Oklahoma) High School, 1974-1977. Business education instructor Northwest Technology Institute, Springdale, Arkansas, 1977-1986. Assistant professor business/marketing education State University of New York, Oswego, 1988-1990.

Assistant professor office administration Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1990-1992. Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management program director graduate studies management Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma, since 1992, assistant professor management, 1992-1994, associate professor management, 1994—2001, professor management, 2002—2004, professor emeritus management, since 2004. Professor business, director adult and graduate studies Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 2004—2008.

Professor business Spartan College Aeronautics & Technology, since 2009. Director faculty Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, school director Career Point College, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2008-2009, professor business Brown Mackie College, Tulsa, since 2009. Independent career programs assessment test administrator, since 2004.

Consultant, lecturer in field.

Membership

Member Class of XXII, Leadership Tulsa, 1995-1996, Spring class Broken Arrow Citizens Police Academy, 2001. Member National Education Association, American Vocational Association (new professional award 1989), National Business Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association (outstanding educator award 1975, outstanding university teacher of year 1997), Oklahoma Business Education Association (administrator of year 1994), Northeastern State University Alumni Association (citation of merit 1992), Mountain-Plains Business Education Association (Oklahoma representative 1999-2002), Oklahoma Business Education Association (executive board member 1999-2002), Alpha Phi Omega, Delta Mu Delta, Delta Sigma Pi, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Omega Pi, Rho Theta Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Delta Pi Epsilon, Alpha Sigma Lambda (national councilor).

Connections

Married Janet Gail Roché, November 23, 1974. 1 child, Jennifer Lee.

father:
Preston Gilbert Gaddis

mother:
Gladys Leona (Booton) Gaddis

spouse:
Janet Gail Roché

child:
Jennifer Lee Gaddis