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Robert Dan Nolan, American educational administrator. Certified England/social studies teacher, administration and supervision, K-12, Florida; certified secondary England teacher, Missouri, Indiana. Recipient Teacher of the Year award Bradenton School Board, 1963, Little Red School House award National Association Elementary Principals, 1983, Support of Women in Leadership award, 1990.


Nolan, Robert Dan was born on April 22, 1938 in Rawlins, Wyoming, United States. Son of Michael H. and Thelma E. (McLaughlin) Nolan.


Bachelor in English, St. Louis University, 1960. Master of Education, University Florida, 1967. Education Specialist, University South Florida, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, Nova University, 1985.


Secondary educator, Southeast High School, Bradenton, Florida, 1960-1965;curriculum specialist, Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, 1965-1967;dean, Walker Junior High School, Bradenton, 1967-1970;supervisor, Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, 1970-1979;principal, Palma Sola School, Bradenton, 1979-1987;director staff development, Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, 1987-1995;assistant superintendent for academics, Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, since 1995. Consultant in field.


  • Certified England/social studies teacher, administration and supervision, K-12, Florida. Certified secondary England teacher, Missouri, Indiana.


Member Florida Council on Educational Management, Tallahassee, 1981-1990. Vice president Bradenton Arts Council, 1986-1990. Campaign chairman United Way, 1991-1992.

Member Florida Association School Administrators, Bradenton Chamber of Commerce (committee chairman 1989-1990), Rotary (president Bradenton 1989), Phi Delta Kappa (president 1971-1972).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, music, antiques, swimming, traveling.


Married Marilyn Jean McClure, July 10, 1965.

Michael H. Nolan

Thelma E. (McLaughlin) Nolan

Marilyn Jean McClure