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Transportation Educator Becomes Newest University of the Rockies Board of Trustees Member
James Dickey brings a wealth of professional experience in education to the university

University of the Rockies, a leading graduate school focused on the social and behavioral sciences, has appointed James Dickey to its Board of Trustees.

Dickey currently serves as a classroom university instructor, teaching both in classrooms and one-on-one settings. In this role, he provides training for public transportation managers on a range of topics, including budget management, personnel relations, leadership, and compliance. He has helped develop curriculum in this position as well. Prior to that, Dickey taught middle and high school courses for 12 years.

Dickey’s experience in education also includes nine years as an elected public school governing board member. In this role, he prioritized multi-million dollar budgets and resources for public schools according to state and local requirements and priorities. Dickey holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in education from University of Central Missouri.

“James Dickey will be a wonderful fit to the University of the Rockies Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Dawn Iwamoto, University of the Rockies president. “His range of experience in education will undoubtedly benefit the board, and I look forward to working with him.”

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