DCSIMG

PDS Program Coordinators

Dr. Timothy Frederiks

frederiksc@centenarycollege.edu
(908) 852-1400 ext. 2285

Dr. Timothy Fredriks

Dr. Frederiks is a graduate of Seton Hall University with the following degrees BS (1974), MA (1975), Ed.S. (2000) and Ed.D. (2004).  He has served as a Teacher, Department Chairperson, Supervisor, Director and Superintendent during his 38 year career in public education.  In addition, he coached various high school sports and advised many different school based activities. He holds NJ certification as a Social Studies and Mathematics teacher, Supervisor, Media Specialist and School Administrator. 

Dr. Frederiks was awarded the NJ Fellow Award from the NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities for his work with assistive and adaptive technologies in 2003. In 2010, he was honored with the Joel Kobert award for college teaching for his work as an adjunct in the Education Department at Centenary College.  He remains active in the Warren County Superintendent's Roundtable Association and as a retired member of NJASA and ASCD.  He resides in Parsippany with his wife and five children

Dr. Eric Nixon

Dr. Eric Nixon

Assistant Professor of Education.

Assistant Professor Eric Nixon graduated from William Paterson College and received a Bachelor of Arts in History Education. He began his graduate work at Montclair State College and earned a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, as well as, a Master of Arts in Administration and Supervision. Dr. Nixon continued his graduate work at Seton Hall University and earned an Ed. D. in Administration and Supervision. His dissertation was titled Validation Study of Hodson’s “Competencies for the Special Education Director Questionnaire”.

Dr. Nixon also earned New Jersey State Department of Education certificates as Teacher of Social Studies, Teacher of the Handicapped, Teacher of Psychology, Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant, Principal/Supervisor, School Business Administrator, Assistant Superintendent in Charge of Business, and School Administrator.

Dr. Nixon taught adjudicated delinquent adolescents for three-and-a-half years, worked for seven years as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant on the Hackettstown, New Jersey public school district’s child study team, and for twenty years was a Director of Special Services in the Garfield and Rockaway Township, New Jersey public school districts.

Since April 2003 Dr. Nixon has served as a special education due process panel member for the Delaware Department of Education.

Dr. Nixon joined the Centenary College faculty in September 2007. He has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including Current Issues and Trends in Special Education, Psychology of High and Low Incidence Exceptionalities, and Assistive Technology.

Download Dr. Nixon's resume here. PDF

Email Eric Nixon: nixone@centenarycollege.edu

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