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About Norman W. Powell

Dr. Norman Powell is Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs for the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky in the US. He is associate professor in the Dept of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Dr. Powell’s bachelor’s of Arts degree is in Latin American Area Studies and Spanish from the School of International Service, and his master’s and doctoral degrees are in Special Education in emotional behavioral disorders (EBD) with minors in administration and family systems from The American University, Washington, DC. Dr.Powell has served in a variety of professional capacities. These include: special educator, trainer, professor, child and youth care worker and administrator. His research interests include: youth at risk,diversity,transition and classroom management. He has continued to work locally, nationally, and internationally on behalf of at-risk children, youth and families.


Present Associate Professor--Educational Leadership, Eastern Kentucky University
Present Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs, Eastern Kentucky University

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  • EAD 846--Leadership: School Community Relations

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