Dr. John Tippeconnic Bio Page

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Dr. John Tippeconnic, Ph.D. (Comanche/Cherokee)

Key Scientific Staff for Bowman Performance Consulting, LLC

Dr. John Tippeconnic holds a Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Administration (1975). He also has a M.Ed. from The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Administration (1971) and a B.S. from Oklahoma State University in Secondary Education, Math & Social Studies (1966). He has over 40 years of experience in educational administration and leadership with American Indian populations and has held leadership positions in multiple federal and university agencies. Dr. Tippeconnic brings unique and senior level perspectives as the Director of the Pennsylvania State University Indian Leadership program (1996-2010), the Director of the Office of Indian Education Programs for the U.S. Department of Interior (1992-1995), and the Director of the Office of Indian Education for the U.S. Department of Education (1990-1992). Currently, Dr. Tippeconnic is a professor and Director of the American Indian Studies program at Arizona State University. His numerous national awards and honors include a lifetime achievement award from the National Indian Education Association (2012). Dr. Tippeconnic provides unique and experienced federal and tribal perspectives (historic and contemporary) to all BPC projects.