Dr. Wayne Johnson Bio Page

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Dr. Wayne Johnson (Muscogee Creek/Seminole), Ed.D.

Dr. Wayne Johnson holds an Ed.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (2009). He earned his Ed.S. degree in Educational Administration from the University of Missouri at Kansas City (2001), a M.Ed. degree in Secondary Administration (1980) from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and a B.S. degree in Secondary Education (1974) from Baker University. During his more than 41 years in education, Dr. Johnson has served as a teacher, school administrator, and tribal program administrator in varied educational settings, including public and tribal contexts both on- and off-reservation. His focus has been helping to define Indian education that best serves the educational needs of American Indian students. Dr. Johnson possesses expert knowledge in the areas of federal trust responsibility, tribal treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, and federal programs and policies in Indian education. Dr. Johnson currently works as an educational consultant. He consults with Tribal Education Departments, Tribal Education Departments National Assembly, and state and national, public and tribal agencies regarding American Indian education, educational leadership, and educational policy on behalf of American Indian students. Dr. Johnson brings unique knowledge and experienced historical, treaty, and educational perspectives to BPC’s clients, partners, and projects.