Nancy Edick, Ed.D.
- Dean of the College of Education
Nancy Edick is the dean of the College of Education (COE). She joined UNO in 1993 as the founding director for Career Advancement and Development for Recruits and Experienced (CADRE), a nationally recognized Christa McAuliffe Award winning teacher induction program. She served as executive director of the Metropolitan Omaha Education Consortium (MOEC). She was a faculty member in the Teacher Education Department. Prior to being selected as dean, she served as acting associate dean of COE.
Edick received both her Bachelor of Science in elementary education and Master of Science in supervision and administration from UNO, and holds an Ed.D. in educational administration and supervision from the UNO-UNL joint program.
She oversaw the renovation of Roskens Hall in 2011, and helped establish the world’s first building dedicated to biomechanics research in 2013.
Prior to joining UNO, Edick was a classroom teacher in the Omaha Public Schools.
Interests & ResearchHer areas of specialization are Organizational Collaboration, Teacher Induction, Teacher Dispositions, Culturally Responsive Teaching, and Organizational Trust.
Community Engagement & Service
Edick’s community service focuses on youth and public education, working closely with child-serving organizations. She is a board member of Completely KIDS, a member of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute’s Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Commission, and a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council. She is also a graduate of the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Leadership Omaha Program.
Honors & Awards
Edick is the inaugural recipient of the Lois G. Roskens UNO College of Education Deanship and the first woman to serve as dean of COE.
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