2016 NEFEC Summer Leadership Conference
July 19 & 20, 2016 - Saint Augustine, FL
Keynote Speaker: Tim Hodges, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Gallup Education
Dr. Hodges consults with K-12 school districts across the United States. His primary role is leading research design, conduct impact analysis, and delivering executive presentations to district leadership, including superintendents, cabinets, and school boards. He is focused on helping transform schools into great places to work and learn.
Dr. Hodges has delivered presentations and written journal articles and technical reports on many topics, including the Clifton StrengthsFinder, strengths-based development, positive psychology and leadership development. He has contributed chapters to several books, and his research has appeared in numerous journals. Dr. Hodges serves as a reviewer of scholarly work submitted for publication in the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies and has often served on review boards for regional and national academic conferences.
Dr. Hodges is a member of the board of directors of the National Career and Technical Education Foundation (NCTEF). The NCTEF board provides oversight and direction for the implementation of Career and Technical Education across the United States.
Dr. Hodges has served as a commissioner of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, which reviews and recommends policies to improve and support postsecondary education at Nebraska’s 13 public postsecondary institutions. He also serves on the boards of the Gallup Federal Credit Union and Christian Heritage, an organization serving at-risk children and youth.