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Jim Drexler

Jim Drexler

Dean of the Graduate School of Education
On faculty since 2004

 

706.419.1408
jim.drexler@covenant.edu

 

Education

PhD, Saint Louis University, 2000
MEd, University of Missouri, 1989
MDiv, Covenant Theological Seminary, 1984
BA, Covenant College, 1979

 

Selected Publications

  • Nurturing the School Community: Teacher Induction and Professional Learning Communities (2011), Purposeful Design
  • “Faithful Presence: The Christian school head, personhood, relationships, and outcomes”,  Journal of School Choice, 2012 (Vol. 6, No. 1).
  • “Professional Learning Communities”, Christian School
  • Education, Fall, 2011 (Vol. 15, No. 1).
  • “Restorative Discipline”, Christian Educators Journal, October, 2010 (Vol. 50, No. 1).
  • Schools as Communities: Educational Leadership, Relationships, and the Eternal Value of Christian Education, editor and contributor (2007), Purposeful Design Publications.
  • "Feeding our Young: Helping New Teachers Grow Through Comprehensive Induction," AILACTE Journal, Volume 3, Number 1 (Fall, 2006).
  • "Checking the Temperature of Your School" in Christian School Educator, Fall, 2005 (Vol. 9, No. 2).
  • "Can Moral Education Be Measured?" in Christian Educators Journal, October, 2003 (p. 25-28).
  • "Relationships: The Key to Character Education" in Christian School Teacher, Fall, 2003 (p. 22-26).

 

 

Dr. Jim Drexler

Dr. Jim Drexler advises prospective students who are interested in international teaching and leadership opportunities from Covenant College's department of education.

Carter Hall in autumn

The Covenant College Teacher Education Program has earned a Level 4 rating on the 2019 and 2020 Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Measures (PPEMs) published by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). Level 4 is above the expected level of performance for effectively preparing future teachers and is the highest rating available.