Portrait of Dawn Coder

Dawn Coder

Senior Director Academic Advising & Student Disability Services (AA&SDS), The Pennsylvania State University, World Campus

Dr. Dawn Coder has over fourteen years’ experience in the field of higher education and online learning in both public and private institutions, and fourteen years’ experience in a leadership role. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Penn State, a Master’s degree from Penn State in Adult Education and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Liberty University. She has four published articles in NACADA’s Academic Advising Today. She has presented at professional conferences including NACADA, UPCEA, Madison-Wisconsin’s Distance Learning and Teaching, Hendrick, and Noel Levitz. Dawn was the recipient of NACADA Region 2’s Advising Administrator award and received an Advising Administrator Certificate of Merit from NACADA’s Annual Award Nominations. Her team has won several awards under her leadership including an Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium, The Partnership Award from UPCEA, and NACADA’s Advising Technology Innovation Award.