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Toni Mixon, Ph.D.

Toni Mixon

Toni Mixon Ph.D is a Supervisor of Special Education in the Buffalo Public School District with a specialization in instructional programming. Prior to becoming a Supervisor, Dr. Mixon served in several leadership capacities. This included being an Assistant Professor of Special Education, Program Director and Chair of the Pathway to Teaching Program Steering Committee, a Special Education Coach and a Special Education Teacher.

She has also served locally as Vice President, Leadership Coordinator and Professional Development Consultant for the New York State Council for Exceptional Children. In addition, Dr. Mixon’s commitment to students with disabilities also extends even further as a member of the Autism Task Force and Transition Committee led by the Division of Special Education in Buffalo Public Schools.

For over 25 years Dr. Mixon has dedicated her career to tirelessly advocating for individuals with disabilities. As well as supporting special education teachers and administrators who serve students with disabilities. She is committed to ensuring students and teachers have access to the resources and supports that they need to be successful. Her endless enthusiasm for promoting learning is evidenced by her continual commitment to providing professional development to educators and collectively collaborating with colleagues to identify both instructional and behavioral strategies that can be employed in the classroom to help students.

Dr. Mixon holds a Ph. D in Special Education from the University of Buffalo. Her areas of interest focus on African American Males with Emotional Disabilities and Reading Interventions. She is also an OSEP grant recipient (2011-2015) and was awarded the Anita and Herbert L. Foster Learning and Instruction Scholarship and Student Research Poster Award: Single Case Design.

On a personal note, Dr. Mixon is dedicated to her husband, 2 children, family, and her church where her husband serves as the Pastor.

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