David Dixon, J.D.

David Dixon is a senior legal and policy advisor with EducationCounsel, a Washington, DC, education firm dedicated to improving the US education system through policy, strategy, law, and advocacy. He previously spent nearly a decade working in college admission and enrollment management at Oglethorpe University (GA) where he eventually led and managed recruitment of non-traditional undergrad, as well as traditional high school students.

Dixon's passionate for education policy developed during his time at Oglethorpe and through his involvement with Government Relations Committees for NACAC and the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling. At Oglethorpe, Dixon assisted international students with the visa process, helped DACA and undocumented students, and supported student affairs efforts by serving on the university's Title IX Judicial Review Board.

David holds bachelor's degrees in psychology and business administration from Oglethorpe and a law degree from Georgia State University. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and remains committed to making a difference in the lives of others through counseling, advising, and advocacy.

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