Office of the Executive Director
Dr. Vickie Barton
Ed.D., M.A. Counseling Psychology, M.A. Administration of Physical Education – Ball State University
B.S. – Marion College
Office: AH 110
Dr. Vickie Barton currently serves the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities as the Executive Director of the school. Dr. Barton first came to the Academy in its inaugural year, 1990, as the Coordinator of Guidance. Since that time she has served in various capacities at the Academy including interim as Associate Director of Academic Affairs.
After graduating from Marion College, now Indiana Wesleyan University, she worked nine years at White’s Residential and Family Services as the recreation director, a teacher, a coach and finally the founding mother of the Foster Care Program. She left White’s in 1985 to spend 10 months traveling the perimeter states of the United States on her bicycle. Upon completion of the bicycle trip she enrolled at Ball State University, where she served as a teaching graduate assistant while she completed two Master’s, one in Counseling Psychology and the other in Health and Physical Education. Dr. Barton served as a counselor at Indiana Wesleyan University for one year and was the Director of Counseling Services at Anderson University for two years before moving to Yorktown, Indiana to work at the Indiana Academy. Since arriving on Ball State University’s campus, she has completed her Doctoral work in Adult and Higher Education, focusing on Birth Order and the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI), as well as Gifted Children. Her Dissertation was entitled Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, Birth Order, and the Association Between the Variables in High School Gifted Students. Dr. Barton has given numerous presentations about Birth Order and the MBTI, and continues to be a popular speaker among diverse populations.