Michael Shaffer
Michael Shaffer
Associate Clinical Professor of Educational Leadership
Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 925

About Michael Shaffer

Dr. Michael Shaffer has been an administrator at every level (elementary, middle, high school and central office) over his 27-year administrative career.

Professional Experience

Dr. Shaffer currently is an Assistant Professor and loves training principals and central office school leaders. Shaffer teaches politics, central office administration, school finance, school facilities and human resource management in the MA, EdS and EdD programs.


Ball State University 2004
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership

Recent Research and Publications

Shaffer, M., Ellis, J. & Swenson, J. (in press). Hoosier lawmaker? Vouchers, ALEC legislative puppets, and Indiana’s abdication of democracy. AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice.