Kristen Crabtree-Groff, Ed.DAssociate Professor of Teacher Education and Director of Master of Arts in Education Program

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Ed.S. in Curriculum, Leadership, and Professional Development from Drake University
M.A. in Teacher Leadership from Drake University
B.A. in English and Spanish Secondary Education, Athletic Coaching, from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA
Iowa Teaching license

Phone: 701-252-3467 ext. 5597


Kristen Crabtree-Groff has a deep history in education.

She taught middle school Language Arts and Spanish for 13 years, she was School Improvement Consultant at Heartland Area Education Agency for 4 years, and Assistant Professor of Education for 7 years at Drake University.

She was also Practitioner Preparation Consultant at Iowa Department of Education for 2 years, and Division Chair of Education and Director of MA in Education at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA for 3 years.

Kristen has a research interest in optimal learning environments for middle level learners.