Dr. Kristine Greer, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Teacher Education
Dr. Kristine Greer

Dr. Kristine Greer
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Professor of Teacher Education


  • Child care and early childhood education 
  • Educational management 
  • Multicultural family focus 
  • Working with visually impaired children 


  • EdD, New Mexico State University, 2004 
  • M.A., University of Colorado, Denver, 1994 
  • B.A., California State University, Bakersfield, 1987 


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About Dr. Kristine Greer

Kristine Greer is a professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Fort Lewis College. She joined the college in 2005. In the Teacher Leadership program, Professor Greer teaches and advises on topics related to early childhood, family relationships, educational management, differentiated instruction and special education topics. Before becoming an associate professor, she served as the director of the Fort Lewis College Campbell Child and Family Center and Visiting Faculty Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining Fort Lewis College, Greer served as the assistant director for the San Juan College Child and Family Development Center, an adjunct faculty for San Juan College, a federal PRISM reviewer for American Indian Head Start, a child development advocate for the San Juan Basin Health Department, and an early childhood special educator for Community Connections in Durango, Colorado. 
Greer is a member of several professional associations, including the Colorado State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Colorado Association for the Education of young Children, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the International Reading Association, and the Council for Exceptional Children. 

Selected Publications and Presentations 

“Best Practices for Parent Involvement in Higher Education,” Colorado Department of Education website, 2015 

“How Art in Early Childhood Contributes to Twenty-First Century Learning,” Durango Herald Week of the Young Child, 2015 

“State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education: Higher Education Data and Resources Support Effective Family-School Partnerships,” co-presented with Diane Bassett and Cathy Lines, Colorado’s Educator Preparation Faculty Summit, Denver, CO, 2014 

“Tackling Turnover: One Center’s Efforts to Institute Center- and Community-Wide Change,” Exchange Magazine, 2011 

In the news

Teacher Education Professor Kristine Greer was featured in a recent WalletHub article about the best early education systems and what it takes to support child development through education.