College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling
Gregg Curtis is in his seventh year as DPI’s Education Consultant for School Counseling, Suicide Prevention, and Academic & Career Planning. Gregg graduated from the University of Iowa in 1988 with an elementary education degree. After ten years as a middle school teacher in rural Iowa, Gregg returned to the UI; receiving a master’s degree in school counseling that he used in his work with 7th and 8th graders at South East Junior High School in Iowa City. Following his work as a school counselor, Gregg returned to the UI and received his doctorate in Counselor Education with a minor in the Social Foundations of Education in 2008. Prior to joining the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Gregg spent 6 years as a lecturer and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; working to prepare graduate students to work as counselors in schools, community mental health agencies, and institutions of higher education.
Gregg is in his first assignment as a Contributing Faculty member at Walden in the School of Counseling. He brings with him decades of experience in public education and an abundant history of publications and presentations.