Becky Curtis

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
B.S. Child Development

Dr. Rebecca Curtis has over 30 years’ experience in education. She started her career in early childhood as a teacher, but quickly became a leader in the field. She has been a teacher in early childhood and youth programs, a counselor for youth, and then a supervisor, education coordinator, and a college administrator for well over 22 years. Along with her administrative duties, she has been a local, regional, and national trainer in both face-to-face, and online environments to teachers, administrators, and others in the fields of education and human services. She has taught college classes to people earning AA degrees to Doctorate degrees. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, her Master’s degree in Public School Policy and Administration, and her Doctorate degree in Global Training Development and Leadership. Currently, she teaches at two online universities, and serves on several dissertation committees as both Chair and committee members at both universities. She lives in Olathe, Kansas, and loves to watch Jayhawk basketball, Kansas City Royals baseball, and the Kansas City Chiefs football teams. She has been married 24 years and has two children and one cat.

Courses Taught

EDUC 1003 - Educational Psychology

EDUC 1004 - Child Development

EDUC 1001 - Introduction to Education

EDUC 1002 - Pioneers and Philosophy of Education

EDUC 1006 - Child, Family, and Community Relationships

EDDD 8084/EDSD 7084 - Evaluating and Supporting Early Childhood Programs

EDDD 8990B-70/EDDD-70 - Completing Doctoral Capstone


BA, University of Kansas

Master's Degree, University of Kansas

EdD, Northcentral University


Curtis, R. R., Brackin, D., Rodano, E. (2018). Synthesizing Research to Impact Social Change. Walden University