Dr. Deanna Schultz

Teaching, Learning and Leadership
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 225B Communication Technologies Building
Phone: 715-232-5449
Email: schultzdea@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Following a brief career as a bank accountant, Deanna taught at the middle school and high school levels, and at the postsecondary level in both two-year and four-year institutions. In addition to teaching business education in Wisconsin and Iowa, Deanna has served as a regional career and technical education (CTE) consultant in Iowa and a state Tech Prep coordinator in Alaska. She also has experience as a CTE professional development coordinator and principle investigator for secondary and postsecondary Perkins grants.

Research Interests: Student transitions and career pathways College and career readiness, particularly assessing readiness using ACT WorkKeys tests Professional development for career and technical educators


    • Ph D Education
      Oregon State University
      Corvallis, OR, United States, 2012
    • MA Educational Technology
      University of Northern Iowa
      Cedar Falls, IA, United States, 1998
    • Teacher Certification Business Education
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, United States, 1990
    • BA Accounting
      University of Northern Iowa
      Cedar Falls, IA, United States, 1983

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Alaska-Anchorage, Community and Technical College
        Term Assistant Professor of Career and Technical Education
        August 2007 - May 2012
      • University of Alaska-Anchorage, Career and Technical Education
        Career and Technical Education Department Chair
        August 2009 - August 2010
      • University of Alaska-Anchorage, Community and Technical College
        Alaska Tech Prep Consortium Coordinator
        November 2004 - August 2007
      • North Iowa Area Community College, North Iowa Area Community College
        Adjunct Instructor
        January 2001 - November 2004
      • Buena Vista University, Mason City Center
        Adjunct Instructor
        April 2002 - September 2003

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Graduate Teacher of the Year (Online), UW-Stout (May 2016)


    • Fred Thompson Scholarship, Oregon State University (April 2009)
    • Viva Budworth Mondlach Scholarship, University of Northern Iowa (March 1997)


    • Friends of Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progree Award, (July 2004)