Ann T. Mausbach, PhD

Ann T. Mausbach, PhD

Ann T. Mausbach, PhD

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments


  • Education


  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • EDL 607 School Improvement
  • EDL 609 Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction, PartI
  • EDL 614 Leading Professional Learning Communities
  • EDL 624 Supervision of Teaching and Learning
  • EDL 635, 639, 643 Internship
  • EDU 609 Principles of Organization and Administration for Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • EDU 617 Leadership in Administration of Educational Technology
  • ILD 827 Leadership in School Improvement


Dr. Mausbach formerly held positions in K-12 school systems. She was an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, coordinator of staff development, director of curriculum and director of elementary education. She has published three books. A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on her curriculum vitae. She is currently the Program Director for Educational Leadership.

Publications and Presentations


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Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Educational Leadership, Literacy Leadership, Systems Change

Current Research Projects

  • Goal setting practices of effective leaders, feedback methods for more effective supervision

Awards and Honors

  • Finalist for Central Office Administrator of the Year from School Administrators of Iowa, Award 2014, 2014
  • Recipient of the Pacesetter Award from the National Civic League for Summer Exploration Program , 2012
  • Recipient of the Missouri Commissioner of Education’s Excellence in Professional Development Award- District , 2004
  • Recipient of the American Association of School Librarians Library Media Program of the Year , 2003
  • Recognized as a High Performing School District by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2001