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Tom Buckmiller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-4989
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311


B.A.: Mount Marty College
M.A.: Iowa State University
Ph.D.: Penn State University

Honors & Professional Memberships

Principal, Sacred Heart Elementary (PreK-4) and Middle School (5-8), Yankton, SD; Board Member of South Dakota Christian Schools Association

Areas of Expertise

Native American education, nature of technology in education, non-public schools, critical pedagogy

Courses Taught

The Needs of Diverse Learners; Educational Management; Research, Evaluation, Planning and Measurement; Leadership and the Profession; Professional and Personal Seminar; Clinical I & II

SOE News
May 7, 2018
Wayne Ford, a longtime Iowa elected official and nonprofit leader, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during Drake’s 144th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20, in The Knapp Center.