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Kimberly Elliott

Kimberly Elliott

Assistant Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Contact Information

Office: 210D Killian Building
Pronouns: She/her


Dr. Kimberly Elliott is currently an instructor in the School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University. She presently teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate level and enjoys working with colleagues in the area of Educational Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI). Dr. Elliott is the founder and CEO of Elliott & Associates Educational Consulting, LLC. She is a recently retired school superintendent and has served 34 years in the North Carolina education system.


  • EDD, Appalachian State University
  • EDS, Appalachian State University
  • MSA, Appalachian State University

Teaching Interests

Dr. Elliott's teaching interests include: literacy, assessment, public school law, education foundations, educational philosophy, school improvement and innovations, and curriculum and instruction.

Research Interests

Dr. Kimberly Elliott's research interests include: school safety; justice, equity and inclusion; recruitment and retention of educators; school administration- challenges and opportunities; and equitable grading/assessment practices.

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