Dr. Lucas DeWitt

Program Director for Master of Education - Teacher Leadership, Curriculum, and Instruction and for Master of Education - Special Education

Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., Wartburg College; M.A., Iowa State University; Ed. D., Nova Southeastern University

As a certified K-12 teacher and administrator, Dr. Lucas DeWitt served as a high school and elementary school principal for 15 years before coming to BVU. During those years, he was awarded 2013 Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year and received the National Association of Elementary School Principals Doctoral Scholarship in conjunction with Nova Southeastern University.

DeWitt received his bachelor’s in elementary education and history from Wartburg College. He then went on to receive his master’s in history from Iowa State University and his superintendent certification from the University of Northern Iowa. He then earned his Doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University. His dissertation was on the barriers and challenges in implementing the Iowa Core. DeWitt’s ongoing interests include school reform and educational improvement efforts.