Dr. Kristie Cerling

Bethel College Director of Education Program


Kristie Cerling leads and teaches in both Adult and Graduate Studies and the Traditional Department of Education. Her particular areas of interest are in curriculum, and instruction and literacy.

Cerling has been a school administrator in area schools including stops as an assistant principal, principal, curriculum director and superintendent. Cerling earned her bachelor’s degree at Bethel College, her master’s degree and principal’s license at Indiana Wesleyan University, and her doctorate at Oakland City University.

Cerling is a teacher-consultant for the Hoosier Writing Project and a member of several professional organizations including: ASCD, International Reading Association, NCTE and others.