A native of Chicago, Illinois and a Fulbright scholar, Reulan Levin, Ed.D. was born and raised on Chicago’s Southside. The dedication and commitment of teachers who taught her and made a difference in her life prompted her to go into education. She earned degrees from Luther College, Iowa, Governors State University; Illinois, University of Missouri -Kansas City, and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas. Dr. Levin believes that education is a journey for both students and teachers. Her desire is to empower students and teachers to achieve at their highest levels of proficiency. This is the driving force behind her passion and energy.
Dr. Levin comes to the NUA with twenty years of public school teaching, five years in school administration, and twelve years of university teaching. She is certified in both elementary and secondary education and has taught in urban and suburban districts. Her classroom experience ranges from regular education classes to gifted and alternative education at the elementary, middle and high school levels.
As a Professor of Education at Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri she teaches graduate and undergraduate education students and teachers. Dr. Levin writes curriculum and conducts staff development for school districts and higher education. She has researched thematic and integrated instruction throughout the United Kingdom, taught in England, and as a Fulbright scholar, wrote curriculum in Senegal, West Africa for the US Department of Education. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education selected her as a mentor for Project Success: Close the Achievement Gap. Dr. Levin believes the principles and pedagogy of the National Urban Alliance offer an effective pathway to successful intervention and high intellectual performance.
Reulan Levin, Ed.D.