Dottie Barbeau | Webster University

Dottie Barbeau

dottie-barbeauAssociate Professor
Department of Teacher Education




As a Curriculum Design instructor for Webster University for 15 years, Dr. Barbeau has taught in both on campus and on online settings, and has designed and written numerous curriculum related courses for Webster’s School of Education.  Dottie brings extensive school improvement experience to her work with Webster University. She has served in multiple K-12 leadership roles, including District Liaison for the Illinois Center for School Improvement, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Director, Coordinator of Assessment and Director of Gifted and Talented Education. Dottie earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University, Masters and Bachelor degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, and holds National Board Certification,  She resides with her husband in Waterloo, Illinois, has three grown sons, a new puppy, and in her spare time loves to cook and golf.

Currently, as a District Liaison for Illinois CSI, Dr. Barbeau partners with district superintendents and leadership teams to coordinate and implement supports for continuous school improvement.  Dottie’s support includes leading district assistance teams in providing strategic coaching to school districts to build and strengthen their capacity to analyze and improve curriculum, instruction and assessment, and reduce or close achievement gaps. She works with district, school and instructional teams to analyze progress, identify service gaps and needs, and make recommendations for improvement.