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Kay Cutler

Kay Cutler



Office Building

Pugsley Center



Mailing Address

Pugsley Cont Ed Center 112
School of Educ, Counseling & Human Dev-Box 2218
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


B.S. in Psychology from the University of MN
Ph.D. in Child Development and Family Studies from the University of TX-Austin

Academic Interests/Expertise

Child Development
Visual Thinking Strategies
Design Thinking
Teacher Research/SoTL
Inquiry-Based Learning
Early Childhood Education

Academic Responsibilities

Director of the Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education
ECE 360 - Play & Inquiry
ECE 465 - Documentation and Research with Children

Committee Activities

University Faculty Budget Committee Member
University Academic Affairs Committee Member
Faculty Senate Member
Wokini Council Early Childhood Liaison
EHS Promotion & Tenure Committee Member
Children's Museum of SD Board Member
East Central Chapter of SDAEYC Membership Coordinator

Professional Memberships

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA)