Rebecca Stobaugh, PhD, is an assistant professor at Western Kentucky University, where she teaches assessment and unit-planning courses in the teacher education program. She also supervises first-year teachers and consults with school districts on critical thinking, instructional strategies, assessment, technology integration, and other topics. A former middle and high school teacher, she has also served as a middle school principal.
Dr. Stobaugh is the author of several books, including Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools and Assessing Critical Thinking in Elementary Schools. She has written numerous articles for peer-reviewed journals, authored several book chapters, and presented at more than 40 national and international conferences. She is also a manuscript and book reviewer for several national journals. Dr. Stobaugh regularly serves on accreditation teams and writes grants to support K-12 professional development. Dr. Stobaugh received the 2004 Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award from the Kentucky Council for Social Studies. She earned a bachelor's degree from Georgetown College, a master’s degree from the University of Kentucky, and a PhD in K-12 education leadership from the University of Louisville.