LMU Graduate Faculty

Dr. Walter Celusta   Walter R. Celusta
Assistant Professor, Graduate Educaton


EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee (1983)
MA in Education, Austin Peay State University (1968)
BA in Biology Education, Austin Peay State University (1962)

Other Teaching Experience

  • Montgomery County School System, Biology teacher (1962-1968) 
  • Mongtomery County School System, Assistant Principal K-9 (1966-1968)
  • Campbell, Kentucky, DOE Schools, Principal K-5 (1968-1970)
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Assistant Professor of C & I Department (1983-1985)
  • Libertyville, Illinois High School District #128 Superintendent (1985-1998)
Consulting/Outside Training
  • Consultant with the Bellon Group, Knoxville, Tennessee - Topics: Shared Leadership, Teacher Evaluation, Admininstrator and Program Evaluation in School Districts throughout Central and Eastern United States (1981-1998
  • State of Illinois Program Developer and Trainer for the Evaluaton of Tenured Teachers (1991-1997)
  • Conducted Learning Styles Workshops throughout the Midwest for Hanson, Silver, Strong & Associates (1988-1996)
Honors and Awards

  • Served on the committee within the Illinois State Department of Education that wrote a new law, "The Dismissal of a Tenured Teacher;" selected to be a state trainer for the new Law            
Professonal Presentations

  • National Staff Development Council, Toronto Workshop Presentation - Learning Styles (1996)


  • C&I Politics Course, case studies manual (Summer 2008)
Professonal and Scholarly Affiliations
  • National Staff Development Council Committee Chair, Hospitality - Chicago National Conference (1994)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (member for 25+ years)