Kristen Gilbert

Assistant Professor

Kristen Gilbert

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading


24 years in public education (PK-12) , 13 years as a French teacher, 11 years in Administration 5.5 years in Higher Education (University of West Georgia and Augusta University)

  • (706) 737-1496
  • (706) 729-2276


  • EDD, Education, Other University of West Georgia, 2017

  • CERA, Educational Leadership and Adm University of Maine, 2009

  • MA, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Gen Norwich University, 2002

  • BS, Education, General University of Maine, 1989

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDLR 6440

    Devel Profess Learning Comm
  • EDLR 6550

    Instr. Supv. for P-12 Learning
  • EDLR 6902

    Residency III
  • EDLR 6992

    Teacher Leader Residency III
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • EDLR 6901

    Residency II
  • EDLR 6430

    School Law
  • EDLR 6730

    Leading Cul. & Div. in Schools
  • EDLR 6900

    Residency I
  • EDLR 6991

    Teacher Leader Residency II: Teacher Leadership II

Teaching Interests

School Law Leadership for Change School Improvement


Selected Recent Publications

  • Gilbert, K. A. (2017). Innovative leadership preparation: Enhancing legal literacy to create 21st century ready principals. , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Research in Parental Involvement: Methods and Strategies for Education and Psychology , 2017
    Book Review
  • Investigating the design and use of immersive simulation to improve self-efficacy and learning opportunities for principals, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Use of immersive simulation to enhance graduate student learning: Implications for educational leadership programs, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Leadership for Educational Equity includes: Leadership Preparation, Leadership Practices in Schools, School Law and Policies

College Service

  • Ed.D. Steering Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee for Teaching and Leading Chair 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Outreach to Gwinnett County Public Schools 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Introduced to 30% of CSRA school liasions 2017 - Present

    Role: Other