Dr. Rick Krustchinsky Dr. Rick Krustchinsky Professor
School of Education

Dr. Richard Krustchinsky has extensive teaching experience in elementary math and science education. He presents workshops throughout the nation on his research topics of elementary math and science. He and a former graduate student wrote an award-winning book titled "Incredible Edible Science." He can speak on curriculum and instruction, and elementary math and science education.

Areas of Expertise
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Education, Teaching


  • Doctor of Education - Elementary Education - University of Southern Mississippi (1979)
  • Master of Education - Elementary Education - Stephen F. Austin State University (1974)
  • Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education - Stephen F. Austin State University (1973)

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