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Specializes in: Classroom Assessment Content Literacy Critical Reflective Practice
Degrees: 2009 - Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) 1988 - M.Ed. in Education (Peru State College) 1981 - B.S. in Secondary Education (University of South Dakota)
Dr. Judith Ruskamp is a Professor for the School of Education at Peru State College
in Peru, Nebraska. Her primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses
such as Assessment for Student Learning, Managing the Learning Environment, Content
Literacy in the Secondary Schools, and Secondary Methods; advising undergraduate students;
supporting various Peru State College Teacher Candidate research, national presentation
and publication endeavors; and representing the college at both the state and regional
level, particularly in the area of standards and assessment.
A native of Arlington, Nebraska, Dr. Ruskamp received her bachelors in Secondary Education
from the University of South Dakota and Masters in Secondary Education from Peru State
College. She received her Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University
of Nebraska-Lincoln. She taught high school language arts courses for number of years
and was actively involved in extracurricular speech and drama activities.
Prior to her arrival at Peru State College in August of 2002, Dr. Ruskamp was employed
for thirteen years with the Johnson-Brock Public School District as a 10 – 12 grade
language arts instructor and one-act play production and speech and drama coach.
She resides on an acreage near Auburn, Nebraska, with her husband, Jerry.