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Cari Crumly

MERLOT Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Associate VP of Infrastucture
Achiever Education and Training
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Member Type: Administrator
Last Login: Oct 21, 2014
Member Since: Nov 11, 2011



Primary Affiliation:
  • Pratt Community/Technical College (Education, Community/Technical College, KS, United States)

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1526 N Parkridge St
Wichita, KS 67212 United States


  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Skills & Interests

  • Education/General (Intermediate)
    10+ years of corporate training and adult (post secondary) education experience. Research completed including adult students in general educational programs.
  • Workforce Development (Advanced)
    Worked under a Title III grant and Department of Energy grant with state technical college(s) to identify workforce development and educational needs to increase employability skills and knowledge in the field of electrical power and smart grid technologies (including renewable energy sources).
  • Business/General (Intermediate)
    Contract work with growing Professional development/training company to develop and teach Business Leadership and Executive Leadership training courses. Extensive background teaching policy, customer service, and leadership/management courses in the corporate environment.

Education History

  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration (12/2003)
    Baker University
  • Master of Science Education; Training and Performance Improvement (12/2005)
    Capella University
  • Doctorate of Philosophy Post-Secondary and Adult Education (08/2011)
    Capella University


  • Director of Curriculum Development (11/2010 - Current) Department of Energy (grant) for Pratt Community College
  • Director of Technology (11/2009 - 10/2010) Title III Grant position with Pratt Community College
  • Claims Trainer/Adjuster (04/2000 - 10/2009) American Family Insurance
  • Training Supervisor (03/1998 - 10/1998) Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas


  • Crumly, C.L.. (2011). Responsive Teaching: A study of adult basic education programs. Proquest/UMI.


  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
    Basic Membership 01/2008 - Current
  • Kansas Adult Education Association
    Member 10/2008 - 03/2011

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to Organizational Behavior (Winter 2012)
    Edvancement Solutions - Organizational Behavior
    This course is aimed at the characteristics of human characteristics and the impact on management and resultant organizations performance level. It covers and reviews personality, motivation, values, stress, leadership skills, power bases, and communication theories and practices.
  • Adult Basic Education (Winter 2010)
    Wichita Area Technical College - Reading, Writing, Math
    Provide face-to-face instruction to non-traditional adult students (general education courses). Prepare students for workplace employability by incorporating life skills instruction to the course curriculum. Manage student assessments, maintain accurate records of achievement scores.


  • Introduction to Policy, 10/01/2007
    This training presentation was presented to state area insurance agents and staff and included training lessons and activities related to basic policy understanding (home/auto).
  • Effective Communication, 10/01/2007
    This presentation discussed effective communication concepts, techniques, and characteristics related to personal insurance (auto/home) policies and claims processes.
  • The Role of Leadership, 05/15/2006
    This training presentation was provided to a small group of professionals at the University of Phoenix (Wichita, KS) campus and covered the fundamental concepts of leadership and presented in conjunction with Basic Transformational Leadership
  • Basic Transformational Leadership, 05/15/2006
    This training presentation was provided to a small group of professionals at the University of Phoenix (Wichita, KS) campus and covered the basic/fundamental concepts of transformational leadership and presented in conjunction with The Role of Leadership