Dr. Sue Rieg

  • Sue Rieg

    Dean’s Associate for Educator Preparation

    Director of Professional Development School Partnerships

    Contact Information:

    Office: 104 Stouffer Hall
    Phone: 724-357-2485
    E-mail: srieg@iup.edu

    Academic Qualifications:

    • BS, Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    • MEd, Elementary Mathematics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    • EdD, Educational Leadership, Duquesne University
    • Principal Certification, Duquesne University

    Academic Interests:

    • Professional Development Schools
    • School Leadership 
    • Students at Risk of Academic Failure
    • Classroom Assessment

    Course Specialties:

    • Classroom Management
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • Teacher Leadership

    Personal Narrative:

    Sue Rieg is a professor of education, dean’s associate for Educator Preparation, and the director of Professional Development School Partnerships. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and her master’s degree in Elementary Mathematics from IUP. She earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree and principal certification from Duquesne University.

    Prior to her appointment at IUP, she was an elementary school teacher (grades K, 1, 2, and 4), instructional support teacher (grades K-6), and elementary school principal in the Indiana Area School District. Rieg was awarded grants to work with teachers to plan and implement a professional development school partnership with the Indiana Area School District. The partnerships have expanded to additional school districts, secondary English education, and master’s in literacy graduate assistants.

    Rieg was awarded the Faculty Leader Award for the College of Education and Educational Technology in 2016. In 2014, she received the IUP Distinguished Faculty Award for Service. She is committed to serving the university, the College of Education and Educational Technology, the Department of Professional Studies in Education, and the education profession.

    Rieg has co-authored two books, co-edited one book, and has written one book chapter and several professional articles. She has presented at international, national, regional, state, and local conferences. Her research interests include professional development schools, school leadership, classroom assessment, and students at-risk.

    Rieg enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael (retired social studies teacher), and their dog, Lucy.