Dr. Kimberly Crawford-Florich
Dr. Crawford-Florich is the Marine Corps University Faculty Development and Outreach Coordinator at Headquarters Marine Corps University. She is also the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) for Marine Corps University Board of Visitors. Dr. Crawford-Florich is a member of the College of Enlisted Military Education (CEME) Faculty and Staff Professional Development Planning Team at CEME Head Quarters as well as the Quantico Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Academy in Quantico, VA, participating in the establishment of a network of academic collaborations between CEME Academies and surrounding colleges and universities. She also works in collaboration with Marine Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico toward Officer Candidates' instructor Faculty Development. Outreach initiatives include collaborations with FBI National Academy, Daniel Morgan School of Business, and University of Mary Washington, Dahlgren, VA.
In addition, Dr. Crawford-Florich was invited by the Office of Naval Research to address The British Royal Air Force with her presentation entitled, “Enhancing Student Learning by Promoting Teaching Excellence”. In partnership with a Marine LtCol, she co-wrote a proposal for the MCU SACS Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) entitled, “The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)”.
Dr. Crawford-Florich regularly teaches courses in Adult Learning Theories and Concepts at CEME Faculty Advisors Course. She served 18 years in the Louisiana Community & Technical College System as Interim Assistant Campus Dean, Campus Business Department Head, and Business Professor. There, she also served as Regional Business Department Director and served on the LCTCS Business Technology Program Curriculum Review Board. She has been a contributing author to The Examiner and other online publications. She appeared regularly on KVVP/KROK and KJAE Radio Stations on behalf of the Central Louisiana Technical Community College. Dr. Crawford-Florich holds a Doctor of Education Degree in Teacher Leadership, a M.A. Degree in Adult Education, and a B.S. Degree in Business Management.