Kathryn Will-Dubyak

Assistant Professor Literacy Education

Dr. Will-Dubyak teaches literacy coursework in the elementary education program. She taught in a four room school house in Montana, developed preschool summer camps and family-to-farm camps before transitioning to teacher preparation. Prior to joining UMF, she worked at Montana State University where she developed a passion for embedded teacher preparation. Her research interests include the development of teacher efficacy through embedded teacher education models, rural education, and the role of non-cognitive attributes in teaching and learning. She enjoys gardening, farming, handcrafts and hiking.


  • 2016 EDD Curriculum and Instruction, Montana State University
  • 1993 MED Elementary Education, University of Florida
  • 1992 BA Elementary Education, University of Florida
  • 2017 MED Educational Leadership, Montana State University
Katthryn Will-Dubyak - Elem Ed